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PELELIU, Palau – Chief Warrant Officer 3 Michael J. Smith, band officer for the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band, conducts the band during the opening of the 70th Anniversary ceremony commemorating the landing on Peleliu, Sept. 15. The band performed a series of musical pieces during the ceremony, including “Stars and Stripes” and “The Marines’ Hymn.” (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Erik Estrada)
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PELELIU, Palau – Members of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band arrive on the Island of Peleliu, Sept. 15, for the 70th Anniversary of the battle there. Marking the first visit for a Marine Corps band in more than 50 years to the island. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Erik Estrada)
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KOROR, Palau - Sgt. Christopher Calamari, a trumpeter with the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band assist the tuba player, Cpl. Stephan Mowen, during an evening concert performance at a local park, Sept. 16. Calamari and Mowen are members of the “Party Band,” that usually open up for the “Concert Band.” (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Erik Estrada)
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KOROR, Palau – Members of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band perform for residents of Palau, during an evening concert, Sept. 16.  This was the last performance by the band there during their five-day visit on the Republic of Palau.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Erik Estrada)
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KOROR, Palau - Marines of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band, sing as part of a perfomance held at the U.S. Ambassador’s residence, Sept. 14. The MarForPac Band was providing entertainment for guest and veterans at the reception. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Erik Estrada)
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Marines from the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Color Guard and police officers from the Palau Police present the organizational colors of MarForPac and the national ensigns of Palau, Japan and the U.S. at the 70th Anniversary Ceremony for the Battle of Peleliu, Sept. 15. Americans, Japanese and local residents were present to recognize the landing that took place 70 years earlier and was known as one of the bloodiest battles Marines had to fight in during their time in the Pacific for World War II.
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A plaque dedicated to the 1st Marine Division sits atop Bloody Nose Ridge at the 1st Marine Division Memorial on the Island of Peleliu, Palau, Sept. 15. This year marks the 70th Anniversary of the landing on Peleliu, in which Marines from the 1st Marine Division fought in and was one of the bloodiest battles during World War II in the Pacific.
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Rear Adm. Babette "Bette" Bolivar, commander of Joint Regions Marianas, and Maj. Gen. Charles L. Hudson, commander of Marine Corps Installations, Pacific salute a wreath presented at the 81st Army Infantry Regiment Memorial, Sept. 15, during a tour of the memorial sites on Peleliu. This year marks the 70th Anniversary of the landing on Peleliu, which turned into the 'bitterest battle for the Marines' during their World War II campaign in the Pacific against the nation of Japan.
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Stefan Mantovani, holds a photo of his father, Sgt. Edgar Mantovani a soldier who was with the 81st Infantry Regiment that fought during the Battle of Peleliu, during the 70th Anniversary ceremony on the Island of Peleliu, Palau, Sept. 15. This year marks the 70th Anniversary of the Landing on Peleliu, in which Marines from 1st Marine Division fought in and was one of the bloodiest battles during World War II in the Pacific.
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A former active-duty Marine from the 1st Marine Division observes members of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band practice prior to the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Peleliu ceremony, Sept. 15, on the Island of Peleliu, Palau. The anniversary marks the landing on Peleliu, in which Marines for the 1st Marine Division fought in and was one of the bloodiest battles during World War II in the Pacific. Both citizens and veterans from Japan and the U.S. were present at the ceremony.
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Maj. Gen. Charles L. Hudson, commander of Marine Corps Installations, Pacific gives remarks in front of the 1st Marine Division Memorial, during a tour of memorial sites around the island in honor of the 70th anniversary of the landing on Peleliu, Palau, Sept. 15. The battle following the landing would turn into one of the hardest fought battles for the Marines in the Pacific during World War II.
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PELELIU, Palau - Maj. Gen. Charles L. Hudson, commander of Marine Corps Installations, Pacific addresses local residents of Peleliu, Sept. 15, at the 70th Anniversary Ceremony for the Battle of Peleliu. The landing on Peleliu took place Sept. 15, 1944 and was one of the bloodiest battles Marines took part in during World War II. Residents and local authorities attended, as well as Marines and U.S. government officials to honor the sacrifices made by Marines and sailors during this battle.
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PELELIU, Palau - Kiyokazu Tsuchida, 94, and William Darling, 89, shake hands during a ceremony held in honor of the 70th Anniversary of the landing on Peleliu, Sept 15. Tsuchida was a soldier for Japan and Darling a Marine with the 1st Marine Division during the Battle of Peleliu, a battle that has been said to be the "bitterest battle for the Marines" during World War II.
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Marine Wing Support Squadrons 171 and 172, both currently assigned to Marine Aircraft Group 12, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force, drill a hole into the ground as part of the M31 Marine Corps expeditionary arresting gear system in preparation for Valiant Shield 2014. Arresting gear is used to stop aircraft quickly in case they land on a short runway or experience an emergency. Valiant Shield is a a U.S. only exercise integrating U.S. Navy, Air Force, Army and Marine Corps assets, offering real-world joint operational experience to develop capabilities that provide a full range of options to defend U.S. interests and those of its allies and partners.
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A CH-53E Super Stallion from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 163 (Reinforced), 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, departs the flight deck of the USS San Diego during flight operations as part of  the 11th MEU's WESTPAC 14-2 deployment. The 11th MEU and Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group are deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations as a sea-based, expeditionary crisis response force capable of conducting amphibious missions across the full range of military operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/RELEASED)
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U.S. Marines with Company I, Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), offload a Humvee from a Landing Craft, Utility belonging to Navy Beach Unit 7, as part of Amphibious Integration Training (AIT) at Kin Blue, Okinawa, Japan, Sept 4, 2014. The Marines, partnered with Amphibious Squadron-11, are conducting AIT aboard the USS Peleliu (LHA-5) in support of the regularly scheduled Fall Patrol ‘14.
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