U.S., Japanese forces talk tactics for evacuation operations

The table-top exercise focused on supporting Japanese military forces in the event of a necessary evacuation of Americans or Japanese citizens from a hostile location in Africa. During the multi-day exercise, both forces discussed route planning, logistics, equipment maintenance, how military personnel would be involved, medical support and use of air and ground transportation for evacuees. The plans also examined their strengths and weaknesses and reassessed the movement of evacuees to safety.



By Staff Sgt. Benjamin Raughton Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of AfricaPublic Affairs Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti Aug 30, 2016
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