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A U.S. Marine with the All Domain Reconnaissance Detachment,

A U.S. Marine with the All Domain Reconnaissance Detachment,

A U.S. Marine with the All Domain Reconnaissance Detachment, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, sights in with an M4A1 carbine while conducting dry-fire drills during Realistic Urban Training exercise at Marine Co... More

Marines retrieve a hose of a cyclonic separator from

Marines retrieve a hose of a cyclonic separator from

Marines retrieve a hose of a cyclonic separator from the Pacific Ocean at a water purification site during the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s MEU Exercise aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., May ... More

Protestor

Protestor

A Marine attached to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit plays the part of a protester during a riot control drill aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa (LHA 1). Tarawa and embarked 11th MEU are on sched... More

Marines from HMM-166 (REIN), 11th Marine Expeditionary

Marines from HMM-166 (REIN), 11th Marine Expeditionary

Marines from HMM-166 (REIN), 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit fly into Bawfal, Bangladesh to deliver food to the Bangladeshi people on a CH-46E. The USS Tarawa and the embarked 11th MEU (SOC) are conducting Huma... More

Personnel Prepare to Move an Aircraft into Hangar Bay

Personnel Prepare to Move an Aircraft into Hangar Bay

On the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa (LHA 1), personnel prepare to move aircraft into the hangar bay for the up coming STUFFEX exercise. This exercise gives the Air Department practice stowi... More

Aviation crewmembers check an AV-8B Harrier before

Aviation crewmembers check an AV-8B Harrier before

Aviation crewmembers check an AV-8B Harrier before it takes off from the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa. Tarawa and embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit are on a scheduled deployme... More

Helicopter prepares to launch from USS Tarawa

Helicopter prepares to launch from USS Tarawa

Aviation Warfare Systems Operators, attached to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 21, inspect an MH-60S Seahawk before it takes off from the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa. Tarawa and em... More

Deric Parsoneault Communicates With a Pilot

Deric Parsoneault Communicates With a Pilot

Aviation warfare systems operator, Petty Officer 3rd class Deric Parsoneault, a search and rescue swimmer, communicates with the pilot of an MH-60S "Seahawk" helicopter attached to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadro... More

USS Tarawa Supports Martime Security in the Indian Ocean

USS Tarawa Supports Martime Security in the Indian Ocean

The amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa (LHA 1) transits through the Indian Ocean. Tarawa and embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit are on a scheduled deployment in support of maritime security operations and ... More

Service members from Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

Service members from Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

Service members from Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and USS Tarawa provided medical and dental care for villagers of Goubetto, Djibouti, during a Medical Civil Action... More

Sailors and Marines move a raiding craft combat rubber

Sailors and Marines move a raiding craft combat rubber

Sailors and Marines move a raiding craft combat rubber inflatable (CRRC) to the edge of the well deck of amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa (LHA 1) to conduct training evolutions. CRRCs are used to conduct inse... More

Cpl. Joel Guerra, attached to the 11th Marine Expeditionary

Cpl. Joel Guerra, attached to the 11th Marine Expeditionary

Cpl. Joel Guerra, attached to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), leaps over a fellow Marine during a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP) seminar held on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship U... More

Marine Corps Martial Arts Program participants Sgt.

Marine Corps Martial Arts Program participants Sgt.

Marine Corps Martial Arts Program participants Sgt. Jim Quintero (left) and Cpl. Ryan Murphy, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, are graded on martial arts techniques by Gunnery Sgt. Richard Karren during a traini... More

Boatswains Mate 2nd Class Devona Martinez, team leader,

Boatswains Mate 2nd Class Devona Martinez, team leader,

Boatswains Mate 2nd Class Devona Martinez, team leader, watches as Culinary Specialist Seaman Brandon Voss swings the maul that will release the port anchor stopper of amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa as it a... More

A Marine from 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit uses a

A Marine from 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit uses a

A Marine from 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit uses a high-pressure hose to clean his High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle of all organic matter in preparation for a customs inspection. The Navy instituted ... More

The USS Tarawa links up with USS Cleveland while underway

The USS Tarawa links up with USS Cleveland while underway

Fuel lines are passed from amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa to amphibious transport dock USS Cleveland during an underway replenishment in the Indian Ocean. Tarawa and the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary ... More

USS Tarawa Sailors display Christendom College "Thank You" banner.

