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  1. Small Army unit plays big role for Japan-based exercisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    When a large unit like the Army's 25th Infantry Division needs to ship enough helicopters, vehicles and equipment into Japan to support a 600-soldier exercise like Orient Shield, they look to subject-matter experts for help. Based out of Yokohama's North Dock, the small 836th Transportation Battalion serves as the guide for large units that need to ship in equipment to support themselves during exercises and take it with them when they depart.

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  2. Soldiers, Apaches, Black Hawks arrive in Japan for Orient Shield drillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Six hundred Alaska-based soldiers along with AH-64 Apache and UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters are in Japan for annual drills amid tension over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. The members of the 25th Infantry Division's 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team out of Fort Wainwright, Alaska, and helicopters from the division's Combat Aviation Brigade will train alongside Japan Ground Self-Defense Force troops starting Monday during the annual two-week Orient Shield exercise.

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  3. Alaska-based 'Bobcats' work on building 'lethality' during Korea rotationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Six hundred U.S. troops wrapped up a monthlong training rotation to South Korea Monday with something in short supply this time of year at their home station in Alaska - darkness. Soldiers from the Fort Wainwright-based 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment "Bobcats" spent May living and training at the 3,390-acre Rodriguez Live Fire Range north of Seoul.

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