U.S. Army Chaplain Cpt. Van Rinawma, assigned to 2nd Signal Brigade, gives the invocation during the 39th Signal Battalion’ Change of Command, in Chièvres Air Base, Belgium, July 15, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Pascal Demeuldre)
U.S. Marine Corps Pvt. Noah Young plays with children at AmerAsian School in Okinawa during a community relations event in Okinawa, Japan, July 15, 2019. Combat Logistics Battalion 4’s chaplain’s office set up this event to help the school with summer cleaning and other various chores. Young, a native of Staunton, Illinois, is a motor vehicle operator with 3rd Platoon, Transportation Services Company, CLB-4, Combat Logistics Regiment 3. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jamin M. Powell)
U.S. Air Force Capt. Jesse Brown, a chaplain with the 1st Special Operations Wing, provides an invocation during the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Group change of command ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Florida, July 17, 2019. U.S. Air Force Col. Anthony Babcock took command of the 1st SOMXG from U.S. Air Force Col. Harry Seibert. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dennis Spain)
I’m Corporal Nathan Hall with your Marine Minute.
Combat Logistics Battalion 4’s chaplain’s office set up and hosted a community relations event to help clean up an AmerAsian school in Okinawa Japan, July 15th. The chaplain’s office set up this event to help the school with summer cleaning and other various chores.
Also in the Corps,
Marines from Logistics Combat Element ,Marine Rotational Force Darwin recently had the opportunity to test out the Lightweight Water Purification System July 15th, in Darwin, Australia. The unique capabilities of the Logistics Combat Element increase the ability of Marine Rotational Force Darwin to respond to crisis throughout the region.
On this day in Marine Corps History in 1990,
200 Marines from Marine Barracks, Subic Bay, Philippines, helped rescue survivors in Cabanatuan after the island was hit by a 7.7 magnitude earthquake where roughly 300 people died.
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