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Japanese forces and Marines train in Iron Fist

Iron Fist amphibious exercise expands during shift toward Asia Pacific

Written by
Gretel C. Kovach
6:39 p.m., Jan. 16, 2012

Camp Pendleton troops will be storming the beaches with Japanese defense forces over the next month, building on long-standing military ties with an important strategic ally in the Asia Pacific amid rising tensions in the region.

For more on the 15th MEU:

http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2012/jan/16/japanese-forces-secure-beachhead-camp-pendleton-ma/