Service members with 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, participated in a beach cleanup on Nov. 10, 2016, aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii. The purpose of the cleanup was to give back to the service members and families aboard the base by ensuring the beaches were unpolluted. Navy Lt. Richard Tiff, the chaplain for the 3rd Marine Regiment, said he wanted the Marines of the “Island Warriors” to give back to the local community, just as they have overseas. “We always try to do community relation projects while we are on deployment,” said Tiff, a Los Angeles native. “In Okinawa, we went to schools and helped children speak English, and in Korea, we helped farmers with their harvests and visited children in orphanages....
11.10.2016 | MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, HI, US | Story by Cpl. Zachary Orr
David Griffin presents a plaque to his father, Donald Griffin, during the Kaneohe Klipper Memorial Ceremony aboard MCB Hawaii, Dec. 7, 2016. The memorial ceremony was conducted in conjunction with a morning colors ceremony to commemorate the 18 service members and two civilian contractors who were killed aboard then Naval Air Station Kaneohe Bay 75 years ago. NAS Kaneohe Bay was the first of several U.S. Military Installations on the island of Oahu to be attacked by the Japanese Imperial fleet. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Aaron S. Patterson/Released)
Taken: 12.08.2016 | Photo by Cpl. Aaron Patterson