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Marines, Aussies, Kiwis remember the fallen ANZACs April 28, 2014 — Aussies, Kiwi’s, Americans and distinguished guest from around the world gathered at the National Cemetery of the Pacific here April 25 to commemorate Australia-New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) Day. Annually honored on April 25, this year marked the 99th anniversary of the landing at Gallipoli, the only major amphibious assault that came from World MORE
Marines, Aussies, Kiwis remember the fallen ANZACs
Hawaii Marines’ band recognized as best in Corps January 10, 2014 — Winning best performance for large ensemble band last year just wasn’t enough. After being so close to winning the Marine Corps Band of the Year Award in 2012, the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band went into 2013 with a newfound hunger and a chip on their shoulder, and it paid off. The MarForPac Band was recognized as the Marine Corps Band of MORE
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MarForPac, local artists give back to community with Holiday Concert December 02, 2013 — Whether for the young or old, the musicians of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band and several local artists had plenty of gifts and excitement for everyone at the 6th Annual Na Mele o na Keiki (Music for the Children) Holiday Concert at the historic Hawaii Theatre Center here Dec. 1.  It’s become a yearly gift of appreciation to the MORE
MarForPac, local artists give back to community with Holiday Concert
Chaplain of Marine Corps pays respect to USS Arizona’s fallen November 27, 2013 — Rear Adm. Margaret Grun Kibben, 18th Chaplain of the Marine Corps, visited Pearl Harbor’s USS Arizona Memorial here Nov. 25.  Kibben was the U.S. Pacific Fleet’s distinguished guest of honor for the Remembrance Barge Tour. She, along with her family and several other senior chaplains, came to honor the fallen members of the USS Arizona. Members of MORE
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I MEF Marine strikes gold twice participating in SK13 in New Zealand November 21, 2013 — Sgt. Greg Wubben, a civil affairs non-commissioned officer with 1st Civil Affairs Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, from Ridgefield, Wash., landed in New Zealand for the second time in less than two years, this time to participate in exercise Southern Katipo 2013.  In June 2012, Wubben participated as a heavy equipment operator in the 70th MORE
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Operations shift from sea to land in SK13 November 21, 2013 — Joint and coalition forces participating in exercise Southern Katipo 2013 successfully complete an amphibious landing and move inland to set up a headquarters center aboard Timaru, New Zealand, Nov. 12.  Maj. William Allen, executive officer for 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, is the commander of the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force MORE
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NZ Defence Minister observes SK13 at ground level November 21, 2013 — Dr. Jonathan Coleman, New Zealand Defence Minister, toured the Combined Joint Inter-Agency Task Force headquarters during exercise Southern Katipo 2013 at Timaru Airfield, New Zealand, Nov. 15.  “It’s a large complex exercise,” Coleman said. “It’s the biggest multinational exercise for New Zealand for at least 30 years. There will be a number of MORE
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Marines stop to honor Corps’ birthday during SK13 November 21, 2013 — LINTON MILITARY CAMP, New Zealand - Marines participating in exercise Southern Katipo 2013 celebrate the 238th Marine Corps birthday alongside military members from partner nations at Linton Military Camp, New Zealand, Nov. 10.  The Marine Corps birthday is a day of pride for Marines all over the world. The celebration is conducted in the same MORE
Southern Katipo 2013
Exercise Southern Katipo opens with ‘Hui’ ceremony November 08, 2013 — The New Zealand Defence Force welcomed coalition forces participating in exercise Southern Katipo 2013 with a ritual of the Maori Tribe aboard Waiouru military camp, New Zealand, Nov. 4.  The ritual took place at a "Marae," a tribal meeting place, and consisted of a "Hui," the ceremony. All members of the NZ army, regular or territorial force, MORE
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Historic base housing turns 100 September 18, 2013 — The former Marine Barracks Pearl Harbor Officers’ Quarters, which includes the historic home affectionately known as the “Chesty Puller House,” celebrated their centennial here, Sept. 15. The Puller House is one of the three homes on Russell Avenue constructed in 1913, and was one of the first permanent structures on Naval Base Pearl Harbor and was MORE
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