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Japan is still blowing up unexploded ordnance on Okinawa nearly 77 years after World War II
More than 300 bombs and bullets found in 2021 were disposed of in an underwater detonation
What it was like for Marines responding to one of the worst nuclear disasters in history
"This set the conditions on how we were going to take care of our friends.”
US Marine saves elderly woman’s life after she was bitten by a Habu viper
Marine: 1. Snake: 0.
3 Marines got drunk in Japan over Halloween weekend and were treated to jail in three separate incidents
Play stupid games, win stupid prizes
On a Marine Corps base in Japan, the mold will continue until morale improves
“The mold has definitely been brought up but absolutely nothing has been done about it."
US military in Japan says all arriving troops must take COVID-19 tests
The total U.S. military infections in Japan now stands at 201.
Japan furious at US for COVID-19 outbreak at Marine bases, says US not taking the virus seriously
"Okinawans are shocked ... We now have strong doubts that the US military has taken adequate disease prevention measures."
Dozens of COVID-19 infections detected at US military facilities in Japan
Dozens of COVID-19 cases have been detected at U.S. military bases in Okinawa Prefecture, Gov. Denny Tamaki said Saturday, with the military later confirming two cluster infections
75 years ago, this ‘stouthearted and indomitable’ Medal of Honor recipient leaped on a grenade to save 2 others
On April 15, 1945, Pfc. Harold Gonsalves readily gave his life, so that his fellow marines would survive.
The enduring appeal of WWII reporter Ernie Pyle, who died on the job 75 years ago this week
I like to reread Ernie’s dispatches for many reasons. One is they provided hope. He wouldn’t stand down, and everybody knew it.
Marine helicopter squadron commander fired amid investigation
'As a matter of policy, we do not comment on the details of ongoing investigations or internal administrative matters.'
Army soldier killed while scuba diving near wreck of WWII warship in Japan
The body of Staff Sgt. Matthew Morgan, 30, was found by the Japanese Coast Guard near the USS Emmons, a sunken World War II ship near Kouri Island
Marine commander in Japan removed from job amid investigation
Lt. Col. Jeremy Davis, who led 3rd Transportation Support Battalion in Okinawa, was removed Tuesday, officials said.
Army private outraged at 4th of July bar tab accused of stealing the bar’s safe
Freedom isn't free — you'll have to settle your bar tab eventually.
How US Troops Are Working To Help Rescue That Trapped Thai Soccer Team
U.S. Pacific Command has dispatched 36 service members from Okinawa to Thailand to assist with efforts to rescue 12 boys...
Seabee XO’s Naked Drunken Jaunt In The Woods Gets Entire Staff Fired
Since their inception in World War II, the Seabees — the Navy's hard-charging construction force — have summed up their...
Soon, Marines Who Break The Rules May Have To Break Some Rocks With A Hammer
The Marine Corps is opening a labor camp in Okinawa to “award” informally disciplined Devil Dogs an opportunity to redeem...
Alcohol Banned For Okinawa Troops After Deadly Car Crash Involving Marine With BAC 3 Times The Limit
The US military has banned the consumption of alcohol for servicemembers after a US Marine struck and killed an Okinawa...
Rescued Sailors’ Dramatic Sea Story Raises Suspicions Among Experts
Two American women and their dogs were rescued by the U.S. Navy in the Pacific off Japan last week, following...
Marine Arrested At Okinawa Airport After Bullet Found In His Luggage
A Camp Hansen Marine was arrested last week after a bullet was found in his bag at Naha Airport, Japanese...
Shaggy Was a F&*^ing Marine?!
Actually, call him Lance Cpl. Boombastic. Here at Task & Purpose, we keep track of all the important news feeds:...
New USMC Recruiting Commercial Spotlights Women For The First Time
It takes more to be a Marine than hitting black on the range at 500 yards. It’s not just about...