Marine Corps Air Station Futenma

 

Marine Corps Air Station Futenma

Japanese Air Self Defense Force Staff Sgt. Shinya Nishida speaks on an enhanced terminal voice switch while participating in the professional military exchange program February 23 in the base operations building on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. The ETVS expedites calling and communication between air traffic control facilities. The professional military exchange program provided Nishida from the JASDF an opportunity to work with the Marine Corps to learn their job skills, culture and day-to-day life as a member of the U.S. armed services. Nishida is a flight plan dispatcher with the JASDF. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Brittany A. James/Released)
One team, one fight: JASDF, Marines participate in professional military exchange program
Japanese Air Self Defense Force Staff Sgt. Shinya Nishida speaks on an enhanced terminal voice switch while participating in the professional military exchange program February 23 in the base operations building on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. The ETVS expedites calling and communication between air traffic control facilities. The professional military exchange program provided Nishida from the JASDF an opportunity to work with the Marine Corps to learn their job skills, culture and day-to-day life as a member of the U.S. armed services. Nishida is a flight plan dispatcher with the JASDF. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Brittany A. James/Released)
Members of the Japanese Air Self Defense Force pose with U.S. Marines for a photo at a farewell luncheon for the professional military exchange program February 23 at the Habu Pit Officers’ Club on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. The professional military exchange program benefits JASDF and Marines by providing first-hand insight to the daily routines and responsibilities of each service, according to Staff Sgt. Shinya Nishida, second from left. The experience and knowledge gained through the program establishes better understanding and communication. After Nishida’s exposure to the Marine Corps, the JASDF will return the favor by taking in a Marine in March to experience day-to-day routines of the JASDF. Nishida was a participant of the program and is a flight plan dispatcher with the JASDF.
One team, one fight: JASDF, Marines participate in professional military exchange program
Members of the Japanese Air Self Defense Force pose with U.S. Marines for a photo at a farewell luncheon for the professional military exchange program February 23 at the Habu Pit Officers’ Club on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. The professional military exchange program benefits JASDF and Marines by providing first-hand insight to the daily routines and responsibilities of each service, according to Staff Sgt. Shinya Nishida, second from left. The experience and knowledge gained through the program establishes better understanding and communication. After Nishida’s exposure to the Marine Corps, the JASDF will return the favor by taking in a Marine in March to experience day-to-day routines of the JASDF. Nishida was a participant of the program and is a flight plan dispatcher with the JASDF.
Col. Peter Lee, second from left, escorts members of the Liberal Democratic Party Youth Bureau of Gunma Prefecture to the flight line Jan. 25 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. During the visit, Lee explained the logistics and capabilities of the MCAS Futenma followed by a tour of the flight line. The members had the opportunity to witness an MV-22B Osprey landing on the flight line, and step off their tour bus to take photos. Lee is the commanding officer of MCAS Futenma.
Gunma officials visit MCAS Futenma
Col. Peter Lee, second from left, escorts members of the Liberal Democratic Party Youth Bureau of Gunma Prefecture to the flight line Jan. 25 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. During the visit, Lee explained the logistics and capabilities of the MCAS Futenma followed by a tour of the flight line. The members had the opportunity to witness an MV-22B Osprey landing on the flight line, and step off their tour bus to take photos. Lee is the commanding officer of MCAS Futenma.
Col. Peter Lee and Ginowan Mayor Atsuchi Sakima pose for a photog Dec. 22 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. Lee and Sakima signed an extension on the Ginowan emergency vehicle and personnel access agreement. In order to save time and lives, the agreement gives Okinawan emergency vehicles and personnel base access in case of an emergency. According to Lee, commanding officer of MCAS Futenma, the agreement is just a small part of the overall partnership between the Ginowan community and the Marine Corps.
