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MARFORPAC Marines recognized by Navy League

By Sgt. Sarah Dietz | November 19, 2014

Four U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Marines received Sea Service Awards from the Navy League and Partners in Patriotism for leadership and special achievements Nov. 15 during a ceremony at Ala Moana Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii. MORE
MARFORPAC Marines recognized for exceptional work

By Sgt. Sarah Dietz | October 20, 2014

Master Sgt. Lisa Morales and Staff Sgt. Alfredo Estrella, with U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, MORE
Fought war, gained title

By Cpl. Samuel Ellis | October 16, 2014

Jacob Sprinkle had been tied to the Marine Corps since birth, born little more than a short 13 years MORE
1/12 conducts mortar training, preps for deployment

By Cpl. Erik Estrada | October 09, 2014

Marines with Charlie Battery, 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, fired 120mm rounds from the M327 MORE
MarForPac Band revisits Palau after a 50 year-span

By Cpl. Erik Estrada | September 19, 2014

In honor and remembrance of the 70th Anniversary of the landingon Peleliu, the U.S. Marine Corps MORE
Marines remember the Battle of Peleliu

By Cpl. Erik Estrada | September 18, 2014

Rewind to 70 years earlier, and you have a 19-year-old William Darling, a private first class in the Marine Corps at the time, and Kiyokazu Tsuchida, a 24-year-old soldier fighting for the Empire of Japan, on the Island of Peleliu fighting against each other in one of the bloodiest battles that would come out of World War II. MORE
MARFORPAC bids farewell to Robling, welcomes Toolan

By Sgt. Sarah Dietz | August 15, 2014

In a change of command ceremony, Lt. Gen. Terry G. Robling relinquished command of U.S. Marine Corps MORE
Philippines host US Marines for non-lethal weapons exercise 2014

By Cpl. Erik Estrada | August 14, 2014

Service members from the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Philippine National Police and U.S. MORE
AFP, PNP demonstrate techniques learned throughout NOLES

By Cpl. Erik Estrada | August 14, 2014

Service members from the Armed Forces of the Philippines and police officers with the Philippine MORE
CLT-2 takes grenade range on PTA

By Sgt. Sarah Dietz | July 24, 2014

Headquarters Battery with 1st Battalion, 12th Marines and members of the Indonesian Korps Marinir MORE
SPMAGTF 3 leads RIMPAC from the sea

By Sgt. Sarah Dietz | July 23, 2014

POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA (July 18, 2014) Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014 is the largest maritime exercise in the Pacific region. It includes 22 partner nations, 25,000 people and is headed up by Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 3. MORE
Training differs between nations, goal remains the same

By Cpl. Erik Estrada | July 23, 2014

POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii - Canadian and Malaysian service members along with U.S. Marines with Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, conducted a squad live- fire shoot, July 18, during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014. MORE
U.S., Indonesia Marines conduct grenade tosses at PTA

By Cpl. Erik Estrada | July 23, 2014

POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii – Indonesian Korps Maranir and U.S. Marines with India Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, trained on proper throwing for M67 Fragmentation grenades, July 19, during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014. MORE
Meeting LS3: Marines experiment with military robotics

By Sgt. Sarah Dietz | July 16, 2014

KAHUKU TRAINING AREA, Hawaii - The Legged Squad Support System has taken five years in concept developed by Boston Dynamics and $2 million to create. It is now being thrown into the heart of Kahuku Training Area – completely controlled and field tested by five young Marines from India Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment. MORE
The Marine Corps Warfighting Lab showcases the UHAC during RIMPAC 2014

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray | July 16, 2014

MARINE CORPS TRAINING AREA BELLOWS, Hawaii - The Marine Corps Warfighting Lab sponsored an Advanced Warfighting Experiment featuring a half-scale Ultra Heavy-lift Amphibious Connector (UHAC) prototype at the Marine Corps Training Area Bellows, July 11. MORE
Australian, Mexican militaries conduct SWET Training during RIMPAC

By Sgt. Sarah Dietz | July 10, 2014

Australian Army and Mexican Naval Infantry Force service members conducted Shallow Water Egress MORE
US and Japan forces conduct amphib landing, assault beach

By Cpl. Matthew J. Bragg | July 10, 2014

Soldiers from the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force showcased their amphibious landing and beach MORE
Combined Forces Train Together In Hawaii

By Cpl. Erik Estrada | July 10, 2014

U.S. Marines worked alongside service members from the Republic of Korea, Australia, Indonesia and MORE
RIMPAC to kick off in Hawaiian Islands

By Sgt. Sarah Dietz | June 27, 2014

The U.S. Pacific Command is holding a large-scale multinational maritime exercise from June 26 MORE
Hawaii commemorates Korean War in annual wreath laying

By Cpl. Matthew J. Bragg | June 27, 2014

Service members, Korean War veterans, distinguished visitors and guests gathered at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl), June 25, to honor the events that transpired in Korea so many decades ago. The 64th annual Korean War memorial ceremony paid tribute to the veterans, both living and dead, who fought for the freedom of South Korea and to protect an ally they hardly knew, which eventually resulted in a long-lasting friendship. MORE
Noncommisioned officers shine bright at 3/3

