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Sgt. Jonathan M. Kelly is one of the Marines in the group who developed the winning “quality of life” app category in the Commandant’s Innovation Challenge. The awards announcement was made Dec. 7, 2016. The challenge required the participants to develop an app for the following categories: war fighting, lifestyle and physical fitness. The app, called “Liberty Okinawa”, includes information about different places in Okinawa, Japan, a link to Google Maps to find their locations, the liberty rules and guidelines, an alarm when your liberty curfew is approaching and important contact numbers in case of an emergency. Kelly, a Honolulu, Hawaii, native, is a part of 1st Marine Air Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force on Okinawa, Japan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Amaia Unanue/ Released) - Sgt. Jonathan M. Kelly is one of the Marines in the group who developed the winning “quality of life” app category in the Commandant’s Innovation Challenge. The awards announcement was made Dec. 7, 2016. The challenge required the participants to develop an app for the following categories: war fighting, lifestyle and physical fitness. The app, called “Liberty Okinawa”, includes information about different places in Okinawa, Japan, a link to Google Maps to find their locations, the liberty rules and guidelines, an alarm when your liberty curfew is approaching and important contact numbers in case of an emergency. Kelly, a Honolulu, Hawaii, native, is a part of 1st Marine Air Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force on Okinawa, Japan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Amaia Unanue/ Released)

Lt. Gen. Lawrence D. Nicholson address Japanese reporters on Marine Corps Base Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, Dec. 14, 2016. An MV-22B Osprey landed in shallow waters off the Okinawa coastline of Camp Schwab on Dec. 13, 2016. All five crewmembers were airlifted via HH-60G to the United States Naval Hospital aboard Camp Foster where they are being treated for injuries. The MV-22B Osprey is with Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force. The HH-60G is with the US Air Force's 33rd Rescue Squadron, 18th Operations Group, 18th Wing. Nicholson, from Toronto, Canada, is the Okinawa Area Coordinator and commanding general of III MEF. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Douglas Simons/Released) - Lt. Gen. Lawrence D. Nicholson address Japanese reporters on Marine Corps Base Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, Dec. 14, 2016. An MV-22B Osprey landed in shallow waters off the Okinawa coastline of Camp Schwab on Dec. 13, 2016. All five crewmembers were airlifted via HH-60G to the United States Naval Hospital aboard Camp Foster where they are being treated for injuries. The MV-22B Osprey is with Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force. The HH-60G is with the US Air Force's 33rd Rescue Squadron, 18th Operations Group, 18th Wing. Nicholson, from Toronto, Canada, is the Okinawa Area Coordinator and commanding general of III MEF. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Douglas Simons/Released)

Lt. Gen. Lawrence D. Nicholson address Japanese reporters on Marine Corps Base Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, Dec. 14, 2016. An MV-22B Osprey landed in shallow waters off the Okinawa coastline of Camp Schwab on Dec. 13, 2016. All five crewmembers were airlifted via HH-60G to the United States Naval Hospital aboard Camp Foster where they are being treated for injuries. The MV-22B Osprey is with Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force. The HH-60G is with the 33rd Rescue Squadron, 18th Operations Group. Nicholson, from Toronto, Canada, is the Okinawa Area Coordinator and commanding general of III MEF. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Steven Tran/Released) - Lt. Gen. Lawrence D. Nicholson address Japanese reporters on Marine Corps Base Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, Dec. 14, 2016. An MV-22B Osprey landed in shallow waters off the Okinawa coastline of Camp Schwab on Dec. 13, 2016. All five crewmembers were airlifted via HH-60G to the United States Naval Hospital aboard Camp Foster where they are being treated for injuries. The MV-22B Osprey is with Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force. The HH-60G is with the 33rd Rescue Squadron, 18th Operations Group. Nicholson, from Toronto, Canada, is the Okinawa Area Coordinator and commanding general of III MEF. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Steven Tran/Released)

File Graphic: U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18 Hornet assigned to Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) provides close air support during an offensive air support exercise at Observation Point Feets, Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, Calif., March 29, 2016. The exercise is part of Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) 2-16, a seven-week training event hosted by Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) cadre. MAWTS-1 provides standardized tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications to support Marine Aviation Training and Readiness and assists in developing and employing aviation weapons and tactics. (U.S. Marine Corps photograph by SSgt. Artur Shvartsberg, MAWTS-1 COMCAM/Released) - File Graphic: U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18 Hornet assigned to Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) provides close air support during an offensive air support exercise at Observation Point Feets, Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, Calif., March 29, 2016. The exercise is part of Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) 2-16, a seven-week training event hosted by Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) cadre. MAWTS-1 provides standardized tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications to support Marine Aviation Training and Readiness and assists in developing and employing aviation weapons and tactics. (U.S. Marine Corps photograph by SSgt. Artur Shvartsberg, MAWTS-1 COMCAM/Released)