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Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan

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US Marine exceeds expectations, accepts award
170913-M-NE059-0011.JPG Photo By: Lance Cpl. Gabriela Garcia-Herrera

Sep 20, 2017
TOKYO - U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Christopher J. Garza, left, sergeant major of Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni, Japan, Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Burke, center, detention facility staff noncommissioned officer and supervisor with Headquarters and Headquarters (H&HS), and Col. Richard F. Fuerst, commanding officer of MCAS Iwakuni, pose for a photo with their wives in Tokyo, Japan, Sept. 9, 2017. Burke received the USO Service Member of the Year Award at the 10th Annual Service Salute Gala. One service member from each military installation in Japan attends the gala to receive the award. Burke went above and beyond the expectations of his normal duties as a Marine by showing exemplary leadership skills and volunteering his time at the USO, the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society and community relations events hosted by the Marine Memorial Chapel. (courtesy photo)


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