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Dec 12, 2021

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Alexander Potochniak, an anti-tank missileman with 2d Battalion, 8th Marines conducts live-fire defense training with the 39th Infantry Regiment, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) during Resolute Dragon 21 at Iwate, Japan, Dec. 10, 2021. RD21 is the largest bilateral field training exercise between the U.S. Marine Corps and the JGSDF since 2013 and the largest ever in Japan. RD21 is designed to strengthen the defensive capabilities of the U.S.-Japan Alliance by exercising integrated command and control, targeting, combined arms, and maneuver across multiple domains. 2/8 is forward deployed in the Indo-Pacific under 4th Marines, 3d Marine Division. Potochniak is a native of Mystic, Connecticut. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Scott Aubuchon)

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ILCE-7M3

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FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS

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50

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CAMERA

ILCE-7M3

LENS

FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS

APERTURE

4

SHUTTERSPEED

1/250

ISO

50