By Lance Cpl. Erik Estrada | May 31, 2014

Marines with Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment stationed at Marine Corps Base MORE
Non-lethal weapons, technologies put to the test by Filipino and American service members

By U.S. Army Spc. Matthew Sissel | May 09, 2014

Philippine and U.S. Marines were introduced to several non-lethal weapons technologies May 7 at Crow MORE
First Responder training provides lessons to all

By Lance Cpl. Michael Thorn | May 09, 2014

First responder training courses with members of the Philippine National Police, Armed Forces of the MORE
PH, US Marines practice ship-to-shore landings

By Sgt. Isis Ramirez | May 09, 2014

Doing what they do best, a group of Marines from the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the U.S. MORE
Philippine, US military medical professionals exchange best first aid practices

By Spc. Matthew Sissel | May 08, 2014

bPhilippine and U.S. Marines exchanged combat medical techniques during a bilateral exchange of best MORE
Bigaa Health Center receives medical supply turnover from U.S. forces

By Lance Cpl. Michael Thorn | May 07, 2014

Leaders of the local community, Armed Forces of the Philippines, and U.S. armed forces held a MORE
Philippine and U.S. Marines conduct rifle, machine gun drills on first day of annual combined exercise

By Lt. Peter Lee | May 07, 2014

Following yesterday’s opening ceremony, Philippine and U.S. Marines commenced this year’s Balikatan MORE
Philippine, U.S. service members host basketball match following opening ceremony of Balikatan 2014

By Spc. Matthew Sissel | May 07, 2014

Members of the Philippine Air Force and U.S. Marine Corps competed in friendly basketball matches MORE
New road ensures civilian safety during Balikatan exercise

By Spc. Matthew Sissel | May 07, 2014

During the opening days of Balikatan 2014, the Philippine Air Force and U.S. Marines worked together MORE
Philippines, US welcome opening of Balikatan ‘shoulder-to-shoulder’

By Sgt. Isis Ramirez | May 06, 2014

Senior military leaders from the Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S., together with government MORE
Marines, Aussies, Kiwis remember the fallen ANZACs

By Lance Cpl. Erik Estrada | April 28, 2014

Aussies, Kiwi’s, Americans and distinguished guest from around the world gathered at the National MORE
Community, AFP, US come together for competition

By Lance Cpl. Michael Thorn | April 28, 2014

Humanitarian civic assistance projects are taking place around the Albay Province, allowing members MORE
Marine Corps Warfighting Lab begins ship-to-shore landing craft

By Lance Cpl. Erik Estrada | April 18, 2014

Members of the Marine Corps Warfighting Lab arrived here to test a model version of the Ultra MORE
Marines and Australians train together in the Top End

By Cpl. James Gulliver | April 17, 2014

Marines slowly edge their way to the firing line as adrenaline courses through their veins. Assuming MORE
Australian general welcomes MRF-D aboard

By Cpl. Scott Reel | April 11, 2014

Brig. Gen. John Frewen, 1st Brigade commanding general and senior Australian Defence Force officer MORE
Marines increase presence in Australia with third iteration of MRF-D

By Lance Cpl. Erik Estrada | March 26, 2014

Service members at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay departed here, March 25, to begin a MORE
Marine Corps Warfighting Lab begins testing ship-to-shore landing craft

By Lance Cpl. Erik Estrada | March 18, 2014

Members of the Marine Corps Warfighting Lab arrived here to test a model version of the Ultra MORE
Exercise Cobra Gold 2014 concludes

By Cpl. Adam Miller | February 21, 2014

Exercise Cobra Gold 2014 concluded Feb. 21 following a multilateral combined arms live-fire exercise MORE
Culminating event strengthens interoperability at Cobra Gold

By Lance Cpl. Stephen Himes | February 21, 2014

The roar of jets overhead diverts the attention of the crowd to the sky as aircraft drop various MORE
Osprey supports multinational Marine fast-rope drills

By Cpl. Zachary Scanlon | February 20, 2014

Ever since the MV-22B Osprey was fully implemented into the Marine Corps, U.S. Marines have been MORE
Royal Thai, U.S. Marines partner to improve combat accuracy, effectiveness

By Lance Cpl. Stephen Himes | February 19, 2014

“Shooters, STANDBY!” echoes across the range as a line of Royal Thai and U.S Marines bring their MORE
School dedication symbolizes regional cooperation during

By 1st Lt. Luke Kuper | February 18, 2014

Dignitaries with the Kingdom of Thailand, U.S. and People’s Republic of China came together for a MORE
Royal Thai and U.S. Marines Conduct Bilateral External Lift Exercise

By By MC1 Joy M. Kirch-Kelling | February 17, 2014

Royal Thai and U.S. Marines conducted a bilateral external lift exercise with an MV-22B Osprey at MORE
Marines face fears to survive

By Lance Cpl. Stephen Himes | February 15, 2014

Marines gathered closely as Pairoj Prasansai, affectionately known as “the snake man”, pulled two MORE
Thai, U.S. Marines break bread on sacred Buddhist temple grounds

By Lance Cpl. Stephen Himes | February 15, 2014

Wearing nothing but an orange sheet intricately wrapped around himself, a Buddhist monk sweeps the MORE
Thai and U.S. Marines burst into training

