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MARFORPAC bids farewell to Robling, welcomes Toolan August 15, 2014 — In a change of command ceremony, Lt. Gen. Terry G. Robling relinquished command of U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, to Lt. Gen. John A. Toolan, Aug. 15, at Marine Corps Base Hawaii. The event also marks the end of a 38-year-long career for Robling, who retired after relinquishing command.  The change of command, which is normally conducted every MORE
MARFORPAC bids farewell to Robling, welcomes Toolan
Australian, Mexican militaries conduct SWET Training during RIMPAC July 10, 2014 — Australian Army and Mexican Naval Infantry Force service members conducted Shallow Water Egress Training at the pool here July 1 as part of the Rim of the Pacific Exercise 2014.  During SWET, participants were introduced to breathing with compressed air under water and exiting a simulated cage while submerged upside down. This training helps MORE
Australian, Mexican militaries conduct SWET Training during RIMPAC
US and Japan forces conduct amphib landing, assault beach July 10, 2014 — Soldiers from the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force showcased their amphibious landing and beach assault capabilities for the first time at Pyramid Rock Beach here July 1.  The JGSDF conducted the training as part of Rim of the Pacific Exercise 2014 alongside U.S. Marines with 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, based in Okinawa, Japan.  RIMPAC 2014 is the MORE
U.S. and Japan forces conduct amphib landing, assault beach
RIMPAC to kick off in Hawaiian Islands June 27, 2014 — The U.S. Pacific Command is holding a large-scale multinational maritime exercise from June 26 through Aug. 1 around the Hawaiian Islands. Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014 exercise involves 22 nations, 48 surface ships, six submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 military personnel.  RIMPAC is a biannual theater security cooperation training MORE
MarForPac changes hands, Thiessen retires after 38 years August 07, 2012 — MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII - After an impressive showing of Marine Corps pageantry, including a 19-gun artillery salute, a demonstration of musical proficiency by the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band and a sharp example of military drill by the parade formation, Lt. Gen. Duane D. Thiessen relinquished command of MarForPac to Lt. Gen. Terry G. MORE
Lt. Gen. Thiessen marks last Marine Corps milestone … retirement
Hawaii golfers scramble at annual MarForPac tournament June 06, 2012 — Marines might train to assault sandy beaches from large bodies of water, but they want their golf balls to stay clear of both. Approximately 150 amateur golfers from across Oahu teed off in friendly competition as U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, held its 4th annual “scramble” tournament at Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course here, June 1. The afternoon MORE
MCCS to host 22nd BayFest June 17, 2011 —  Marine Corps Community Services Hawaii is hosting its 22nd annual BayFest summer event July 15-17 at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay. BayFest is the largest music event in Hawaii.  This year’s festival features performances by Hawaiian duo Cecilio & Kapono on Friday night, rockers Hoobastank and Puddle of Mudd on Saturday night, country MORE