Jul 19, 2017

U.S. Marine Cpl. Varun Chethan scans a Japanese Ground Self-Defense member for chemicals during a simulated joint study with the JGSDF at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma on July 13, 2017. The events tests Marines' and JGSDF chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response capabilities to a chemical attack on a flight line. This three day study allowed the service members the opportunity to share their capabilities and work together. Chethan, a native of Ann Arbor, Michigan, is a CBRN defense specialist with Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 1, and the JGSDF service member is with 15th Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Defense Unit (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kelsey Dornfeld).

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