By Lance Cpl. Stephen Himes | February 15, 2014

The sun peaks over the mountainous jungle terrain of Thailand, while a rapid burst of hollow thunks MORE
Thai, US engineers improve training area for Cobra Gold

By Cpl. Adam Miller | February 14, 2014

Royal Thai and U.S. Marine engineer construction teams joined forces Feb. 11-21 at Ban Chan Krem, MORE
Marines,Thai, Korean exercise combined capabilities in Thailand

By Cpl. Zachary Scanlon | February 14, 2014

Royal Thai, Republic of Korea and U.S. Marines demonstrated a combined amphibious assault Feb. 14 at MORE
Royal Thai Marines, US Marines train in jungle

By Cpl. Adam Miller | February 13, 2014

Royal Thai and U.S. Marines conducted aerial-insertions and jungle patrol training Feb. 12 at Ban MORE
Thai students, community come together to paint school during Cobra Gold 2014

By 1st Lt. Luke Kuper | February 13, 2014

Children lined up anxiously, crowding in closer to Singapore Army 1st. Sgt. Kenneth Soh, who held up MORE
Thai, Korean and US Recon Marines Take Part in Small Boat Training

By Cpl. Zachary Scanlon | February 12, 2014

“One... two… three…!” yelled a U.S. Marine while standing on a capsized zodiac boat in the middle of MORE
Thai, US service members tour stadium providing shelter during floods

By 1st Lt. Luke Kuper | February 10, 2014

A ball is kicked through the air of an indoor soccer arena as a group of local doctors compete MORE
MWSS-171 fuels set up TAFDS in Thailand

By Cpl. James Smith | February 10, 2014

Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron 171, Marine Aircraft Group 12, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, MORE
Opening ceremony kicks off Exercise Cobra Gold 2014

By Cpl. James Smith | February 09, 2014

Service members from 1st Marine Air Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force, gathered with the Royal MORE
Civil affairs gathers vital information at transportation hubs

By 1st Lt. Luke Kuper | February 07, 2014

A contingent of U.S. service members entered the heart of Phitsanulok, Kingdom of Thailand, Feb. 5 MORE
US service members return to Thai school built during CG13

By 1st Lt. Luke Kuper | February 04, 2014

U.S. service members along with a representative of the People’s Liberation Army toured a school MORE
Marines gather cultural information at ancient capital

By 1st Lt. Luke Kuper | February 03, 2014

Ancient spires dating back 700 years rise from the ground, as if puncturing up through the Earth’s MORE
Philippine Coast Guard commandant reinforces need for strengthening maritime security

By Gunnery Sgt. Christine Polvorosa | January 28, 2014

Senior Philippine and U.S. officials observed a maritime domain awareness demonstration at the MORE
Hawaii Marines’ band recognized as best in Corps

By Lance Cpl. Erik Estrada | January 10, 2014

Winning best performance for large ensemble band last year just wasn’t enough. After being so close MORE
SK13, a nostalgic experience for woman of WWII era

By Cpl. Scott Reel | December 06, 2013

Jane Yarrall, escorted by her son, Graham Yarall, spoke with Marines participating in exercise MORE
Marines visit Timaru Cadets during SK13

By Cpl. Scott Reel | December 06, 2013

Marines and coalition forces visited New Zealand Army and Air Force Cadets during exercise Southern MORE
US, 70 countries come together at Brunei for BRIDEX 13

By Cpl. Alyssa Gunton | December 03, 2013

The 4th biennial Brunei Darussalam International Defense Exhibition and Conference officially began MORE
MarForPac, local artists give back to community with Holiday Concert

By Lance Cpl. Erik Estrada | December 02, 2013

Whether for the young or old, the musicians of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band and MORE
Chaplain of Marine Corps pays respect to USS Arizona’s fallen

By Lance Cpl. Erik Estrada | November 27, 2013

Rear Adm. Margaret Grun Kibben, 18th Chaplain of the Marine Corps, visited Pearl Harbor’s USS MORE
I MEF Marine strikes gold twice participating in SK13 in New Zealand

By Cpl. Scott Reel | November 21, 2013

Sgt. Greg Wubben, a civil affairs non-commissioned officer with 1st Civil Affairs Group, I Marine MORE
Operations shift from sea to land in SK13

By Cpl. Scott Reel | November 21, 2013

Joint and coalition forces participating in exercise Southern Katipo 2013 successfully complete an MORE
NZ Defence Minister observes SK13 at ground level

By Cpl. Scott Reel | November 21, 2013

Dr. Jonathan Coleman, New Zealand Defence Minister, toured the Combined Joint Inter-Agency Task MORE
Marines stop to honor Corps’ birthday during SK13

By Cpl. Scott Reel | November 21, 2013

LINTON MILITARY CAMP, New Zealand - Marines participating in exercise Southern Katipo 2013 celebrate MORE
Personal Protection Team of SK13 puts rounds down range

By Cpl. Scott Reel | November 12, 2013

Members of a personal protection team for Col. John Howard, coalition commander of exercise Southern MORE
Three different uniforms train to identify IEDs during SK13

