U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Steven LaDine seemed to see the colorful Marshall Island-style outrigger canoe everywhere – effortlessly breezing across the water, or sitting in the sand near the beach in...
U.S. Marines with 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, attend a memorial ceremony commemorating the life of Lance Cpl. Kenan Napoleon, an engineer equipment operator with 9th ESB, Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 17, 2022.
The 18th Civil Engineer Group teamed up with the U.S. Marine Corps 9th Engineer Support Battalion and the U.S. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 for joint service training and exercises in Airfield Damage Repair (ADR) capabilities during their monthly Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force (BEEF) Week at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Oct. 18-22, 2021.
U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. James Shaw, a heavy equipment operator with 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group (MLG), prepares to unload equipment for a 3rd Supply Battalion field exercise at Kin Blue Training Area, November 30, 2020, Okinawa, Japan.
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Garett Klawunn poses for a photo on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, June 17, 2020. Marines with Bridge Platoon, 9th Engineer Support Battalion construct a South West Asia hut to sustain proficiency in vertical, wood frame construction and provide support to Utilities Platoon, Engineer Support Company. Klawunn, a native of...
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Von Harper, an engineer with Bridge Platoon, Bridge Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group poses for a photograph at Naha Military Port, Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 21, 2019.
Have you heard of Japan’s furikake? In Japanese, furikake means "to sprinkle over." Furikake are seasonings of various dried ingredients such as egg, seaweed, or sesame, made to top a bowl of plain white rice.
The famous Land of the Rising Sun is known for so many things, it’s hard to even mention them all: culture, history, pop culture, manga, anime, cosplay, sights, architecture...the list could go on and on.