Interpreters make sure that partners nations can ensure mission success despite speaking different languages. Cope North is a trilateral exercise to improve combat readiness, develop synergistic humanitarian assistance and/or disaster relief operations and increase interoperability between the U.S., RAAF, and JASDF. Interviews: Capt James Guthrie- Exchange Officer & Instructor SSgt Kanazu Kumano- Protocol Staff

Source: Cope North 2017 Interpreters