24th Marine Expeditionary Unit

 

24th Marine Expeditionary Unit

II Marine Expeditionary Force

Camp Lejeune, NC
24th MEU News
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24th MEU “FiST” shapes battlefield during Eager Lion June 16, 2015 — Beneath the desert sun in Jordan, a notional enemy of armored vehicles prepares to make a stand against U.S. Marines with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Jordanian armed forces and Italian Marines, who wait just beyond the horizon of the battlefield. On a hilltop that overlooks the battlefield, a group of American, Jordanian and Italian MORE
Marines and Sailors remember Midway at sea June 9, 2015 — Marines with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Sailors assigned to the dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) paid homage to the Battle of Midway during a ceremony while at sea in the Gulf of Aden, June 6, 2015. Seventy-three years ago, the Battle of Midway was fought in the Pacific and is considered one of the most significant naval MORE
24th MEU Marine in footsteps of father June 4, 2015 — Parents often share special bonds with their children, creating relationships that are close and certain. Fathers and sons, in particular, might enjoy playing catch, watching their favorite football team or restoring a car together. Sergeant Cody L. Olson, an M1A1 Abrams main battle tank technician with Combat Logistics Battalion 24, 24th Marine MORE
US Marines wrap up exercise in Jordan May 18, 2015 — Around 500 U.S. Marines with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit completed Exercise Eager Lion 2015, which began May 5 and culminated with a multilateral combined-arms live-fire event May 18, 2015, in Jordan. Eager Lion is an annual U.S. multinational exercise with the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan designed to exchange military expertise and improve MORE
US Marines, Gulf, international partners simulate amphib landing during Eagle Resolve March 26, 2015 — U.S. Marines with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit and other U.S. forces joined Gulf Cooperation Council nations and other international partners in an amphibious landing scenario during Exercise Eagle Resolve 2015 at Failaka Island, Kuwait, March 23-25, 2015. The scenario was a combined assault comprised of U.S., Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and MORE
24th MEU: keeping grooming standards high January 20, 2015 — AT SEA — The Marine Corps preaches grooming standards throughout all ranks. Whether in garrison or forward deployed, the standard doesn’t change. Corporal Malik S. RolandPickens helps Marines keep that grooming standard high while deployed with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit.RolandPickens, a warehouse clerk with Combat Logistics Battalion 24, MORE
24th MEU fast-ropes toward deployment September 4, 2014 — Marines and Sailors with Limaand Weapons Companies, both from Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 6thMarine Regiment, the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Ground Combat Element, receivedfast-rope qualifications by fast-roping from a 60-foot tower and an MV-22B tilt-rotoraircraft, August 20-21, 2014, at Camp Lejeune, N.C.The Fast Rope MORE
24th MEU conducts PMINT August 15, 2014 — Marines and Sailors with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit caught their firstglimpse of what their life will consist of while deployed aboard the USS IwoJima, USS New York, or the USS Fort McHenry, during Amphibious Squadron/ MarineExpeditionary Unit Integration, or PMINT, August 6—13. PMINT is theMEU’s second major pre-deployment exercise and is MORE
24th MEU completes first major 'work-up' August 4, 2014 — The 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit wrapped up a weeks-long training event July30, 2014, with a long-range raid into Moyock, North Carolina, successfullyputting an end to Realistic Urban Training, the unit’s first majorpre-deployment training exercise.The purpose of RUT was to insert 24thMEU forces into unfamiliar places outside the normal training MORE
24th MEU begins first major “work-up” exercise July 21, 2014 — A contingent of Marines and Sailors from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Amphibious Squadron 8 were busy from July 12-18, 2014, training for maritime interdiction operations at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. The event was part of Realistic Urban Training, the first major exercise in the 24th MEU’s pre-deployment training package, MORE

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