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MarForPac Band plays at Rugby World Cup 2011 September 21, 2011 — The U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band played at the pre-game ceremony for the USA Eagles versus Russia game at the Rugby World Cup 2011 at Stadium Taranaki here Sept. 15.  The audience easily recognized the Marines in their blue- white uniforms. Roaring applause went up as the band marched onto the field. They entertained the RWC guests with MORE
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MarForPac Band entertains Stratford community September 19, 2011 — The U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific band held a concert as a community outreach event at the Stratford War Memorial Centre here Sept. 13.  The concert is part of a recently-begun yearlong celebration of the 70th anniversary of U.S. Marines landing in Wellington in 1942.  This is not the first time Marines have been in Aotearoa, the native Maori MORE
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MARFORPAC commander reaffirms partnership, cooperation during visit to Philippines September 17, 2011 — MANILA, Philippines – The commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, made an official visit to the Republic of the Philippines, Sept. 13 – 17. Lt. Gen. Duane D. Thiessen met with the U.S. ambassador to the Philippines, U.S. and Filipino military officials, and component commanders from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) during his stay. MORE
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Old St. Paul's welcomes Marines September 16, 2011 — The U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band held a concert at Old St. Paul’s here Sept. 16 as part of a recently-begun yearlong celebration of the 70th anniversary of U.S. Marines landing in Wellington in June 1942. Old St. Paul’s, an Anglican cathedral, holds historical value to Wellington and to the Marine Corps. Today, the cathedral is open as a MORE
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MARFORPAC Marine comes to aid of drowning victims September 15, 2011 — When Maj. Andrew “Lefty” Rice set out with his friend to visit a popular landmark off Kualoa Beach Park in the Windward side of Oahu Sept. 2, he had no idea of the events that would transpire.  The day began with plans on taking his friend out sightseeing around Oahu. Rice checked the forecast and the tides for locations they would tour and headed MORE
MarForPac Band rocks Rugby World Cup game September 14, 2011 — MORE
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Americans, New Zealanders pause to remember 9/11 at RWC 2011 September 14, 2011 — The U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band played at a special memorial service for the 10-year anniversary of 9/11 at St. Andrew’s on Liardet Church here, Sept. 11.  The U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand, David Huebner, the American rugby team, the Eagles, here to compete in the Rugby World Cup 2011, and many New Zealanders were present at the MORE
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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
MARFORPAC Demonstrates MAGS to Students September 12, 2011 — U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific hosted two chemistry classes from Damien Memorial High School here Sept. 12 to demonstrate new technology in waste disposal. Approximately 25 students and faculty members from the Honolulu school saw the Micro Auto Gasification System (MAGS) in action and learned how this prototype process could someday help the MORE
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The Marines have landed again in New Zealand September 09, 2011 — The U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band arrived here Sept. 10 during the Rugby World Cup 2011 to kick off a yearlong celebration.  New Zealand has a long history with the Marines. Almost 70 years ago, on June 14, 1942, the USS Wakefield arrived in Wellington with the first Marine units to strengthen New Zealand’s defenses during World War II. MORE
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