U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Albert Goldberg, commanding officer of 3d Reconnaissance Battalion, 3d Marine Division participates in a change of command ceremony on Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan, on May 27, 2022.
Patrol Squadron (VP) 5 held a Change of Command ceremony at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan on May 17, 2022, during which Cmdr. Brian K. Blaschke relieved Cmdr. Frank C. Sanchez Jr. The “Mad Foxes” of VP-5 are on a regularly scheduled deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR).
Capt. Daniel Boman, Commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing (CPRW) 11 received the traditional salutes as command of the squadron passed uninterrupted from Cmdr. Frank C. Sanchez Jr., to Cmdr. Brian K. Blaschke.
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Jefferey L. Hammond, commanding officer, Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Installations Pacific, gives remarks during a change of command ceremony at Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, on March 10, 2022.
U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Ahmad Noori, right, off-going company commander of Headquarters Company, Combat Logistics Regiment 37, 3d Marine Logistics Group, speaks during a change of command ceremony on Camp Kinser, Okinawa, Japan, Aug 9th, 2021.
Japan is a country which has many unique cultures within it, and slurping is one of the most unusual characteristics! This can be a huge surprise when you come across it for the first time as it often is considered as a bad behavior at meal in many other countries