Ginowan Mayor meets with Futenma Commanding Officer
Col. Peter Lee and Ginowan Mayor Atsuchi Sakima pose for a photog Dec. 22 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. Lee and Sakima signed an extension on the Ginowan emergency vehicle and personnel access agreement. In order to save time and lives, the agreement gives Okinawan emergency vehicles and personnel base access in case of an emergency. According to Lee, commanding officer of MCAS Futenma, the agreement is just a small part of the overall partnership between the Ginowan community and the Marine Corps.
Status of Forces Agreement personnel participate in a basketball game Jan. 1 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. The basketball game provided a safe alternative to drinking on New Year’s. Approximately 30 people participated in the game, which was hosted by Futenma’s Single Marine Program and Navy Lt. Yonina E. Creditor, the station chaplain for MCAS Futenma. (Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Douglas D. Simons/Released)
Basketball helps bring New Year's in the right way on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma
Status of Forces Agreement personnel participate in a basketball game Jan. 1 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. The basketball game provided a safe alternative to drinking on New Year’s. Approximately 30 people participated in the game, which was hosted by Futenma’s Single Marine Program and Navy Lt. Yonina E. Creditor, the station chaplain for MCAS Futenma. (Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Douglas D. Simons/Released)
Volunteers grill hotdogs during a basketball game Jan. 1 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. The volunteers were part of on-base organizations such as the USO. The game was hosted by MCAS Futenma’s Single Marine Program and Navy Lt. Yonina E. Creditor, the station chaplain for MCAS Futenma. (Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Douglas D. Simons/Released)
Basketball helps bring New Year's in the right way on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma
Volunteers grill hotdogs during a basketball game Jan. 1 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. The volunteers were part of on-base organizations such as the USO. The game was hosted by MCAS Futenma’s Single Marine Program and Navy Lt. Yonina E. Creditor, the station chaplain for MCAS Futenma. (Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Douglas D. Simons/Released)
Status of Forces Agreement personnel participate in a basketball game Jan. 1 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. Participants received gift cards for competing at the end of the night. The game was hosted by MCAS Futenma’s Single Marine Program and Navy Lt. Yonina E. Creditor, the station chaplain for MCAS Futenma. (Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Douglas D. Simons/Released)
Basketball helps bring New Year's in the right way on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma
Status of Forces Agreement personnel participate in a basketball game Jan. 1 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. Participants received gift cards for competing at the end of the night. The game was hosted by MCAS Futenma’s Single Marine Program and Navy Lt. Yonina E. Creditor, the station chaplain for MCAS Futenma. (Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Douglas D. Simons/Released)
The 37th Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Robert B. Neller, speaks to service members during a Nov. 23 visit to Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa. The CMC and Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps Ronald L. Green visited service members with III Marine Expeditionary Force, the “tip of the spear,” in the Asia-Pacific region by travelling around and speaking with forward deployed Marines across the installations that comprise Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. Butler, Okinawa, Japan. The Marines and sailors of III MEF are faithfully committed to a force posture in the Asia-Pacific that is operationally ready and geographically dispersed, responsive to the requirements of the Japan/U.S. defense alliance.
CMC, SMMC visit Marines at the tip of the spear
The 37th Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Robert B. Neller, speaks to service members during a Nov. 23 visit to Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa. The CMC and Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps Ronald L. Green visited service members with III Marine Expeditionary Force, the “tip of the spear,” in the Asia-Pacific region by travelling around and speaking with forward deployed Marines across the installations that comprise Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. Butler, Okinawa, Japan. The Marines and sailors of III MEF are faithfully committed to a force posture in the Asia-Pacific that is operationally ready and geographically dispersed, responsive to the requirements of the Japan/U.S. defense alliance.
The 37th Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Robert B. Neller, speaks with Sgt. Maj. Mario A. Marquez during a Nov. 23 visit to Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa. The CMC and Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps Ronald L. Green visited service members with III Marine Expeditionary Force, the “tip of the spear,” in the Asia-Pacific region by travelling around and speaking with forward deployed Marines across the installations that comprise Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. Butler, Okinawa, Japan. The Marine Corps must be maintained as a crisis response force and a force in readiness, to include the ability for Marines to remain forward deployed and ready to fight and win. Marquez is the sergeant major with 1st Marine Aircraft Wing.
