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Latest photos from the 24th MEU

Jul 15, 2014

Cpl. Phillip S. Lilly II, a scout sniper with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Ground Combat Element, Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, and a Princewick, W.V., native, sites in with his rifle from a UH-1Y Huey during a Visit, Board, Search, and Seizure exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., July 15, 2014. During VBSS, scout snipers provided cover from aircraft to the Maritime Raid Force, Force Reconnaissance Company, 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion on the simulated vessel of interest. The Hueys are part of the organic air assets of the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Aviation Combat Element, Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 (Reinforced). The exercise is part of Realistic Urban Training and is the first major pre-deployment training exercise for the 24th MEU in preparation for their deployment later this year. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Devin Nichols)

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