By Cpl. Scott Reel | November 12, 2013

Papua New Guinean engineers from Engineer Battalion and sappers with 2 Field Squadron Royal MORE
Exercise Southern Katipo opens with ‘Hui’ ceremony

By Cpl. Scott Reel | November 08, 2013

The New Zealand Defence Force welcomed coalition forces participating in exercise Southern Katipo MORE
13th MEU conducts bilateral howitzer training at PHIBLEX 14

By Lance Cpl. David Hersey | October 02, 2013

Receiving a call over the radio, the Marine listens to the coordinates and makes the necessary MORE
Marines clean veterans’ cemetery during PHIBLEX 14

By Lance Cpl. Jose Lujano | September 28, 2013

While thick clouds covered the sun and heavy rain fell on the burial site, the atmosphere MORE
Corpsmen prepare themselves for disaster response by refreshing skills

By Lance Cpl. Anne Henry | September 25, 2013

Navy corpsmen with various units supporting Amphibious Landing Exercise 2014 conducted shock trauma MORE
Marines conduct vital site-survey mission

By Lance Cpl. Anne Henry | September 19, 2013

Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 166, part of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s MORE
Historic base housing turns 100

By Pfc. Erik Estrada | September 18, 2013

The former Marine Barracks Pearl Harbor Officers’ Quarters, which includes the historic home MORE
PHIBLEX 14 kicks off with opening ceremony

By Lance Cpl. Anne Henry | September 18, 2013

The Philippine and U.S. Marine Corps kicked off bilateral Amphibious Landing Exercise 2014 with an MORE
Marines arrive in the Philippines to support PHIBLEX 14

By Lance Cpl. Anne Henry | September 14, 2013

U.S. Marines arrived at Clark Air Field, Pampanga, Republic of the Philippines, Sept. 14 to prepare MORE
Sallyman raises morale in field

By Sgt. Sarah Fiocco | September 08, 2013

After a long day of training in full gear with temperatures breaking 100 degrees, there’s nothing MORE
MRF-D trains with Aussies, MEU ‘out bush’ during Exercise Koolendong

By Sgt. Sarah Fiocco | September 04, 2013

Marines with Marine Rotational Force – Darwin moved through the extreme heat and dry terrain of the MORE
MRF-D Marines take off to Bradshaw

By Sgt. Sarah Fiocco | August 28, 2013

Marines with Marine Rotational Force – Darwin took off to Bradshaw Field Training Area for Exercise MORE
Non-lethal weapons leadership seminar begins, field training ends

By Sgt. Ben Eberle | August 27, 2013

High-ranking military officials and delegates from 22 nations gathered here Aug. 26, marking the MORE
Scoping summary report for Tinian, Pagan now available

By Master Sgt. Pauline Franklin | August 20, 2013

PRESS RELEASEMARINE CORPS ACTIVITY GUAM PUBLIC AFFAIRSFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug 16, MORE
MRF-D Marines physically train the Aussie way

By Sgt. Sarah Fiocco | August 20, 2013

For the first time in Marine Rotational Force – Darwin history, two Marines traded their average day MORE
MarForPac commander: ‘Security, stability, prosperity’ key as Khaan Quest 2013 comes to an end

By Sgt. Ben Eberle | August 19, 2013

Service members from 13 participating nations and four observer countries – China, Russia, Turkey MORE
Engineering, medical projects in Nalaikh come to close

By Sgt. Ben Eberle | August 19, 2013

The engineering site in Nalaikh district was once cluttered with lumber, bricks and mounds of loose MORE
Militaries from 9 nations exercise peacekeeping scenario during Khaan Quest 2013

By Sgt. Ben Eberle | August 19, 2013

The Peace Support Center here is just a few kilometers from the field training taking place during MORE
Mongolian troops, police begin non-lethal weapons exercise with US Marines

By Sgt. Ben Eberle | August 17, 2013

U.S. Marines and Mongolian Armed Forces service members were back on the parade deck here for the MORE
Countries come together in classroom, clinic during exercise Khaan Quest

By Sgt. Ben Eberle | August 12, 2013

Military medical professionals from Canada, India, Republic of Korea and the U.S. teamed up with MORE
MAF, US Marines exchange expertise through survival training

By Sgt. Ben Eberle | August 09, 2013

Wolves, snakes, high altitude and steady rain that just doesn’t seem to stop. Nine days of roughing MORE
Camp Smith bids farewell to battalion commander

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | August 06, 2013

After initiating countless projects and quality-of-life improvements, Col. Brent S. Willson, MORE
Multinational peacekeeping exercise begins in Mongolia

By Sgt. Ben Eberle | August 04, 2013

Exercise Khaan Quest, one of the world’s largest training exercises focused on peacekeeping MORE
MRF-D Marines break barriers in Aussie fitness test

By Sgt. Sarah Fiocco | July 30, 2013

Marines with Marine Rotational Force – Darwin competed for two spots in an Australian Combat Fitness MORE
Runners attack grueling trails on Camp Smith

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | July 24, 2013

Runners of all ages came from across the nation to run the steep trails of the Camp Smith 5K Grueler MORE
Guam Marines support, share island’s 69th Liberation celebration