CMC, SMMC visit Marines at the tip of the spear
The 37th Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Robert B. Neller, speaks with Sgt. Maj. Mario A. Marquez during a Nov. 23 visit to Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa. The CMC and Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps Ronald L. Green visited service members with III Marine Expeditionary Force, the “tip of the spear,” in the Asia-Pacific region by travelling around and speaking with forward deployed Marines across the installations that comprise Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. Butler, Okinawa, Japan. The Marine Corps must be maintained as a crisis response force and a force in readiness, to include the ability for Marines to remain forward deployed and ready to fight and win. Marquez is the sergeant major with 1st Marine Aircraft Wing.
The 37th Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Robert B. Neller, speaks with Cpl. Isaac Ibarra during a Nov. 23 visit to Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. The CMC and Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps Ronald L. Green visited III Marine Expeditionary Force, the “tip of the spear,” in the Asia-Pacific region by traveling around and speaking with forward deployed Marines across the installations that comprise Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. Butler, Okinawa, Japan. The Marine Corps must be maintained as a crisis response force and a force in readiness, to include the ability for Marines to remain forward deployed and ready to fight and win. Ibarra is a combat correspondent with III MEF.
CMC, SMMC visit Marines at the tip of the spear
The 37th Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Robert B. Neller, speaks with Cpl. Isaac Ibarra during a Nov. 23 visit to Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. The CMC and Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps Ronald L. Green visited III Marine Expeditionary Force, the “tip of the spear,” in the Asia-Pacific region by traveling around and speaking with forward deployed Marines across the installations that comprise Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. Butler, Okinawa, Japan. The Marine Corps must be maintained as a crisis response force and a force in readiness, to include the ability for Marines to remain forward deployed and ready to fight and win. Ibarra is a combat correspondent with III MEF.
Members of the Okinawa Prefecture Defense Association listen to Col. Peter Lee’s response during the question and answer portion of an educational tour Oct. 22 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. Lee explained to guests the mission of tenant units on MCAS Futenma and highlighted the Marines’ contribution to the Okinawa community as well as disaster relief efforts and operational capabilities of the air station throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Lee is the commanding officer of MCAS Futenma, Marine Corps Installations Pacific and a New Rochelle, N.Y., native.
Marine Corps Air Station Futenma officials welcome Okinawa Prefecture Defense Association
Members of the Okinawa Prefecture Defense Association listen to Col. Peter Lee’s response during the question and answer portion of an educational tour Oct. 22 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. Lee explained to guests the mission of tenant units on MCAS Futenma and highlighted the Marines’ contribution to the Okinawa community as well as disaster relief efforts and operational capabilities of the air station throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Lee is the commanding officer of MCAS Futenma, Marine Corps Installations Pacific and a New Rochelle, N.Y., native.
Asao Ogimi, left, presents gifts to Col. Peter Lee during an educational tour Oct. 22 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. During the tour, members of the Okinawa Prefecture Defense Association learned about the history and tenant commands of MCAS Futenma and their capabilities. After a question and answer session, the members boarded a bus for a windshield tour of the installation. Ogimi is a chairman with the Okinawa Prefecture Defense Association. Lee is the commanding officer of MCAS Futenma, Marine Corps Installations Pacific and a New Rochelle, N.Y., native.
Marine Corps Air Station Futenma officials welcome Okinawa Prefecture Defense Association
Asao Ogimi, left, presents gifts to Col. Peter Lee during an educational tour Oct. 22 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. During the tour, members of the Okinawa Prefecture Defense Association learned about the history and tenant commands of MCAS Futenma and their capabilities. After a question and answer session, the members boarded a bus for a windshield tour of the installation. Ogimi is a chairman with the Okinawa Prefecture Defense Association. Lee is the commanding officer of MCAS Futenma, Marine Corps Installations Pacific and a New Rochelle, N.Y., native.
