Black History Month, a look back at triumphs made in Marine Corps

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February 01, 2015

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan --
Today’s Marine Corps reflects the face of our nation with different ethnicities, genders, origins, beliefs and is supported by an illustrious history of change.

To commemorate that change,...

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My run-in with a Japanese wild boar

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January 29, 2015

I’m not the smartest guy in the world. Neither family nor friends will dispute that.

So the story I’m about to tell makes perfect sense to those who know me.

On the other hand, I’m not bravest person in world. Let’s just say that...

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Photos by Tetsuo Nakahara, Stripes Okinawa

Throw the beans at demons Feb. 3!

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January 26, 2015

For those of you venturing out in town on Feb. 3, be sure to watch out for flying beans and fleeing ogres.

The Japanese celebrate Setsubun, which literally means “change of seasons,” on this day to kick off the preparation for the upcoming...

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