The first week of January, while many were returning from a lazy holiday break, Jarheads with 3rd Marine Division were running and gunning through a weeklong squad competition at the Jungle Warfare Training Center on Camp Gonsalves, Okinawa, Japan.

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Todd South has written about crime, courts, government and the military for multiple publications since 2004 and was named a 2014 Pulitzer finalist for a co-written project on witness intimidation. Todd is a Marine veteran of the Iraq War.

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