U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific

 

U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific

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U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific - Band
U.S. Marine Master Gunnery Sgt. Mark Gleason, bandmaster, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band performs during His Majesty's Birthday Parade in Nuku'alofa, Tonga July 8, 2015. The MARFORPAC Band travels throughout the Pacific region to promote community relations and interoperability between the U.S. and other countries.
Bound by Music
U.S. Marine Master Gunnery Sgt. Mark Gleason, bandmaster, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band performs during His Majesty's Birthday Parade in Nuku'alofa, Tonga July 8, 2015. The MARFORPAC Band travels throughout the Pacific region to promote community relations and interoperability between the U.S. and other countries.
Musicians from the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific band, the Tonga Royal Corps of Musicians, and the Australian Army, pose together in Nuku'alofa, Tonga, July 1, 2015. The MARFORPAC Band travels throughout the Pacific region to promote community relations and interoperability between the U.S. and other countries.
MARFORPAC Band, Tonga
Musicians from the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific band, the Tonga Royal Corps of Musicians, and the Australian Army, pose together in Nuku'alofa, Tonga, July 1, 2015. The MARFORPAC Band travels throughout the Pacific region to promote community relations and interoperability between the U.S. and other countries.
Musicians from the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band, receive a tour of the 2nd Marine Force, Jakarta Marine Base by Indonesian Korps Marinir, June 3, 2015. The musicians from both countries' bands practiced together and shared their knowledge on music throughout the day, culminating in a concert for Indonesian KORMAR aboard the base. This is the first time the two bands have played together.
MARFORPAC and KORMAR Bands come together
Musicians from the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band, receive a tour of the 2nd Marine Force, Jakarta Marine Base by Indonesian Korps Marinir, June 3, 2015. The musicians from both countries' bands practiced together and shared their knowledge on music throughout the day, culminating in a concert for Indonesian KORMAR aboard the base. This is the first time the two bands have played together.
Lt. Gen. John A. Toolan, commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, conducts the MARFORPAC band, during the 7th Annual Na Mele o na Keiki (Music for the Children) concert, Nov. 30 at the Hawai’i Theatre Center. The event accepted presents and money for “Toys for Tots”, every dollar and toy that was donated during the concert will go to the less fortunate keiki around the Hawaiian Islands.
MARFORPAC Band, guest artists shine bright at annual Christmas concerts
Lt. Gen. John A. Toolan, commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, conducts the MARFORPAC band, during the 7th Annual Na Mele o na Keiki (Music for the Children) concert, Nov. 30 at the Hawai’i Theatre Center. The event accepted presents and money for “Toys for Tots”, every dollar and toy that was donated during the concert will go to the less fortunate keiki around the Hawaiian Islands.
Members of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band, play their trumpets during the opening of the 7th Annual Na Mele o na Keiki (Music for the Children) held at the historic Hawai’i Theatre Center, Nov. 30. During the Christmas concert, MARFORPAC helped collect more than 2,000 presents and raised more than $3,200 for Toys for Tots of Hawaii.
MARFORPAC Band, guest artists shine bright at annual Christmas concerts
Members of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band, play their trumpets during the opening of the 7th Annual Na Mele o na Keiki (Music for the Children) held at the historic Hawai’i Theatre Center, Nov. 30. During the Christmas concert, MARFORPAC helped collect more than 2,000 presents and raised more than $3,200 for Toys for Tots of Hawaii.
Chief Warrant Officer 3 Michael J. Smith, band officer of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band, conducts while Kamakakehau, a well-known local Hawaiian recording artist sings during the 7th Annual Na Mele o na Keiki (Music for the Children) held at the historic Hawai’i Theatre Center, Nov. 30. During the Christmas concert, MARFORPAC helped collect more than 2,000 presents and raised more than $3,200 for Toys for Tots of Hawaii.
