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Latest photos from the 24th MEU

Dec 3, 2012

USS GUNSTON HALL, Mediterranean Sea - Cpl. Joseph King, with Charlie Co., Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, works the steering as Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Perry, also with BLT 1/2, gives a class on the functions and use of the Internally Transportable Vehicle to Marines with BLT 1/2 and Combat Logistics Battalion 24 on the flight deck of USS Gunston Hall, Nov. 27, 2012. The ITV can fit into the MV-22B Osprey and CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter and is used by Marines for transportation and movement of the 120 mm mortar system. The 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit is deployed with the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group in the 6th Fleet area of responsibility serving as an expeditionary crisis response force capable of a variety of missions, from full-scale combat to evacuations and humanitarian assistance. Since deploying in March, they have supported a variety of missions in the U.S. Central, Africa and European Commands, assisted the Navy in safeguarding sea lanes, and conducted various bilateral and unilateral training events in several countries in the Middle East and Africa. (Photo courtesy of Cpl. Jesse Pehrson)

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