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

U.S. Marines salute during the Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz Reactivation and Naming Ceremony at Asan Beach, National Historical Park, Asan, Guam, on Jan. 26, 2023. The Reactivation and Naming Ceremony officially recognized the activation and naming of Naval Support Activity, Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Blaz after Marine Barracks Guam was deactivated on Nov. 10, 1992. MCB Camp Blaz was administratively activated on October 1, 2020. It is the first newly constructed base for the Marine Corps since 1952 and will serve as an enduring symbol of the continued partnership between the Marine Corps and the Government of Guam, which has existed since the Spanish surrender to U.S. forces on June 21, 1898. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jonathan Beauchamp) - U.S. Marines salute during the Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz Reactivation and Naming Ceremony at Asan Beach, National Historical Park, Asan, Guam, on Jan. 26, 2023. The Reactivation and Naming Ceremony officially recognized the activation and naming of Naval Support Activity, Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Blaz after Marine Barracks Guam was deactivated on Nov. 10, 1992. MCB Camp Blaz was administratively activated on October 1, 2020. It is the first newly constructed base for the Marine Corps since 1952 and will serve as an enduring symbol of the continued partnership between the Marine Corps and the Government of Guam, which has existed since the Spanish surrender to U.S. forces on June 21, 1898. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jonathan Beauchamp)

SINGAPORE (Jan. 9, 2023) Rear Adm. Mark Melson, Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific/Task Force 73, and Rear Adm. Sean Wat, Fleet Commander, Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN), shake hands prior to the opening ceremony of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT)/Marine Exercise (MAREX) Singapore 2022, Jan. 9, 2023. CARAT Singapore is a bilateral exercise between Singapore and the United States designed to promote regional security cooperation, maintain and strengthen maritime partnerships, and enhance maritime cooperation. In its 28th, the CARAT series is comprised of multinational exercises, designed to enhance U.S. and partner forces’ abilities to operate together in response to traditional and non-traditional maritime security challenges in the Indo-Pacific region. The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, comprised of Makin Island, Murtha and amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD 23), is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations with the embarked 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit to enhance interoperability with Allies and partners and serve as a ready-response force to defend peace and maintain stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kendra Helmbrecht) - SINGAPORE (Jan. 9, 2023) Rear Adm. Mark Melson, Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific/Task Force 73, and Rear Adm. Sean Wat, Fleet Commander, Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN), shake hands prior to the opening ceremony of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT)/Marine Exercise (MAREX) Singapore 2022, Jan. 9, 2023. CARAT Singapore is a bilateral exercise between Singapore and the United States designed to promote regional security cooperation, maintain and strengthen maritime partnerships, and enhance maritime cooperation. In its 28th, the CARAT series is comprised of multinational exercises, designed to enhance U.S. and partner forces’ abilities to operate together in response to traditional and non-traditional maritime security challenges in the Indo-Pacific region. The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, comprised of Makin Island, Murtha and amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD 23), is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations with the embarked 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit to enhance interoperability with Allies and partners and serve as a ready-response force to defend peace and maintain stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kendra Helmbrecht)

Royal Thai Armed Forces SM1 Yingyong Tilarak, a Thailand Mine Action Center Explosive Ordnance Disposal student with Humanitarian Mine Action Unit 1, prepares an initiating system during an HMA EOD Level 3 course at Ta Mor Roi Training area in Surin Province, Thailand, Jul. 28, 2022. Royal Thai and American Armed Forces work together to train TMAC students in EOD level 3 in order to develop an EOD capacity to assist TMAC’s mission of becoming landmine free. This partnership is aligned with the U.S. Department of Defense’s Humanitarian Mine Action Program, which assists partnered nations affected by landmines, explosive remnants of war, and the hazardous effects of unexploded ordnance. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Moises Rodriguez) - Royal Thai Armed Forces SM1 Yingyong Tilarak, a Thailand Mine Action Center Explosive Ordnance Disposal student with Humanitarian Mine Action Unit 1, prepares an initiating system during an HMA EOD Level 3 course at Ta Mor Roi Training area in Surin Province, Thailand, Jul. 28, 2022. Royal Thai and American Armed Forces work together to train TMAC students in EOD level 3 in order to develop an EOD capacity to assist TMAC’s mission of becoming landmine free. This partnership is aligned with the U.S. Department of Defense’s Humanitarian Mine Action Program, which assists partnered nations affected by landmines, explosive remnants of war, and the hazardous effects of unexploded ordnance. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Moises Rodriguez)

