3D Marine Logistics Group

 

3D Marine Logistics Group

III MEF

Okinawa, Japan
3rd MLG CG visits Marines during KMEP 15-9
Brig. Gen. Tracy King, left, speaks to Marines participating in Korean Military Exchange Program 15-9 at Rodriguez Live-Fire Complex, Republic of Korea, June 25, 2015. King spoke to the Marines about the importance of training with their allies in the Republic of Korea, as well as the significance and strategic value Okinawa provides the III Marine Expeditionary Force. KMEP 15-9 is focused on improving 9th Engineer Support Battalion’s engineering capabilities while enhancing relations across the Korean Peninsula. King is the 3rd Marine Logistics Group commanding general. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joey S. Holeman, Jr./ Released)
Marines Bring Fuel in Bulk for KMEP
Pfc. Deantre P. Thornton checks the temperature of newly received fuel June 3 at Doksukri Training Area, Republic of Korea, during Korean Military Exchange Program 15-9. The Marines use a hydrometer to test the temperature and the American Petroleum Industry levels of the fuel to confirm its quality. The Marines received 15,000 gallons of fuel, which will be used for vehicles and equipment throughout the duration of the exercise. Bulk fuel Marines stationed on Okinawa train with simulated fuel while training on the Korean peninsula allows for them to use actual fuel. This KMEP has been designated as the engineering KMEP with a concentration in bulk fuel and continuation of training focused on maintaining operational presence while improving key relationships across the region. Thornton, from Atlanta, Georgia, is a bulk fuel specialist with 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joey S. Holeman, Jr./ Released)
Marines Hone their Skills in Confined-Quarters Tactics
Lance Cpl. Mckinley Cook, from Duvall, Washington, plots points for the final land navigation mission of exercise Fuji Warrior June 2 at the Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan. Marines spent two days studying land navigation techniques before tackling the dense vegetation of the training area. Fuji Warrior is conducted to instill the Marine Corps ethos of “Every Marine is a rifleman.” This training provided Marines with Headquarters Regiment, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force the opportunity to conduct combat training relevant to current operating environments. Cook is a data network specialist with Headquarters Regiment, 3rd MLG. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Devon Tindle/Released)
Senior leadership serves warrior meal after field training at Balikatan 2015
Brig. General Tracy W. King serves lunch with other senior leadership to Marines after the final U.S. Marine Corps training event of exercise Balikatan in Crow Valley, April 27. The last U.S. Marine Corps event of Balikatan involved cross-training and interoperability field-training exercises. This was the 31st iteration of Balikatan, the annual interoperability exercise with the U.S. military and the Armed Forces of the Philippines. King, from Oklahoma, City, is the Commanding General for 3rd Marine Logistic Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Mandaline Hatch/Released)
Marines rehearse critical EOD, CBRN, joint training
Two chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear defense specialists ensure gas masks are properly fitted prior to leak, seal, package and decontamination training April 21 at the gas chamber on Camp Hansen, Okinawa. The CBRN defense specialists assisted in familiarizing explosive ordnance disposal technicians with decontamination procedures following the leak, seal, package process used to mitigate CBRN-related hazards. The EOD technicians and CBRN defense specialists used protective equipment to perform general decontamination of the affected area and prepare the leaking ordnance for safe containment and transport before completing the decontamination process. The training instilled the Marines’ confidence in their safety equipment and procedures used to mitigate CBRN-related hazards. The Marines are with 9th Engineer Support Battalion, and Marine Logistics Group Headquarters Regiment, 3rd MLG, III Marine Expeditionary Force.
Marines enforce energy warrior ethos
1st Lt. Stephen Stavish, left, and 1st Lt. James Patterson, right, observe and discuss the use of a solar panel after an energy efficiency briefing Feb. 26 outside the Camp Foster Theater on Okinawa. The panels, an element of the Ground Renewable Expeditionary Energy Network, use energy taken from the sun and convert it into electricity. The panels provide alternative power options for energizing communications equipment, computers, and other electronic equipment in an expeditionary environment. Stavish is a native of Watchung, N.J. and an operations officer with 3rd Transportation Support Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 3, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Patterson is a native of San Antonio, Texas and logistics officer with 3rd TSB, 3rd MLG, III MEF.
