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U.S., Philippines and Japan conduct amphibious landing in the Philippines October 8, 2018
U.S. Marines and Sailors aid in local accident October 5, 2018
3D MEB Marines Conduct JHAST Flyaway October 2, 2018
U.S. Marines and Armed Forces of the Philippines Launch Exercise KAMANDAG 2 October 2, 2018
Yama Sakura 73 Kicks-Off December 5, 2017
U.S. Marine Corps and Armed Forces of the Philippines advance sea lift capabilities October 10, 2017
Exercise KAMANDAG begins in the Philippines October 2, 2017
31st MEU Marines, AFP visit Crow Valley school, build ties October 8, 2016
PHIBLEX 33 Opening Ceremony October 7, 2016
Joint Humanitarian Assistance Survey Team Showcases Capability October 7, 2016
III MEF / MCIPac DVIDS Feed

Battery F returns from CATC Camp Fuji [Image 1 of 3]

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 03:09:35 -0400

Marines with Battery F fire an M777A2 155 mm lightweight howitzer during a live-fire training evolution at the East Fuji Maneuver Area by Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji Oct. 2 during Artillery Relocation Training Program 13-3. “It’s our job to provide fire support from miles away, eliminating the threats to our troops and helping accomplish the mission,” said Cpl. Matthew J. Jackson. Jackson is a field artillery cannoneer assigned to Battery F, 2nd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, which is currently assigned to 3rd Bn., 12th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, as part of the unit deployment program. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Henry J. Antenor/Released)
Battery F returns from CATC Camp Fuji [Image 1 of 3]

Battery F returns from CATC Camp Fuji

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 02:45:50 -0400

Marines and sailors with Battery F returned to Camp Hansen Oct. 17 after completing training at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji in support of Artillery Relocation Training Program 13-3.

Battery F returns from CATC Camp Fuji [Image 3 of 3]

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 02:44:27 -0400

he An impact zone was is struck during a live- fire exercise with Battery F aArtillery Marines at the East Fuji Maneuver Area by Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji Oct. 2 during Artillery Relocation Training Program 13-3. The Marines used fired an M777A2 155 mm lightweight howitzer and fired using high- explosive rounds. The Marines in Battery F are assigned with to 2nd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, which is currently assigned to 3rd Bn., 12th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, as part of the unit deployment program. (U.S. Marine Photo by Lance Cpl. Henry J. Antenor/Released)
Battery F returns from CATC Camp Fuji [Image 3 of 3]

Battery F returns from CATC Camp Fuji [Image 2 of 3]

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 02:43:29 -0400

Lance Cpl. Gabriel Alcantar prepares to load the a 155 mm high explosive round into the M77A2 155 mm lightweight howitzer at the East Fuji Maneuver Area by Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji Oct. 2 during Artillery Relocation Training Program 13-3. Alcantar prepared the ammunition, made sure the fuses were for the correct round, and verified it with the section chief. Alcantar is a field artillery cannoneer assigned towith 2nd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, which is currently assigned to 3rd Bn., 12th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, as part of the unit deployment program. (U.S. Marine Photo by Lance Cpl. Henry J. Antenor/Released)
Battery F returns from CATC Camp Fuji [Image 2 of 3]

Service members visit battle sites throughout Okinawa

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 02:20:12 -0400

As service members and civilians crawled through an Imperial Japanese Army bunker from World War II, looking out through a gun port that controlled commanding fields of fire almost 70 years ago, the reality of the Battle of Okinawa began to dawn on them.

Walk to Remember brings families, service members together

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 02:19:12 -0400

Service members, their families and civilians attended the Walk to Remember tribute at the Camp Lester Chapel Oct. 19 in honor of National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month.