Col. Peter Lee explains the history of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma to members of the Okinawa Prefecture Defense Association during an educational tour Oct. 22 on MCAS Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. Lee highlighted the Marines’ contribution to the Okinawa community as well as disaster relief efforts and operational capabilities of the air station in the Asia-Pacific region. After the presentation, Lee answered the members’ questions before they boarded a bus for a tour of the installation. Lee is the commanding officer of MCAS Futenma, Marine Corps Installations Pacific and a New Rochelle, N.Y., native.
Marine Corps Air Station Futenma officials welcome Okinawa Prefecture Defense Association
Col. Peter Lee explains the history of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma to members of the Okinawa Prefecture Defense Association during an educational tour Oct. 22 on MCAS Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. Lee highlighted the Marines’ contribution to the Okinawa community as well as disaster relief efforts and operational capabilities of the air station in the Asia-Pacific region. After the presentation, Lee answered the members’ questions before they boarded a bus for a tour of the installation. Lee is the commanding officer of MCAS Futenma, Marine Corps Installations Pacific and a New Rochelle, N.Y., native.
Capt. Jens Gilbertson briefs Marines with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 269 about a mission involving the recovery of a simulated downed aircraft, Oct. 28, 2015, during Blue Chromite 16, at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. The mission, which included assets from Marine Air Group 36, also included members of 3rd Law Enforcement Battalion, who recovered personnel with assistance of military working dogs. Blue Chromite is a large-scale amphibious exercise that draws primarily from III Marine Expeditionary Force’s training resources on Okinawa. The location of the training allows participating units to maintain a forward-deployed posture and eliminates the cost of traveling to train. Gilbertson is from Prosser, Wash., and a Bell UH-1Y Venom pilot with MAG 29, HMLA 269, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force, currently attached to 1st MAW, III MEF. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Devon Tindle/Released)
Help from above: 1st MAW completes TRAP mission at Blue Chromite
Capt. Jens Gilbertson briefs Marines with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 269 about a mission involving the recovery of a simulated downed aircraft, Oct. 28, 2015, during Blue Chromite 16, at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. The mission, which included assets from Marine Air Group 36, also included members of 3rd Law Enforcement Battalion, who recovered personnel with assistance of military working dogs. Blue Chromite is a large-scale amphibious exercise that draws primarily from III Marine Expeditionary Force’s training resources on Okinawa. The location of the training allows participating units to maintain a forward-deployed posture and eliminates the cost of traveling to train. Gilbertson is from Prosser, Wash., and a Bell UH-1Y Venom pilot with MAG 29, HMLA 269, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force, currently attached to 1st MAW, III MEF. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Devon Tindle/Released)
Sgt. Brandon Jackson assembles a Dillon M134 Gatling Gun before departing for a mission to recover a simulated downed aircraft, Oct. 28, 2015, during Blue Chromite 16, at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. The mission, which included assets from Marine Air Group 36, also included members of 3rd Law Enforcement Battalion, who recovered personnel with assistance of military working dogs. Blue Chromite is a large-scale amphibious exercise that draws primarily from III Marine Expeditionary Force’s training resources on Okinawa. The location of the training allows participating units to maintain a forward-deployed posture and eliminates the cost of traveling to train. Jackson is from Fort Collins, Colo., and a Bell UH-1Y Venom airframe mechanic with MAG 29, HMLA 269, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force, currently attached to 1st MAW, III MEF. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Devon Tindle/Released)
Help from above: 1st MAW completes TRAP mission at Blue Chromite
Sgt. Brandon Jackson assembles a Dillon M134 Gatling Gun before departing for a mission to recover a simulated downed aircraft, Oct. 28, 2015, during Blue Chromite 16, at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. The mission, which included assets from Marine Air Group 36, also included members of 3rd Law Enforcement Battalion, who recovered personnel with assistance of military working dogs. Blue Chromite is a large-scale amphibious exercise that draws primarily from III Marine Expeditionary Force’s training resources on Okinawa. The location of the training allows participating units to maintain a forward-deployed posture and eliminates the cost of traveling to train. Jackson is from Fort Collins, Colo., and a Bell UH-1Y Venom airframe mechanic with MAG 29, HMLA 269, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force, currently attached to 1st MAW, III MEF. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Devon Tindle/Released)
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Kenneth Roberts, left, and U.S. Marine Corps Col. Peter Lee observe the flight line on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan Nov. 5. Roberts, the wartime deputy combined rear area commander for United Nations Command, and other UN command representatives attended a briefing on MCAS Futnema operations and a tour of the base. Lee, a New Rochelle, N.Y., native, is the commanding officer of MCAS Futenma.