Three Marine leaders give their three keys to success
Sgts. David A. Lopez, left, Roberto A. Martinez, center, and Paul A. Baran pose for a photo Feb. 9 at Kin Blue Training Area. The three sergeants gave their keys to success as small unit leaders in the Marine Corps. Lopez, from Blue Island, Illinois, is a data systems technician. Martinez, from Sterling, Illinois, is a motor transport operator. Baran, from Vancouver, Washington, is a ground radio repairer. The Marines are with Combat Logistics Regiment 3, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Drew Tech/Released)
3rd TSB Hike
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Jeffrey Schott, motor transportation mechanic, with 3rd Transportation Support Battalion (TSB), Combat Logistics Regiment 3, 3d Marine Logistics Group, puts on a gas mask during a field meet at Godfrey Field, Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 21, 2014. The field meet was organized with events that simulated combat situations and a tug of war for the companies of 3rd TSB to compete with one another. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by MCIPAC Combat Camera Lance Cpl. Robert Gonzales/Released)
3rd MLG Warrior Day
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. David Lopez, with Combat Logistics Regiment 3, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, helps his team to cross an obstacle on the confidence course during the unit’s Warrior Day at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 9, 2015. The Warrior Day consisted of various team building exercises and obstacles in order to practice small unit leadership and enhance unit morale. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by MCIPAC combat camera Lance Cpl. Colby Cooper/Released)
Cobra Gold 2015
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Manuel Leon, motor transportation operator, with Comb at Logistics Battalion 4, Combat Logistics Regiment 3, 3d Marine Logistics Group, conducts inventory aboard the U.S.N.S. Pililaau, Feb. 7, 2015. The Marines will be traveling to Thailand via the U.S.N.S. Pililaau in support of Exercise Cobra Gold 2015. The U.S.N.S. Pililaau provided transportation of equipment to support Exercise Cobra Gold 2015 due to the loss of support from the U.S.N.S. Kocak. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by MCIPAC Combat Camera Lance Cpl. Sergio RamirezRomero/Released)
Japanese, American children participate in baseball clinic
Brig. Gen. Tracy King gives closing remarks after a baseball clinic Jan. 24 on Camp Kinser. This was the first baseball clinic held on Camp Kinser. The clinic consisted of Japanese major league baseball player Keiichi Hirano instructing the players on fundamental skills and techniques of baseball followed by a friendly game. “Watching Hirnao interact with the kids and seeing how the kids respond to a guy who is truly passionate about the game was my favorite part,” said King. “They were wide-eyed, paying attention and not fidgeting around. That was enjoyable to see.” The clinic consisted of Hirano instructing the players on fundamental skills and techniques of baseball followed by a friendly game. The day ended with prizes, lunch and a cake for all who participated. King is the commanding general of 3rd Marine Logistics group, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Rebecca Elmy/Released)
Fight Tonight: HQ Regiment is always ready
Marines with Headquarters Regiment stand with their maintenance readiness awards from all four quarters and the overall 2014 fiscal year on Camp Kinser, Dec. 31. Headquarters Regiment, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force maintained an overall maintenance readiness of 90% or higher throughout the entire year of 2014. “My success comes from the success of my Marines,” said Col. Edmund J. Bowen, the regiment’s commanding officer, from Staten Island, New York. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. William Hester/ Released)
Any clime, any place; 3rd MLG establishes expeditionary command post
Lance Cpl. James H. Lovett writes down coordinates to an expeditionary runway Dec. 18 during exercise Marine Logistics Group Crisis Action Module Rehearsal Guam, or MCR Guam, near Anderson Air Force Base. MCR Guam is a scenario-run exercise that utilizes an expeditionary command-and-control center as well as members of a survey, liaison and reconnaissance party. Lovett, who participated during the exercise as a member of the SLRP, constantly wrote down and plotted location coordinates on a grid during the reconnaissance patrol. Lovett, from Honolulu, Hawaii, is a logistics clerk with the 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Matt S. Myers/Released)
