Cpl. Matthew Adams, Lance Cpl. Devon Ridgway and Pfc. Andrey Fortygin land an amphibious assault vehicle on the beach.
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Matthew Adams (left), a crew chief, driver Lance Cpl. Devon Ridgway and Pfc. Andrey Fortygin (right), with the 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, land an amphibious assault vehicle on the beach at Camp Pendleton, Calif., during Exercise Iron Fist on Feb. 28, 2011. Iron Fist is a three-week bilateral training event between the Marine Corps and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force designed to increase interoperability between the two services while aiding the Japanese in their continued development of amphibious capabilities.