U.S. Forces Command CSM Michael Grinston on inadequate training.
Japanese Scout Sniper Training
Soldiers with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) and U.S. Marines with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (13th MEU) participate in Scout Sniper training during Exercise Iron Fist 15 (IF 15), aboard Camp Pendleton, California, January 28, 2015. IF 15 is an annual bilateral training exercise the U.S Marines and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, designed to increase interoperability and enhance military-to-military relations. IF 2015 marks the 10th year of the exercise. (U.S. Marine Corps Motion Imagery by Sergeant James D. Pauly IV/RELEASED)