By Sgt John Raufmann | July 21, 2013

 Marine Corps Activity Guam Marines wrapped up support for the island’s 69th Liberation celebration MORE
Mongolian, US engineers team up to renovate school

By Sgt. Ben Eberle | July 20, 2013

Despite the generally arid climate in Mongolia’s steppe, rain poses a significant threat to a high MORE
Mongolian, US armed forces announce participation in multinational exercise

By Courtesy Story | July 17, 2013

Mongolian Armed Forces and U.S. Pacific Command have announced their participation in Exercise Khaan MORE
Home away from home

By Sgt. Sarah Fiocco | June 26, 2013

For most Marines who arrived in the Northern Territory only a few months ago as part of Marine MORE
Marines provide lifesaving care after traffic accident

By Capt. Timothy Paolini | June 24, 2013

Five Marines returning from U.S. Naval Base Chinhae rushed to the aid of a motorist trapped inside a MORE
China, Singapore, US engineers standardize water purification process

By Lance Cpl. Kasey Peacock | June 21, 2013

Engineers with China, Singapore and the U.S. demonstrated their water purification capabilities to MORE
Corporals Course not just for Marines

By Sgt. Sarah Fiocco | June 20, 2013

Corporals Course became a melting pot of military services with members of the Australian Army, Navy MORE
MRF-D ‘Docs’ celebrate 115 years of US Navy Hospital Corps

By Sgt. Sarah Fiocco | June 19, 2013

Navy Corpsman attached to Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force MORE
Asia-Pacific nations welcome official start to ASEAN exercise

By Lance Cpl. Kasey Peacock | June 17, 2013

The commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces addressed military leaders announcing the official MORE
Building relationships through sports day in Brunei

By Lance Cpl. Kasey Peacock | June 15, 2013

With a goal of working together as one, 18 nations combined into teams to compete against each other MORE
Medical symposium focuses on interoperability of multinational forces

By Staff Sgt. Jason Fudge | June 13, 2013

More than 300 medical personnel from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations plus eight other MORE
Nations prepare for multinational coordination in ASEAN exercise

By Lance Cpl. Kasey Peacock | June 12, 2013

Senior leaders from multiple Asia-Pacific nations began preparations for operation of the MORE
U.S. to participate in ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting-Plus HA/DR, military medicine exercise

By Courtesy Story | June 10, 2013

Senior U.S. officials and U.S. Pacific Command forces are scheduled to participate in the MORE
MRF-D Marines and NT students build garden

By Sgt. Sarah Fiocco | May 30, 2013

Marines with Marine Rotational Force – Darwin got their hands dirty as they helped Casuarina Senior MORE
III MEF CG visits Darwin

By Sgt. Sarah Fiocco | May 28, 2013

Lt. Gen. Kenneth Glueck, commanding general, III Marine Expeditionary Force, visited Marines with MORE
MRF-D Marines beat the heat at KFTA

By Sgt. Sarah Fiocco | May 25, 2013

The intense Northern Territory heat and an arduous 4.5-mile run in full combat gear were only some MORE
Residents, Service Members Honor Unique Experience of Memorial Day on Guam

By Master Sgt. Pauline Franklin | May 25, 2013

ASAN BEACH, Guam -- Memorial Day is traditionally a day to remember service members who have given MORE
Veteran, corpsman, islander: local Sailor earns top honors

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | May 16, 2013

A Hawaii-based corpsman has certainly been making an impression on units throughout the Pacific MORE
Recon dives USS Arizona; Marines mix history with readiness

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | May 07, 2013

Marines with Force Reconnaissance Company, 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force, stationed in Okinawa, MORE
Aussies, Kiwis celebrate ANZAC brotherhood

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | April 30, 2013

Kiwi’s, Aussies, Americans and other attendees from around the world gathered at the National MORE
Residents comment on live-fire ranges, training areas proposed for Tinian, Pagan

By Master Sgt. Pauline Franklin | April 18, 2013

Residents on Tinian and Saipan gathered information and submitted comments recently during public MORE
EOD technicians share knowledge at Balikatan

By Pfc. Kasey Peacock | April 13, 2013

Explosive ordnance technicians with the Philippine Air Force and the U.S. Marine Corps shared MORE
Behind the scenes of Balikatan: Small team keeps exercise moving forward

By Sgt. Ben Eberle | April 09, 2013

“Balikatan” is a Filipino expression which translates to "shoulder to shoulder" or “shouldering the MORE
Philippine, US service members build camaraderie in Exercise Balikatan

By 1st Lt. Garth Langley | April 09, 2013

Standing together on a hot black top overlooking a firing range, more than 300 service members with MORE
Philippine, US Marines learn jungle survival skills

By Cpl. Courtney White | April 08, 2013

Combined Philippine and U.S. Marines conducted basic jungle survival training April 8 at Camp MORE
Filipino children turn tables on US volunteers

By Petty Officer 1st Class Chris Fahey | March 26, 2013

Combined Joint Civil Military Operations Task Force (CJCMOTF) staff members joined 40 other U.S. MORE
Prepositioning equipment, supplies enable Marines to be America’s expeditionary force in readiness

By Gunnery Sgt. Christine Polvorosa | March 22, 2013

The U.S. Marine Corps and Navy demonstrated their capability of generating and sustaining combat MORE
Toastmasters membership opportunity on Camp Smith

