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III MEF Band plays on 70th anniversary of Guam's liberation III MEF Band plays on 70th anniversary of Guam’s liberation

By Lance Cpl. Drew Tech | August 20, 2014

 Members of the III Marine Expeditionary Force Band took part in numerous events celebrating the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Guam July 18-22 on the Marianas Island of Guam.  The band provided support for through musical performances at different ceremonies, and acted as representatives of the Marine Corps for the liberation MORE
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Australian Air Force, Marines work together to clear air Australian Air Force, U.S. Marines work together to clear air

By Lance Cpl. Joey Holeman | August 18, 2014

BRADSHAW FIELD TRAINING AREA, NORTHERN TERRITORY, Australia – U.S. Marines and Royal Australian Air Force service members came together to ensure safe airspace during Exercise Koolendong 14 (KD-14) at Bradshaw Field Training Area, Northern Territory, Australia August 15.   KD-14 is a ground combat exercise consisting of approximately 1,500 U.S. MORE
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Dog teams use training as opportunity to build rapport Dog teams use training as opportunity to build rapport

By Lance Cpl. Abbey Perria | August 12, 2014

Military working dog handlers and their dogs executed explosives and narcotics detection, patrolling and bite work training Aug. 7 in the Central Training Area, Okinawa, Japan.  During the scenarios, the dogs searched for hidden narcotics and explosives along a trail and in a building. The patrol training involved dogs running down an assistant in MORE
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Dance competition brings service members, community together Dance competition brings service members, community together

By Lance Cpl. David N. Hersey | August 11, 2014

The dancers move with purpose, every step in time with the beat of the drum, as they elicit roaring cheers from the crowd.  U.S. service members and Okinawa residents competed in the 26th annual Hagoromo Kachashi Dance Competition Aug. 3 at the Ginowan City Marine Park.   Several teams from all over Okinawa took the stage and danced as judges MORE
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Japan Self-Defense Force experiences military police responsibilities Japan Self-Defense Force experiences military police responsibilities

By Lance Cpl. Brittany A. James | August 11, 2014

Service members are scattered in groups across a parking lot. Bright red lights of a police car flash as Marines and members of the Japan Self-Defense Force observe how to secure a suspect in handcuffs before trying the techniques themselves.   U.S. Marine military police worked with members of the JSDF Aug. 5 to train for standard field sobriety MORE
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