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Marines volunteer at local nursing home

9/16/2011 By Lance Cpl. Tyler C. Vernaza , Marine Corps Bases Japan

KIN TOWN, OKINAWA, Japan — For almost two decades, Marines and sailors with 7th Communication Battalion have volunteered their time and energy at Hikarigaoka Nursing Home in Kin-Cho. From sweeping the parking lots, to mowing the grass or just spending the holidays with the residents of the nursing home, the service members have made a lasting impression on their local community.

For more on the 7th Comm. Bn:

http://www.marines.mil/unit/mcbjapan/Pages/2011/110916-nursing.aspx