USS Tarawa Sailors display Christendom College "Thank You" banner.

Navy Chaplain Cmdr. Brian Simpson, left, and amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa Commanding Officer Brian Luther stand next to a "Thank You" banner received from Christendom College, Front Royal, Va. Tarawa is ... More

Marines assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit

Marines assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit

Marines assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit perform push ups in formation while training in the hangar bay of amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa (LHA 1). Tarawa and the embarked 11th Marine Expeditio... More

Marines on Makin Island Set Sail for San Francisco

Marines on Makin Island Set Sail for San Francisco

Marines from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Command Element, stand in a promotion formation on the flight deck aboard the USS Makin Island as it approaches the Coronado Bay Bridge, outside of San Diego, Oc... More

Sgt. Maj. Scott T. Pile, 11th Marine Expeditionary

Sgt. Maj. Scott T. Pile, 11th Marine Expeditionary

Sgt. Maj. Scott T. Pile, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit sergeant major, left, and 1st Sgt. Jonathan L. Morris, Combat Logistics Battalion 11 sergeant major, scoop ice cream for Marines and sailors aboard USS Ma... More

A UH-1Y "Venom" with Marine Light Attack Helicopter

A UH-1Y "Venom" with Marine Light Attack Helicopter

A UH-1Y "Venom" with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367, aka Scarface, prepares to land on the flight deck of USS Makin Island Oct. 3. A Scarface detachment is supporting the aviation combat element of... More

A CH-46E "Sea Knight" from Marine Medium Helicopter

A CH-46E "Sea Knight" from Marine Medium Helicopter

A CH-46E "Sea Knight" from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 364, aka Purple Foxes, approaches the flight deck of the USS Makin Island, Oct. 3, landing behind a U.S. Navy HH-60 search-and-rescue helicopter. The... More

A Navy hovercraft transporting Marines and a light-armored

A Navy hovercraft transporting Marines and a light-armored

A Navy hovercraft transporting Marines and a light-armored vehicle from Camp Pendleton, Calif., approaches the well of USS Makin Island Oct. 4. The Marines are supporting the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's sp... More

Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Henry, an aviation

Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Henry, an aviation

Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Henry, an aviation boatswains mate from Pearl City, Hawaii, guides an AH-1Z "Viper SuperCobra" landing aboard USS Makin Island Oct. 5. The attack helicopter was piloted by Capt. ... More

Marines man USS Makin Island's rails as the amphibious

Marines man USS Makin Island's rails as the amphibious

Marines man USS Makin Island's rails as the amphibious assault ship sails into San Francisco Bay Oct. 6. The Marines are part of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's special-purpose Marine air-ground task force... More

Marines with 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, aka 2/7, pay

Marines with 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, aka 2/7, pay

Marines with 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, aka 2/7, pay a visit to Lance Cpl. Aaron McNally, a rifleman with 2nd Battalion, 6th Marines, aka 2/6, at the Veterans Affairs Hospital here Oct. 7. Ten service members ... More

Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael P. Escasa, 21, listens

Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael P. Escasa, 21, listens

Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael P. Escasa, 21, listens to a Delsar life detector machine used in search-and-rescue missions here Oct. 8. Marines and sailors with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and USS Makin... More

Staff Sgt. Justin Heathman, an explosive-ordnance-disposal

Staff Sgt. Justin Heathman, an explosive-ordnance-disposal

Staff Sgt. Justin Heathman, an explosive-ordnance-disposal technician with Combat Logistics Battalion 11, demonstrates the capabilities of a "Talon" EOD robot by controlling the machine to remove his hat at the... More

Gunnery Sgt. Robert L. Lytle, 11th Marine Expeditionary

Gunnery Sgt. Robert L. Lytle, 11th Marine Expeditionary

Gunnery Sgt. Robert L. Lytle, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit civil operations chief, speaks with David Stevenson of KTVU Fox 2 about training with the San Francisco Fire Department Oct. 8. Marines and sailors w... More