Lt. Gen. Ryoji Takemoto, Commanding General of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force (JGSDF) Western Army, Maj. General Stephen G. Smith, 7th Infantry Division Commanding General and U.S. Marine Corps Brigadier General Michael A. Brooks, Assistant Commanding General of 3rd Marine Division, provide opening remarks for Yama Sakura 83 opening ceremony at Camp Kengun, Japan, Dec. 4, 2022. Yama Sakura is a complex command post exercise that has been ongoing for over 40 years and continues to build the bilateral partnership of the strong US-JGSDF alliance. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Tom Foster) - Lt. Gen. Ryoji Takemoto, Commanding General of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force (JGSDF) Western Army, Maj. General Stephen G. Smith, 7th Infantry Division Commanding General and U.S. Marine Corps Brigadier General Michael A. Brooks, Assistant Commanding General of 3rd Marine Division, provide opening remarks for Yama Sakura 83 opening ceremony at Camp Kengun, Japan, Dec. 4, 2022. Yama Sakura is a complex command post exercise that has been ongoing for over 40 years and continues to build the bilateral partnership of the strong US-JGSDF alliance. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Tom Foster)

U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 2d Marines and members of the Japan Self-Defense Force Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade offload a Japan Self Defense Force CH-47JA Chinook helicopter during Keen Sword 23 at Tsutara, Japan, Nov. 16, 2022. Keen Sword is a biennial training event that exercises the combined capabilities and lethality developed between 3d Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, and the Japan Self-Defense Force. This bilateral field-training exercise between the U.S. military and JSDF strengthens interoperability and combat readiness of the U.S.-Japan Alliance. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Scott Aubuchon) - U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 2d Marines and members of the Japan Self-Defense Force Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade offload a Japan Self Defense Force CH-47JA Chinook helicopter during Keen Sword 23 at Tsutara, Japan, Nov. 16, 2022. Keen Sword is a biennial training event that exercises the combined capabilities and lethality developed between 3d Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, and the Japan Self-Defense Force. This bilateral field-training exercise between the U.S. military and JSDF strengthens interoperability and combat readiness of the U.S.-Japan Alliance. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Scott Aubuchon)

U.S. Marine Corps Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA) Thailand Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) instructors with 3rd EOD Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, and Thailand Mine Action Center (TMAC) students, track stopwatches until detonation during an EOD level 1-2 course at Jarumanee training area, Ratchaburi, Thailand, November 22, 2022. Royal Thai and American Armed Forces work together to train TMAC students in EOD level 1-2 in order to develop an EOD capacity to assist TMAC’s mission of becoming landmine free. This partnership is aligned with the U.S. Department of Defense’s HMA Program, which assists partnered nations affected by landmines, explosive remnants of war, and the hazardous effects of unexploded ordnance. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Moises Rodriguez) - U.S. Marine Corps Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA) Thailand Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) instructors with 3rd EOD Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, and Thailand Mine Action Center (TMAC) students, track stopwatches until detonation during an EOD level 1-2 course at Jarumanee training area, Ratchaburi, Thailand, November 22, 2022. Royal Thai and American Armed Forces work together to train TMAC students in EOD level 1-2 in order to develop an EOD capacity to assist TMAC’s mission of becoming landmine free. This partnership is aligned with the U.S. Department of Defense’s HMA Program, which assists partnered nations affected by landmines, explosive remnants of war, and the hazardous effects of unexploded ordnance. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Moises Rodriguez)

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