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  • C-130 joint jump training at Yokota

    Marines assigned to the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, jump from the loading dock of a 36th Airlift Squadron C-130J Super Hercules during high altitude, low opening (HALO) parachute jumps at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Dec. 17, 2021. HALO training allows joint training

  • U.S. forces enhance joint capabilities during exercise

    U.S. Marine Corps, Army and Air Force military members discuss mission operations for Joint Exercise Littoral Strike at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji, Japan, Jan. 20, 2021. The two-day exercise focused on integration between the U.S. Marine Corps, Army, Air Force and Navy. It consisted of

  • Air Force and Marines accomplish joint fire training

    YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – On a hot summer day at the fire-pit on Yokota Air Base, Japan, Aircraft Rescue and Fire-Fighting specialists assigned to Marine Air Base Iwakuni, Japan, and 374th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters dawned their personal protective gear, grabbed a firehose and battled a

  • Airmen, Marines participate in Jump training

    U.S. Air Force aircrews with the 36th Airlift Squadron watch U.S. Marine jumpers descend from an Air Force C-130H Hercules at Yokota Air Base, Japan, March 23, 2017, during jump week. The training not only allowed the Marines to practice jumping, but it also allowed the Yokota aircrews to practice

  • Jump Week, Day and Night

    A Marine with the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, stows suspension lines preparing a parachute on Jan. 11, 2017, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The Marine unit spent the week working on their parachute qualifications practicing static line and