MARFORPAC Band, guest artists shine bright at annual Christmas concerts
Chief Warrant Officer 3 Michael J. Smith, band officer of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band, conducts while Kamakakehau, a well-known local Hawaiian recording artist sings during the 7th Annual Na Mele o na Keiki (Music for the Children) held at the historic Hawai’i Theatre Center, Nov. 30. During the Christmas concert, MARFORPAC helped collect more than 2,000 presents and raised more than $3,200 for Toys for Tots of Hawaii.
The Ghost of Christmas Past, Chief Warrant Officer 3 Michael J. Smith, band officer of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band, and Ciana Pelekai perform during the 7th Annual Na Mele o na Keiki (Music for the Children) held at the historic Hawai’i Theatre Center, Nov. 30. This year MARFORPAC helped collect more than 2,000 presents and raise more than $3,200 for Toys for Tots of Hawaii.
MARFORPAC Band, guest artists shine bright at annual Christmas concerts
The Ghost of Christmas Past, Chief Warrant Officer 3 Michael J. Smith, band officer of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band, and Ciana Pelekai perform during the 7th Annual Na Mele o na Keiki (Music for the Children) held at the historic Hawai’i Theatre Center, Nov. 30. This year MARFORPAC helped collect more than 2,000 presents and raise more than $3,200 for Toys for Tots of Hawaii.
Lt. Gen. John A. Toolan, commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, speaks to Chief Warrant Officer 3 Michael J. Smith the MARFORPAC band officer, about how to properly conduct the band, during the 7th Annual Na Mele o na Keiki (Music for the Children) held at the historic Hawai’i Theatre Center, Nov. 30. During the Christmas concert, MARFORPAC helped collect more than 2,000 presents and raised more than $3,200 for Toys for Tots of Hawaii.
MARFORPAC Band, guest artists shine bright at annual Christmas concerts
Lt. Gen. John A. Toolan, commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, speaks to Chief Warrant Officer 3 Michael J. Smith the MARFORPAC band officer, about how to properly conduct the band, during the 7th Annual Na Mele o na Keiki (Music for the Children) held at the historic Hawai’i Theatre Center, Nov. 30. During the Christmas concert, MARFORPAC helped collect more than 2,000 presents and raised more than $3,200 for Toys for Tots of Hawaii.
Lt. Gen. John A. Toolan, commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, conducts the MARFORPAC band, during the 7th Annual Na Mele o na Keiki (Music for the Children) concert, Nov. 30 at the Hawai’i Theatre Center. The event accepted presents and money for “Toys for Tots”, every dollar and toy that was donated during the concert will go to the less fortunate keiki around the Hawaiian Islands.
MARFORPAC Band, guests artists shine bright at annual Christmas concerts
Lt. Gen. John A. Toolan, commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, conducts the MARFORPAC band, during the 7th Annual Na Mele o na Keiki (Music for the Children) concert, Nov. 30 at the Hawai’i Theatre Center. The event accepted presents and money for “Toys for Tots”, every dollar and toy that was donated during the concert will go to the less fortunate keiki around the Hawaiian Islands.
Drumline members of the U.S. Marine Corps, Pacific Band, finish performing during the 7th Annual Na Mele o na Keiki (Music for the Children) concert, Nov. 30 at the Hawai’i Theatre Center. The event accepted presents and money for “Toys for Tots”, every dollar and toy that was donated during the concert will go to the less fortunate keiki around the Hawaiian Islands.
MARFORPAC Band, guest artists shine bright at annual Christmas concerts
Drumline members of the U.S. Marine Corps, Pacific Band, finish performing during the 7th Annual Na Mele o na Keiki (Music for the Children) concert, Nov. 30 at the Hawai’i Theatre Center. The event accepted presents and money for “Toys for Tots”, every dollar and toy that was donated during the concert will go to the less fortunate keiki around the Hawaiian Islands.
The MARFORPAC Band Performs at the MARFORPAC Birthday Ball celebrating 239 Years of the United States Marine Corps.
