Marine Corps Base Camp Butler
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Mission Statement

Our mission is to exercise command and control, oversight, and budgetary guidance over the Marine Corps’ network of Advanced Naval Bases in the Indo-Pacific in order to: (1) secure and protect our capabilities, (2) strengthen our alliances, and (3) expand the capabilities of forward-deployed naval expeditionary forces.
A U.S. Marine shoots down range at his target during the new Annual Rifle Qualification (ARQ) on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 5, 2021. The ARQ is a three-day, combat-centric course of fire that tests Marines’ marksmanship skills in a dynamic-shooting environment. Shooters utilize artificial support, engage moving targets as well as engage targets while on the move. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Karis Mattingly)
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Jose Marquez poses for a photo illustration. Esperanza is the Spanish word for hope. This HispanicHeritageMonth we celebrate Hispanic Heritage and reflect on how great our tomorrow can be if we hold onto our resilience and hope. Let's reflect on all of the contributions Hispanics have made in the past, and will continue to make in the future. We are stronger together. (U.S. Marine Corps graphic by Lance Cpl. Isaac W. Munce)
Flags of the 50 U.S. states wave during a 9/11 memorial ceremony on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, Sept. 11, 2021. The ceremony was held to remember all those who lost their lives, 20 years ago, during the 9/11 attacks. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ryan H. Pulliam)
Newly naturalized U.S. citizens pose for a group photo with service members from Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Installations Pacific – Marine Corps Base Camp Butler, after a naturalization ceremony at the Camp Foster Chapel, Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, Sept. 16, 2021. A total of 15 Marines and civilians from 13 countries swore the oath of allegiance and received their naturalization certificates to become U.S. citizens. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ryan H. Pulliam)
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Rhys Stewart, an administrative specialist with the Installation Personnel Administration Center, poses for an environmental portrait with his certificate of naturalization on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, Sept. 13, 2021. Stewart lived in St. Catherine, Jamaica, with his parents for the first 17 years of his life. In 2017, his grandfather, who was already living in the U.S., filed for Stewart and his family to immigrate to Brooklyn, New York. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alex Fairchild)

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