Service members visit battle sites throughout Okinawa [Image 3 of 3]

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 02:16:55 -0400

A bouquet of flowers lies on a wall honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice during the Battle of Okinawa at the Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial Park during a battle site tour Oct. 20. Service members and status of forces agreement personnel were given an opportunity to tour the park. The tour, sponsored by Marine Corps Community Services Okinawa, included stops at Kakazu Ridge, the Battle of Okinawa Historical Display, the Okinawa Peace Memorial Museum and the Former Japanese Naval Underground Headquarters. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Diamond N. Peden/Released)
Service members visit battle sites throughout Okinawa [Image 3 of 3]

Walk to Remember brings families, service members together [Image 2 of 3]

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 02:16:38 -0400

Service members, their families and civilians release balloons and watch them float into the sky Oct. 19 during a Walk to Remember tribute event at Sunset Beach. The tribute was held in honor of National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month established by President Ronald Reagan in 1988. The service members are with various units on Okinawa including III Marine Expeditionary Force and Marine Corps Installations Pacific. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Diamond N. Peden/ Released)
Walk to Remember brings families, service members together [Image 2 of 3]

Walk to Remember brings families, service members together [Image 1 of 3]

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 02:16:17 -0400

Balloons are released Oct. 19 by service members, their families and civilians during the Walk to Remember tribute at Sunset Beach, Ginowan City, Okinawa. The tribute was held in honor of deceased loved ones and to recognize National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. The service members are with various units on Okinawa, including III Marine Expeditionary Force and Marine Corps Installations Pacific. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Brian A. Marion/Released)
Walk to Remember brings families, service members together [Image 1 of 3]

Competition builds friendships at Tai Chu En Children’s Home

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 01:53:00 -0400

Oftentimes, those involved in athletics create a bond with their teammates that transcends sports itself. That distinctive bond was established between the residents and staff of the Tai Chu En Children’s Home and service members during a recent Sports Day celebration.

Competition builds friendships at Tai Chu En Children’s Home [Image 4 of 4]

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 01:51:43 -0400

Residents of Tai Chu En Children’s Home compete in a race Oct. 14 at the home in Itoman City, Okinawa. The race was one event during a celebration of Sports Day. Sports Day is a national holiday in Japan held annually on the second Monday in October. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Anthony Kirby/Released)
Competition builds friendships at Tai Chu En Children’s Home [Image 4 of 4]

Competition builds friendships at Tai Chu En Children’s Home [Image 3 of 4]

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 01:51:29 -0400

U.S. Marine Capt. Sean Cunningham, center, and Lt. Cmdr. Harvey C. Macklin, left, compete in Oodama-Korogashi, a giant ball-rolling race, Oct. 14 at the Tai Chu En Children’s Home in Itoman City, Okinawa, as part of the home’s celebration of Sports Day. Participants had to roll the ball to a designated spot before returning to the starting point. Cunningham is the commanding officer of Headquarters Company, Combat Logistics Regiment 35, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, and Macklin is the CLR-35 chaplain. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Anthony Kirby/Released)
Competition builds friendships at Tai Chu En Children’s Home [Image 3 of 4]

Competition builds friendships at Tai Chu En Children’s Home [Image 2 of 4]

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 01:51:13 -0400

Marines participate in Shogaibutsu Kyoso, an obstacle course, Oct. 14 at the Tai Chu En Children’s Home in Itoman City, Okinawa, as part of the home’s celebration of Sports Day. The Marines are with CLR-35, 3rd MLG, III MEF. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Anthony Kirby/Released)
Competition builds friendships at Tai Chu En Children’s Home [Image 2 of 4]

Competition builds friendships at Tai Chu En Children’s Home [Image 1 of 4]

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 01:50:55 -0400

Marines compete in a centipede race Oct. 14 against staff and residents of the Tai Chu En Children’s Home in Itoman City, Japan, as part of the home’s celebration of Sports Day. The race required a team of four people to run to a designated spot and return to the starting point while being tied together at the ankles. The Marines are with Combat Logistics Regiment 35, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Anthony J. Kirby/Released)
Competition builds friendships at Tai Chu En Children’s Home [Image 1 of 4]

3rd MLG hosts 4th annual Children’s Marine Corps Ball

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 01:40:27 -0400

Service members and their families gathered at the Butler Officers’ Club on Camp Foster Oct. 15 for the 4th annual Children’s Marine Corps Birthday Ball.

Publication - Okinawa Marine

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 01:21:32 -0400

Islandwide exercise tests disaster response; Battery F returns from CATC Camp Fuji; Walk to Remember brings families, service members together

Marines, JGSDF push through weather during final exercise

Thu, 24 Oct 2013 22:25:01 -0400

The scene of Marines applying camouflage face paint while preparing for a mission is portrayed in Hollywood movies repeatedly.