Cpl. Alexander W. Knight, 23, visits with Thomas Piggie

Cpl. Alexander W. Knight, 23, visits with Thomas Piggie

Cpl. Alexander W. Knight, 23, visits with Thomas Piggie III and his infant son, Thomas, in the nursery at the San Francisco General Hospital and Medical Center Oct. 9. Marines and sailors with the 11th Marine E... More

Gunnery Sgt. Joel Daniel, the 1st Marine Division Band's

Gunnery Sgt. Joel Daniel, the 1st Marine Division Band's

Gunnery Sgt. Joel Daniel, the 1st Marine Division Band's enlisted conductor, plays a bagpipe rendition of rock band AC/DC's "Thunderstruck" before the band's Huntington Park concert Oct. 9. The public concert, ... More

A bass relief at the Nob Hill Masonic Center here pays

A bass relief at the Nob Hill Masonic Center here pays

A bass relief at the Nob Hill Masonic Center here pays tribute to the fraternity's "brethren who died in the cause of freedom." Across the street in Huntington Park, the 1st Marine Division Band, from Camp Pend... More

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit set

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit set

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit set up communication gear for the unit operations center here, Feb. 2. The unit will be participating in Iron Fist, a bilateral training exercise conducted betwee... More

Lance Cpl. Norman H. Gauthier, a radio operator with

Lance Cpl. Norman H. Gauthier, a radio operator with

Lance Cpl. Norman H. Gauthier, a radio operator with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, and Master Sgt. Tsuyoshi Kono, the Western Infantry Regiment intelligence platoon sergeant, keep the coals warm during a ... More

A Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, Western Infantry

A Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, Western Infantry

A Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, Western Infantry Regiment soldier, stands in front of his platoon while Col. Akira Kurosawa (not shown) speaks during the opening ceremony of Exercise Iron Fist here Feb. 8... More

Lt. Col. Timothy E. Barrick, the 1st Tank Battalion

Lt. Col. Timothy E. Barrick, the 1st Tank Battalion

Lt. Col. Timothy E. Barrick, the 1st Tank Battalion commanding officer, and an officer, with the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, Western Infantry Regiment, discuss upcoming training events during Exercise I... More

U.S. Marines and soldiers with the Japanese Ground

U.S. Marines and soldiers with the Japanese Ground

U.S. Marines and soldiers with the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, Western Army Infantry Regiment paddle back to shore during combat rubber raiding craft training with Expeditionary Warfare Training Group P... More

Lance Cpl. Christopher Burrows, the communications

Lance Cpl. Christopher Burrows, the communications

Lance Cpl. Christopher Burrows, the communications assistant training non-commissioned officer with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, looks out toward Bear Mountain as he takes the chilly weather and steep mo... More

Soldiers, with the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force,

Soldiers, with the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force,

Soldiers, with the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, Western Army Infantry Regiment and Marines with 1st Reconnaissance Battalion use oars to traverse over water in a combat rubber raiding craft here Feb. 14.... More

Nicholas Parks, Alpha Company, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion,

Nicholas Parks, Alpha Company, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion,

Nicholas Parks, Alpha Company, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, shows Japanese soldiers with the Western Army Infantry Regiment the weights he had in his pack during their 3 mile hike here Feb. 15. The Marines and... More

Sgt. Tayler Jerome, team leader with Alpha Company,

Sgt. Tayler Jerome, team leader with Alpha Company,

Sgt. Tayler Jerome, team leader with Alpha Company, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, explains how the Marines applied the natural look of their surroundings to their camouflage to blend in during a squad formation... More

Soldiers with the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force,

Soldiers with the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force,

Soldiers with the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, Western Army Infantry Regiment and Marines with 1st Tank Battalion, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., carry gear during a hike... More

Marines with 1st Tank Battalion, Marine Corps Air Ground

Marines with 1st Tank Battalion, Marine Corps Air Ground

Marines with 1st Tank Battalion, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., stage their tanks during an Exercise Iron Fist evolution here Feb. 15. The soldiers and Marines are participatin... More

