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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:12:52 GMT

‘Magnificent Seventh’ return home
Excited families and eager friends welcomed home 7th Regiment Marines and sailors at Victory Park Thursday. Members of the Magnificent Seventh deployed as part of Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response Central Command 1 More...

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:36:43 GMT

VMGR-152 arrives at Whidbey Island for unit-level training
U.S. Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152 arrived at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Washington, Aug. 13, 2017.
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Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:20:07 GMT

American dance with Japanese locals to honor ancestors
Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni residents joined hands with Japanese locals as they honored the spirits of their ancestors during the Bon-Odori festival at Kinjuen nursing home in Iwakuni, Japan, Aug. 14, 2017, as part of a Cultural Adaptation trip.
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Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:43:17 GMT

Marine returns Japanese WWII flag to original family
Deep within the mountains of Gifu Prefecture, in a small farming village hidden away from the fast-paced city life, the family of a fallen Japanese soldier eagerly waited for the return of a precious heirloom.
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Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:31:39 GMT

Marine Corps Force Reconnaissance Company: The Clandestine Long Range Insertion Specialist
This was a common scene for Marines with the Force Reconnaissance Company, III Marine Expeditionary Force, stationed at Camp Schwab in Okinawa, Japan, who conducted high altitude high opening (HAHO) sustainment training at IDIS-Corp facility in Parker, Ar More...

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 11:14:53 GMT

Marine aids in rescue of 7-year old Japanese boy, inspired to make a difference
Cries of a desperate mother and the sight of a child s limp body on the beach alarmed Capt. Justin Griffis, who up until that point was spending a normal day snorkeling with his family at Maeda Flats in Okinawa, Japan, July 23, 2017.
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Sat, 12 Aug 2017 16:22:00 GMT

Marine Commandant Orders Operational Reset for Aviation Units
General Robert B. Neller, Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, directed U.S. Marine Corps aviation units to conduct an operational reset for a 24 hour-period where no flight operations will take place but no operational commitments will be impacted.
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Fri, 11 Aug 2017 16:46:56 GMT

Northern Viper kicks off for the first time ever
For the first time, more than 2,000 U.S. Marines joined with approximately 1,500 service members with the Japan Self-Defense Force to support the first iteration of Exercise Northern Viper 2017, at Misawa Air Base and the island of Hokkaido, Japan, August More...

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 15:28:00 GMT

Selected Marine Corps Reserve and air officer retention bonus
Marine Administrative Message 429/17 announces the eligibility, application and reporting procedures for the fiscal year 2018 Selected Marine Corps Reserve, Reserve Officer Retention Bonus and the Forward Air Controller/Air Officer Retention Bonus.
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Thu, 10 Aug 2017 19:16:42 GMT

‘Untouchables’ rise to the occasion during ITX 5-17
The Aviation Combat Element, or ACE, plays an invaluable role within the Marine Air Ground Task

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