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U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance. Cpl. Tanner D. Lambert
Sgt. Christopher Delgado

7th Communication Battalion Marine receives Littleton Award for operational communications excellence

Sgt. Christopher Delgado, a tactical and digital wideband transmissions supervisor with Alpha Company, 7th Communication Battalion, was recently awarded the PFC Herbert A. Littleton Noncommissioned Officer Trophy for Operational Communications Excellence.

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Peter Reft
Master Sgt. Andrew Sanders

Future Ops maintains counter COVID-19 momentum

As Team Kadena leaders consider how to implement and update force health protection measures, the Future Operations team, or FUOPS, works behind the scenes to arm decision makers with situational awareness and knowledge to make the most informed decisions.

Courtesy photo by Kirsten Brodie
Kirsten Brodie

The Home Front: Families make face masks for the 31st MEU Marines

Based out of Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) operates as the forward deployed crisis response force for III Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) in the Indo-Pacific region.

U.S. Navy photographer Keith Zimmerman, left, photographed at an unknown date during his World War II service and Zimmerman’s great-great niece, U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Carla Elizabeth O, poses on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, March 30, 2020. Zimmerman served as a photographer on the USS Tangier from 1941 to 1945. O is trained as a combat correspondent in the Marine Corps and has served in Okinawa since July 2019. (Photo by Cpl. Carla Elizabeth O)
Cpl. Carla Elizabeth O

Okinawa Marine retraces family's past on island through photos

When Keith Zimmerman died, no one wanted his photos. It was not for three generations that I stumbled upon them at a family party. A service member myself -- a United States Marine -- now stationed in Okinawa, Japan, where Keith, my mom’s great-uncle and godfather, had been 75 years before.

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