Lance Cpl. Westley Contrata (center), an interpreter

Lance Cpl. Westley Contrata (center), an interpreter

Lance Cpl. Westley Contrata (center), an interpreter with I Marine Expeditionary Force, participates in combat rubber raiding craft during Exercise Iron Fist here Feb. 16. Marines and soldiers with the Japanes... More

Japanese soldiers with the Japanese Ground Self Defense

Japanese soldiers with the Japanese Ground Self Defense

Japanese soldiers with the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, Western Army Infantry Regiment, ranger platoon, rise over a wave in a combat rubber raiding craft as part of Exercise Iron Fist here, Feb. 16. Iro... More

Exercise Iron Fist

Exercise Iron Fist

Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, Western Army Infantry Regiment soldiers participate in combat rubber raiding craft training during Exercise Iron Fist here Feb. 16. Marines and Japanese soldiers are partic... More

Cpl. Alexander King, a sniper from Weapons Company,

Cpl. Alexander King, a sniper from Weapons Company,

Cpl. Alexander King, a sniper from Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, gives a class on the M107 Special Application Scoped Rifle to Japanese soldiers with the Western Army Infantry Regiment he... More

Sgt. Steve Marin, a mortarman with 5th Marine Regiment

Sgt. Steve Marin, a mortarman with 5th Marine Regiment

Sgt. Steve Marin, a mortarman with 5th Marine Regiment and a soldier, with the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, Western Army Infantry Regiment, mortar platoon, review a range during training here Feb. 17. Th... More

Sailors with Assault Craft Unit 5 secure a M777 Howitzer

Sailors with Assault Craft Unit 5 secure a M777 Howitzer

Sailors with Assault Craft Unit 5 secure a M777 Howitzer to the deck of a landing craft aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb 22, in preparation for part of Exercise Iron Fist, a bilateral training exercise betwee... More

A sailor with Assault Craft Unit 1, guides the driver

A sailor with Assault Craft Unit 1, guides the driver

A sailor with Assault Craft Unit 1, guides the driver of an M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank, 1st Tank Battalion Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, from the deck of a landing craft to Camp Pend... More

USS Makin Island departs San Diego

USS Makin Island departs San Diego

Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, Western Army Infantry Regiment soldiers stand on the USS Makin Island as it departs Naval Base San Diego here Feb. 23. The soldiers are participating in Exercise Iron Fist, a... More

USS Makin Island helicopter landing

USS Makin Island helicopter landing

A UH1-Y Huey, with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367 "Scarface," arrives on the flight deck of USS Makin Island during Exercise Iron Fist here Feb. 24. Marines with the MEU and soldiers with the Japan... More

An amphibious assault vehicle with 1st Platoon, Alpha

An amphibious assault vehicle with 1st Platoon, Alpha

An amphibious assault vehicle with 1st Platoon, Alpha Company, 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, submerges into the boat basin on Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 24, to load onto USS Dubuque. This training is part ... More

IMEF General visits 11th MEU/MKI during Exercise Iron FIst

IMEF General visits 11th MEU/MKI during Exercise Iron FIst

Lt. Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, commanding general, I Marine Expeditionary Force, arrives on the flight deck of USS Makin Island in a UH1-Y Huey from Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367 "Scarface," durin... More

A soldier, with the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force,

A soldier, with the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force,

A soldier, with the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, watches as a landing craft with Assault Craft Unit 5 glides through the water towards USS Makin Island here Feb. 24. The landing craft was loaded with Jap... More

Exercise Iron Fist

Exercise Iron Fist

A Landing Craft Air Cushion with Assault Craft Unit 5, out of Camp Pendleton, Calif., boards USS Makin Island here Feb. 24. Assault Craft Unit 5 is participating in Exercise Iron Fist, a bilateral training exer... More

A UH1-Y Huey Lands Aboard USS Makin Island

A UH1-Y Huey Lands Aboard USS Makin Island

A UH1-Y Huey, with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367 "Scarface," arrives on the flight deck of USS Makin Island during Exercise Iron Fist here Feb. 24. Marines with the MEU and soldiers with the Japan... More

