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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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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Camp Zama pre-K swim lessons ease fears, teach basics

Story by Winifred Brown on 08/26/2019 By Wendy Brown, U.S. Army Garrison Japan Public Affairs CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Aug. 26, 2019) When twins Olivia and Allison Freyer, 5, started their pre-K swim lessons earlier this summer, they were afraid to put their faces in the water. By their second class,
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Wisconsin National Guard's most diverse battalion builds readiness through combined training

Story by SGT Kati Stacy on 08/26/2019 FORT MCCOY, Wis. The diverse units of the Wisconsin National Guard's 641st Troop Command Battalion came together from across the state to prepare for their state and federal missions during this year's annual training in August at Fort McCoy. The 641st is the
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Navy, Marine Corps Leaders Witness New Expeditionary Warfare USV in Action at ANTX Demonstration

Story by John Joyce on 08/26/2019 DAHLGREN, Va. The Navy civilian engineers who developed a unique weaponized unmanned surface vehicle (USV) tested by the Marine Corps in July envision that its technological capabilities will revolutionize naval warfare. The Expeditionary Warfare USV capable of performing force protection and long-range USV missio
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Sgt. Jacob A. Ludovissie

Story by LCpl A. J. Van Fredenberg on 08/23/2019 In 2016, 67.9% of high school graduates enrolled in college after graduation, according to the Bureau of Labor. In the same year, roughly 3% of the same class enlisted in the U.S. Military. For one Minnesota native, the call to serve
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