U.S. Marine Corps Col. Jeremy Beaven, left, commanding officer, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, meets with Sen. Kurt Favella, Hawaii State Senate District 20, while observing the collection of soil samples from the shoreline of the Pu’uloa Range Training Facility, HI, Feb. 15, 2024. The MCBH Environmental Compliance and Protection Division (ECPD) worked alongside the University of Hawaii, Brigham Young University - Hawaii, and Hawaii State Department of Health Hazard Evaluation and Emergency Response personnel to collect soil samples from across the 3,000-foot-long shoreline of the training facility that pose the greatest potential for off-site contaminant migration. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Brandon Aultman)
Wali Camvel, a cultural practitioner, participates in a Makahiki closing ceremony, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Feb. 24, 2024. “Makahiki” is the Hawaiian new year and season of peace, which traditionally takes place at Mokapu Peninsula.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Carlos Daniel Chavez-Flores)
An iWaterman instructor demonstrates a single man rescue with unconscious victim for special forces students during an iWaterman Maritime Reconnaissance Vehicle (MRV) course at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Jan. 31, 2024. iWaterman is a program that teaches students how to utilize the MRV for tactical insertions, extractions, and rescues in high surf and over the beach operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Julian Elliott-Drouin)
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Shawn Gleason, explosive ordnance disposal technician, Marine Wing Support Squadron 174, Marine Aircraft Group 24, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, instructs NFL cheerleader, Geena Rojas, during the Armed Forces Entertainment’s Pro Blitz Tour 2024 at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Feb. 2, 2024. The visit provided service members and their families the opportunity to meet retired and current NFL cheerleaders and Football Hall of Fame Honorees. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Samuel Estridge)


The Additive Advantage: CLC-33 hosts first Additive Manufacturing course
U.S. Marine Corps Chief Warrant Officer 3 Justin Genovese, motor transport operations officer, Combat Logistics Company (CLC) 33, Combat Logistics Regiment 3, and Cpl. Martin Lautimer, a metalworker and machinist with CLC-33, speaks about CLC-33’s first Additive Manufacturing course on Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Feb. 27, 2024. The program is designed to equip Marines with skills in computer-assisted design, 3D printing, advanced manufacturing, coding, and electronics. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Brandon Aultman)
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MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII – From Feb. 14-15, 2024, Marines and civilians from Marine Corps Base Hawaii’s Environmental Compliance and Protection Division, along with environmental experts from the State Department of Health Office of Hazard Evaluation and Emergency Response, and scientists from University of Hawaii and Brigham Young University – Hawaii collected soil samples from across 3,000 feet of the shoreline perimeter of Pu’uloa Range Training Facility.
MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII - In a rapidly evolving world, innovation and adaptability have become paramount, especially within the United States Marine Corps. Chief Warrant Officer 3 Justin Genovese, the motor transport operations officer for Combat Logistics Company (CLC) 33, is spearheading a groundbreaking initiative for his unit: the Additive Manufacturing Course. This visionary program, designed to equip Marines with skills in computer-assisted design, 3D printing, advanced manufacturing, coding, and electronics, marks a significant milestone in CLC-33’s arsenal of problem-solving capabilities.
MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII - The Marine Corps Marksmanship Competition-Pacific is one of five regional shooting competitions that was held at Crater Range Training Facility on Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Jan. 26 to Feb. 2. The week-long competitions brought marines, airmen, sailors, and local law enforcement together to compete. The top shooters from the competition distinguish themselves with rifle and pistol and can be invited to shoot in the Marine Corps Marksmanship Championship at Marine Corps Base Quantico. While competitive in nature, the event inspires camaraderie and increases lethality in the Corps.

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