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Service members receive roadside investigative training Service members receive roadside investigative training

By Lance Cpl. Wes J. Lucko | July 22, 2014

Marines, soldiers, sailors and airmen conducted practical application training as part of a Traffic Collision Investigation Course July 7-29 on Camp Foster for the next phase of military police training.   “This course is about going from zero to hero,” said Tech. Sgt. Timothy Fuller, the instructor supervisor for the course with 343rd Security MORE
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MCAS Futenma CO retires after 25 years

By Cpl. Natalie M. Rostran | July 22, 2014

Col. James G. Flynn celebrated his retirement July 11 at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma after 25 years of service. Flynn served as the commanding officer of MCAS Futenma from 2011 to 2014. During the ceremony, Flynn was awarded the Legion of Merit and a certificate of appreciation from the President of the United States. “The (Legion of Merit) MORE
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The dangers of social media

By LCpl. Tyler S. Giguere | July 21, 2014

A Marine is using social media when a female he does not recognize sends him a friend request. He enjoys meeting new people, so he accepts her request. They begin to chat and soon decide to meet. Before they meet, she tells the Marine he must contact, a man who knows the woman. The man tells him he must pay money or the Marine and his family and MORE
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VMGR-152 SUMOs begin transfer to MCAS Iwakuni VMGR-152 SUMOs begin transfer to MCAS Iwakuni

By Cpl. Natalie M. Rostran | July 15, 2014

– Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152 marked the beginning of its transfer to Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni during a ceremony July 15 at MCAS Futenma.   The transfer of VMGR-152 is part of the U.S. Marine Corps and Government of Japan’s bilateral effort to reduce impact to communities around MCAS Futenma, realign the presence and MORE
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Marine thanked for saving life of Okinawa teen Marine thanked for saving life of Okinawa teen

By Lance Cpl. Tyler S. Giguere | July 15, 2014

Kanami Oshiro, a 15-year-old student at Ginowan High School, and her mother, Masayo Oshiro, visited Camp Kinser July 10 to thank 1st. Sgt Andre S. Guay after he provided Kanami with lifesaving aid following an accident on Route 58, Okinawa, Japan.   While driving, Guay noticed Kanami Oshiro lying in the road June 16, and used his own vehicle to MORE
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