Service members, families watch bouting bulls in Uruma City

Thu, 24 Oct 2013 22:21:52 -0400

The sound of roaring spectators resonates throughout the arena as two behemoths clash in a duel of butting heads and brute strength.

Islandwide exercise tests disaster response

Thu, 24 Oct 2013 22:14:29 -0400

Exercise Constant Vigilance 2013 took place Oct. 21–25 throughout Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. Butler.

Philippine, U.S. Marines exchange martial arts knowledge at PHIBLEX 14

Sun, 20 Oct 2013 10:20:07 -0400

"When in the field an understanding of hand-to-hand combat is an essential tool for survival and can mean the difference between life and death," said U.S. Marine 1st Lt. Abraham P. Webb, a platoon commander with 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment. "If you run out of ammunition or lose your weapon you still have the ability to use your surroundings and your own body to fight and survive." U.S. and Philippine Marines shared martial arts skills at Naval Station Leovigildo Gantioqui, San Antonio, Zambales, Republic of the Philippines Oct. 8 during Amphibious Landing Exercise 2014.

U.S. Navy corpsman share capabilities with Philippine counterparts

Sun, 20 Oct 2013 10:18:48 -0400

Medical personnel are an important part of a combat unit, and in order to accomplish their mission it is necessary to understand the equipment at their disposal.

Publication - Okinawa Marine

Thu, 17 Oct 2013 20:38:45 -0400

CFC-0 participation encouraged; Service members, Okinawa residents participate in Naha Tug-of-War; Philippine forces, Marines complete PHIBLEX 2014

Amphibious Landing Exercise 2014 Closing Ceremony

Thu, 17 Oct 2013 05:24:27 -0400

Philippine service members and U.S. Marines and sailors with the 3d Marine Expeditionary Brigade, III Marine Expeditionary Force, hosted a closing ceremony for Amphibious Landing Exercise 2014. Marine Cpl. Tyler Mitchell takes us to Fort Bonifacio, Republic of the Philippines for the story. Also available in High Definition.
Amphibious Landing Exercise 2014 Closing Ceremony

U.S. Marines and Sailors Visit Schools During PHIBLEX 14

Thu, 17 Oct 2013 05:21:25 -0400

Marines and sailors with the 3d Marine Expeditionary Brigade, III Marine Expeditionary Force, visited local schools during Amphibious Landing Exercise 2014. Marine Cpl. Tyler Mitchell takes us to Angeles City, Republic of the Philippines for the story. Also available in High Definition.
U.S. Marines and Sailors Visit Schools During PHIBLEX 14

Philippine Marines Teach U.S. Marines and Sailors Jungle Survival Skills During PHIBLEX 14

Thu, 17 Oct 2013 04:12:14 -0400

Philippine Marines taught U.S. Marines and sailors with the 3d Marine Expeditionary Brigade jungle survival skills during Amphibious Landing Exercise 2014. Marine Cpl. Tyler Mitchell takes us to Naval Station Leovigildo Gantioqui, Republic the Philippines for the story. Also available in High Definition.
Philippine Marines Teach U.S. Marines and Sailors Jungle Survival Skills During PHIBLEX 14

Publication - Okinawa Marine

Thu, 10 Oct 2013 21:22:15 -0400

Typhoon damage may qualify for claims; Wissler discusses future with minister for foreign affairs; Air delivery specialists train in Philippines

Philippine Marines and U.S. Marines Host Martial Arts Exchange During PHIBLEX 14

Thu, 10 Oct 2013 12:53:29 -0400

Philippine Marines, U.S. Marines, and sailors with the 3d Marine Expeditionary Brigade taught one another their military's martial arts during Amphibious Landing Exercise 2014. U.S. Marine Cpl. Tyler Mitchell takes us to Naval Station Leovigildo Gantioqui, Republic of the Philippines for the story.
Philippine Marines and U.S. Marines Host Martial Arts Exchange During PHIBLEX 14

