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2nd Lt. Jennifer N. Galvan gives a mission brief during a Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation at Central Training Area, Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, April 18, 2017. 3d Law Enforcement Battalion conducted the evaluation to test each company’s ability to execute tasks ranging from policing operations to police patrolling, route regulations, key leader engagements in towns and local population centers, and security of key infrastructure in an expeditionary environment, to ensure they are prepared to support the operational requirements of III Marine Expeditionary Force. Galvan, a native of Oak Lawn, Ill., is a platoon commander for Bravo Company, 3d LE Bn., III MEF Headquarters Group. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Joshua Pinkney) - 2nd Lt. Jennifer N. Galvan gives a mission brief during a Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation at Central Training Area, Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, April 18, 2017. 3d Law Enforcement Battalion conducted the evaluation to test each company’s ability to execute tasks ranging from policing operations to police patrolling, route regulations, key leader engagements in towns and local population centers, and security of key infrastructure in an expeditionary environment, to ensure they are prepared to support the operational requirements of III Marine Expeditionary Force. Galvan, a native of Oak Lawn, Ill., is a platoon commander for Bravo Company, 3d LE Bn., III MEF Headquarters Group. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Joshua Pinkney)

Sgt. 1st Class Midsru Miyazaki has been chosen as the first Japanese MV-22 Osprey crew chief aboard Marine Corps Air Station, New River, N.C., April 7, 2017. “It’s very honorable to be chosen as a crew chief and I’m ready for flight in the United States its very fun,” said Miyazaki. Miyazaki looks forward to going back to Japan and training his soldiers in the proper methods and procedures for flying a MV-22 Osprey. Miyazaki is originally with the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force. VMMT-204 is assigned to Marine Aircraft Group 26, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. (Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jason Jimenez/ Released) - Sgt. 1st Class Midsru Miyazaki has been chosen as the first Japanese MV-22 Osprey crew chief aboard Marine Corps Air Station, New River, N.C., April 7, 2017. “It’s very honorable to be chosen as a crew chief and I’m ready for flight in the United States its very fun,” said Miyazaki. Miyazaki looks forward to going back to Japan and training his soldiers in the proper methods and procedures for flying a MV-22 Osprey. Miyazaki is originally with the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force. VMMT-204 is assigned to Marine Aircraft Group 26, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. (Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jason Jimenez/ Released)

Don Irwin, a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, shakes 1st Lt. Lauren Campbell’s hand April 7, 2017 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. Irwin, who served aboard a number of ships during World War II, took part in battles for Midway and Guadalcanal and survived the sinking of the USS Calhoun during the battle for Okinawa. Irwin returned to Okinawa and exchanged stories with the Marines and Sailors stationed on the island.Irwin is a San Jose, California native and Campbell, a Redwood City, California, native, is a material control officer with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Air Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Amaia Unanue) - Don Irwin, a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, shakes 1st Lt. Lauren Campbell’s hand April 7, 2017 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. Irwin, who served aboard a number of ships during World War II, took part in battles for Midway and Guadalcanal and survived the sinking of the USS Calhoun during the battle for Okinawa. Irwin returned to Okinawa and exchanged stories with the Marines and Sailors stationed on the island.Irwin is a San Jose, California native and Campbell, a Redwood City, California, native, is a material control officer with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Air Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Amaia Unanue)