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CATC Camp Fuji Marines and sailors clean Numazu beach, ensure readiness for training units

January 06, 2021

Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji Marines and sailors participated in a cleanup day at the installation’s Numazu Beach Training Area, Shizuoka, Japan, Dec. 30, 2020. Despite the gray skies and wind, 21 service members spent the day collecting approximately 2700 liters of trash and other ocean debris, as well as seven truckloads of large driftwood. A 45-minute drive from the main installation, the beach serves as a training ground for diverse land, sea, and amphibious vehicles, and is the only strip of beach on the Japanese mainland that the U.S. Marine Corps controls…

Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji Marines and Sailors clean up trash and ocean debris from Numazu Beach Training Area, Shizuoka, Japan, Dec. 30, 2020. Service members cleared over 2700 liters of trash and other ocean debris from the beach, which is used by joint U.S. forces and the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force for air ground and amphibious training.