U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific


U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific

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U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific - Pacific Theater News

July, 2010

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Amphibious landing at Pyramid Rock July 27, 2010 — US Marines and Australian soldiers will participate in an amphibious landing at Pyramid Rock on July 30 using Marine Corps Amphibious Assault Vehicles. Following the landing, the Marines and soldiers will transition to a live-fire range to conduct "fire and movement." A static equipment display will be available following the live-fire range.Media MORE
MarForPac gets glimpse at new combat gear July 22, 2010 — Dozens of Marines and civilian personnel assigned to U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, attended an Infantry Combat Equipment Display July 22 at the MarForPac Headquarters here.The purpose of the event was to familiarize personnel with the numerous improvements Marine Corps Systems Command made to Marine combat and cold-weather equipment in the MORE
Royal Australian Band Rocks Bonhomme Richard July 19, 2010 — Marines and Sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) were treated to some musical entertainment courtesy of the Royal Australian Navy Band Sea Deployment Group July 16-19.The 2010 Rim of the Pacific exercise has given Sailors aboard Bonhomme Richard the unique opportunity to watch the Australian Band in action.Chief MORE
Bloggers Lifted by C-17 July 16, 2010 — Exercise Rim of the Pacific 2010 (RIMPAC) illustrated air component capabilities to prominent local bloggers of Hawaii during mission scenarios on July 16, on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.Thirteen social media gurus watched as two C-17 Globemaster III aircraft from the 535th Airlift Squadron, 15th Air Wing, dropped real world and MORE
U.S. Marines Train With International Allies At Pohakuloa Training Area During RIMPAC 2010 July 15, 2010 — Splashing ashore on amphibious vessels and touching down amidst the rotor wash of transport helicopters, Hawaii-based Marines and coalition forces from seven nations arrived at Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA), Hawaii, July 15 during the biennial, multinational Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2010. The training they conducted at PTA provided the MORE
University of Oklahoma educates MarForPac on domestic terrorism July 12, 2010 — Dozens of service members and civilian personnel attended the Evolution of Revolution Brief July 12 at the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Headquarters, aboard Camp H.M. Smith Hawaii.The brief, given by Kelly Damphousse, an associate professor with the University of Oklahoma’s Department of Sociology, was designed to point out trends in domestic MORE
Warfighting Lab General to Talk Latest Sea-Based Operational Capabilities in Support of the Warfighter July 8, 2010 — Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory Commander, Brig. Gen. Robert F. Hedelund, will talk with media July 13, 10:00-11:00 a.m. He will discuss the Hawaii-based experiment (to include experimental technologies) aligned with the Corps’ “Vision 2025”, a concept that could change the way Marines fight. The event will take place on Ford Island in the MORE
F-18 Hornets expectd in area for RIMPAC July 7, 2010 — Residents may notice an increase in noise levels at Marine Corps Air Station, Kaneohe Bay beginning Wednesday, July 7 - Aug. 1, as 12F-18 Hornets will be participating in Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC) off the coast.This is the first time Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron-224 (VMFA (AW)-224) out of Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, MORE
Marines prepare partner nations for RIMPAC 2010 July 6, 2010 — Canadian, Australian, Malaysian and Tongan forces participated in Shallow Water Egress Training (SWET), Marine weapons safety and many other training classes here June 30 in preparation for Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC) 2010.The SWET training was geared toward RIMPAC personnel who will be traveling daily between ships by way of MORE
Indonesian Marines prepare for RIMPAC July 6, 2010 — Indonesian Marines participated with United States Marines in water survival techniques here July 2 in preparation for Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC) 2010.RIMPAC is a biennial exercise that improves the interoperability of partner nations.In total, there are 14 nations, 32 ships, five submarines, more than 170 aircraft and 20,000 personnel MORE

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