Gunnery Sgt. Todd Groves

Spotlight on You: Gunnery Sgt. Todd Groves

A Friendly Farmer: Missouri Marine finds a home in Okinawa

by: Lance Cpl. Bernadette Wildes | .
III Marine Expeditionary Force | .
published: February 27, 2017

Gunnery Sgt. Todd Groves and Bokusei Kinjo at Kinjo’s farm, near Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 23, 2017. Groves is a maintenance chief with Small Craft Repair Platoon, Expeditionary Operations Training Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, and Kinjo is a local Japanese farmer. Groves, from Fulton, Missouri, was a pig farmer growing up and has now found a place he can call home on Kinjo’s farm. He has helped to take care of the land and the animals on Kinjo’s farm for the last two years.

(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Bernadette Wildes) 

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