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U.S. military service members and civilians participate in the 9/11 Remembrance Walk aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Sept. 11, 2021. Patrons from MCBH got together to recognize the20th anniversary of the Sept. 11th attacks. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Terry Stennett)
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Jose Romero, sergeant major, Headquarters Battalion, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, greets a fellow Marine during the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony aboard MCBH, Sept. 11, 2021. Patrons from MCBH got together to recognize the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11th attacks. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Israel Ballaro)
Lt. Gov. Josh Green, left, lieutenant governor for the state of Hawaii, and U.S. Marine Corps Col. Speros Koumparakis, commanding officer, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, listen to a brief during a visit to MCBH, Sept. 14, 2021. The purpose of this visit was to inform Green and his staff on the base’s roles, missions, capabilities and support to the local community. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Samantha Sanchez)
49th Wing Airmen supporting exercise agile combat employment reaper board a C-17 Globemaster III Sept. 8, 2021, on Holloman AFB, New Mexico. Exercise ACE reaper is being held on Marine Corps Base, Hawaii. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Adrian Salazar)
Patrick Pihana Branco, Hawaii state representative, arranges floral bouquets brought by local community members at the Pacific War Memorial during a ceremony held in remembrance of the fallen aboard MCBH, Aug. 29, 2021. In support of the 13 service members who lost their lives in Afghanistan, members of the community brought flowers to later be placed at the Pacific War Memorial for a small, private ceremony. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Orlando Perez)
A U.S. Marine from the Provost Marshal Office, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, assesses a simulated victim’s condition during an active attacker scenario, MCBH, Aug. 24, 2021. The purpose of this training was to produce readiness by setting conditions, which enable our first responders to deploy at a moment’s notice. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Christian Tofteroo)
U.S. Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps midshipmen with the University of Hawaii at Manoa, swim during an ROTC swimming exercise aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Aug. 15, 2021. This training event was part of the New Student Orientation which serves to standardize midshipmen across the board, providing a baseline level of knowledge on military bearing, presentation, customs, courtesies, and leadership. UH Manoa NROTC staff partnered with MCBH to train aboard the installation and prepare the midshipmen for future careers in the naval service as commissioned officers. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Samantha Sanchez)
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Speros Koumparakis, commanding officer, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, prepares to release a baby sea turtle during an excavation at Fort Hase Beach, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, July 26, 2021. The natural wildlife and landscape is a precious resource to both MCBH and the people of Hawaii, and we take seriously our stewardship role of protecting these resources. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Samantha Sanchez)
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U.S. Marines with 3rd Radio Battalion conduct helicopter rope suspension techniques from a CH-53E Super Stallion attached to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463, Landing Zone Eagle, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Aug. 6, 2021. As a host platform to all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force, MCBH provides the necessary environment to produce readiness in the air, on land and at sea. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Samantha Sanchez)
U.S. Marines with Headquarters Battalion, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, carry desks to another classroom during a volunteer event at Kailua Elementary School, Hawaii, July 30, 2021. MCBH’s most important resource is people, partnering with and supporting the local community is among the installation’s top priorities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Samantha Sanchez)
U.S. Marines volunteer to hand out backpacks filled with school supplies to local families, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Aug. 7, 2021. Marine Corps Community Services partnered with Operation Homefront and the Single Marine and Sailor Program to conduct the school supply giveaway for two-hundred children on MCBH. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brandon Aultman)
A U.S. Marine Corps crew chief with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367 waves at a fellow UH-1Y Venom utility helicopter during an Intrepid Tiger II exercise, Marine Corps Training Area Bellows, Oahu, July 22, 2021. The Intrepid Tiger II Electronic Warfare capability embodies Marine Corps Base Hawaii’s goal to modernize resources to provide the tools required to ensure the readiness of the individual warfighter. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Samantha Sanchez)
U.S. Marines from 1st Battalion, 3d Marines, load up into a CH-53 Super Stallion attached to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 during an insertion and extraction training event, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, July 22, 2021. As a host platform to all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii provides the necessary environment to produce readiness in the air, on land and at sea. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brandon Aultman)
A memorial service is held for U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Theodore “Ted” R. Richardson at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, located at Punchbowl Crater in Honolulu, Hawaii, July 20, 2021. Richardson, 96, died peacefully at his home in Waikiki on July 11, 2021. A World War II veteran, he was one of the last known survivors of the Battle of Guadalcanal. Richardson fought in some of the fiercest battles of World War II and was a member of 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, the most highly decorated battalion in the history of the United States Marine Corps.
U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Edward Banta, commander of Marine Corps Installations Command, speaks with a Marine during his visit to Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, June 25, 2021. As a host platform to the air element of the Marine Air-Ground Task Force, MCAS Kaneohe Bay provides the necessary environment to enable aircraft to deploy at a moment’s notice. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brandon Aultman)
U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Matthew Desrochers, a pilot with Marine Aircraft Group 24, shakes hands with a boy scout from Troop 113 at the end of a community relations event, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, June 17, 2021. MAG 24 hosted the event in an effort to give the boy scouts an opportunity to learn about the world of military aviation. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brandon Aultman)
U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Joshua Hazeldean, a Vevay, Indiana native and pilot with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367, poses for a picture in front of an AH-1 Super Cobra, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, June 16, 2021. Hazeldean was recently awarded the Alfred A. Cunningham Award, and named 2021 Marine Aviator of the Year.
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Speros Koumparakis, commanding officer, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, his wife, and other participants of group three start the race during the annual Surf & Turf 5K, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, June 12, 2021. The annual Surf & Turf 5K aided in the resiliency of service members, their families, and our civilian employees, increasing esprit de corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Terry Stennett III)
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