Photo taken from a Kyodo News helicopter on Dec. 14, 2016, shows the wreckage of a U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey aircraft lying in shallow waters off Nago, Okinawa Prefecture after crash-landing the previous night.
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This Is What The Marine Corps Calls A Shallow-Water Landing
The Corps grounded all Osprey flight operations in Japan after one of the tiltrotor aircraft was forced to make an emergency “shallow-water landing” off the coast of Okinawa.
A Marine with Company A, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, maintains security during a mechanized raid in Okinawa, Japan, Jan 24, 2013.
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Here’s What It’s Like To Be A Marine Stationed In Okinawa, Japan
Here are some things you probably didn’t know about Okinawa, Japan, the keystone of the Pacific that many Marines call home.
Protesters hold placards that read: "U.S. Marines, withdraw" during a protest rally against the presence of U.S. military bases on the southwestern island of Okinawa in Naha, Okinawa, Sunday, June 19, 2016.
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The Okinawans Treat Americans With Utmost Respect. We Need To Do The Same
Misconduct by U.S. troops and resulting protests threaten the relationship forged over half a century between Okinawans and Americans.
Okinawa based Marines and Department of Defense personnel pose for a photograph March 31 aboard Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan.
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Marines Take Down Unruly Man Who Tried To Do Yoga On A Plane
After a passenger became disorderly on a Tokyo-bound flight, a group of Okinawa-based Marines intervened.
Three Marine corporals wearing the desert version of the Marine Corps Combat Utility Uniform in May 2009.
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The Marine Corps’ Ban On Hands In Pockets Centers Around The Possible Misuse Of A Semicolon
We asked the Marine Corps about the order that bans hands in pockets; the answer was revealing.
A screenshot of Bob Bolton laughing during an interview with ABC News affiliate, WKOW, of Madison, Wisconsin.
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This Man Served In WWII. Now He Knits Hats For Other Vets
Bob Bolton served in World War II as a medic, saving lives with his hands. Now he uses them to knit hats for other vets.
MIlitary spouses Lisa Williams, right, and Sarah Conrad, pledge allegiance to the flag during a 7th annual National Military Spouses Day event in Johnstown,PA., Fri., May 8, 2015.
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Why More Military Spouses Need To Share Their Stories
Part of the 21st century's war story belongs to the military spouse. Their stories need to be heard.