Lance Cpl. Brian O. Baker

by 3rd Marine Division
Stripes Okinawa

Lance Cpl. Brian O. Baker stands for a portrait during Blue Chromite 18 aboard White Beach Naval Facility, Okinawa, Japan, Oct 31, 2017. Blue Chromite is a U.S.-only exercise which strengthens the Navy-Marine Corps expeditionary, amphibious rapid-response capabilities based in Okinawa and the greater Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Baker, a Springfield, Missouri native, is a field radio operator assigned to Headquarters and Service Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment. The Hawaii-based battalion is forward deployed to Okinawa, Japan as part of the Unit Deployment Program.

(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Aaron S. Patterson)

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