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U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific

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U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific - Pacific Theater News


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Flag flies once again over MarForPac February 06, 2012 — It happens every morning in virtually every time zone at U.S. military installations around the world. The brief ceremony, while undertaken with utmost formality and respect, rarely captures the attention of an entire base.  This time it did.  More than a hundred service members and civilians gathered outside the headquarters building of U.S. MORE
Children find their way into MarForPac retired Marine’s big heart, home January 30, 2012 — Sitting in the waiting area of the administration office of Headquarters and Service Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, you often hear someone laughing. Not just any laugh, a strong laugh, and it’s a clear reflection of the small curly-haired Jamaican woman who wields it. “So many times you are judged for your exterior and don’t get a MORE
Marines, families welcome holidays with games and laughter December 16, 2011 — Just before the rush of the holidays, Marines, Sailors and civilian Marines assigned to U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific invited their families to enjoy the annual MarForPac holiday party at the Pollock Theater here Dec 16. While the service members and their spouses mingled with each other, their children were well entertained by a variety of MORE
Finance sesssions available for Kaneohe, Camp Smith Marines December 15, 2011 — Are you looking to buy a new car? Maybe you just got married or expect a baby. Whether you foresee a major financial change or you just need to budget your spending, Marine Corps Community Services’ Marine & Family Programs can help. Bruce Sneddon, program manager for the Personal Financial Management Program at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe MORE
Scopes to notes: One Marine’s journey from technician to musician November 17, 2011 — As the summer months were approaching, cold still lingered in the small towns of northern New Zealand. Members of the local community took refuge from the weather inside a civic center to be entertained by the performance of a military band. The audience was noticeably captivated by what they were hearing. The drummer’s beats echoed around the MORE
Camp Smith Marines train for combat mindset November 16, 2011 — It was 8 a.m. and the company first sergeant was not sitting at the company office. Combat camera Marines weren’t at their usual desks in the basement of Building 1 here, taking work orders for U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific. Pacific Command was missing a Marine noncommissioned officer. They weren’t the only Marines away from their usual work MORE
70 years takes Camp Smith from hospital to headquarters October 31, 2011 — As the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor and the start of the U.S. involvement in World War II draw near, service members here have an opportunity to reflect on their base’s history. Camp H.M. Smith is home to U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, the largest field command in the Marine Corps, but in March 1941, Congress approved Aiea as MORE
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Costumed characters ‘Howlin’ Mad’ for 5K October 29, 2011 — It isn’t common to find Batman, a giant banana, the Burger King and Tom Hanks racing to the same finish line, but a race days before Halloween is almost guaranteed to bring the unusual. Runners from around Oahu gathered at Kailua Beach Park here Oct. 29 to participate in the 2nd Annual General “Howlin’ Mad” Smith 5K run. The race, coordinated by MORE
MarForPac hosts family fun day October 07, 2011 — Marines, Sailors and their families enjoyed the Bordelon Bash hosted by Headquarters and Service Battalion, U.S. Marines Corps Forces, Pacific at Bordelon Field here Oct 7. This is the first Bordelon Bash hosted by the battalion, although they usually host multiple “morale” events every year. Events range from field meets to holiday or seasonal MORE
Headquarters CO enjoys supportive role September 13, 2011 — It wasn’t until his first time in command that Col. Brent S. Willson realized how much he enjoyed providing the much-needed support and guidance to the Marines and Sailors in his charge.  Willson took command of Headquarters and Service Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Aug. 15 during a ceremony at Bordelon Field here. Shortly after the MORE

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