I'm a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran that spent 15-years living in Okinawa, Japan both an an active-duty Marine and civilian. My Military Occupational Specialty with the Marine Corps was "Graphic Illustrator" (4611) which is an MOS that doesn't exist anymore. After completion of my time in service I worked for Marine Corps Community Services on Camp Foster in Okinawa, Japan as a Graphic Designer, Art Director, and contributing Photographer for MCCS's Okinawa Living Magazine, Okinawa Outdoors Magazine, and Okinawa Guide.
 
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John Russell Burgreen III
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Browse through a selection of my photography of Okinawa, Japan, Boulder, and Denver, Colorado. A large portion of my work is from Okinawa where I spent 15-years first arriving as an active duty U.S. Marine and after my EAS returning to Okinawa to work for Marine Corps Community Services on Camp Foster at a Graphic Designer, Art Director, and contributing Photographer.

MCCS OKinawa
Okinawa Living
Art Director & Contributing Photographer
Okinawa Living Magazine

MCCS Okinawa publications Okinawa Living Magazine, Okinawa Outdoor Magazine, and Okinawa Guide serve as a resource for both the local Okinawan community and U.S. military service-members throughout the duration of their stay.. During my time at MCCS Okinawa I served as Graphic Designer, Art Director, and Contributing Photographer Okinawa Living Magazine, Okinawa Outdoors Magazine, Okinawa Guide, Best of Okinawa Living, and U21 Magazine.

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Angama, Okinawa Japan
Sunset at Araha Beach in Chatan Town, Okinawa Japan.
Cape Zanpa lighthouse at night in Okinawa, Japan.
Ganguro fashion, Okinawa Japan
U.S. Marine training on Camp Foster in Okinawa, Japan.
Okinawan wearing traditional Hanagasa bingata in Okinawa, Japan
Shisa at Murasaki Mura in Okinawa, Japan.
White sand beaches on one of Okinawa's outer islands, Miyako.
Cape Zanpa lighthouse in Yomitan Village Okinawa, Japan.
Sundown at Maeda in Okinawa, Japan.
Miho Koga signing autographs for her fans at the Daiken Orchid JLPGA tournament in Okinawa, Japan.
Shinobu Moromizato at the Daikin Orchid Okinawa JLPGA women's professional golf tournament.
Okinawan professional golfer Shinobu Moromizato.
Protester taking part in the teacher strike in downtown Denver, Colorado.
Sanshin silhouette at sunset in Okinawa, Japan.
A hand-crafted piece of art at Murasaki Mura in Okinawa, Japan.
Ryukyu Mura in Okinawa, Japan.
Manzamo at sunset in Okinawa, Japan.
Dragon boat race during Obon in Yonoshiro Town, Okinawa.
The 16th Street Mall in downtown Denver, Colorado.
Ashibiina, Zanpa Ufujishi Daiko in Okinawa, Japan
Snow falling near the Denver art museum
Tsuboya in Okinawa, Japan
Murasaki Mura pottery village in Yomitan, Okinawa Japan
Miho Koga at the Daiken Orchid LPGA tournament in Okinawa, Japan.
Bise in northern Okinawa, Japan
Female taiko drummer in Okinawa, Japan.
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