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Twin Dragons: 31st MEU storms beaches, ranges during Ssang Yong 16 March 21, 2016, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit
“Attention landing force, standby for call aways,” comes over the 1MC. Upon hearing the call, Marines and sailors begin hastily throwing packs on their backs and grabbing...
One team, one fight: JASDF, Marines participate in professional military exchange program March 2, 2016, III Marine Expeditionary Force
Marines with base operations welcomed Japan Air Self Defense Force Staff Sgt. Shinya Nishida to their unit through the professional military exchange program February 17-26 on...
Spring deployment: Marines, Navy take to the water during integration training Feb. 23, 2016, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit
“A ship without Marines is like a garment without buttons.”The Marines and Navy come a long way since Navy Adm. David D. Porter penned those words to Col. John Harris, the...
Marine Corps Combat Shooting Team members coach shooting competition Feb. 22, 2016, III Marine Expeditionary Force
The Okinawa sun hangs high in the sky and glints off of brass from deployed rounds are scattered across the firing line as service members engage targets at high speed during...
31st MEU mechanics keep green machine afloat Feb. 18, 2016, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit
The United States Marine Corps is known for its amphibious nature, which is supported in part by the Corps’ amphibious vehicles. These vehicles have helped the Marines achieve...
U.S. Marines helocast with Royal Thai, Republic of Korea Marines during Cobra Gold 16 Feb. 16, 2016, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit
Royal Thai, Republic of Korea and U.S. Marines helocasted from an MV-22B Osprey Feb. 10, 2016 for the first time in a joint environment during exercise Cobra Gold 16 in...
Winter warriors fire up spirit of brotherhood Feb. 11, 2016, III Marine Expeditionary Force
Marines and Japanese Ground Self Defense Force Soldiers waded through frozen creeks and seemingly unending fields of snow together during Forest Light 16-2. Day and night,...
Japan Ground Self-Defense Force officer candidates learn from Marines Jan. 15, 2016, III Marine Expeditionary Force
Aspiring Japanese officers completed one of the most significant events in their training by visiting U.S. Marines and fulfilling a combine operation training requirement on...
MEU Marines train for jungle combat Jan. 15, 2016, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit
His bulky, brown pack soaked in rain water made it a challenge to walk up the already steep hills of the jungle. His shoulders ached in a constant, annoying pain from the...
Marines stationed throughout Japan participate in marksmanship match Dec. 28, 2015, III Marine Expeditionary Force
Marines stationed throughout Japan participated in the Far East Division Marksmanship Match Dec. 7 through Dec. 18 aboard Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan.The purpose of the...