IBC is part of Marine Corps Systems Command’s “Marine Maker” program that supports the Commandant of the Marine Corps’ Force Design 2030 by promoting innovation, adaptability, and the ability to succeed in the rapidly changing 21st century operating environment.
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Michael Shyne, a food service specialist with Food Service company, Combat Logistics Regiment 37, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, views naval artifacts recovered after the battle of Okinawa at the Battle of Okinawa Historical Display on Camp Kinser, Okinawa, Japan, June 16, 2022.
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Marquis Michelson, an embarkation specialist with III Marine Expeditionary Force, assists in preparing pallets of body armor, individual first aid kits, and other non-lethal equipment essential to Ukraine’s front-line defenders for transport at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, May 6, 2022.
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Adam Lehman, 355th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron crew chief, communicates with an F-35A Lightning II pilot during joint hot pit refueling training at Kadena Air Base, Japan, March 10, 2022.
U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Salvador Salinas, III Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) Information Group (MIG), and USO Camp Hansen staff member Cynthia Doyle, prepare for a live-fire range on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 10, 2022.
A small team of Marines with Defensive Cyberspace Operations - Internal Defensive Measures Company (DCO-IDM), 7th Communication Battalion, III Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group (MIG), competed against four Japan Self-Defense Force (JSDF) teams in a capture the-flag cyber competition at the Japan Ministry of Defense Base Ichigaya, Japan...
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.