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17

Sep

2014

Support keeps artillery firing

Sgt. Matthew Manning, Marine Corps Installations Pacific

With any military operation or exercise, logistical planning is required for both troops and equipment to function at full potential.For the Marines with the administrative logistics ordnance command, 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, meeting the logistical requirements of the three artillery batteries operating in the Yausubetsu Maneuver Area




08

Sep

2014

Logistics Marines support large-scale exercise across Okinawa

Lance Cpl. Tyler Giguere, III Marine Expeditionary Force

Nightshift Marines anxiously approach their relief for a much needed turnover of duties. The Marines on dayshift prepare for upcoming challenges as the weary nightshift looks forward to some much needed rest before this scenario plays out again. This continuous cycle of shifts is a necessary part of the island wide Exercise Ulchi Freedom




05

Sep

2014

Air to Ground: Marine Corps Rappelling, Part 2

Lance Cpl. Isaac Ibarra, III Marine Expeditionary Force

Marines rappelled, fast-roped and performed Special Patrol Insertion/Extraction training as part of the Helicopter Rope Suspension Techniques Course Aug. 19-20 at the Central Training Area near Camp Hansen, Okinawa.The 11-day course is broken up into two segments. The first is tower week, where the students first familiarize themselves with the