U.S. Marine and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force scout snipers take you behind the rifle during exercise Forest Light at Somagahara, Japan, March 10, 2017. Forest Light is one of various bi-lateral training opportunities conducted by JGSDF and deployed U.S. Marine forces to demonstrate both countries’ enduring commitment to peace, stability, and security across the region.

Photo taken by Sgt. Robert Harris

Video by Sgt. Isaac Ibarra

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