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Pacific Marines Feb 13
with conduct High Mobility Artillery Rocket System () live-fire drills during Exercise Iron Fist 2020, an annual, bilateral exercise between the and to improve the participants’ capabilities and enhance U.S.-Japan relationships.
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Pacific Marines Feb 12
Kirk Caldwell and Hajime Nakama, mayors of Honolulu, Hawaii, and Kin Town, Okinawa, Japan, sign a Friendship City agreement for their cities to deepen their relationship through good will and understanding. Okinawa is vital to the in the Indo-Pacific and is home to .
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Pacific Marines Feb 11
A recent training exercise in marked the first time and soldiers deployed together from the America ESG, the first time a was inserted via landing craft air cushion, and the first time a HIMARS platoon was attached to a MEU.
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Pacific Marines Feb 10
from fire an M124 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System () and the M777 Howitzer during Ex. Northern Viper between the & in Hokkaido, . The exercise is designed to enhance the collective defense capabilities of the U.S. and Japan.
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Pacific Marines Feb 6
. and the Royal Thai Armed Forces conduct a supplemental landmine casualty care event in Ratchaburi Province, Kingdom of , which helps instruct military students on the tactics, techniques and procedures for locating and disposing of unexploded ordnance.
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Pacific Marines Feb 5
and soldiers conduct urban breaching training at during Exercise Iron Fist 2020, an annual, bilateral exercise between the and to improve the participants’ respective capabilities and enhance U.S.-Japan relationships.
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Pacific Marines Feb 4
maneuver an Amphibious Combat Vehicle onto the USS Somerset as part of vehicle developmental testing at . The Marines are testing the Marine Corps’ newest amphibious vehicle, which will replace the current Amphibious Assault Vehicle.
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Pacific Marines Jan 30
with 3rd Marine Division conduct ski training with soldiers during Exercise Northern Viper at Yausubetsu Training Area, Hokkaido, . The exercise is designed to enhance the collective defense capabilities of the U.S. and Japan.
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Pacific Marines Jan 29
The Hon. Carmen Cantor (left), U.S. Ambassador to the Federated States of , stands with Mark Hashimoto, executive director of MARFORPAC, during an office call at the MARFORPAC headquarters, Jan. 28, 2019.
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Pacific Marines Jan 28
. with hold a community relations event in Kapolei, HI, during their Realistic Urban Training Exercise in Hawaii. The training is designed to maintain the skills of the 31st MEU as a crisis-response force in the Indo-Pacific region.
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Pacific Marines Jan 27
15 years ago yesterday, 30 Marines and one sailor, from 3rd Marine Division on and , lost their lives in a helicopter crash in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, marking the greatest single-day loss of Hawaii-based Marines since WWII.
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Pacific Marines Jan 24
. with 3rd Marine Division show soldiers a Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, the new 5th generation vehicle replacing the HMMWV, during Exercise Northern Viper in , an exercise focused on improving U.S.-Japan support to their Mutual Defense Treaty.
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Pacific Marines Jan 23
. lands the first F-35C Lightning II on , bringing a technological advantage to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 314’s arsenal through upgraded fuel capacity and enhanced stealth capability over the F-35B, increasing the air superiority and deterrence.
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Pacific Marines Jan 22
. medical personnel with 1st Medical Battalion, and soldiers with the Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade rehearse field surgical and combat care together during Exercise Iron Fist 2020, an annual, bilateral exercise between the and .
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Pacific Marines Jan 21
The commanding officers of and shake hands after the opening of Ex. Forest Light Western Army in Kyushu, Japan, a bilateral exercise focused on enhancing the collective defense capabilities of the U.S.-Japan alliance.
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Pacific Marines Jan 17
Acting Secretary of Thomas Modly speaks to service members and civilians at MARFORPAC during his Indo-Pacific tour to speak about the state of the DoN, the importance of the - team and how that integration is key to having a stronger presence in the theater.
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Pacific Marines Jan 17
with and 3rd MarDiv conducted a high frequency “long shot” across the Pacific Ocean, allowing the two commands to talk over high frequency radio, ideal for a communications-denied environment that is nearly impervious to interception or jamming.
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Pacific Marines Jan 16
with conduct training drills during Visit, Board, Search and Seizure training at , . The exercise helps the Marines to better perform maritime interdiction operations as a response force in the Indo-Pacific region.
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Pacific Marines Jan 15
U.S. Marines and Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force () soldiers will conduct joint amphibious training during Exercise on . Iron Fist is an annual, bilateral exercise between the and .
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Pacific Marines Jan 10
with conduct a live-fire exercise on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, , serving to help hone the Marines’ combat proficiencies with the M4, M16A4 and M27 weapon systems in preparation for their upcoming deployment in the region.
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