ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY
Sekiyama Training Range, 1997
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: April 18, 2019
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Niigata Prefecture, Japan, November, 1997: Two Japanese Ground Self Defense Force soldiers man a 106mm jeep-mounted recoilless rifle during the Forest Light exercise at the Sekiyama Training Range. In the background is the Myoko amusement park. About 800 U.S. Marines from Camp Pendleton, Calif., joined the Japanese troops for the exercise.