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | March 11, 2013

Heat slowly starts to spread across his face, causing him to blush. He curls his fingers and MORE
Hercules supports bilateral aerial delivery exercise

By Lance Cpl. Todd Michalek | February 20, 2013

Thai and U.S. Marines executed a bilateral static line jump and military freefall training exercise MORE
Thai, U.S. soldiers learn jungle survival skills

By Lance Cpl. Jose Lujano | February 19, 2013

Royal Thai Army Special Forces members taught other Thai and U.S. soldiers about jungle survival MORE
Medical Officials hold first Mass Casualty Conference

By Cpl. Vanessa Jimenez | February 18, 2013

Medical personnel from local Thai hospitals and military medical professionals from the Royal Thai MORE
Osprey supports amphibious assault

By Cpl. Vanessa Jimenez | February 18, 2013

An MV-22B Osprey conducted a flyby during an amphibious assault demonstration at Hat Yao, Kingdom of MORE
Dedication ceremony reinforces commitment to multinational cooperation

By Sgt. Catherine Sinclair | February 18, 2013

Multinational commitment to prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region was evident at a dedication MORE
First impressions foster lasting friendships

By Lance Cpl. Brandon Suhr | February 17, 2013

U.S. Marines and sailors spent the morning playing games and interacting with children from the MORE
CCP exercises its capabilities during Cobra Gold 2013

By Sgt. Rory Featherston | February 17, 2013

As a rapidly deployable headquarters element, U.S. Army Pacific’s Contingency Command Post, based at MORE
CAB Marines build new roads, expands training ranges

By Lance Cpl. Adam Miller | February 17, 2013

During the field training portion of exercise Cobra Gold 2013 in Ban Chan Krem, Kingdom of Thailand, MORE
Live-fire mortar training a blast for Thai, US forces

By Lance Cpl. Adam Miller | February 16, 2013

Thai and U.S. forces geared up for live-fire mortar training missions Feb. 12 at Ban Chan Krem, MORE
Different rounds same lessons learned

By Pfc. Mike Granahan | February 16, 2013

U.S. Marines from Combat Logistics Regiment 3 conducted a bilateral pistol shoot with members of the MORE
Opening ceremony marks start of Cobra Gold FTX

By Lance Cpl. Adam Miller | February 15, 2013

Thai and U.S. forces held an opening ceremony Feb. 11 in Ban Chan Krem, Kingdom of Thailand, to mark MORE
Healthcare draws multinational interest at CG 13

By Sgt. Catherine Sinclair | February 15, 2013

Medical leaders and military medical professionals representing many nations participated in a MORE
Thai, U.S. Marines bolster cohesion through live-fire attack drills

By Courtesy U.S. Marine Cpl. Matthew Callahan | February 15, 2013

Beneath the expansive haze and heavy vegetation of Thailand’s wilderness, U.S. and Royal Thai MORE
CG 13 senior enlisted leaders meet, mentor, motivate

By Master Sgt. James Sailer | February 15, 2013

Senior enlisted leaders from Thailand, the United States, Singapore, Japan, the Republic of Korea, MORE
JGSDF, Marines train with MV-22B Osprey during Exercise Iron Fist 2013

By Staff Sgt. Matthew Orr, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit | February 14, 2013

Japanese troops with the Western Army Infantry Regiment took their first flights aboard an Osprey MORE
US Army Pacific executes premier staff planning exercise

By Sgt. Catherine Sinclair | February 14, 2013

Thirteen nations are participating in a staff planning exercise as part of exercise Cobra Gold 2013 MORE
1st MAW brings smiles to Thailand Children's Home

By Lance Cpl. Todd Michalek | February 13, 2013

U.S. Marines and sailors visited the Thailand Children's Home in Nakhon Ratchasima, Kingdom of MORE
CLR-3 stands up operation center for Cobra Gold

By Pfc. Mike Granahan | February 13, 2013

U.S. Marines from Combat Logistics Regiment 3 began setting up their combat operations center Feb. 9 MORE
Reinforcing national ties through multinational cooperation

By Sgt. Catherine Sinclair | February 13, 2013

Representatives from Burma, the People’s Republic of China, Laos, New Zealand and South Africa MORE
3rd MLG keeps water flowing for CG 13

By Pfc. Mike Granahan | February 13, 2013

As waves crash onto the beach in Sattahip, Kingdom of Thailand, one may see the ocean as a way to MORE
Thai, U.S. Marines bolster cohesion through live-fire attack drills

By Courtesy U.S. Marine Cpl. Matthew Callahan | February 13, 2013

Beneath the expansive haze and heavy vegetation of Thailand’s wilderness, U.S. and Royal Thai MORE
CG13 hosts senior leader seminar

By Sgt. Rory Featherston | February 12, 2013

Senior leaders from Thailand, the U.S., Singapore, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Indonesia and MORE
Exercise Cobra Gold begins

By Spc. Catherine Sinclair | February 11, 2013

Today’s opening ceremony for Exercise Cobra Gold 2013 in Chiang Mai province marks beginning of the MORE
Civic assistance projects make significant progress for Thai children, communities

