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3d Marine Division

The Fightin' Third

Okinawa, Japan
Unit Leaders

 

 

 

 Commanding General 3d Marine Division
Major General H. Stacy Clardy, III

Assistant Division Commander 3d Marine Division
Colonel Richard D. Hall

Sergeant Major 3d Marine Division
Sergeant Major Paul G. McKenna

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Caltrap Moving Pictures

CALTRAP Marines honoring the fallen with our ROK allies.

ROK Marines with Battalion Landing Team 32 and U.S. Marines with 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment honor the lives of 40 U.S. Marines, 1 U.S. Navy sailor and 11 ROK Marines that died in three separate helicopter crashes in 1984 and 1989.

CALTRAP Marines building regional bonds with their Thai counterparts at Cobra Gold 2015.

Lance Cpl. Travis Miller, from Ennis, Texas discovers new friendships through training with Royal Thai Marines Feb. 15 during exercise Cobra Gold 2015. Miller is a anti tank missile man with 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, currently assigned to III Marine Expeditionary Force, under the unit deployment program.

Caltrap News Snapshot
Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Officer joins US Marines for ITX

By Cpl. Thor Larson | March 6, 2015

After three years in the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, 1st Lt. Ryota Hasebe finally got his MORE
Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Officer joins US Marines for ITX

By Cpl. Thor Larson | March 5, 2015

After three years in the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, 1st Lt. Ryota Hasebe finally got his MORE
US Marines operate ROK weapons

By Cpl. Tyler Giguere | February 24, 2015

Marines step forward onto the firing range, leveling their sites on their targets, they await the MORE
US, ROK Marines ruck over mountains

By Cpl. Tyler Giguere | February 24, 2015

U.S. Marines prepare for a 35- km hike by going through a 10- km looped course every day for a week. MORE
Battalion Assault Course: Culminating Event for ITX 2-15

By Lance Cpl. William Hester | February 23, 2015

Marines from Japan, Hawaii and every corner of the United States have spent countless, draining MORE
On the Desert Floor - 4th Marines at ITX
Mission
On order, as a multi-role ground combat element (GCE) for III MEF, deploy and conduct expeditionary operations across the range of military operations in support of national security objectives.  Be prepared to execute forcible entry, as an amphibious landing force, and conduct sustained land operations ashore.

 





3d Marine Division-Team Caltrap

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