Pankration breeds brotherhood, promotes safety
Lance Cpl. Orrin G. Farmer, CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.
Fighters, big and small, from all over Southern California’s military installations joined together in the 5th annual U.S. Military Pankration Championships at the 52-area fitness center here May 18. Soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines displayed their hard work and sweat during this heart pounding tournament that tested their endurance, training
Spouses seek success, self-empowerment
Kristen Wong, MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII
MCCS and various other entities on and off base hosted the Empowered Spouses Event at the Mololani Community Center, May 10, 2013.
Kaneohe Officers’ Spouses’ Club raises $15,000
Lance Cpl. Janelle Y. Chapman, Marine Corps Base Hawaii
After a year of gathering donations, the Kaneohe Officers’ Spouses’ Club recently announced they raised $15,000 for 18 local nonprofit organizations.
Maintaining marksmanship: Force Recon Marines fire away
Lance Cpl. Suzanna Lapi, Marine Corps Base Hawaii
Under an overcast sky with the waves crashing in the distance, the Marines of force reconnaissance platoon, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, conducted close quarter tactics shooting at the Kaneohe Bay range training facility, May 13.The Marines from Okinawa, Japan, were thankful for the break from the sun as they performed training drills to
Savor good flavor for breakfast, lunch at Cinnamon’s
Lance Cpl. Suzanna Lapi, Kailua, Hawaii
If variety is the spice of life, Cinnamon’s Restaurant offers plenty of breakfast and lunch varieties to keep your taste buds satisfied.Cinnamon’s is a hidden gem located in Kailua Square, about 10 minutes from Marine Corps Base Hawaii. Established in 1985, Cinnamon’s has since served satisfied customers delicious local favorites like guava chiffon
MarForPac cuts through barriers with new recon robot
Lance Cpl. Nathan Knapke, MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII
Marines from U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific trained to operate a rapid area sensitive-site reconnaissance robot, the only robot of its kind in the Department of Defense, during an advanced technology demonstration program at the 3rd Marine Regiment headquarters here, May 8.Representatives from the ATD program showed Marines that the RASR robot
Target Acquired: ‘Kings of Battle’ practice communication
Lance Cpl. Janelle Y. Chapman, SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, WAHIAWA, Hawaii
More than 50 Marines from Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, performed a three day digital communications training exercise at Schofield Barracks, May 13 through May 15, 2013.
CPAC working group fights hard to prevent and control corrosion
Bill Johnson-Miles, MCSC Corporate Communications, May 17, 2013
By Bill Johnson-Miles, MCSC Corporate Communications"We don't just admire the problem, we take steps to identify, correct and sustain equipment," said Col. Ed Mays, a guest speaker who provided the opening remarks at the Marine Corps Corrosion Prevention and Control 2013 Working Group. Mays is Marine Corps Systems Command’s assistant commander for
Marines lay brother’s of 38 years to rest
Cpl. Christofer P. Baines, ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETRY, Va.
Under overcast skies, 10 Marines, two sailors and one airman were finally laid to rest in an internment ceremony for the troops who didn’t make it home in the aftermath of a CH-53 crash during The Battle of Koh Tang, May 15.The 13 interred were in a waterborne CH-53 crash that occurred off the coast of Koh Tang, where half of the 26 occupants
Marine archery coaches cross service lines
Sgt. Justin Boling, COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.
Archers in six different colored uniforms, representing six different teams, prepare to fire a volley of arrows during the 2013 Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colo.Coaching is one thing shared between these wounded, ill and injured athletic warriors representing every branch of the armed forces from both the United States and the United