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U.S. Navy Lt. Hal Jones prays at the base of Mt. Suribachi, Japan, July 2, 2019. Jones, the Navy Chaplain of 7th Communication Battalion, spoke with the Marines and Sailors and did a moment of silence to honor the service members that died in the Battle of Iwo Jima. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brienna Tuck)
Lt. Hal Jones

Okinawa Marines and Sailors visit Iwo To

74 years ago the U.S. Marine Corps underestimated their enemy, what they had anticipated to be a short battle against the outnumbered Japanese troops ended up as a 36-day siege resulting in nearly 7,000 Marines losing their lives.

SAF Marines take on OC spray
Hospital Corpsman Christopher Walters

SAF Marines take on OC spray

U.S Navy Hospital Corpsman Christopher Walters, assigned to 3rd Medical Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, is sprayed with water on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, July 12, 2019.

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Persinger
Lt. Col. Nicholas D. Waldron

Leaders of MWHS-1 tour Japan Coast Guard

Lt. Col. Nicholas D. Waldron, the commanding officer of Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 1, presents a plaque to the Japan Coast Guard on Okinawa, Japan, July 10, 2019.

U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa
Senior Airman Michael Sloan

18th Wing Airman of the Week

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Michael Sloan, construction inspector assaigned to the 718th Civil Engineer Squadron from Midlothian, Virginia, was selected as the 18th Wing’s Airman of the Week for the week of July 15-19, 2019, at Kadena Air Base, Japan.

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U.S. Air Force photo taken by Senior Airman Cynthia Belío
Senior Airman Adam Alvarez Martinez

Airman 1st Class Samira Trimas, Aircrew Flight Equipment technician assigned to the 353rd Special Operations Support Squadron, poses for a photo on Kadena Air Base, June 25, 2019. Trimas volunteered more than 500 hours to group and wing-level designated driver programs and was nominated for the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Raughton)
Airman 1st Class Samira Trimas

U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa
Senior Airman Joshua Serrano Gines

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Matthew Seefeldt
Capt. Lauren Kalani

U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa
Airman 1st Class Shawn McMahon

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cynthia Belío
Senior Airman Diana Garcia-Ferrufino