Martial Arts Instructor Course conducted at Camp Hansen

Photo by Sgt. Danny Gonzalez
Photo by Sgt. Danny Gonzalez

Martial Arts Instructor Course conducted at Camp Hansen

by Sgt. Danny Gonzalez
31st Marine Expeditionary Unit

Photo caption:

U.S. Marine Cpl. Victor Obakpe, an engineer equipment mechanic with Battalion Landing Team 3/5, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), sits in a stance during a groundfighting spar at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 1, 2021. The Martial Arts Instructor Course is designed to teach Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP) principles and combat conditioning to prepare Marines as MCMAP instructors. The 31st MEU, the Marine Corps' only continuously forward-deployed MEU, provides a flexible and lethal force ready to perform a wide range of military operations as the premier crisis response force in the Indo-Pacific region.




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