Video by Cpl. Jennifer Pirante 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit
Distinguished visitors and members of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force arrive aboard the USS Boxer (LHD-4) via MV-22 Osprey during Exercise Iron Fist 2013, Feb. 8. 2013.
During Exercise Iron Fist 2013, the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit and JGSDF spent three weeks participating in bilateral training which improved their interoperability, enhance military-to-military relations, and sharpened skills essential to crisis response. (U.S. Marine Corps motion imagery by Cpl. Jennifer Pirante/ Released)