U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific


U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific

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

July, 2008

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Aches and Pains smash Cruise Missile Support Activity Pacific in two-game streak in first game of 2008 Intramural Volleyball season July 28, 2008 — The 2008 Intramural Volleyball League smashed into one of its first games as the Aches and Pains 2 dominated, shutting down Cruise Missile Support Activity Pacific in two games. The Aches and Pains 2, 2007 Intramural Volleyball League champions, came into both games defending their title, spiking anything that came close to their side of the net, MORE
MARFORPAC celebrates annual family day July 25, 2008 — Personnel with U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, and their families spent an afternoon celebrating family day at Bordelon Field July 25 here. As families scattered around the field, they enjoyed partaking in several events, such as a mobile petting zoo with pony rides, inflatable slip-and-slide, dunk tank, bounce house, K-9 demonstration and a MORE
Marine leader leads with humor July 23, 2008 — One challenge every senior enlisted Marine must face in his career is keeping his Marines motivated and proficient.  For Staff Sgt. Michael Dase, a little humor and a lot of esprit de Corps provide the right trick to keeping his Marines ready. Dase, the senior Helicopter Rope Suspension Techniques  instructor with III Marine Expeditionary Force’s MORE
Marine helos transport casualties during RIMPAC Exercise July 22, 2008 — Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 362, Marine Aircraft Group 24, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing stationed at U.S. Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay, transported casualties during a mass-casualty exercise here July 21.      The exercise is one of many conducted during the 2008 Rim of the Pacific Exercise, a multinational exercise held MORE
U.S., Bangladeshi Forces perform riot control demonstration July 22, 2008 — Okinawa-based Marines, sailors, Bangladeshi service members and local-law-enforcement personnel performed a riot-control demonstration after two weeks of training July 22. The demonstration was part of Non-Lethal Weapons Executive Seminar 2008, a bilateral exercise headed by U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, and conducted by III Marine MORE
MARORPAC and III MEF Marines and sailors donate to Bangladesh charity organization July 22, 2008 — Marines and sailors with U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, and III Marine Expeditionary Force donated more than $300 and a soccer ball to the National Christian Fellowship of Bangladesh July 18 here.The NCFB is a charity organization designed to provide educational and medical relief to poverty-stricken Bangladesh nationals.Moved by the living MORE
Camp Smith goes big with new gym equipment July 21, 2008 — The Camp Smith Semper Fit Center recently introduced a variety of new equipment to the growing population of service members here.      The center added new pieces of cardio equipment and replaced numerous weight lifting machines with newer updated versions and more, to ensure the needs of members are met. Kelly Fornes, Camp Smith Semper Fit sports MORE
III MEF unit shares non-lethal tactics with Bangladeshi service members, law enforcement personnel July 16, 2008 — Okinawa-based Marines and sailors shared non-lethal tactics with more than 100 Bangladeshi service members and local law-enforcement personnel July 12 – 21 during a training scenario here. The training was part of Non-Lethal Weapons Executive Seminar 2008, a bilateral training seminar headed by U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, and conducted by MORE
U.S., Bangladesh forces bond during non-lethal weapons training July 16, 2008 — PEELKHANA, DHAKA, Bangladesh – It isn’t unusual for U.S. forces to travel to different countries teaching service members various military tactics in order to improve partner nation capabilities, but for some the best part of the training comes outside the classroom.While Okinawa-based Marines and sailors traveled to Bangladesh to teach non-lethal MORE
USO sponsors Military Appreciation Day at Honolulu Zoo July 5, 2008 — Thousands of service members, retirees and their families attended Military Appreciation Day June 28 at the Honolulu Zoo.United Services Organization of Hawaii, the city and county of Honolulu and the Honolulu Zoo, sponsored the event to demonstrate the community’s appreciation for service members and the hardships their families endure.“It is MORE

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