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3d Marine Division


3d Marine Division

The Fighting Third

Okinawa, Japan
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On order, 3d Marine Division conducts amphibious, forcible entry operations or sustained, combined arms land operations with strategic partners and allies, as an integral part of III MEF within the Pacific Theater Area of Operations (AO) in support of national security objectives.
Caltrap News
Fast, fluid, together: Japan, U.S. Marines exercise amphibious capabilities during Keen Sword 21 By Courtesy Story | November 4, 2020
Expeditionary advanced basing capabilities on display during Exercise Noble Fury By Courtesy Story | October 11, 2020
Extending the range: Marines secure maritime terrain, deploy rocket system By Gunnery Sgt. Steve Cushman | September 30, 2020
Command of Caltrap transfers from Jurney to Bierman By Courtesy Story | August 13, 2020
CALTRAP Sergeant Major Passes the Sword By 1st Lt. Brett Vannier | July 15, 2020
Marines Recognized for Victory in Squad Competition By 1st Lt. Gerard Callan | June 16, 2020
3d Marine Division Leaders

Major General James W. Bierman
Commanding General

Colonel Jason S.D. Perry
Assistant Division Commander

Sergeant Major Eric D. Cook
Sergeant Major

Command Master Chief Christopher T. Stone
Command Master Chief
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