A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III with the Pacific Air Forces 535th Airlift Squadron conducts a training flight at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Jan. 6, 2021. The squadron, based aboard Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, operated from MCAS Kaneohe to meet the unit’s annual flight hour requirements. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Luke Kuennen)
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Speros Koumparakis, commanding officer, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, meets with Lanelle Hibbs, the Kailua-Kalaheo Area Superintendent, and Amy Solomon, the base education liaison, MCBH, Dec. 15, 2020. Koumparakis met with Hibbs and Solomon to discuss MCBH's ongoing partnership with local Hawaiian schools. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Luke Kuennen)
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U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Renee Dinagomez, substance abuse counselor center staff noncommissioned-officer-in-charge, Marine Corps Community Services, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, conducts an 18.6 mile Norwegian foot march, MCBH, Dec. 22, 2020. The Norwegian foot march originated as a test of marching endurance for soldiers in the Norwegian military in 1915, and today, aims to stimulate the general interest of marching over extended distances amongst military and civilian personnel. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Shane Linder)
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Speros Koumparakis, commanding officer, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, and Douglas Wadsworth, chief of staff, MCBH, pose with Amy Solomon, school liaison officer, MCBH, after presenting her the 2020 Joint Venture Education Forum Outstanding Contributor award, MCBH, Dec. 10, 2020. Solomon is being awarded for exemplifying the JVEF mission to help enhance open dialogue on education concerns, facilitate educational support, and address the needs of military children and families. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Israel Ballaro)
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Speros Koumparakis, commanding officer, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, poses with Kaiali’i Kahele, congressman-elect for Hawaii – District 2, on MCBH, Dec. 10, 2020. Koumparakis invited Kahele to MCBH to share information about MCBH’s commitment to community, openness for future information exchange, as well as welcoming him into his new role representing Hawaii in Washington D.C. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Israel Ballaro)
U.S. Marines, Sailors, veterans, and civilians attend the annual Klipper Memorial Ceremony, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Dec. 7, 2020. The event marked 79 years since the attack on Naval Air Station Kaneohe Bay, and honored the service members who fought and lost their lives during the attack. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Luke Kuennen)
The Aloha Minute is a monthly video highlighting events that have recently occurred aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii (MCBH), Nov. 25, 2020. The video is part of an ongoing series capturing events that occur throughout the several bases that make up MCBH. Produced by the MCBH Communication Strategies and Operations (COMMSTRAT) section. Music track courtesy of "A Walk" by Mystery Mammal. (Official U.S. Marine Corps video by MCBH COMMSTRAT)