Drive helps replenish Armed Services Blood Bank

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Drive helps replenish Armed Services Blood Bank

by: Photo by Lance Cpl. Matthew Manning | .
Okinawa Marine | .
published: October 22, 2012

Cpl. Patrick B. Simmerman, left, watches while Seaman Keith Williams inserts a needle into Simmerman’s arm during the 3rd Maintenance Battalion blood drive at Camp Kinser Oct. 16.

The battalion hosted the blood drive to help replenish the Armed Services Blood Bank Center at U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa. The drive was open to all status of forces agreement individuals.

Simmerman is an assault amphibious vehicle repairer and technician with the battalion. Williams is a hospital corpsman with the Armed Services Blood Bank Center. 3rd Maintenance Bn. is part of Combat Logistics Regiment 35, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force.