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Mobile Training Team conducts first military freefall jumpmaster course outside U.S. April 26, 2017, III Marine Expeditionary Force
For the first time in history, the military freefall jumpmaster course was delivered outside of the continental United States. Hosted by the U.S. Marines Corps 3rd...
Marine helicopters soar farther than before with auxiliary fuel tanks March 20, 2017, III Marine Expeditionary Force
Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 267 used new auxiliary fuel tanks to fly the AH-1Z Viper and UH-1Y Venom helicopters farther than ever, during flights based from...
Marines rescue Japanese children during Tokyo tragedy Jan. 10, 2017, III Marine Expeditionary Force
Four Marines were traveling toward a Yokosuka train station on their way to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Tokyo, when they heard a call for help. Without hesitation, they...
3rd MLG Marines experience Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation Dec. 9, 2016, III Marine Expeditionary Force
Being combat ready in any clime and place makes the Marine Corps the United States’ ultimate commodity in war. The Marines of 3rd Marine Logistics Group conducted a command...
Marines demonstrate Osprey capabilities to Sasebo community Nov. 22, 2016, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit
Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262 (Reinforced) demonstrated humanitarian aid and disaster relief capabilities for Norio Tomonaga, mayor of Sasebo, and the Assemblymen of...
Gen. Neller visits Okinawa: Q&A with Marines Oct. 14, 2016, III Marine Expeditionary Force
Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller toured Marine Corps Base Camp Butler, Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 13, 2016. During his visit Neller addressed Marines at the Camp...
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...
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...
Marine EOD technicians to hone expeditionary tactics in joint environment April 14, 2016, III Marine Expeditionary Force
During the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, IEDs became a global symbol of terrorism. The threat created a warrior niche within the Marine Corps. Intelligent, hands-on Marines...