By Staff Sgt. Kenneth Lewis | February 10, 2013

Multinational forces are making significant progress as they continue constructing new structures in MORE
Marine’s journey puts smiles on faces of Thai children

By Lance Cpl. Jose Lujano | February 09, 2013

Marines are men and women of diverse cultures and ethnicities who volunteer to serve in the armed MORE
Ospreys make debut in Thailand

By Lance Cpl. Todd Michalek | February 09, 2013

Four MV-22B Ospreys landed at Wing One Royal Thai Air Force Base, Nakhon Ratchasima, Kingdom of MORE
A new front: MarForPac awarded MUC for efforts in Pacific

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | February 01, 2013

The common perception of a unit commendation is that it usually goes to a highly-decorated battalion MORE
Marines, NFL work mutual support at Pro Bowl

By Sgt. D.R. Cotton | January 30, 2013

A long line of men in uniform lunge from one end of a field to another, twisting their torsos with a MORE
Soccer matches provide opportunities for Thai, U.S. service members to strengthen relationships

By Lance Cpl. Jose Lujano | January 30, 2013

Construction is an arduous task. Early days filled with demanding physical activity and extreme MORE
Hawaii-based Marines test green waste disposal technology

By Cpl. Ben Eberle | January 28, 2013

POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii – On an island world-famous for its chain of active volcanoes, MORE
Multinational exercise Cobra Gold set to begin in Thailand

By U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific | January 18, 2013

Service members from every branch of the U.S. military will join military members from throughout MORE
MEC conducts helpful experiment in Philippines

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | January 10, 2013

Typhoon Bopha hit the Republic of the Philippines in early December, claiming the lives of more than MORE
Hawaii musicians make time for giving

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | December 06, 2012

Whether military or civilian, it made no difference for the many musicians in Hawaii who donated MORE
Warfighters surface new technology with Agile Bloodhound '12

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | November 21, 2012

The U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Experimentation Center hosted their second technological MORE
III MEF commander addresses Marines, sailors

By III Marine Expeditionary Force/Marine Corps Installations Pacific | October 25, 2012

As part of United States Forces Japan directed training period and recent curfew restrictions, Lt. MORE
Coconut Grove goes out with a bang

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | October 23, 2012

Stealthy U.S. and Maldivian Marines in full camouflage and dull face paint crept through the thick MORE
Closing ceremony marks finale of Coconut Grove 2012

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | October 23, 2012

After 10 training days, Exercise Coconut Grove – a bilateral training event conducted bi-annually MORE
Maldivians exchange accountability procedures with U.S. Marines

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | October 11, 2012

Silently, a small group of Maldivian Marines creep through the tree line of coconut groves that MORE
Maldivian, U.S. Marines kickoff training for Coconut Grove

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | October 09, 2012

It’s been more than three days since the “Alpha Raiders” set foot on the Maldivian soil—tropical and MORE
CLR-17, T-AKE-1 test mission, logistical capabilities

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | October 05, 2012

A team of U.S. Marines, Sailors and civilians are afloat near the equator in the Indian Ocean, but MORE
Hickam AMC gives tips for flying ‘Space-A’

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | September 13, 2012

Headquarters and Service Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, hosted a class here Sept. 7 MORE
Philippines, US test pandemic preparedness in joint exercise

By Gunnery Sgt. Christine Polvorosa | September 11, 2012

An infectious disease has spread rapidly across Southeast Asia, and for the people of the MORE
Low-key Marine finds structured life in Corps

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | September 05, 2012

Sgt. Lionel J. Flores III is laid back. In contrast to the many more extroverted personalities who MORE
Racing for recovery

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | August 22, 2012

Marines from Wounded Warrior Battalion West – Hawaii Detachment competed in Duke’s Ocean Fest Na Koa MORE
Defense Department, ‘America’s Battalion’ Marines conduct non-lethal weapons training

By Cpl. Reece Lodder | August 20, 2012

Though Lance Cpl. Tory Martin couldn’t understand the shouts of the role-player, he could tell the MORE
MarForPac changes hands, Thiessen retires after 38 years

By Cpl. Tyler L. Main | August 07, 2012

MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII - After an impressive showing of Marine Corps pageantry, including a 19-gun MORE
Runners tame hills, rough terrain during annual ‘Grueler’

By Cpl. Ben Eberle | July 30, 2012

Considering the dramatic bird’s-eye view over Honolulu, Pearl Harbor and vast portions of southern MORE
Camp Smith leaps forward in energy technology and fitness capability

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | July 25, 2012

Upon entering the double doors, your lungs immediately fill with the stuffy air that lingers MORE
Leaping through ranks to retirement: MarForPac sergeant major ends 33-year career

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | July 20, 2012

U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific bid farewell to its top enlisted Marine here July 19, as Sgt. Maj. MORE
Marines, Australian soldiers ‘splash-in’ for RIMPAC 2012 amphibious training

By Air Force Staff Sgt. Mike Meares | July 18, 2012

Marines of Amphibious Assault Vehicle platoon, Combat Assault Company, 3rd Marine Regiment, returned MORE
HMH-463, HMLA-169 conduct cross-cockpit training

