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Marine Corps Installations Pacific
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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 Lance Cpl. Rhys Stewart, an administrative specialist with the Installation Personnel Administration Center, poses for an environmental portrait with his certificate of naturalization on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, Sept. 13, 2021. Stewart lived in St. Catherine, Jamaica, with his parents for the first 17 years of his life. In 2017, his grandfather, who was already living in the U.S., filed for Stewart and his family to immigrate to Brooklyn, New York. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alex Fairchild)
Flags of the 50 U.S. states wave during a 9/11 memorial ceremony on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, Sept. 11, 2021. The ceremony was held to remember all those who lost their lives, 20 years ago, during the 9/11 attacks. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ryan H. Pulliam)
A U.S. Marine mourns at the memorial service for the 13 service members who were killed in action in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sept. 3, 2021, on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Brennan J. Beauton)
Takeshi Tsuhako, the battalion training chief with Marine Corps Installations Pacific Fire and Emergency Services, supervises a performance evaluation on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 25, 2021. On a daily basis, Tsuhako is responsible for regulating effective training that ensures all station personnel conduct emergency and nonemergency operations in a safe, effective, and efficient manner. In addition to this, he trains new firefighting personnel and evaluates each engine company’s fire suppression capability and their ability to maintain and improve their performance on a quarterly basis. Tsuhako is a native of Yonabaru, Okinawa, Japan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alex Fairchild)
U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Ashleigh Fairow, the Communication Strategy and Operations officer with Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Installations Pacific, examines a photo of her family on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 27, 2021. A native of Jacksonville, North Carolina, Fairow became a commissioned officer in 2019 after earning a Bachelor of Science in English Studies and graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy at the age of 23. Her grandfather, retired Sgt. Ivor Griffin, enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1945, making history as he became one of the 20,000 African-Americans trained to become Marines at Montford Point Camp, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alex Fairchild)

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Marine Corps Installations Pacific