Marine Corps Installations Pacific
Forward Deployed. Forward Engaged.
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Mission statement

Our mission is to exercise command and control, oversight, and budgetary guidance over the Marine Corps’ network of Advanced Naval Bases in the Indo-Pacific in order to: (1) secure and protect our capabilities, (2) strengthen our alliances, and (3) expand the capabilities of forward-deployed naval expeditionary forces.

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Avery Luengo, the platoon sergeant for G-6 Customer Service Branch, conducts weapons of opportunity engagement during a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program course on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 4, 2020. Luengo remains proactive with his Marines and his own duties by being a force multiplier and exceeding the standard of a noncommissioned officer by earning several awards and certifications through various demanding billets. Luengo is a native of Reynosa, Mexico, and McAllen, Texas. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Karis Mattingly)
(From left) U.S. Navy Capt. Paul Tremblay, the III Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) chaplain, Most Reverend William Muhm, auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese with the Military Services United States of America, and Capt. John Logan, the command chaplain of Marine Corps Installations Pacific (MCIPAC), pose for a group photo on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 26, 2021. Muhm visited Okinawa to meet with III MEF and MCIPAC chaplains and to lead Catholic Confirmation. Muhm will be attending mass at the Camp Foster Chapel on Feb. 26, at 11:45 a.m., and the Camp Courtney Chapel on Feb. 27, at 12:00 p.m. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alex Fairchild)
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Timothy Allen, an explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) technician with Marine Corps Base Camp Butler EOD, creates a circuit using firing wire on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 25, 2021. EOD technicians and artillery Marines conducted normal M777 Howitzer firing procedures, however, dummy rounds were intentionally lodged in the 16.7 ft. barrel of the weapon system so each unit could demonstrate their extraction techniques. Allen is a native of Warsaw, Missouri. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alex Fairchild)
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Jean Paul, a constructional electrician with General Facilities (GF), Headquarters and Support (H&S) Battalion, demonstrates the processes of stripping rubber from wire and rewiring outlet circuit boards on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Feb. 22, 2021. Marines and Navy Seabees, with GF, H&S Battalion, regularly train to increase their technical capabilities and remain prepared to work cohesively in any situation. Paul is native of Hampton, Georgia. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alex Fairchild)
U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. William J. Bowers, Marine Corps Installations Pacific (MCIPAC) commanding general, receives the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccination at the U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa, Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 9, 2021. The vaccine is crucial in the fight against COVID-19 and is essential in mitigating further spread of the ongoing virus. MCIPAC leadership received their second dose of the vaccine as part of the Department of Defense’s phased approach to remain a lethal and ready expeditionary fighting force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alex Fairchild)

Marine Corps Installations Pacific

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Marine Corps Installations Pacific