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Apr 29, 2016

Marines fire a high-explosive round from an M777A2 lightweight 155 mm howitzer during live-fire artillery training Sept. 2 at the Yausubetsu Maneuver Area in Hokkaido as part of Artillery Relocation Training Program 14-2. The Yausubetsu Maneuver Area is the largest training area available to U.S. Marines in the ARTP and affords the opportunity to fire at greater distances than other training areas. The Marines are with Battery B, 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 3rd Battalion, 12th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force.

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