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Thursday, March 14, 2024 12:00 AM

OKINAWA, Japan - Delegates of the Philippine Marine Corps

OKINAWA, Japan - Delegates of the Philippine Marine Corps

OKINAWA, Japan 14 March 2024 - Delegates of the Philippine Marine Corps headed by Brigadier General Romeo T Racadio PN(M), Deputy Commandant, Philippine Marine Corps, participated as observers in the recently held Japan-US bilateral exercise “IRON FIST 24” in Kyushu and Okinawa regions of Japan.

Exercise Iron Fist is an annual, bilateral amphibious training event between the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force and III Marine Expeditionary Force, U.S. Marine Corps. Its main purpose is to develop the combined amphibious capabilities of both nations involved.


Maritime Soul, Occupational Health and Safety, Specialized Forces, Training as a routine grind. Relevant and Reliable, Ethos and Enthusiasm, Adaptive, Duty to God Country and People, Yield to the interest of the Corps.

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