United Nations representatives visit Marine Corps Air Station Futenma
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Kenneth Roberts, left, and U.S. Marine Corps Col. Peter Lee observe the flight line on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan Nov. 5. Roberts, the wartime deputy combined rear area commander for United Nations Command, and other UN command representatives attended a briefing on MCAS Futnema operations and a tour of the base. Lee, a New Rochelle, N.Y., native, is the commanding officer of MCAS Futenma.
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Kenneth Roberts, right, shakes hands with U.S. Marine Corps Col. Peter Lee Nov. 5 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. Roberts and other United Nations representatives attended a briefing on Futenma operations followed by a windshield tour of the base. The briefing included topics such as the relocation of the flight line and current capabilities. Roberts is the wartime deputy combined rear area commander for United Nations Command. Lee, a New Rochelle, N.Y., native, is the commanding officer of MCAS Futenma.
United Nations representatives visit Marine Corps Air Station Futenma
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Kenneth Roberts, right, shakes hands with U.S. Marine Corps Col. Peter Lee Nov. 5 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. Roberts and other United Nations representatives attended a briefing on Futenma operations followed by a windshield tour of the base. The briefing included topics such as the relocation of the flight line and current capabilities. Roberts is the wartime deputy combined rear area commander for United Nations Command. Lee, a New Rochelle, N.Y., native, is the commanding officer of MCAS Futenma.
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Peter Lee informs representatives of the United Nations Command Nov. 5 on capabilities and operations Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. The briefing contained information about flight line capabilities and future relocation plans. The representatives were then escorted on a windshield tour of the base. Lee, a New Rochelle, N.Y., native is the commanding officer of MCAS Futenma.
United Nations representatives visit Marine Corps Air Station Futenma
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Peter Lee informs representatives of the United Nations Command Nov. 5 on capabilities and operations Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. The briefing contained information about flight line capabilities and future relocation plans. The representatives were then escorted on a windshield tour of the base. Lee, a New Rochelle, N.Y., native is the commanding officer of MCAS Futenma.
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Kenneth Roberts listens to a presentation Nov. 5 on the capabilities and operations on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. Roberts and other United Nations Command representatives were informed on future relocation plans and the capabilities of the flight line. Roberts is the wartime deputy combined rear area commander for United Nations Command.
United Nations representatives visit Marine Corps Air Station Futenma
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Kenneth Roberts listens to a presentation Nov. 5 on the capabilities and operations on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. Roberts and other United Nations Command representatives were informed on future relocation plans and the capabilities of the flight line. Roberts is the wartime deputy combined rear area commander for United Nations Command.
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Kenneth Robert, right, and U.S. Marine Corps Col. Peter Lee discuss flight line capabilities Nov. 5 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. Roberts, the wartime deputy combined rear area commander for United Nations Command, and other UN command representatives attended a briefing on MCAS Futenma operations and a tour of the base. Lee, a New Rochelle, N.Y., native, is the commanding officer of MCAS Futenma.
