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U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific

In Any Clime and Place

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SecNav presents colonel Legion of Merit Medal August 31, 2009 — MORE
SECNAV Thanks Marines in Pacific August 21, 2009 — The Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus visited Marines at Camp H.M. Smith and Marine Corps Base Hawaii (MCBH), Kaneohe Bay Aug. 21.SECNAV met with MCBH staff at the Pacific War Memorial, toured the Combat Convoy Simulator and other base assets. Additionally, Mabus presented awards and spoke with the Marines and Sailors of Marine Aircraft MORE
Mongolian, US forces prepare Five Hills Training Area for Khaan Quest 2009 August 15, 2009 — Mongolian Armed Forces, along with U.S. cooperation, are currently finalizing preparations of the Five Hills Training Area for Khaan Quest 2009, a multi-national training exercise with the goal of increasing peace support operation core competencies.Located near Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, and established in 1983, Five Hills Training Area is a MORE
Lt. Gen. Stalder Tours Five Hills Training Area August 15, 2009 — Lieutenant Gen. Keith J. Stalder, commanding general, Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, visited the Five Hills Training Area Aug. 15 to attend the opening ceremony of Khaan Quest 2009 and to meet with participating U.S. forces.Khaan Quest 2009, a multi-national peace support training exercise, began earlier this month with the United Nations Staff MORE
Every clime and place: Marines train alongside Mongolian Army August 14, 2009 — Over the windswept steppe near Ulaanbaatar, Lance Cpl. Travis G. Floyd trekked through a live fire course in a part of the world he never expected to see.“This is the kind of thing that I joined the Marine Corps for, this is great,” said Floyd, an amphibious assault vehicle crewman with 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division.Floyd’s MORE
Marine aircraft crew gives MAF tour of ‘Super Hercules’ August 10, 2009 — Marines from Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152 out of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, gave a tour of their KC-130 J aircraft Tuesday for approximately 30 members of the Mongolian Armed Forces.The tour was an unofficial event conducted to further increase U.S. and Mongolian partnerships in conjunction with Khaan Quest MORE
MarForPac HQSVCBN commanding officer relinquishes command August 07, 2009 — Sergeant Maj. James Roberts, Jr., Headquarters and Service Battalion, Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, passes the battalion colors to inbound Col. Al Thoma at Bordelon Field Aug. 7.  The relatively short, yet concise, change of command might have left out long speeches, but the appreciation and heart-felt sentiment remained as Lt.Col. John Sharkeys MORE
Tokyo school honors American heroes at Punchbowl August 03, 2009 — More than 100 staff and students from the Hakubi Kiyoto Kimono Schools held a wreath laying ceremony in honor of American service members laid to rest at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific Aug. 3. This year marked the 40th anniversary of the Tokyo-based school’s pilgrimage to the site which ancient Hawaiians called a hill of sacrifice MORE