Award ceremony recognizes Far East Division Match participants
Chief Warrant Officer 4 Roderick W. Palmer, center, from Tallahassee, Florida, congratulates his rifle team Dec. 19 at Camp Hansen for their participation in the Far East Division Matches. The team won the Lloyd Trophy for receiving the highest score of the 19 rifle teams that competed in the matches. The trophy is named in honor of Maj. Calvin A. Lloyd, who won this trophy in the 1912 Pan-American Matches in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Palmer is a communications maintenance officer with Combat Logistics Regiment 35, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Mandaline Hatch/Released)
Marines, sailors compete in Jingle Bell Challenge
Master Chief Petty Officer Christopher Rebana screams cadence to unify his team’s pulling efforts during the “Christmas Tree Workout” as part of the Jingle Bell Challenge here Dec. 19. Rebana said events like this help to build camaraderie and “brings the sailors and Marines together.” Six battalions took part in the Jingle Bell Challenge, which consisted of several events, including a 5-kilometer run, interval exercise relay race, tug-of-war contest and Humvee pull. Rebana is a San Diego, Calif. native and command master chief of 3rd Medical Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Matthew Callahan/Released)
Camp Kinser exhibit hosts local curators
Tomimori Asato takes video footage of combat attire that American service members wore in the Battle of Okinawa during a tour of the Camp Kinser Battle of Okinawa Historical Exhibit Dec. 18. Twenty-four local museum curators and employees visited the exhibit after they were surveyed by the U.S. Consulate General Naha and expressed interest in the exhibit. One of the consulate’s goals is to strengthen ties with the historical and cultural institutions on Okinawa, according to Dolores Prin, public affairs officer with the consulate.
CLR-35 brings Thanksgiving to local children
Col. Ronald Braney, from Stafford, Virginia, places an American Indian hat on a child’s head Nov. 23 during the second annual Thanksgiving celebration with Tai Chu En Children’s Home at the Camp Kinser Chapel. The event began with the children assembling paper hats as the Marines, sailors and spouses assisted them. Following the crafts, the children and volunteers sat down for a Thanksgiving feast including turkey, corn and pumpkin pie. Braney is the commanding officer for Combat Logistics Regiment 35, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Rebecca Elmy/Released)
Mass Casualty drills prepare corpsmen
U.S. Navy Corpsmen load Marines with simulated combat injuries into an ambulance Nov. 6 at Camp Schwab, Japan, during exercise Blue Chromite 15. Blue Chromite demonstrates the Marine Corps’ expeditionary capabilities in the Pacific region. The Corpsmen participated in a mass casualty drill to experience simulated stress and chaos of a combat scenario. Sailors from 3rd Medical Battalion setup a shock trauma platoon in order to properly provide care to the casualties after the final assault. The Corpsmen are with 3rd Medical Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Abbey Perria/Released)
History Made as Marines Further Expeditionary Capability
U.S. Marines participating in T-AKE 14-2 transport Humvees using components of an Improved Ribbon Bridge pushed by Bridge Erection Boats while executing ship-to-shore transport operations Sept. 24 in logistical support of Amphibious Landing Exercise 2015 in Subic Bay, Philippines. The operation proved the concept that IRB components can be used in conjunction with BEBs on the open ocean as a ship-to-shore connector for transporting supplies and equipment to Marines on shore. PHIBLEX is an annual bilateral training exercise conducted by the Armed Forces of the Philippines alongside U.S. Marine and Navy forces. The Marines are combat engineers with 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, currently assigned to Combat Logistics Detachment 379, Headquarters Regiment, 3rd MLG, III MEF. T-AKE 14-2 is a maritime pre-positioned force, multi-country theater security cooperation event that deployed from Okinawa aboard the USNS Sacagawea to participate in training exercises throughout the Asia-Pacific area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Drew Tech/Released)
