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Coming Home July 25, 2015 — The 3rd Marine Division conducted a repatriation ceremony July 25, 2015 to honor the remains of at least 36 Marines in Tarawa, Kiribati, who fought and died during the Battle of Tarawa in World War II.The Battle of Tarawa, also known as the 76-hour battle, took place from November 20-23, 1943 on the heavily fortified island of Betio, which was held MORE
Navy Releases the Final SEIS - Now the Real Work Begins July 18, 2015 — The Department of the Navy (DON) has published the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) that assesses the potential environmental consequences of establishing a live-fire training range complex (LFTRC), a cantonment area, a family housing area, and associated infrastructure on Guam.The SEIS is specific to the relocation of the reduced MORE
Band Harmonizes Relations July 14, 2015 — The U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band returned July 11, 2015 from a 16-day trip to Tonga where they collaborated with Tonga’s Royal Corps of Musicians, the Australian Army Band and the New Zealand Army Band. Together they performed in the coronation events for King Tupuo VI, the king of Tonga.The MARFORPAC Band did a lot of preparation before MORE
U.S. Marines and Timor-Leste Defence Force members wrap up Exercise Koa Moana 15.2 July 12, 2015 — A platoon of U.S. Marines with Company A, 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force – Darwin, and Timor-Leste Defence Force members completed Exercise Koa Moana 15.2 in Dili, Timor-Leste, June 26. The U.S. Marines embarked on the USNS Sacagawea (T-AKE-2) and arrived in Timor-Leste on June 20, completing a bilateral exercise with MORE
MARFORPAC Band Honored to perform for King of Tonga July 9, 2015 — After participating in the King’s Birthday Celebration and military tattoo in 2011, the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band accepted the invitation to participate in the 2015 Coronation events beginning July 4 through July 8 alongside the New Zealand and Australian Army Bands. The event honored the King of Tonga and His Majesty’s Armed Forces. MORE
Marine armorer supports more than just Marines during an international competition July 8, 2015 — The typical duty day of an armorer can vary greatly from day to day. From reporting to work in middle of the night before the rifle range shooters show up at dawn to draw their weapons, to working until dusk to account for all the weapons on hand. On any given day, armorers put in long hours of sweat and stress. Other aspects of their specialty do MORE
Exercise Khaan Quest 2015 Closing July 1, 2015 — Closing ceremonies commenced today at the Five Hills Training Area in Tavantolgoi, Mongolia, marking the official end to Exercise Khaan Quest 2015. For the past two weeks, Mongolian Armed Forces hosted over 20 nations in this 13th iteration of the exercise. Khaan Quest is an annual multinational exercise co-sponsored by U.S. Pacific Command and is MORE
Marines wrap-up exercise Southern Jackaroo 2015 June 25, 2015 — At midday on the culmination of Exercise Southern Jackaroo, various amounts of gunfire could be heard throughout the training area until the battle was done and it was time to prepare for a movement. The battle group consisting of U.S. Marines and Australian soldiers, grabbed their packs, slung their rifles and took their first steps toward their MORE
Khaan Quest 2015 Commences June 21, 2015 — Mongolian Armed Forces and U.S. service members, along with more than 20 other nations, held an opening ceremony June 20 to mark the beginning of Exercise Khaan Quest 2015 at the Five Hills Training Area.Khaan Quest is a regularly scheduled, multinational exercise hosted annually by MAF and co-sponsored by U.S. Army, Pacific, and U.S. Marine Corps MORE
MARFORPAC Band Brass Quintet returns to Hawaii after week-long trip in Jakarta June 6, 2015 — Members from the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band Brass Quintet wrapped up their trip to Jakarta, Indonesia, June 6, 2015.The brass quintet performed a total of five events over a span of four days in the country.The band first performed for local citizens at the Pacific Place Mall, which many band members felt was a success. “Having a Marine MORE

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