Philippine and U.S. Marines and Sailors Conduct a Stress Fire during PHIBLEX 14

Thu, 10 Oct 2013 12:43:45 -0400

Philippine Marines and U.S. Marines and sailors with the 3d Marine Expeditionary Brigade conducted marksmanship training under stress during Amphibious Landing Exercise 2014. Marine Cpl. Tyler Mitchell takes us to Naval Station Leovigildo Gantioqui, Republic of the Philippines for the story.
Philippine and U.S. Marines and Sailors Conduct a Stress Fire during PHIBLEX 14

U.S. Marines Host Static Display of Aircraft to Philippine Service Members PHIBLEX 14

Tue, 08 Oct 2013 09:36:14 -0400

U.S. Marines with the aviation combat element, 3d Marine Expeditionary Brigade hosted an open house for Philippine Air Force service members and their families to learn about U.S. Marine Corps aircraft up close and personal during Amphibious Landing Exercise 2014. Marine Cpl. Tyler Mitchell takes us to Clark Air Field, Pampanga, Republic of the Philippines for the static display. Also available in high definition.
U.S. Marines Host Static Display of Aircraft to Philippine Service Members PHIBLEX 14

Philippine Marines and U.S. Marines Hone Military Skills Through Competition

Mon, 07 Oct 2013 07:10:54 -0400

Philippine Marines and U.S. Marines and sailors train side by side during Amphibious Landing Exercise 2014 to ensure they are capable of working together effectively to conduct humanitarian assistance and regional security missions. Cpl. Tyler Mitchell takes us to the field where a squad competition encourages combined force readiness. Includes soundbites from Philippine Marine 2nd Lt. Johnrou Cacho, platoon commander, Battalion Landing Team 12, and U.S. Marine 1st Lt. Dilan Swift, platoon commander, 3rd MEB.
Philippine Marines and U.S. Marines Hone Military Skills Through Competition

U.S. Marines and Sailors Participate in 10K Run During PHIBLEX 14

Mon, 07 Oct 2013 06:58:08 -0400

U.S. Marines and sailors with the 3d Marine Expeditionary Brigade ran in the 3rd Annual Pulayan Tagalan Keng Dalan 10-K run during Amphibious Landing Exercise 2014. Marine Cpl. Tyler Mitchell takes us to Angeles City, Republic of the Philippines for the race. Includes soundbites from Lynette Suller, race participant, and Marine 1st Lt. Kevin J. Stier, comptroller, CLR-37, 3rd MEB.
U.S. Marines and Sailors Participate in 10K Run During PHIBLEX 14

Philippine Air Force, U.S. Marines conduct recovery training

Fri, 04 Oct 2013 09:07:13 -0400

An F/A-18C Hornet performs an arrested landing at Clark Air Field, Pampanga, Republic of the Philippines, Oct. 2 as part of Amphibious Landing Exercise 2014. The arresting equipment is a mechanical system used to rapidly decelerate an aircraft as it lands. The recurrence of PHIBLEX, now in its 30th year, demonstrates the commitment of the U.S. and Republic of the Philippines to mutual security and their long-time partnership. The aircraft is with Marine Fighter Squadron 232, currently assigned to Marine Aircraft Group 12, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force, as part of the Marine Corps’ unit deployment program. Soundbites from Cpl. James Lubbers, Tech Sgt. Joselito Morales. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Tyler Mitchell/RELEASED)
Philippine Air Force, U.S. Marines conduct recovery training

Marines Conduct Mass Supply Load Training, Strengthen Expeditionary Capabilities

Fri, 04 Oct 2013 08:55:18 -0400

Marines conducted mass supply load training from a KC-130J Hercules aircraft Oct. 2 in Pampanga, Republic of the Philippines as part of Amphibious Landing Exercise 2014. The recurrence of PHIBLEX, now in its 30th year, demonstrates the commitment of the U.S. and Republic of the Philippines to mutual security and their long-time partnership. Soundbites from Staff Sgt. Nicholas Sellman, Staff Sgt. Crystal Salinis. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Tyler Mitchell/released).
Marines Conduct Mass Supply Load Training, Strengthen Expeditionary Capabilities

Publication - Okinawa Marine

Fri, 04 Oct 2013 01:28:35 -0400

Phrogs finish final flight; Course stengthens disaster response, Philippine Armed Forces members, Marines trian for emergencies