Lance Cpl. Marc Desir, a disbursing technician from

Lance Cpl. Marc Desir, a disbursing technician from

Lance Cpl. Marc Desir, a disbursing technician from Jamaica Queens, N.Y., accepts cash in the disbursing office to transfer onto temporary cash cards aboard USS Makin Island during Exercise Iron Fist here Feb. ... More

Radio Check Aboard MKI

Radio Check Aboard MKI

Cpl. Kyle Kerran, with 1st Tank Battalion from Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., from Canal Winchester, Ohio, performs radio checks on a Harris 117 radio in preparation of exercis... More

Rubber Raiding Craft Training Aboard the USS Makin Island

Rubber Raiding Craft Training Aboard the USS Makin Island

Col. Akira Kurosawa, commanding officer of the Western Army Infantry Regiment (left), and Col. Michael R. Hudson, commanding officer of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, speak before Japanese soldiers conduct... More

Radio checks aboard Makin Island

Radio checks aboard Makin Island

Cpl. Scott Tricou (left), from Hammond, La., and Cpl. Kyle Kerran (right), from Canal Winchester, Ohio, perform radio checks on a Harris 117 radio in preparation of exercises aboard USS Makin Island here Feb. 2... More

Japanese soldiers conduct combat rubber raiding craft

Japanese soldiers conduct combat rubber raiding craft

Japanese soldiers conduct combat rubber raiding craft training from the well deck of USS Makin Island during Exercise Iron Fist here Feb. 25. Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and soldiers with th... More

CRRC ops from Makin Island during Exercise Iron Fist

CRRC ops from Makin Island during Exercise Iron Fist

Staff Sgt. Donald J. Hammond, administration chief with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, from Memphis, Tenn., participates in a game of spades here Feb. 25. Hammond is playing in a tournament designed to inc... More

USS Makin Island Combat Cargo Chief Briefs Soldiers

USS Makin Island Combat Cargo Chief Briefs Soldiers

A combat cargo Marine stationed aboard USS Makin Island briefs soldiers from the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, Western Army Infantry Regiment, about boarding aircraft here, Feb. 26, 2011. The Marines and ... More

Cpl. William O. McLaughlin, with the 11th Marine

Cpl. William O. McLaughlin, with the 11th Marine

Cpl. William O. McLaughlin, with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, from Brooklyn, N.Y., participates in a game of spades here Feb. 25. McLaughlin is playing in a tournament designed to increase moral and cama... More

Hoops at sea

Hoops at sea

Sgt. Michael W. Dusenberry, a London, Ky., native and the embarkation non-commissioned officer with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, reaches for a rebound during a basketball game with MEU Marines, USS Makin... More

Spades tournament

Spades tournament

Marines, with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and sailors, stationed aboard USS Makin Island, play a card game against each other here Feb. 25. Sailors and Marines are participating in a spades tournament to... More

Lance Cpl. Vanessa B. Garcia, a radio operator with

Lance Cpl. Vanessa B. Garcia, a radio operator with

Lance Cpl. Vanessa B. Garcia, a radio operator with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, takes calls during radio watch aboard USS Makin Island here, Feb. 27. Marines and sailors with the unit and aboard Makin I... More

Red Dragons fly 11th MEU during Iron Fist

Red Dragons fly 11th MEU during Iron Fist

A CH-46E Sea Knight, with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 268 “Red Dragons,” flies toward USS Makin Island after a live fire exercise during Exercise Iron Fist here Feb. 27. Marines, with 1st Air Naval Gunfir... More

Seagoing Marine prepares for hike

Seagoing Marine prepares for hike

Lance Cpl. Vanessa B. Garcia, a radio operator with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, wears a loaded pack while exercising on a treadmill aboard USS Makin Island here Feb. 27. Garcia is preparing for a 14-mil... More

USS Makin Island action

USS Makin Island action

Sgt. Seiya Fukushima, scout swimmer with intelligence platoon, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, Western Army Infantry Regiment, carries an engine over three landing crafts parked in the well deck of USS Maki... More

From left, crew chief Cpl. Matthew Adams, 20, from

From left, crew chief Cpl. Matthew Adams, 20, from

From left, crew chief Cpl. Matthew Adams, 20, from South Hampton, N.J.; driver Lance Cpl. Devon Ridgway, 22, from Boise, Idaho; and Pfc. Andrey Fortygin, 20, from Rochester, N.Y., all serving with 3rd Assault A... More

