Check out these photos of U.S. Marines training in cold weather conditions during recent Exercise Forest Light in Sekiyama, Japan.

 Cold Weather Training With U.S. Marines
U.S. Marines hike through snow at Sekiyama, Japan, during exercise Forest Light March 14, 2017. Forest Light is one of various bi-lateral training opportunities conducted by JGSDF and deployed U.S. Marine forces to demonstrate the enduring commitment by both countries to peace, stability and prosperity across the region. Marines are with Company G, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Isaac Ibarra)
 Cold Weather Training With U.S. Marines
U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Brett Tate, a San Clemente, California native, changes out of his wet clothes to keep warm at Sekiyama, Japan, during exercise Forest Light March 15, 2017. Forest Light is one of various bi-lateral training opportunities conducted by JGSD and deployed U.S. Marine forces to demonstrate the enduring commitment by both countries to peace, stability and prosperity across the region. Tate is the platoon sergeant for first platoon, Company G, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Isaac Ibarra)
 Cold Weather Training With U.S. Marines
A U.S. Marine carries a M240B light machine gun for a hike at Sekiyama, Japan, during exercise Forest Light March 15, 2017. Forest Light is one of various bi-lateral training opportunities conducted by JGSDF and deployed U.S. Marine forces to demonstrate the enduring commitment by both countries to peace, stability and prosperity across the region. Marines are with Company G, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Isaac Ibarra)
 Cold Weather Training With U.S. Marines
A U.S. Marine boils snow to make drinking water at Sekiyama, Japan, during exercise Forest Light March 15, 2017. Forest Light is one of various bi-lateral training opportunities conducted by JGSDF and deployed U.S. Marine forces to demonstrate the enduring commitment by both countries to peace, stability and prosperity across the region. Marines are with Company G, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Isaac Ibarra)
 Cold Weather Training With U.S. Marines
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. William Pearn, a Shohola, Pennsylvania native, posts security during exercise Forest Light at Sekiyama, Japan, March 14, 2017. Forest Light is one of various bi-lateral training opportunities conducted by Japan Ground Self-Defense and deployed U.S. Marine forces to demonstrate the enduring commitment by both countries to peace, stability, and prosperity across the region. Pearn is a machine gunner training for scout sniper school with Company G, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Isaac Ibarra)

Forest Light is one of various bi-lateral training opportunities conducted by Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force and deployed U.S. Marine forces to demonstrate the enduring commitment by both countries to peace, stability and prosperity across the region.

Photos courtesy of Sgt. Isaac Ibarra

 

This article courtesy of The Loadout Room.

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