Camp Courtney

Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii - Cpl. Calvin V. Montgomery uses his whole body to pull the lanyard of an M777 Howitzer, firing a 155 mm round March 11 during Dragon Fire Exercise 15-2 at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii. Howitzers are used by artillery batteries to provide suppressing fire for ground units. Montgomery, an Eatonton, Georgia, native, is a radio operator with Headquarters Battery, 12th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force.

12th Marines Engages in Combined Arms During Exercise

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March 28, 2015

POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, KONA, Hawaii -- An Okinawa based Marine Corps headquarters battery travelled to Hawaii to train directly with its subordinate artillery battery and other branches during Dragon Fire Exercise 15-2 March 3-15.

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Speakin' Japanese: Conversing about pets

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March 23, 2015

Like Americans, Japanese love pets. If you happen to see someone walking with a pet at park or on the street, it can be a great opportunity to strike up a conversation. Try using some of these phrases. 

“Totemo kawaii!” =...

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Camp Courtney

Col. Michael W. Taylor
CSM - Sgt. Maj. Michael R. Saucedo
Deputy - Dr. Ray Welch
622-9476

Lodging: Courtney Lodge - 622-9578
               Courtney Billeting - 622-9578
Camp Services: 622-9596
Bush Medical Clinic: 622-7632

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Camp Coutney, Okinawa, Japan - Okinawa residents harvest “hijiki,” a type of seaweed, during the first day of the Hijiki Harvest at Camp Courtney March 4. The first day of this year’s harvest drew more than 250 residents. Hijiki is a traditional Japanese food that is nutrient-dense and rich with iron. Many residents look forward to the Courtney harvest because hijiki is scarce in other areas of Okinawa due to overharvesting. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Royce Dorman/Released)

“Kama” in hand, seaweed in the bag: Camp Courtney opens gates for 15th annual Hijiki Harvest

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March 22, 2015

Camp Courtney, OKINAWA, Japan --  A brisk wind brings a chill as the tide breaks from the shoreline and rolls back out to sea. As the waves calm, conversation can be heard and the anticipation felt as Okinawa residents pour onto the beach in...

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