PHIBLEX 15
U.S. Navy corpsmen with 3rd Medical Battalion, 3D Marine Logistics Group, receive patients during a Medical Civic Action Program leading up to Amphibious Landing Exercise 15 (PHIBLEX 15) in Palawan, Philippines, September 19, 2014. PHIBLEX 15 is an annual, bilateral training exercise conducted by the Armed Forces of the Philippines, U.S. Marines and Navy to strengthen interoperability across a range of capabilities to include disaster relief and contingency operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by III MEF Combat Camera Pfc. Matthew Casbarro/Released)
PHIBLEX 15
U.S. Navy corpsman and Armed Forces of the Philippines eat together during a Medical Civic Action Program leading up to Amphibious Landing Exercise 15 (PHIBLEX 15) in Palawan, Philippines, September 19, 2014. PHIBLEX 15 is an annual, bilateral training exercise conducted by the Armed Forces of the Philippines, U.S. Marines and Navy to strengthen interoperability across a range of capabilities to include disaster relief and contingency operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by III MEF Combat Camera Pfc. Matthew Casbarro/Released)
3rd Med Bn Train for Casualty Scenarios
Corpsmen train for small-unit rushes as part of force resuscitative care training June 27 at Camp Hansen. The training involved simulated combat casualty scenarios that prepared the corpsmen for triaging and treating potential casualties during combat deployments, while also ensuring basic combat skills were emphasized throughout. The corpsmen are with Company B, 3rd Medical Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force
Marine thanked for saving life of Okinawa teen
Kanami Oshiro, center, with her mother, Masayo Oshiro, left, present a gift to 1st Sgt. Andre S. Guay July 10 at Camp Kinser. Kanami and her mother thanked Guay for saving Kanami’s life after she was struck by a car June 16. Guay is the company first sergeant of Food Service Company, Combat Logistics Regiment 37, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Kanami Oshiro is a student at Ginowan High School, and Masayo Oshiro is an agricultural agency worker. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler Giguere
9th ESB Prepares for Deployments with Mobility Exercise
Lance Cpls. Isaih Alamillo, left, and Jonathan A. Ramos double-check a water valve during a mobility exercise June 18 on Camp Hansen. This was part of an exercise to test the Marines on their response time in case they are needed for a deployment. Alamillo is a Los Angeles, California, native, and Ramos is a Staten Island, New York, native. Both are bulk fuel specialists with Bulk Fuel Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Robert Williams Jr./Released)
COMBINED ARMS TRAINING CENTER CAMP FUJI
COMBINED ARMS TRAINING CENTER CAMP FUJI, SHIZUOKA, Japan – Staff Sgt. Jason G. Kelley, kneeling right, instructs Marines and sailors with Combat Logistics Regiments 35 and 37, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, on M16A4 service rifle and M4 carbine immediate and remedial action drills June 7 at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji as part of Fuji Warrior. During Fuji Warrior, a biennial training exercise, Marines and sailors will execute military operations on urbanized terrain training and advanced M16 and M4 familiarization training as well as operate several crew-served weapons. Kelley is a weapons and tactics instructor with Tactical Readiness and Training, G-3, training and operations, 3rd MLG, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Wes J. Lucko/Released)
ROK, U.S. Marines Revisit Basics of Minesweeping
Republic of Korea Marines demonstrate a minesweeping technique for U.S. Marines April 21 during Korean Marine Exchange Program 14-6 in Pohang, Republic of Korea. Marines use metal detectors to help identify improvised explosive devices, landmines or anything potentially harmful that is buried underground. The ROK Marines are with the 1st ROK Marine Engineer Battalion, 1st ROK Marine Division.
MISSION

PROVIDE RESPONSIVE COMBAT LOGISTICS SUPPORT TO III MEF AND OTHER MARINE FORCES WITHIN OUR AREA OF OPERATIONS, AND TO JOINT, COMBINED, AND FEDERAL AGENCIES AS DIRECTED, THROUGH EXPEDITIONARY MEANS, FORWARD BASING, AND GLOBAL SOURCING IN ORDER TO SUSTAIN SUPPORTED UNITS DURING EXERCISES AND CONTINGENCIES.

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