Okinawa, Japan bases

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Travelling to Okinawa

Started by shabangu. Last reply by Lea 18 hours ago. 23 Replies


Started by Poohmander. Last reply by 1~Keri (HCC) yesterday. 89 Replies


Started by proud_dad. Last reply by proud_dad on Sunday. 6 Replies

Futenma Families

Started by Mom of Andrew. Last reply by 1~steel_walk42 (Denita) on Saturday. 261 Replies

what is the record...

Started by Mattinct. Last reply by Mattinct Oct 18. 19 Replies

Drum Battle: III MEF band and S. Korean counterpart

Started by Liberty Belle. Last reply by faithful Marine momwi Oct 18. 15 Replies

Typhoon Season 2014.

Started by 1~iansdad (Jeff). Last reply by grandma9 Oct 18. 288 Replies

Okinawa, Japan bases News Articles

Started by 1~sandyr, MFN VO & VPMM. Last reply by 1~Keri (HCC) Sep 26. 50 Replies

UDP (Unit Deployment Program)

Started by 1~iansdad (Jeff). Last reply by Proud Mama 121012 Aug 30. 59 Replies

Camp Foster

Started by JakesMom. Last reply by AJ'smom25 Jul 26. 142 Replies

Flying out of LAX

Started by usmcmomof2. Last reply by AfT Jul 23. 6 Replies

Camp Foster

Started by Edalma. Last reply by Edalma Jul 21. 18 Replies

Daughter headed to Japan!

Started by Sarah75. Last reply by Mattinct Jul 15. 11 Replies

Camp Hansen

Started by usamom. Last reply by sassylady50 Jul 10. 20 Replies

Babies born in Okinawa Naval Hospital

Started by usmcmomof2. Last reply by usmcmomof2 Jun 30. 11 Replies

Staying in Japan

Started by mjmorones. Last reply by Liberty Belle Jun 4. 9 Replies

Camp Schwab

Started by pam. Last reply by Delana May 14. 82 Replies

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Comment by 1~steel_walk42 (Denita) on October 7, 2014 at 6:57pm
Thank you Keri.

Denita (1~steel_walk42)
MFN Volunteer - Membership & Moderator
VPMM of LCpl. Vincent
Comment by 1~Keri (HCC) on October 7, 2014 at 6:14pm
Search suspended for Marine missing in Guam

Oct. 2, 2014 - 03:07PM
By Kyle Daly
(Hagatna, Guam) Pacific Daily News

Search efforts for a Marine who went missing last week while swimming off the coast of Tinian were suspended Wednesday morning.

To continue reading:
Comment by Liberty Belle on October 7, 2014 at 5:20pm

Keri-- Very sadly, my post below refers to another Marine we have lost recently. He is Cpl. Donovan Clancy, of the Marine Wing Communication Squadron 18. From Camp Foster, he was temporarily assigned to the Mariana Islands for the Forager Fury op. Prayers for comfort and peace go out to his family and Marine brothers.  

Comment by 1~Keri (HCC) on October 7, 2014 at 4:39pm
Members wishing to express their sympathies to family and friends of Cpl. Jordan L. Spears, please find the condolence topic here:

Prayers always,
1~Keri (HCC)
Marine groups moderator/mgr
VPP of Sgt. M - 1MEF/1LE Bn deployed
Isaiah 41:10
Comment by Liberty Belle on October 7, 2014 at 9:45am

Not sure where this should be posted, but my heart has been heavy since reading about the search several days ago. I know prayers for his family and Marines bros. would be appreciated.  (sorry, could not find a .mil link) 

Search called off for Marine missing off Tinian

Comment by 1~alex2toes(Dianne) on September 27, 2014 at 6:38am

I see that Keri posted a news article giving you your Holiday mailing deadlines. I am kind of at lose not having to shop for his gifts already. NO, No I'm not. lol 

Comment by USMCwife&mom on September 26, 2014 at 9:04am

Beanpole's Mom, I have seen fliers and information from the USO for Okinawa and Yokosuka but nothing for Iwakuni. It is done through the USO. I might research to see if Iwakuni has a local branch then reach out to them directly.

Comment by 1~alex2toes(Dianne) on September 26, 2014 at 8:35am

Beanpole's Momm, I googled USO Operation Birthday Cake & It looks like they might. Try it & See what you think.

Comment by Beanpole's Mom on September 26, 2014 at 8:23am

Does anyone know if there is a similar USO birthday cake operation for Marines on mainland Japan- MCAS Iwakuni?  And the note about contacting Fro ONLY  works if you actually have that info.  We don't.  Nothing on emarine, nothing but an automated response with no progress.

Comment by Athena1 on September 23, 2014 at 12:24pm

Thanks, will do!   I did not even know about the birthday cake option... will definitely be sending one next year!


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