The Marine Corps plans to survey by April 15 the residents of all its housing, like the family quarters at Camp Lester, Okinawa, shown here on Monday, Feb. 25, 2019.  CARLOS VAZQUEZ/STARS AND STRIPES
The Marine Corps plans to survey by April 15 the residents of all its housing, like the family quarters at Camp Lester, Okinawa, shown here on Monday, Feb. 25, 2019. CARLOS VAZQUEZ/STARS AND STRIPES

Marine Corps commandant orders servicewide review of housing conditions

Stars and Stripes

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — The Marine Corps commandant has ordered commanders to request site visits at all housing for Marines and sailors in their charge after congressional testimony and media reports detailed deficiencies at bases around the world.

Gen. Robert Neller ordered the review in a white letter tweeted by Neller and the Marine Corps on Friday and addressed to all command generals, officers, officers-in-charge and senior enlisted leaders.

Requests for site visits to every residence in government housing, privatized military housing and off-base civilian rentals are to take place by April 15, the letter states. Participation by servicemembers and their families is voluntary.

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