4/9/19 Lt. General Lawrence D. Nicholson (Ret.) talked US Marines Pacific relations with our allies. From 2015 to 2018, General Nicholson served as Commanding General of the III Marine Expeditionary Force, which is headquartered on Okinawa, Japan. He commanded the 1st Marine Division from 2012 to 2015. General Nicholson spoke about the role of the US military in the Pacific.