A Marine participates in a field training exercise during Iron Sword 16, a training exercise, in Rukla Training Area, Lithuania, Nov. 29, 2016. The annual multinational exercise involves 11 NATO allies training to increase combined infantry capabilities and forge relationships.

Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Kirstin Merrimarahajara

Watch U.S. Marines participate in Iron Sword 16 in the video below:

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