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3rd Marine Division Logo
Okinawa, Japan

Who we are

3d Marine Division operates as a Stand-In Force in the first island chain to secure, seize, or defend key maritime terrain in order to deny and disrupt adversary actions in support of the Fleet, the Joint Force, and partnered and allied forces.


110th Anniversary

4th Marine Regiment celebrates its 110th anniversary in Okinawa, Japan, April 16, 2024. The regiment, first activated in Puget Sound, Washington,...


Dive Sustainment 

U.S. Marines execute dive sustainment training on Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 7-8, 2024. The training is designed to enhance the Marines...


Rappel Training

A Republic of Korea Marine crosses a rope bridge during Warrior Shield 24 at ROK Marine Corps Base Pohang, South Korea, March 14, 2024. Warrior...


Jungle Leaders Course

U.S. Marines cross a rope bridge during Jungle Leaders Course at the Jungle Warfare Training Center, Okinawa, Japan, March 19, 2024. The Jungle...


Bilateral Training

A Republic of Korea Marine with 23rd Battalion, 1st ROK Marine Division prepares to clear a room while executing military operations in urban terrain...


Squad Live-Fire Range

A U.S. Marine breaks down a M224 60 mm mortar system in the Central Training Area, Okinawa, Japan, March 4, 2024. The range is designed to increase...

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