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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
HMH-463, HMLA-169 conduct cross-cockpit training July 11, 2012 — Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 169 is visiting from Camp Pendleton, Calif., to reinforce the Aviation Combat Element of Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force 3, during Rim of the Pacific 2012. In preparation for integrating with the heavy-lifters from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463, the nucleus of SPMAGTF-3 ACE, HMLA-169 MORE
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii
Canadian Forces conduct urban combat training with U.S. Marines July 09, 2012 — Canadian Forces are nearly 4,000 miles from their home station in Shilo, Manitoba. During a three-day training event, their American hosts did everything they could to keep them from feeling at home.  U.S. Marines acted as the opposition force to more than 120 Canadian Forces soldiers during military operations in urbanized terrain (MOUT) training MORE
MARINE CORPS TRAINING AREA BELLOWS, Hawaii
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