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Photo Focus: St. Croix Marine Serving in Okinawa, Japan

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Esther M. Wood, right, trains Cpl. Daniel Tong, left, both data systems administrators with Communications Company, Combat logistics Regiment 37, 3rd MLG, on tactical utilization of a Mobile Broadband and Shout Nano kit on Camp Kinser, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 12, 2022. Wood, a native of St. Croix, Virgin Islands, enlisted out of Recruiting Substation Puerto Rico in 2020. Communications Marines from across 3rd MLG conducted a Single Channel Radio Exercise to train for tactical employment of their equipment of their communications equipment (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Federico Marquez)
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Esther M. Wood, right, of St. Croix trains Cpl. Daniel Tong on the tactical utilization of a Mobile Broadband and Shout Nano kit during a training exercise on Friday at Camp Kinser, Okinawa, Japan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Federico Marquez)

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Esther M. Wood of St. Croix is currently deployed on a training exercise at Camp Kinser in Okinawa, Japan, where Communications Marines from across 3rd Marine Logistics Group conducted a Single Channel Radio Exercise to train for tactical employment of their communications equipment, according to a press release.

Wood, a data systems administrator with 3rd Marine Logistics Group, briefed the group’s commanding general and trained data systems administrators on the utilization of a Mobile Broadband and Shout Nano kit during the exercise. She enlisted in the Marine Corps through Recruiting Substation Puerto Rico in 2020.

U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Adam Chalkley, the commanding general of 3rd Marine Logistics Group, left, speaks with Cpl. Esther M. Wood of St. Croix, right, a data systems administrator with Communications Company, Combat Logistics Regiment 37, 3rd MLG, about tactical utilization of a Mobile Broadband and Shout Nano kit on Friday at Camp Kinser, Okinawa, Japan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Federico Marquez)
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