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24th Marine Expeditionary Unit

II Marine Expeditionary Force

Camp Lejeune, NC
24th MEU Photos
Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261 (Reinforced), 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, conduct maintenance ground turns with an AH-1W Super Cobra aboard the USS Iwo Jima, Aug 27, 2012, to ensure the helicopter's components are working properly prior to conducting flight operations. The Cobras are part of the "Skid" detachment for VMM-261 (Rein) originally assigned to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 269 based at Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C.  The 24th MEU is deployed with the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group as a theater reserve force for U.S. Central Command and is providing support for maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet area of responsibility.
120827-M-RO494-009.JPG Photo By: Gunnery Sgt. Chad Kiehl

Sep 6, 2012
USS Iwo Jima, At Sea - Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261 (Reinforced), 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, conduct maintenance ground turns with an AH-1W Super Cobra aboard the USS Iwo Jima, Aug 27, 2012, to ensure the helicopter's components are working properly prior to conducting flight operations. The Cobras are part of the "Skid" detachment for VMM-261 (Rein) originally assigned to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 269 based at Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C. The 24th MEU is deployed with the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group as a theater reserve force for U.S. Central Command and is providing support for maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet area of responsibility.


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