239th Marine Corps Birthday
The MARFORPAC Band Performs at the MARFORPAC Birthday Ball celebrating 239 Years of the United States Marine Corps.
Admiral Samuel J. Locklear III congratulates Gunnery Sergeant Daniel Sullivan on behalf of the Marine Corps Forces Pacific Band for earning the title of Marine Corps Field Band of the Year.
Admiral Samuel J. Locklear III congratulates Gunnery Sergeant Daniel Sullivan on behalf of the Marine Corps Forces Pacific Band for earning the title of Marine Corps Field Band of the Year.
GySgt Daniel Sullivan, the band's enlisted conductor, conducts "To Walk With Wings".
GySgt Daniel Sullivan, the band's enlisted conductor, conducts "To Walk With Wings".
The Marine Corps Forces Pacific Band performs at the Relief and Appointment for the Headquarters & Service Battalion, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii - January 28th, 2014
Marine Corp Base Hawaii
The Marine Corps Forces Pacific Band performs at the Relief and Appointment for the Headquarters & Service Battalion, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii - January 28th, 2014
The Marine Corps Forces Pacific Band performs a Morning Colors Ceremony at Camp Smith, Hawaii with Headquarters and Service Battalion. The band also observed the promotion of one of their own, Staff Sergeant Matthew Duncan.
Morning Colors
The Marine Corps Forces Pacific Band performs a Morning Colors Ceremony at Camp Smith, Hawaii with Headquarters and Service Battalion. The band also observed the promotion of one of their own, Staff Sergeant Matthew Duncan.
The U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band plays during the opening ceremony of the Marine Corps birthday ball celebration at the Sheraton Hotel, Waikiki, Hawaii, Nov. 1, 2013. MarForPac celebrated the Marine Corps' 238th birthday with guest of honor Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Matthew Troyer/Released)
MARFORPAC 238th Marine Corps Birthday Ball Celebration
The U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band plays during the opening ceremony of the Marine Corps birthday ball celebration at the Sheraton Hotel, Waikiki, Hawaii, Nov. 1, 2013. MarForPac celebrated the Marine Corps' 238th birthday with guest of honor Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Matthew Troyer/Released)
Gunnery Sgt. Brad Rehrig, Drum Major for the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band, stands in position during the centennial ceremony for the “Chesty Puller House” here, Sept. 15. Lt. Gen. Terry G. Robling, commander of MarForPac, and his wife, Cathe Robling, hosted the ceremony as a way to honor historic neighborhood. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Erik Estrada)
Historic base housing turns 100
Gunnery Sgt. Brad Rehrig, Drum Major for the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band, stands in position during the centennial ceremony for the “Chesty Puller House” here, Sept. 15. Lt. Gen. Terry G. Robling, commander of MarForPac, and his wife, Cathe Robling, hosted the ceremony as a way to honor historic neighborhood. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Erik Estrada)
On 26 July 2013, the MarForPac Show Band performed for the Klipper Bash aboard MCBH Kaneohe Bay. Newly promoted Cpl Byran D. Sitka sings "I Will Wait" by Mumford & Sons.
On 26 July 2013, the MarForPac Show Band performed for the Klipper Bash aboard MCBH Kaneohe Bay. Newly promoted Cpl Byran D. Sitka sings "I Will Wait" by Mumford & Sons.
On 17 July 2013, the Marine Forces Pacific Band performed for the 3rd Marine Regiment's Change of Command Ceremony. The Band was under the direction of the Band Officer, CWO3 Michael J. Smith, and was led on the march by the Drum Major, GySgt Brad Rehrig.
On 17 July 2013, the Marine Forces Pacific Band performed for the 3rd Marine Regiment's Change of Command Ceremony. The Band was under the direction of the Band Officer, CWO3 Michael J. Smith, and was led on the march by the Drum Major, GySgt Brad Rehrig.
