U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific
In Any Clime and Place
U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. Paul G. McKenna, sergeant major, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, talks about the importance of making decisions which protect what we have earned in a public service announcement. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Staff Sgt. Jason W. Fudge)
U.S. Marine Lt. Gen. David H. Berger, commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, and Sgt. Maj. Paul G. McKenna, sergeant major, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, share their holiday greetings from the USS Battleship Missouri Memorial at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Dec. 6, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Staff Sgt. Jason W. Fudge)
Marines with U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific and members of the Marine Corps League gather for a commemoration ceremony at the MCAS Ewa Memorial at the Barber's Point Golf Course in Kapolei, Hawaii, Dec. 6, 2016. The U.S. military and the State of Hawaii are hosting a series of remembrance events to honor the courage and sacrifices of Pacific Theater veterans.
The U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band performs for military veterans and civilians at the USS Arizona Memorial Visitor Center, Hawaii, Dec. 6, 2016. The concert was held for civilian and military members visiting the memorial. The U.S. military, National Park Service, and State of Hawaii are jointly commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Dec. 7, 1941 attacks on Pearl Harbor and Oahu. (U.S. Marine Corps Video by Sgt. David J. Adams)
During Blue Chromite U.S. Marines and Sailors trained and lived together on the USS Green Bay (LPD 20) embracing the "Ship Life." Blue Chromite is a U.S.–only exercise which strengthens the Navy-Marine Corps expeditionary, amphibious rapid-response capabilities based in Okinawa and the greater Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
U.S. Marines commemorate, honor four Marines killed during Pearl Harbor attack
By Courtesy Story | December 7, 2016
Marine Corps Air Station Ewa, Hawaii, wasn’t a desirable duty station in 1941. It was a hot, barren field. Marines slept in a tent city for nearly a year before a permanent barracks was constructed. Then, just a week after personnel moved into their quarters, this scorpion-infested air strip and the Marines who served there would be some of the MORE
Pacific Air Forces, US Marine Corps conclude exercise Cope West 17
By Cpl. Aaron Henson | November 16, 2016
U.S. Marines with Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 225 conclude exercise Cope West 17 at Sam Ratulangi International Airport, Indonesia, on Nov. 11, 2016.Cope West 17 is a fighter-focused exercise lead by Pacific Air Forces and executed by the U.S. Marine Corps and Indonesian Air Force to enhance the readiness of combined interoperability MORE
U.S., Japan strengthen defense through Active Shield
By Lance Cpl. Joseph Abrego | November 16, 2016
U.S. Marines and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force personnel conducted exercise Active Shield at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Nov. 8-11, 2016.Active Shield is an annual exercise incorporating the air station’s defense posture to test the abilities of U.S. and Japanese forces to work alongside each other to protect and defend MCAS Iwakuni MORE