MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII – According to Base Order 5560, the order regarding base motor vehicle and traffic regulations, driving a motor vehicle while talking on a cellphone or texting without a hands-free device is prohibited, however, it’s important for service members, families and workers aboard the base to know that “distracted driving” refers to a much broader spectrum of instances that may cause accidents. Distracted driving is an epidemic on America’s roadways, and in 2014, the base had 220 distracted driving incidents. In 2015, there was a total of 169 and this year’s total thus far is 173. Marine Corps Base Hawaii is committed to the safety of its service members, residents and guests by enforcing existing...
12.14.2016 | MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, HI, US | Story by Cpl. Harley Thomas
Marines with Bravo Battery, 3rd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, reloads the M777 Lightweight 155mm howitzer during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 2-17, aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, Feb. 11, 2017. ITX is a combined-arms exercise which gives all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force an opportunity to utilize capabilities during large scale missions to become a more ready fighting force. 3/11 is currently participating as part of the ground combat element for this exercise. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Aaron S. Patterson/Released)
Taken: 02.11.2017 | Photo by Cpl. Aaron Patterson