Marines with 3rd platoon, Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit
, carry their combat rubber raiding craft onto the beach as they finish a broaching drill during KAMANDAG 2, on Philippine Marine Corps base Gregorio Lim, Philippines, Oct.
Jonathan Parlett (right), 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit
data systems administer, during systems operability testing aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) Sept.
Caption: Marines with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 21 1, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit
(MEU), load ordnance into an F-35B Lightning II aboard Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) in preparation for the F-35B's first combat strike.
About two weeks ago, a small contingent of Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit
began moving into position at the newly constructed firebase." The officer, underlined however that, "all of these movements have been done in close coordination with and at the invitation of the Iraqi government." About the coalition advisors, he said they were there to "provide advice and support and assistance to the Iraqi generals" in preparation for the battle for Ramadi.
A group of Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit
, or MEU, will add to the U.S.
Troops from the US 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade (3d MEB), the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit
(MEU) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines will participate in the Philippine Amphibious Landing Exercise (Phiblex) 2016 from Sept.
Marines and sailors of the 3d Marine Expeditionary Brigade, the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit
and the Armed Forces of the Philippines will get together beginning Monday, Sept.
The tilt-rotor MV-22 Osprey, which can take off and land like a helicopter but flies like an airplane, had a "hard-landing mishap" at about 11:40 a.m., the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit
said in a statement.
An amphibious ready group typically comprises an LHA or LHD-class amphibious assault ship, LSD-class dock landing ship, LPD-dass amphibious transport dock, a Marine expeditionary unit
and a variety of aircraft.
Ships attached to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit
are now in port in the United Arab Emirates, and two aircraft carrier battle groups built around the USS Truman and USS Nimitz are cruising in the northern Indian Ocean.
The jets from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit
had intended to drop the ordnances on the Townshend Island bombing range, but aborted the mission when controllers reported the area was not clear of hazards.
Locals lived without electricity, fresh water and warm meals for more than 16 days before the Sailors and Marines of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit
(MEU) arrived to assist.