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Squadrons arrive at Eielson AFB to participate in Red Flag-Alaska 16-2 June 8, 2016, Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan
Marines with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 314, and Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242, from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, traveled to Eielson Air...
Exercise Habu Sentinel 16 tests Marines’ CBRN response capabilities June 8, 2016, Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan
Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Response Element Marines from 3rd Marine Division, CBRN defense platoon, Headquarters Battalion, III Marine Expeditionary Force,...
Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 finishes Exercise Thunder Horse 16.2 May 15, 2016, Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan
Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 conclude exercise Thunder Horse 16.2 May 14, 2016, following a week-long exercise at the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force’s...
40th MCAS Iwakuni Friendship Day 2016 Air Show demonstrates U.S.-Japan alliance May 6, 2016, Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan
Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni opened its gates to approximately 200,000 guests for the 40th anniversary of the MCAS Iwakuni Friendship Day Air Show, May 5, 2016.Since 1973,...
Train local, fight global: Simulated training gives edge to Marines May 2, 2016, III MEF/MCIPAC Consolidated Public Affairs Office
Two Japan Ground Self-Defense Force members approached a table covered in gear, weapons and laptops, grinning from ear to ear. One of them began to speak to the contractor...
Considerate cannoneers: Backstory to bombardment April 29, 2016, III Marine Expeditionary Force
If an artillery round explodes but no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? The Marines of 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment hope to test that question as...
Keeping "Birds" in sky April 27, 2016, III Marine Expeditionary Force
When the morning dew begins to dampen the grass fields in between runways, there are some Marines already at work. The sound of clanging metal rings through the air as they...
Red patchers support supplies April 27, 2016, III Marine Expeditionary Force
Marines with red patches braced themselves against rotor wash as a helicopter rose over a 7,000 – pound cinder block, ready to lift. Buffeted by the wind, the Marines...
JSDF, U.S. Marines continue earthquake relief efforts April 25, 2016, Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan
Two MV-22B Ospreys from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit completed the fifth day of disaster relief flight operations in...
31st MEU ends support to earthquake relief efforts April 25, 2016, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit
Marines and MV-22 Ospreys with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit ended operations today in support of Joint Task Force Chinzei, led by the Japanese Self-Defense Force. United...