AIBANO TRAINNG SITE, JAPAN-- New York Army National Guard Spec. Joshua Earle, a member of 1st platoon, Bravo Company, 1st Bn, 69th Inf. Regiment fires a 240 Bravo machine gun against opposing forces during Orient Shield field training exercise, Aibano Training Site, Japan, Oct. 16, 2009.
Orient Shield is a mutual US Army and Japan Ground Self Defense Force joint exercise designed to enhance staff coordination and promote regimental and battalion level command and staff training opportunities, combat readiness and tactical level training. The exercise took place at Camp Imazu and Aibano Training Area in Shiga-prefecture, Japan, October, 10-17, 2009.
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