United Nations representatives visit Marine Corps Air Station Futenma
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Kenneth Robert, right, and U.S. Marine Corps Col. Peter Lee discuss flight line capabilities Nov. 5 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. Roberts, the wartime deputy combined rear area commander for United Nations Command, and other UN command representatives attended a briefing on MCAS Futenma operations and a tour of the base. Lee, a New Rochelle, N.Y., native, is the commanding officer of MCAS Futenma.
Masaoki Fukui, left, exchanges business cards with Lt. Col. James J. Hurd during a visit and educational tour October 14 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. During the visit, chairmen of the Japan-Russia Friendship Association were informed about the history and tenant units of MCAS Futenma and their capabilities. After a question and answer session, the guests boarded a bus for a windshield tour of the installation. Fukui is a chairman with the Japan-Russia Friendship Association. Hurd is the executive officer of MCAS Futenma, Marine Corps Installations Pacific and a Kingston, New Hampshire, native.
Marine Corps Air Station Futenma officials welcome Japan-Russia Friendship Association
Masaoki Fukui, left, exchanges business cards with Lt. Col. James J. Hurd during a visit and educational tour October 14 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. During the visit, chairmen of the Japan-Russia Friendship Association were informed about the history and tenant units of MCAS Futenma and their capabilities. After a question and answer session, the guests boarded a bus for a windshield tour of the installation. Fukui is a chairman with the Japan-Russia Friendship Association. Hurd is the executive officer of MCAS Futenma, Marine Corps Installations Pacific and a Kingston, New Hampshire, native.
Masaoki Fukui, left, exchanges business cards with Lt. Col. James J. Hurd during a visit and educational tour October 14 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. During the visit, chairmen of the Japan-Russia Friendship Association were informed about the history and tenant units of MCAS Futenma and their capabilities. After a question and answer session, the guests boarded a bus for a windshield tour of the installation. Fukui is a chairman with the Japan-Russia Friendship Association. Hurd is the executive officer of MCAS Futenma, Marine Corps Installations Pacific and a Kingston, New Hampshire, native.
Marine Corps Air Station Futenma officials welcome Japan-Russia Friendship Association
Masaoki Fukui, left, exchanges business cards with Lt. Col. James J. Hurd during a visit and educational tour October 14 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. During the visit, chairmen of the Japan-Russia Friendship Association were informed about the history and tenant units of MCAS Futenma and their capabilities. After a question and answer session, the guests boarded a bus for a windshield tour of the installation. Fukui is a chairman with the Japan-Russia Friendship Association. Hurd is the executive officer of MCAS Futenma, Marine Corps Installations Pacific and a Kingston, New Hampshire, native.
Daisuke Haneshiro, left, exchanges business cards with Lt. Col. James J. Hurd during a visit and educational tour October 14 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. During the visit, chairmen of the Japan-Russia Friendship Association were instructed on the history and tenant units of MCAS Futenma. After a question and answer session, Marine officials provided the chairmen with a windshield tour of the air station. Haneshiro is a chairman with the Japan-Russia Friendship Association. Hurd is the executive officer of MCAS Futenma, Marine Corps Installations Pacific and a Kingston, New Hampshire, native.
Marine Corps Air Station Futenma officials welcome Japan-Russia Friendship Association
Daisuke Haneshiro, left, exchanges business cards with Lt. Col. James J. Hurd during a visit and educational tour October 14 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. During the visit, chairmen of the Japan-Russia Friendship Association were instructed on the history and tenant units of MCAS Futenma. After a question and answer session, Marine officials provided the chairmen with a windshield tour of the air station. Haneshiro is a chairman with the Japan-Russia Friendship Association. Hurd is the executive officer of MCAS Futenma, Marine Corps Installations Pacific and a Kingston, New Hampshire, native.

                              

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