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The patron saint of artillery March 16, 2018, 3rd Marine Division
St. Barbara’s Day has been celebrated by artillery men dating back to the 17th century in hopes to ward off thunderstorms, explosions, fires and sudden death....
U.S. Marine, U.S. Army artillery units work side by side in Okinawa Jan. 22, 2018, 3rd Marine Division
Okinawa-based Marines and North Carolina-based Soldiers rehearsed a simulated fire support exercise at the III Marine Expeditionary Force Combined Arms Staff Trainer building...
3rd MarDiv staff NCO barracks renamed after Vietnam war hero Dec. 24, 2017, 3rd Marine Division
Colonel Giles R. Boyce, the commanding officer for Headquarters Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, renamed the staff non-commissioned officer barracks on Camp Courtney, Okinawa,...
Former interpreter visits unit 51 years later Nov. 13, 2017, 3rd Marine Division
A former Vietnamese soldier who was assigned to the 12th Marine Regiment during the Vietnam War recently visited the command to pay tribute to the unit he served with nearly...
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,...
Naval vessels push Marine amphibious capabilities during Blue Chromite Oct. 28, 2015, III Marine Expeditionary Force
Not every day can someone say they have ridden in a hovercraft. Not long ago, the hovercraft was just a vehicle of fictional lore, but during a logistics training exercise,...
Mission accomplished: 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment redeploys from Darwin, Australia Oct. 26, 2015, Marine Rotational Force - Darwin
After six months forward-deployed in Australia, the Marines and sailors of 1stBattalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division completed their mission asthe 2015 Marine...
Marines Exchange Precision Weapons Training during KMEP 15-13 Oct. 14, 2015, III Marine Expeditionary Force
U.S. Marines exchanged scout sniper training and tactics with Republic of Korea Marines as part of Korean Marine Exchange Program 15-13 on Baengnyeong Island, Sept. 9-11,...
U.S., ROK Marines compete for best ranger at KMEP 15-12 Oct. 2, 2015, III Marine Expeditionary Force
The U.S. and Republic of Korea flags lowered to half-mast, commemorating the 14th anniversary of the events on Sept. 11, 2001. After a moment of silence, Marines from both...
Silent over watch: JGSDF, Marines fire snipers at Forest Light 16-1 Sept. 15, 2015, III Marine Expeditionary Force
Japan Ground Self-Defense Force members and U.S. Marines fired sniper rifles and practiced stalking techniques during Forest Light 16-1 at Camp Imazu, Takashima, Japan, Sept....