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | July 11, 2012

Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 169 is visiting from Camp Pendleton, Calif., to reinforce MORE
Only 10 events left to take 101 Days of Summer

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | July 10, 2012

Every year Marine Corps Community Services attracts Marines from all over the island for a MORE
Canadian Forces conduct urban combat training with U.S. Marines

By Cpl. Ben Eberle | July 09, 2012

Canadian Forces are nearly 4,000 miles from their home station in Shilo, Manitoba. During a MORE
Historic events highlight deputy commander’s 32-year career

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | July 02, 2012

The staff at U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific said farewell to one of the command’s senior-most MORE
eMarine hits milestone, boasts interactive features

By Cpl. Tyler L. Main | June 22, 2012

Roughly 67,000 U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Marines have registered with eMarine since March of MORE
New Zealand prime minister, government officials honor Marines’ landing

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | June 19, 2012

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key and other government officials assembled to commemorate the U.S. MORE
Marines revisit history during commemorative concert

By Cpl. Isis Ramirez | June 19, 2012

More than 200 New Zealanders gathered in the pews of Old St. Paul’s, Wellington to be entertained by MORE
Hawaii golfers scramble at annual MarForPac tournament

By Cpl. Ben Eberle | June 06, 2012

Marines might train to assault sandy beaches from large bodies of water, but they want their golf MORE
Marine sergeant receives commendation for life-saving actions

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | June 01, 2012

A Marine sergeant received a Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal here June 1 for saving a MORE
Mulitnational audience pays homage to Australia-New Zealand Army Corps sacrifices

By Cpl. Tyler L. Main | April 25, 2012

Aussie. Kiwi. Yankee. Military and civilians from each background all came together to commemorate MORE
Filipino-American Marines get back to their roots during Balikatan 2012

By Cpl. Vanessa American Horse | April 24, 2012

Joining the military sometimes means being away from family and friends, traveling to new and exotic MORE
Events bring Philippine, U.S. forces together with Crow Valley community

By Cpl. Vanessa American Horse | April 24, 2012

While supporting Exercise Balikatan 2012 in Crow Valley, Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. MORE
Philippine, US military conduct bilateral firefighting training

By Lance Cpl. Alyssa Hoffacker | April 22, 2012

Puerto Princesa Airport Aircraft rescue and firefighting and U.S. Marines AARF practiced putting out MORE
Filipino children spend time with US service members

By Lance Cpl. Alyssa Hoffacker | April 21, 2012

Children from the Bahay Ni Nanay Orphanage visited U.S. Marines and sailors April 19, 2012 on MORE
Filipinos, U.S. Marines control the air together

By Lance Cpl. Alyssa Hoffacker | April 17, 2012

A group of Philippine air traffic controllers from the Puerto Princesa Airport (PPA) visited Marine MORE
Philippine, U.S. sweat for fitness

By Staff Sgt. Lyndel Johnson | April 17, 2012

The sound of cadence and sneakers hitting the pavement could be heard as Philippine airmen and U.S. MORE
Convoy operation class keeps Philippines, US in gear

By Lance Cpl. Alyssa Hoffacker | April 16, 2012

Armed Forces of the Philippines airmen learned convoy operations from U.S. Marines in a class on MORE
Balikatan 2012 officially opens

By Air Force Staff Sgt. Mike Meares | April 16, 2012

Locked arm-in-arm, the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the United States officially opened MORE
Philippine, US forces train together in mock IED drills

By Staff Sgt. Lyndel Johnson | April 13, 2012

An unidentified van stops 50 feet from the gate as all of the passengers run away in various MORE
Marines provide potable water for Balikatan 2012

By Cpl. Vanessa American Horse | April 11, 2012

Everyone needs water; especially Marines and sailors working hard in the Philippines in 90-degree MORE
Teamwork goes beyond gender during Balikatan 2012

By Army Staff Sgt. Cashmere Jefferson | April 09, 2012

Working in 100 degree heat assisting with stucco mixing, carrying weighted cinder blocks and MORE
Building Balikatan: CLB-3 constructs Camp Palacio in Crow Valley

By Cpl. Vanessa American Horse | April 09, 2012

Continuing a long-standing partnership, the Marine Corps will once again participate in Exercise MORE
Flag flies once again over MarForPac

By Cpl. Ben Eberle | February 06, 2012

It happens every morning in virtually every time zone at U.S. military installations around the MORE
Children find their way into MarForPac retired Marine’s big heart, home

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | January 30, 2012

Sitting in the waiting area of the administration office of Headquarters and Service Battalion, U.S. MORE
New year, new chief: MarForPac welcomes new Navy leader

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | January 20, 2012

Master Chief Petty Officer Christopher R. Angstead passed his duties as the U.S. Marine Corps MORE
Political activities: what every Marine and DOD civilian should know

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | January 11, 2012

Just like everyone else in the United States, Marines and Department of Defense civilians have MORE
USS Arizona survivor returns to fallen brothers

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | December 23, 2011

The December rain in Hawaii gave way to a bright and windy day on the USS Arizona Memorial, where a MORE
Marines, families welcome holidays with games and laughter

By Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez | December 16, 2011

Just before the rush of the holidays, Marines, Sailors and civilian Marines assigned to U.S. Marine MORE
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