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14

Feb

2014

Base diving class teaches children confidence, mental strength

Cpl. Sarah Dietz, MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII

Marine Corps Community Services is offering springboard diving lessons for children ages 7 through 13 who love to be in the water and are looking to advance beyond standard swim lessons at the base pool. The class is taught by teachers and coaches from USA Diving. The class teaches the children fundamentals of diving and occasionally competes




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Jan

2014

Recon Marines earn DPD certification

Cpl. Brandon Suhr, MARINE CORPS BASE KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii

Marines with 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion are taking part in a certification course Jan. 13 – Feb. 3 at Marine Corps Base Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, to allow them to operate diver propulsion devices as part of Exercise Sandfisher 2014. Sandfisher is an annual, bilateral amphibious reconnaissance and combat diving exercise between an international partner




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Jan

2013

Recon Marines dive Hawaiian depths, return to amphibious roots

Cpl. James A. Sauter, Marine Corps Base Hawaiian

 The water of Kaneohe Bay remained calm as the sun broke through thick, grey clouds. The wind whistled gently and light sparkled off of the ocean’s surface while boaters cruised around the bay, enjoying the sunny, serene day.   Far from the observation of curious eyes, reconnaissance Marines of 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion from Okinawa and members