MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP BUTLER, Okinawa, Japan -- U.S. Marine Corps and multinational forces will conduct Exercise Jeanne D’Arc from April 29 to May 18 on land and in the surrounding waters of Guam and Tinian.
Approximately 100 Marines from 3rd Marine Division join forces from France, Japan and British Royal Marine Commandos honing their collective defense capabilities. The multi-day training includes vertical assaults, amphibious raids, close quarter engagement techniques and urban patrolling.
Exercise Jeanne D’Arc is an annual French-led exercise aimed at strengthening strategic partnerships and exercising freedom of navigation operations across the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
Questions regarding U.S. training and personnel should be referred to III MEF Public Affairs at IIIMEFPAO@usmc.mil.
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