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Lt. Gen. Duane Thiessen, commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, poses with U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye after cutting the ribbon at the new Supporting Arms Virtual Trainer building on Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Nov. 5, 2010. According to the Marine Corps Systems Command, the SAVT is a device used to train joint terminal attack controllers, forward air controllers, and forward observers in the placement of tactical ordnance for close air support, naval surface fires and surface fires. The trainer will be used to support initial schoolhouse requirements and annual currency requirements. During his visit, Inouye, a former captain with the U.S. Army’s decorated 442nd Regimental Combat Team, also shared his experiences with officers at the Officer’s Club here. - Lt. Gen. Duane Thiessen, commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, poses with U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye after cutting the ribbon at the new Supporting Arms Virtual Trainer building on Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Nov. 5, 2010. According to the Marine Corps Systems Command, the SAVT is a device used to train joint terminal attack controllers, forward air controllers, and forward observers in the placement of tactical ordnance for close air support, naval surface fires and surface fires. The trainer will be used to support initial schoolhouse requirements and annual currency requirements. During his visit, Inouye, a former captain with the U.S. Army’s decorated 442nd Regimental Combat Team, also shared his experiences with officers at the Officer’s Club here.

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Charles Phelps, Shane Hillhouse and David Lin were awarded the Meritorious Civilian Service medal by Colonel Michael Fitzgerald during the Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) Albany Net Zero Ceremony, May 24, 2022, on behalf of the Secretary of the Navy. These awards acknowledge the professional achievements while serving in direct support of the MCLB Albany Energy Program. These individuals were critical to the successful execution of over a decade worth of energy projects and initiatives. From concept and design through commissioning, they served in key roles on the three energy savings performance contracts, the electrical grid modernization, the 31-megawatt solar photovoltaic farm, the installation of the two landfill gas generators and the facility-related control system. These efforts were critical to MCLB Albany’s proud accomplishment of being the first installation in the Department of Defense to be Net Zero, ensuring energy security and resiliency within the Marine Corps. - Charles Phelps, Shane Hillhouse and David Lin were awarded the Meritorious Civilian Service medal by Colonel Michael Fitzgerald during the Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) Albany Net Zero Ceremony, May 24, 2022, on behalf of the Secretary of the Navy. These awards acknowledge the professional achievements while serving in direct support of the MCLB Albany Energy Program. These individuals were critical to the successful execution of over a decade worth of energy projects and initiatives. From concept and design through commissioning, they served in key roles on the three energy savings performance contracts, the electrical grid modernization, the 31-megawatt solar photovoltaic farm, the installation of the two landfill gas generators and the facility-related control system. These efforts were critical to MCLB Albany’s proud accomplishment of being the first installation in the Department of Defense to be Net Zero, ensuring energy security and resiliency within the Marine Corps.

A machine built by U.S. Marines with 2nd Marine Logistics Group sits on a box for presentation at the II Marine Expeditionary Force Innovation Campus during its grand opening on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, April 1. The II MEF Innovation Campus is used to develop planning, cross-functional team building, creative problem-solving techniques, agile methodologies, idea generation frameworks, and 365/24/7 collaboration on a global scale in physical and virtual environments to maximize idea sharing, cross-domain collaboration, communication, and connectivity. - A machine built by U.S. Marines with 2nd Marine Logistics Group sits on a box for presentation at the II Marine Expeditionary Force Innovation Campus during its grand opening on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, April 1. The II MEF Innovation Campus is used to develop planning, cross-functional team building, creative problem-solving techniques, agile methodologies, idea generation frameworks, and 365/24/7 collaboration on a global scale in physical and virtual environments to maximize idea sharing, cross-domain collaboration, communication, and connectivity.

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Calvin Gravette III, a bulk fuel specialist with Bulk Fuel Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, instructs Marines on the Expeditionary Mobile Fuel Additization on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, May 12, 2021. Gravette is a graduate from the EMFAC New Equipment Training, and is the lead EMFAC training instructor for III Marine Expeditionary Force. 3rd MLG, based out of Okinawa, Japan, is a forward deployed combat unit that serves as III MEF’s comprehensive logistics and combat service support backbone for operations throughout the Indo-Pacific area of responsibility. - U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Calvin Gravette III, a bulk fuel specialist with Bulk Fuel Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, instructs Marines on the Expeditionary Mobile Fuel Additization on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, May 12, 2021. Gravette is a graduate from the EMFAC New Equipment Training, and is the lead EMFAC training instructor for III Marine Expeditionary Force. 3rd MLG, based out of Okinawa, Japan, is a forward deployed combat unit that serves as III MEF’s comprehensive logistics and combat service support backbone for operations throughout the Indo-Pacific area of responsibility.

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