Editor's Note: This article by Gina Harkins originally appeared on Military.com, a leading source of news for the military and veteran community.

The commanding officer of logistics support battalion based in Japan was removed from his job on Monday amid an ongoing investigation.

Lt. Col. Jeremy Davis, who led 3rd Transportation Support Battalion in Okinawa, was relieved by Brig. Gen. Keith Reventlow "due to a loss of trust and confidence," Marine officials announced on Tuesday. Reventlow is commanding general of 3rd Marine Logistics Group, Davis' parent command.

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Photo: Ichiro Tokashiki/U.S. Army

A 19-year-old private trying to get his patriotism on in Japan during the Fourth of July got a brutal awakening when the bar he was drinking at suddenly... gave him a bill.

So he apparently did what any rational person would do — he allegedly stole the bar's safe.

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U.S. Pacific Command has dispatched 36 service members from Okinawa to Thailand to assist with efforts to rescue 12 boys from a Thai soccer team and their coach, who have been trapped in a cave complex since June 23, a Pentagon spokesman told Task & Purpose.

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Since their inception in World War II, the Seabees — the Navy's hard-charging construction force — have summed up their ethos in a simple two-word motto: "Can do."

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The Marine Corps is opening a labor camp in Okinawa to “award” informally disciplined Devil Dogs an opportunity to redeem themselves through their sweat and tears.

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The US military has banned the consumption of alcohol for servicemembers after a US Marine struck and killed an Okinawa man in a truck where "alcohol may have been a factor," on Sunday, according to a statement.

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