Coast Guard suspends search for missing spearfisher off Kauai

Story by PO2 Amanda Wyrick on 08/28/2019 HONOLULU The Coast Guard suspended the search at sunset for a 26-year-old man who went missing Saturday evening after spearfishing off Anini Beach, Kauai. Theobhlius Erakdrik remains missing. "We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and loved ones affected by this tragedy,"
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Hospitalman Shane McGuire Wins Best Medic Competition

Story by BUMED PAO on 08/27/2019 FALLS CHURCH, Va. (NNS) Hospitalman Shane McGuire won the Best Medic competition at Kandahar Airfield (KAF) on August 9, 2019. McGuire was the only U.S. Navy Corpsman to enter the competition, which consisted of 15 U.S. Army medics and Romanian contingent medical personnel. The
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Marines with course 205-19 endure and complete the grueling 3-week MAI course

Story by LCpl Brennan Beauton on 08/26/2019 CAMP HANSEN, OKINAWA, Japan After three rigorous weeks of obstacle course line-drills, aquatic training, and countless hours of free sparring, six Marines earned their instructor tab signifying they are now Marine Corps Martial Arts Program instructors. Marines prepared to embark on the course
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Children from MCAS Iwakuni experience Japanese culture first-hand

Story by PFC Triton Lai on 08/26/2019 Japanese and American children participated in a cultural class at the School Age Care Center on Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Aug. 20, 2019. Forty students from the Shunan International Children's Club in Shunan City visited MCAS Iwakuni to attend the class and
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Summer vacation ends and school begins at Edward C. Killin Elementary School

Story by LCpl Krysten Gomez on 08/26/2019 CAMP FOSTER, OKINAWA, Japan Edward C. Killin Elementary School faculty welcomed students and their families back for the first day of school, August 26 on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan. After a ten-week-long summer break, school commenced, bringing in students ranging from kindergarten to
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Chaplains Graduate from NMCSD Residency Program

Story by PO2 Zachary Kreitzer on 08/26/2019 SAN DIEGO The class of 2019 clinical pastoral educational (CPE) residency program graduated eight U.S. Navy and Veterans Affairs pastoral care residents Aug. 23, at Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD). The CPE residency program is a year-long graduate course consisting of four
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