Marines with 1st Tank Battalion quick reaction force

Marines with 1st Tank Battalion quick reaction force

Marines with 1st Tank Battalion quick reaction force Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., coordinate with air support for a landing zone pickup aboard Camp Pendleton, Feb. 28, during ... More

Two MV-22 Ospreys from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadrons

Two MV-22 Ospreys from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadrons

Two MV-22 Ospreys from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadrons 166 and 161 -- Sea Elk and Greyhawks respectively -- land aboard USS Makin Island here March 1, becoming the first of their kind to grace the ship. The l... More

Ospreys on Makin Island a first

Ospreys on Makin Island a first

Two MV-22 Ospreys from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadrons 166 and 161 -- Sea Elk and Greyhawks respectively -- land aboard USS Makin Island here March 1, becoming the first of their kind to grace the ship. The l... More

Cpl. Cord E. Burgan, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit,

Cpl. Cord E. Burgan, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit,

Cpl. Cord E. Burgan, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, instructs unit members here March 10 during training in which approximately 100 Marines and sailors drilled with XM50 joint-service general-purpose masks. Bu... More

Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps Carlton W. Kent, who

Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps Carlton W. Kent, who

Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps Carlton W. Kent, who has served as the Corps' highest ranking enlisted member since April 2007, speaks to approximately 2,000 Marines and sailors from various units at Camp Del Mar... More

Lance Cpl. Christopher M. Long, right, teaches Carol

Lance Cpl. Christopher M. Long, right, teaches Carol

Lance Cpl. Christopher M. Long, right, teaches Carol Kenyon, from Rohnert Park, Calif., how to throw grenades during the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's Jane Wayne Day here April 15. The unit invited family me... More

Lance Cpl. Timur Oljuskin, a rifleman with Battalion

Lance Cpl. Timur Oljuskin, a rifleman with Battalion

Lance Cpl. Timur Oljuskin, a rifleman with Battalion Landing Team 3/1, the ground combat element for the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, rinses his face under a water spout after completing a pepper spray cours... More

Marines and sailors serving with Lima Company, Battalion

Marines and sailors serving with Lima Company, Battalion

Marines and sailors serving with Lima Company, Battalion Landing Team 3/1, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, engage enemy combatants during a mechanized raid course here May 17. The course helps Marines and sailo... More

Cpl. Brandon Stowers loads a light utility vehicle

Cpl. Brandon Stowers loads a light utility vehicle

Cpl. Brandon Stowers loads a light utility vehicle into a CH-53E Super Stallion during an aerial transport exercise here May 24. This is the first time that the Expeditionary Fire Support System has been loaded... More

Gunnery Sgt. Matthew P. Rea, 34, platoon sergeant with

Gunnery Sgt. Matthew P. Rea, 34, platoon sergeant with

Gunnery Sgt. Matthew P. Rea, 34, platoon sergeant with the light armored reconnaissance section, BLT 3/1, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, discusses plans for a training raid with his Marines here May 25. The ra... More

MEU exercise brings SoCal forces together

MEU exercise brings SoCal forces together

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – A truck loads an M777 howitzer onto a Navy landing craft at Red Beach here June 13 during the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s first training exercise since taking shape as a complete M... More

Maritime raid force trains for MEU deployment

Maritime raid force trains for MEU deployment

Marines with Battalion Landing Team 3/1, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, practice fast roping June 13. These Marines will serve as the unit’s maritime raid force during their deployment later this year. Fast ro... More

Preparing to be unseen

Preparing to be unseen

Reconnaissance Marine and Sugar Land, Texas, native Sgt. Alex Sanchez camouflages his face before a training mission here June 14. Sanchez serves with Battalion Landing Team 3/1, the ground combat element for t... More

Company K Marines Lance Cpl. Jackie Donkhong, left,

Company K Marines Lance Cpl. Jackie Donkhong, left,

Company K Marines Lance Cpl. Jackie Donkhong, left, and Cpl. Michael J. Rosekelly rehearse security before a nighttime raid at an urban training town here June 14. The rifle company is one of three in Battalion... More

Cpl. Jacob C. Hunter executes a shoulder roll during

Cpl. Jacob C. Hunter executes a shoulder roll during

Cpl. Jacob C. Hunter executes a shoulder roll during a martial arts session at Red Beach here June 14. Hunter is with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's command element.

