Marines and sailors from units across Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. Butler gathered to show support the launching of the 2020 Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society collection season, March 2 at Mess Hall 488.
Awardees and stand-in personnel receive recognition for their award during the Marine Corps Association and Foundation (MCAF) Professional Dinner at Butlers Officers' Club on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 20, 2020.
Among Marine Corps Installations Pacific’s top officials, close friends, family and the Marines of the Provost Marshal’s Office, Lt. Col. Wayne A. Carr was promoted to his current rank and appointed to become the provost marshal of Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. Butler July 1 on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan.
U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Jonathan McClure, a military policeman with Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Base, Camp Smedley D. Butler, smiles while being awarded the American Red Cross Lifesaver Award on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, April 24, 2019.
Members from the Marine Corps, Army, Navy, Air Force, 11th Regional Japanese Coast Guard and the Water Safety Division from the Okinawa Prefecture Police Headquarters attended the meeting in order to provide input for this year’s campaigns.
Guests took their seats as Kadena’s Junior Reserve Officer’ Training Corps Color Guard marched to the center floor with Ryukyu Middle School choir standing silently in the background preparing to sing Japan’s and U.S.’ national anthems March 2 during the American Woman’s Welfare Association and Marine Officers’ Spouses’ Club Okinawa Friendship...
Unlike in South Korea or Bhutan, winter in Okinawa doesn’t take a lot of spicy hot-pot-type dishes to get through. That may be one reason why the subtropical island didn’t offer many spicy foods in the past.