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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Kenneth O’Brien, special tactics section chief from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron, stands in front of a zodiac boat at Kadena Air Base, Japan, July 30, 2019. O’Brien was selected as one of the 2019 Outstanding Airmen of the Year. An Air Force selection board considered 36 nominees and selected 12 Airmen based on superior leadership, job performance and personal achievements. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Mandy Foster)
Tech. Sgt. Kenneth O’Brien

320th STS troop one of Air Force's most Outstanding Airmen

Each year Air Force officials select 12 Airmen from a pool of 36 nominees based on their superior leadership, job performance and personal achievements to represent the service’s top enlisted members.

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Josue Marquez
Cpl. Jonathan Gardner

4th Marine Regiment conducts AAV crew-served weapons training

U.S. Marine Cpl. Jonathan Gardner, a crew chief with 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, carries MK 19 grenade launcher rounds during an assault amphibious vehicle crew-served weapons range on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 20, 2019.

Newly appointed sergeant major of 4th Marine Regiment, Sgt. Maj. Luis M. Leiva, gives remarks, during a relief and appointment ceremony at Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 16, 2019. During the ceremony, Leiva transferred leadership to Sgt. Maj. Jose H. Molina, who was selected as the new 4th Marine Regiment sergeant major. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. D’Angelo Yanez)
Sgt. Maj. Luis M. Leiva

Passing the torch

U.S. Marines and sailors with 4th Marine Regiment welcome U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. Jose H. Molina during a relief and appointment ceremony aboard Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 16, 2019.

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Patrick Johnson poses for a photograph on Camp Kinser, Okinawa, Japan, August 13, 2019. Johnson, an ammunition clerk with G-4, Combat Logistics Regiment 37, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, is a native of Johnson City, Tennessee. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Carla E. O)
Cpl. Patrick Johnson

The parts that make the whole: How one Marine appreciates the logistics in life and the Corps

“It was myself and doggone six other motivated devils just hauling ass everywhere trying to get ammo back into the mags,” said Cpl. Patrick Johnson with a thick southern twang. “We had a purpose.”

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