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Latest photos from the 24th MEU

Sep 18, 2006

Marines from Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit perform a fast-roping exercise during a Vessel Boarding Search and Seizure training mission onto the flight deck of the USS Iwo Jima. Exercises like these prepare Marines to enter combat situations where the aid of helicopters can not be used for an extended period of time. (US Marine Corps photo by Lance Corporal Andrew J. Carlson)

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