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One in ten Marines based in Japan

  • December 31, 2017
  • , Okinawa Times
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Okinawa Times reported from Washington on Sunday that according to statistics released by the Defense Department,18,585, or about 10% of the total number of 184,401 Marines, were stationed at Japanese installations under the command of the III Marine Expeditionary Force headquartered at Camp Courtney as of Sept. 30, 2017. The Pentagon data shows that the concentration of Marines under III MEF is the third highest in the world, following California and North Carolina.

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