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Survival, Spiders and Cobras in Thailand February 19, 2015 — My journey begins on a small island named Okinawa, south of mainland Japan. I’ve been stationed there as a Marine for close to nine months now and, finally, got the chance to deploy. I received orders to support exercise Cobra Gold in Thailand -- a country I’ve always wanted to visit. Soon thereafter, I stepped off a plane in Utapao, Thailand. I MORE
Thai and U.S. Marines Test the Waters February 19, 2015 — As the sun crept over the horizon, the sun’s rays mirrored off a motionless pond, infested with bacteria. These bacteria are not easily relinquished, but two U.S. Marines were ready to purify the water. Cpl. Abraham Ostosmendoza and Lance Cpl. Jamie Neal set up a Light Weight Water Purification System to supply water for the Royal Thai and U.S. MORE
Thailand skies bring U.S. Marines, Thai Air Force together February 19, 2015 — Exercise Cobra Gold 2015 has provided an opportunity for U.S. Marines and the Royal Thai Air Force to train together. The result: improved readiness and ability to operate as an international team in support of peace and security in the region.The mission of the U.S. Marine aviators here is to share, with their Thai counterparts, how they conduct MORE
Marines prepare AAVs for Cobra Gold February 13, 2015 — Marines with the Offload Preparation Party performed pre-operation checks on Assault Amphibious Vehicles, Feb. 6, in order to support Exercise Cobra Gold 2015. The mission of the OPP on board the Maritime Prepositioning Force ship, USNS Pililaau, is to prepare and offload support equipment and supplies from ship to shore. The Marines and the ship’s MORE
Opening ceremony marks start of Cobra Gold 15 February 9, 2015 — Thai and U.S. Forces held an opening ceremony Feb. 9 in Nakhon Nayok, Kingdom of Thailand to mark the start of exercise Cobra Gold 15.Held at the Armed Forces Academy Preparatory School, the event was presided over by Thai and U.S. leaders eager to express their excitement about the continued success of the annual exercise. Cobra Gold is a MORE
Commandant of the Marine Corps announces next Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps January 26, 2015 — WASHINGTON — The Commandant of the Marine Corps announced Jan. 20 the selection of Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Green as the next Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps. “It gives me great pleasure to name Sgt. Maj. Green as the 18th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps,” said Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., the commandant of the Marine Corps.  “His dynamic MORE
Marine Expeditionary Brigade – Afghanistan deactivates, marks end to Afghan mission January 16, 2015 — Marine Expeditionary Brigade – Afghanistan was deactivated during a ceremony at the I Marine Expeditionary Force headquarters Friday at noon.Marine Expeditionary Brigade - Afghanistan was established during 2009, and deployed more than 4,000 forces from Camp Lejeune to Helmand province, Afghanistan. Their role was to assist the Afghan National MORE
Recon Marines prepare for parachute missions in Pacific January 16, 2015 — “Five minutes!” yelled the jumpmaster as he signaled the Marines to get out of their seats. They stood up and made their way to the rear of the aircraft. They are almost at the drop zone – it’s go time. This scene played out several times as Marines with 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion conducted parachute training Nov. 20, 2014 over Ie Shima Training MORE
MARFORPAC Band, guest artists shine bright at annual Christmas concerts December 3, 2014 — U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, and BAE Systems, in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce of Hawai’i, presented the 7th Annual Na Mele o na Keiki (Music for the Children) Holiday Concert at the Hawai’i Theatre Center, Nov. 29-30.“It’s (MARFORPAC) giving back to the community (by providing) a free performance,” said Chief Warrant Officer 3 MORE
MARFORPAC Marines recognized by Navy League 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

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