Cpl. Jose A. Pagan, a food service specialist with

Cpl. Jose A. Pagan, a food service specialist with

Cpl. Jose A. Pagan, a food service specialist with Battalion Landing Team 3/1, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, places cans of green beans into a heating system June 15. Pagan and his team prepared an evening me... More

Sergeant Maj. Scott T. Pile and Sergeant Maj. Anthony

Sergeant Maj. Scott T. Pile and Sergeant Maj. Anthony

Sergeant Maj. Scott T. Pile and Sergeant Maj. Anthony Cruz tour the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s aircraft forward arming and refueling point during a field exercise here June 15. The purpose of the exercise... More

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's maritime

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's maritime

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's maritime raid force practice entering compounds over walls during an MRF training course here June 15.

Cpl. Manuel E. Pardo and Sgt. Ricardo Espinosa practice

Cpl. Manuel E. Pardo and Sgt. Ricardo Espinosa practice

Cpl. Manuel E. Pardo and Sgt. Ricardo Espinosa practice reloading their rifles here June 16, during the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's first full-scale exercise since coming together in May. The Marines are b... More

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's maritime

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's maritime

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's maritime raid force move to a CH-46E Sea Knight to practice fast roping during an MRF training course June 17. Fast roping is a technique used to quickly descen... More

Sgt. Bradley K. McMurray briefs Marines and sailors

Sgt. Bradley K. McMurray briefs Marines and sailors

Sgt. Bradley K. McMurray briefs Marines and sailors before a simulated evacuation here June 18. McMurray is the evacuation control center commandant and a landing support specialist serving with Combat Logistic... More

Marines with Lima Company, Battalion Landing Team 3/1,

Marines with Lima Company, Battalion Landing Team 3/1,

Marines with Lima Company, Battalion Landing Team 3/1, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, conduct a training exercise on Red Beach here June 17. The exercise is in preparation for the unit's upcoming deployment.

Petty Officer 3rd Class Richard A. Reveles, from Bell

Petty Officer 3rd Class Richard A. Reveles, from Bell

Petty Officer 3rd Class Richard A. Reveles, from Bell Gardens, Calif., checks Marines for medical issues after a helicopter raid on an urban training village here June 16. Reveles serves with India Company, Bat... More

Lance Cpl. Caylen S. Vetter, 24, a Bishop, Calif.,

Lance Cpl. Caylen S. Vetter, 24, a Bishop, Calif.,

Lance Cpl. Caylen S. Vetter, 24, a Bishop, Calif., native, utilizes a noncombatant tracking system to identify roleplayers at a simulated evacuation site here June 18. The exercise prepared 11th Marine Expediti... More

Seaman Apprentice Kenneth M. Butler, from Milford,

Seaman Apprentice Kenneth M. Butler, from Milford,

Seaman Apprentice Kenneth M. Butler, from Milford, N.H., who serves with Combat Logistics Battalion 11, looks over Cpl. Cory Courts, a simulated casualty from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s command eleme... More

Cpl. William G. Stickney watches a Marine simulate

Cpl. William G. Stickney watches a Marine simulate

Cpl. William G. Stickney watches a Marine simulate launching a rocket during night raid rehearsals here June 19. Stickney, a 22-year-old Roanoke, Va., native, serves as a machine gun team leader with Company L,... More

Sgt. Miguel O. Bravo, right, a San Diego native, instructs

Sgt. Miguel O. Bravo, right, a San Diego native, instructs

Sgt. Miguel O. Bravo, right, a San Diego native, instructs 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit Marines on the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program techniques here June 19. The Marines are training to acquire the green ... More

Col. Michael R. Hudson, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit

Col. Michael R. Hudson, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit

Col. Michael R. Hudson, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit commanding officer, speaks to Marines here June 19 at the unit’s field celebration of the 113th birthday of the Navy hospital corps, which was established ... More

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