U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Albert J. Carls
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Albert J. Carls

3D MARDIV conduct exercise Samurai 2-20

by Staff Sgt. Albert Carls
U.S. Marine Corps

U.S. Marines Corps Gunnery Sgt. Billy Thomas (right), acting first sergeant of Headquarters Company, Headquarters Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, directs Marines during the setup of the command and control center during Samurai 2-20 on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Dec. 10, 2019. The purpose of this exercise is to conduct battle drills that validate the 3rd Marine Division’s movement, setup of a combat operations center, force protection, and passage of command and control between supporting elements.

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