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Wakayama government officials visit Futenma Wakayama government officials visit Futenma
Maj. Joe L. Moore, center left, discusses the history of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma July 17 on MCAS Futenma with government officials from Wakayama prefecture,...
Vertical assault prepares MEU Marines for upcoming deployment Vertical assault prepares MEU Marines for upcoming...
Marines fast-rope from a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter July 18 at the Central Training Area, Okinawa, Japan, during a Marine Expeditionary Unit exercise. The...
Training enhances Marine Corps chemical defense Training enhances Marine Corps chemical defense
Marines read the directions for an M256 chemical detection kit during their practical application evaluation as part of Reconnaissance Survey Detection...
Tedako Matsuri festival brings communities together Tedako Matsuri festival brings communities together
The Camp Kinser dragon boat team finishes the final portion of their race July 20 in Urasoe City, Okinawa. The race is part of a three-day annual festival called...
Sailors, airmen endure Jungle Medicine Combat Course Sailors, airmen endure Jungle Medicine Combat Course
Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Hargrove is placed on an improvised stretcher July 11 during the Jungle Medicine Combat Course at the Jungle Warfare Training Center...
JGSDF, US military officers learn humanitarian aid, disaster relief operations JGSDF, US military officers learn humanitarian aid,...
Service members with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force arrive on a bus July 11 to attend a command and staff course at the Camp Courtney theater. The course...


Recent Video

Marines Patrol Through the Jungle Marines Patrol Through the Jungle
Combat engineers with the Marine Wing Support Squadron 172 trained to patrol and maneuver through the jungle during the Jungle Fire exercise July 11-19 at the Jungle...
'Churashima Rescue' Prepares Okinawa for Disaster Relief 'Churashima Rescue' Prepares Okinawa for Disaster Relief
U.S. servicemembers observe Okinawan Exercise Churashima Rescue 2014 in order to better communicate during natural disasters July 23 at Camp Naha.
Marines participate in Dragonboat races Marines participate in Dragonboat races
Marines from Camp Kinser participate in a dragon boat race as part of the Tedako Matsuri July 20 at Makiminato port, Okinawa. Includes sound bites from Tetsuji...
31st MEU Battalion Landing Team trains in urban environment 31st MEU Battalion Landing Team trains in urban environment
Battalion Landing Team, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, trained to maintain combat readiness July 18 at the Central...
US Marines video shout-outs to Atlanta Braves US Marines video shout-outs to Atlanta Braves
U.S. Marines give shout-outs to their family, friends, and the Atlanta Braves professional baseball organization to be presented during an upcoming military...
VMGR-152 begins transfer from Okinawa to Iwakuni VMGR-152 begins transfer from Okinawa to Iwakuni
Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152 sends its first KC-130J Super Hercules to Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni July 15 from MCAS Futenma. The transfer from...


Recent News Stories

Students get on-the-job experience in professional Marine Corps environment Students get on-the-job experience in professional...
In today’s job market, employers are looking beyond just education and degrees and attempting to find employees who already possess a background in their field....
Tedako Matsuri festival brings communities together Tedako Matsuri festival brings communities together
The Romans, Vikings and Chinese traveled the world using rowboats well before the invention of the sail. On Okinawa, the use of rowboats still continues in the form...
Sailors, airmen endure Jungle Medicine Combat Course Sailors, airmen endure Jungle Medicine Combat Course
Corpsmen and airmen traversed through jungle environment during the Jungle Medicine Combat Course July 10-20 at the Jungle Warfare Training Center on Camp Gonsalves.
Osprey makes Sapporo Airshow debut Osprey makes Sapporo Airshow debut
Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262 displayed the MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft July 20 during the 28th Sapporo Airshow at the Sapporo Okadama Airport.
Vertical assault prepares MEU Marines for upcoming deployment Vertical assault prepares MEU Marines for upcoming...
Training for an upcoming deployment, Marines participated in a vertical assault scenario July 18 at the Central Training Area, Okinawa, Japan, during an ongoing...
Training enhances Marine Corps chemical defense Training enhances Marine Corps chemical defense
Marines with various units assigned to III Marine Expeditionary Force attended Reconnaissance Survey Detection Decontamination training July 14-18 at Marine Corps Air...


Recent Audio

Col. Sean M. McBride
Col. Sean M. McBride from Butte, Mont. talks to a Great Falls Tribune reporter about his duties as III MEF Headquarters group commander in Okinawa, Japan.
Capt. Caleb Eames
Capt. Caleb Eames with III Marine Expeditionary Force talks about his career in Marines public affairs.
Lance Cpl. Steward M. Bach
Lance Cpl. Steward M. Bach from Jerome, Idaho, talks to a Twin Falls Times - News reporter about helping to save the life of another service member on base who...
Brig. Gen. Paul Kennedy
Brig Gen Paul Kennedy, III MEF Commanding General, talks to a Andrew Lubin with Leatherneck Magazine about commanding U.S. Marines, U.S. Navy, Korean Navy, and...
U.S. Marine Lt. Gen. John Wissler, U.S. Marine Brig....
U.S. Marine Lt. Gen. John Wissler, U.S. Marine Brig. Gen. Paul Kennedy, U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Hugh Weatherald, ROK Marine Brig. Gen. Cho Kang Rae and ROK Navy Rear Adm....
Col. John Merna
Col. John Merna talks to Leatherneck Magazine about participating in training exercise Ssang Yong 14, working with Korean forces, the importance of the training...


Recent Publications

Okinawa Marine - 02.28.2014
Okinawa Marine - 02.28.2014
Okinawa, Pacific area Marine news available online now; Cobra Gold 2014 concludes; Nepalese, III MEF Band play in harmony
Okinawa Marine - 02.28.2014
Okinawa Marine - 02.28.2014
Nepalese, III MEF Band play in harmony; Cobra Gold 2014 concludes
Okinawa Marine - 02.07.2014
Okinawa Marine - 02.07.2014
Japan defense, ministry officials experience Osprey simulator; Installation tours give perspective; 3rd Maintenance Battalion completes exercise at Kin Blue; Marines host...
Okinawa Marine - 01.31.2014
Okinawa Marine - 01.31.2014
Allies respond to potential crises at Keen Edge 14; Marines put steel on targets at ARTP 13-4; Japan's top enlisted attend SNCO Academy leadership course; Recon Marines...
Okinawa Marine - 01.24.2014
Okinawa Marine - 01.24.2014
JASDF General tours Futenma; Marines establish deployable joint command center; Japan, US officials sign agreement
Okinawa Marine - 01.17.2014
Okinawa Marine - 01.17.2014
31st MEU raid force dominates night; Marines, sailors deploy to Fuji for ARTP 13-4; Infantrymen take on Okinawa's jungle