Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz
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Dededo, Guam
 


Mission Statement 

Provide the Fleet Marine Forces with operational functionality in order to enhance warfighting capabilities, facilitate the strengthening of coalition partnerships and joint region relationships, while projecting forward presence.


 

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Guam Chamber of Commerce visits MCB Camp Blaz

U.S. Navy Capt. Steven Stasick, the Officer In Charge of Construction Marine Corps Marianas commanding officer, shows various construction projects to members from the Guam Chamber of Commerce’s Armed Forces Committee during a visit to Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Blaz, Guam, April 20, 2022. The visit to MCB Camp Blaz included a tour of MCB Camp Blaz facilities and construction sites. Visits to MCB Camp Blaz allow the local community and strategic partners to engage with the base while strengthening and enhancing their partnership. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Rubin J. Tan)

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Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz volunteers at Finegayan Elementary School

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Tylerruben Salas, the armory chief for Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Blaz, assists with moving textbooks during a volunteer event at Finegayan Elementary School in Dededo, Guam, April 13, 2022. Marines from the base assisted the school in relocating new textbooks for various grade levels. The event served as an opportunity to engage with the local community and continue to foster the relationship between MCB Camp Blaz and Finegayan Elementary School. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Rubin J. Tan)

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Playground Power Substation Groundbreaking

From left to right, Anthony Stewart, vice president of AIC International, Kin Fejeran, installation manager for Northrop Grumman, Ryan Sheehan, customer lead from U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Jeana Hill, customer program manager for U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Henry Stewart, president of AIC International, U.S. Navy Cmdr. Brian Christner, the public works officer for Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Blaz, and Anthony Cruz, department head for critical infrastructure support of Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command Marianas, participate in the ground breaking ceremony for the Naval Research Laboratory’s Playground Project held at MCB Camp Blaz, Guam, April 7, 2022. The project will be vital to the Department of Defense’s Global Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) mission to support civilian aviation, GPS navigation, and precise positioning/time distribution techniques. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Rubin J. Tan)

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Guam and CNMI EPA visit Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz

Employees from the Guam Environmental Protection Agency and Saipan Environmental Protection Agency participate in a tour held by Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command Marianas at Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Blaz, Guam, April 6, 2022. MCB Camp Blaz personnel brought the agencies to various sites on the base to illustrate how green waste is managed during the construction of the base and to showcase the variety of ways the Marine Corps takes care of the environment and contributes to the protection and preservation of nature throughout the buildup. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Rubin J. Tan)

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Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz volunteers at Liguan Elementary School

U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Anthony Valladares, the electronics maintenance chief for Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz, assists with the over-under coconut relay race at Liguan Elementary School during a field day event in Dededo, Guam, April 1, 2022. Marines from the base assisted the school in facilitating various relay races as an opportunity to engage with the local community and continue to foster the relationship between the Marine Corps and Liguan Elementary School. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Rubin J. Tan)

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Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Ceremony on Guam

U.S. service members from various bases on Guam honor the fallen as Taps is played during the Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Ceremony held at the Govenor Ricardo J. Bordallo Governor’s Complex in Adelup, Guam, March 29, 2022. Beginning in 2017, National Vietnam War Veterans Day on March 29th honors the men and women who served during the Vietnam War and marks the day combat and combat support units withdrew from South Vietnam. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Rubin J. Tan)

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Camp Blaz volunteers for Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society

U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Joshua Oblea, the communications officer for Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz, left, volunteers with Cpl. Donald Pangelinan, training non-commissioned officer for Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz, right, during an event held by the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) at the base commissary aboard Naval Base Guam, March 25, 2022. The NMCRS is a non-profit organization that helps active duty Sailors and Marines deal with crises, schedule and pay for emergency travel, and provides care for their families in times of need. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Rubin J. Tan)

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CMC and SMMC Visit Guam

U.S. Marine Corps Col. Christopher Bopp, the Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Blaz commanding officer, right, speaks with the 38th Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. David H. Berger, during a visit to the Governor’s Office in Hagåtña, Guam, Feb. 23, 2022. The visit to the Governor’s Office was part of Berger’s visit to MCB Camp Blaz to receive updates on the construction of the base as well as speak with Marines assigned to the base. During the visit, Berger, who was accompanied by the 19th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black, participated in meetings with Government of Guam officials, as well as received briefings from senior leaders from MCB Camp Blaz and hosted a town hall with all Marines from the base. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Andrew King)

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MCB Camp Blaz Toys for Tots Toy Transfer

U.S. Marines assigned to Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Blaz and local community members pose for a group photo during a Toys for Tots toy transfer event to local charities on Guam, Dec. 17, 2021. This year marks the 74th year of the national Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots campaign and its 12th year on Guam. MCB Camp Blaz participated in the annual campaign to help bring the joy of Christmas and send a message of hope to less fortunate children in Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Andrew King)

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Cultural Ritual Honors Ancestral Burials at Sabånan Fadang Area of Camp Blaz

Toni ‘Malia’ Ramirez, Guam historian, performs a CHamoru dedication during a cultural ritual at the Sabånan Fadang burial site on Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz, Nov. 23, 2021. The burial site includes seven grave pits comprised of multiple individuals, with the final overall number of individuals still pending analysis. The ritual is the first of its kind as the ceremonies are typically held later, as required under Guam law, when monuments are erected for reburial ceremonies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Andrew King)

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