On 12 July 2013, the Marine Forces Pacific Band performed for the US Navy's Fleet Logistics Center - Pearl Harbor Change of Command Ceremony. The band was under the direction of the Enlisted Conductor, GySgt Daniel Sullivan.
On 12 July 2013, the Marine Forces Pacific Band performed for the US Navy's Fleet Logistics Center - Pearl Harbor Change of Command Ceremony. The band was under the direction of the Enlisted Conductor, GySgt Daniel Sullivan.
Staff Sgt. Andres Trujillo (left) and Lance Cpl. Thomas L. Serrante, guitarists for the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band, entertain a large crowd during the Fourth Annual Na Mele o na Keiki (Music for the Children) Concert at the Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall on Dec. 1. The band performed with local guest artists and Marines collected donations to the Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots Hawaii Program.
HONOLULU
Staff Sgt. Andres Trujillo (left) and Lance Cpl. Thomas L. Serrante, guitarists for the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band, entertain a large crowd during the Fourth Annual Na Mele o na Keiki (Music for the Children) Concert at the Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall on Dec. 1. The band performed with local guest artists and Marines collected donations for the Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots Hawaii Program.
The Marine Forces Pacific Band (2012) at Punchbowl-National Cemetery of the Pacific.
The Marine Forces Pacific Band (2012) at Punchbowl-National Cemetery of the Pacific.
Master Gunnery Sgt. Gleason presents the American flag to Kim Francis, the pastor of the St. Andrews on Liardet church, during the 9/11 Memorial Service in New Plymouth Sept 11. The American Ambassador to New Zealand, David Huebner, and the American rugby team, the Eagles, were present to the 10th anniversary memorial service.
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Master Gunnery Sgt. Gleason presents the American flag to Kim Francis, the pastor of the St. Andrews on Liardet church, during the 9/11 Memorial Service in New Plymouth Sept 11. The American Ambassador to New Zealand, David Huebner, and the American rugby team, the Eagles, were present to the 10th anniversary memorial service.
Cpl. Nathan P. Davenport, a percussionist for the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific Band plays the marimba during a concert held at the Stratford War Memorial Centre in Stratford, New Zealand Sept. 13. The MARFORPAC band held a concert for school children and the local Stratford community to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Marines landing in Wellington in 1942.
Stratford, New Zealand
Cpl. Nathan P. Davenport, a percussionist for the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific Band plays the marimba during a concert held at the Stratford War Memorial Centre in Stratford, New Zealand Sept. 13. The MARFORPAC band held a concert for school children and the local Stratford community to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Marines landing in Wellington in 1942.
The U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band opens the USA versus Ireland match at the Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Plymouth Sept. 11. Chief Warrant Officer 3 Michael Smith, the officer-in-charge of the MARFORPAC Band sings 'Fly like an Eagle' to motivate the American rugby team, who are known as the Eagles.
New Plymouth, New Zealand
The U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band opens the USA versus Ireland match at the Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Plymouth Sept. 11. Chief Warrant Officer 3 Michael Smith, the officer-in-charge of the MARFORPAC Band sings 'Fly like an Eagle' to motivate the American rugby team, who are known as the Eagles.
U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band parades through the streets of New Plymouth Sept. 10. The parade is a part of a series of performances the band is conducting in New Zealand to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Marines landing in Wellington in 1942.
Wellington, New Zealand
U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band parades through the streets of New Plymouth Sept. 10. The parade is a part of a series of performances the band is conducting in New Zealand to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Marines landing in Wellington in 1942.
Aloha!

Under the direction of Chief Warrant Officer 3 Bryan Sherlock, the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band performs at over 400 commitments each year. From ceremonies to parades, the band is as entertaining as it is regal. Our mission is to enhance the lives of our military and civilian communities through quality musical performance. We are proud to call Kaneohe Bay our home, and look forward to seeing you! Mahalo, and Semper Fidelis!