Publication - Okinawa Marine

Thu, 26 Sep 2013 21:16:04 -0400

Commanding general delivers intent; PHIBLEX 14 begins with ceremony; Marines, sailors go ashore; Western Army, Marines focus on communications

Publication - Okinawa Marine

Thu, 19 Sep 2013 20:06:29 -0400

3rd Marine Division celebrates 71 years; Pacific Resilience concludes in Nepal; Doctors, medical students visit USNH Okinawa

Publication - Okinawa Marine

Thu, 12 Sep 2013 21:34:34 -0400

Japan Diet members tour Futenma, Ospreys; Marines, Aussies continue partnership; MWSS-172 refuels helicopters during Exercise Lejeune II; 3rd MEB initiates ACM drill

Publication - Okinawa Marine

Fri, 06 Sep 2013 02:24:38 -0400

"Flying Tigers" celebrate change; JSDF, 3rd MEB prepare, train for disasters; Community members rehearse evacuation routes

Publication - Okinawa Marine

Thu, 29 Aug 2013 20:02:47 -0400

KMEP 13-8 strengthens alliance; ARTP 13-2 commences; III MEF Marines command from sea during UFG; Pilots evade Smokey SAMs

Publication - Okinawa Marine

Fri, 23 Aug 2013 01:15:53 -0400

Marines prep for KMEP 13-8; UFG Veterans visit Foster, share experiences; UFG 13 improves stability, overall mission readiness; Nonlethal weapons exercise begins

ACMC Visits Marines on Okinawa

Fri, 22 Mar 2013 08:19:15 -0400

The Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. John M. paxton Jr. visits Marines on Okinawa March 19. The ACMC and 1st Lt. Jocelyn M. Mills, a Military Police Officer with 3rd Law Enforcement Battalion speak about the visit. Produced by Pfc. Mike Granahan.

Osprey Lift

Thu, 08 Nov 2012 05:18:31 -0500

MV-22 Bravo Ospreys arrived on Okinawa only a short time ago and are already being incorporated in to training. Lance Corporal Mike Granahan brings us to the action. Soundbites include GySgt Jaymz L. Bott—Crew chief VMM- 265. Produced by LCpl Mike Granahan.

Naha Tug of War

Wed, 17 Oct 2012 03:21:09 -0400

U.S. Service Members and citizens of Okinawa came together October seventh to participate in the worlds largest tug of war, Lance Corporal Mike Granahan shows us how they worked together. Soundbite includes Mike Holland – education committee chairman, American Chamber of Commerce in Okinawa. Produced by Lance Cpl. Mike Granahan.

Captain Chris Richardella Interview

Thu, 16 Aug 2012 22:30:22 -0400

Captain Chris Richardella talks to Leatherneck Magazine about Marine training in Australia.

LtCol Matthew Puglisi, OIC of MarForPAC Forward Command Element, Marine Rotational Forces-Darwin

Thu, 02 Aug 2012 22:37:00 -0400

Lt. Col. Matthew Puglisi talks to Leatherneck Magazine about his duties and responsibilities while deployed to Australia.

Marine Lt. Gen. Glueck speaking from Iwo Jima

Tue, 13 Mar 2012 14:37:51 -0400

Marine Gen. Glueck talks to a Reuters Television reporter, in Washington, D.C., about the significance of the role of the U.S. Marine Corps in the historic battle of Iwo Jima in Japan during World War II.

Service members test strength in competition (radio0

Mon, 23 Jan 2012 21:11:04 -0500

As contestants entered the Powerdome Gym on Camp Schwab, participants gathered their strength to compete in the ultimate test of might, a bench press competition.

LCpl Brice Bergman

Thu, 12 Jan 2012 20:08:19 -0500

LCpl Brice Bergman talks to North Platte Telegraph about his duties and responsibilities.

CPL Jeffrey Smedley Interview

Thu, 22 Dec 2011 21:52:54 -0500

CPL Jeffrey Smedley talks about his duties and responsibilities.

Brigadier General Craig Timberlake Interview

Mon, 12 Dec 2011 19:38:07 -0500

Brigadier General Craig Timberlake talks to Leatherneck Magazine about his duties and responsibilities.