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    Sea Monsters

    Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, and Romanian Marines wait to return to the USS Whidbey Island while ashore at Capu Midia, Romania. The Romanian and American Marines were  [Read more…]

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    A Look At Cobra Gold

    From its beginning in 1982, Cobra Gold has been a vital part of United States strategy in the Pacific. Hosted annually in the Kingdom of Thailand, the exercise, which is one of the largest of  [Read more…]

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    Photo Set – U.S. Marines Haiti Relief

    Following the devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck the Caribbean Island nation of Haiti Jan 12, U.S. Marines were sent to help the thousands there in need of aid. Marines with the 22nd and 24th Marine Expeditionary Units are part of the Navy and Marine Corps humanitarian mission. In all, there are more than 5,000 Marines in Haiti to assist with U.S. support efforts.

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    Photo Set – Marines At Sea

    A Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) is a scalable, multi-purpose force of more than 2,200 Marines and sailors. The MEU consists of a Ground Combat Element, Aviation Combat Element, Logistics Combat Element, and a Command Element.