U.S. Marines assigned to 1st Platoon, Charlie Company, 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) soldiers with the 2nd Amphibious Rapid Deployment Regiment conduct bilateral amphibious assault training utilizing assault amphibious vehicles during exercise Iron Fist 2022 (IF22) at White Beach, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.
For almost two decades, the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy, and JGSDF have conducted exercise Iron Fist, training together in amphibious operations and affirming the U.S. commitment to our allies.
U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Sydney Smith Cpl. Carl Mathew Ruppert February 1, 2022