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24th Marine Expeditionary Unit

II Marine Expeditionary Force

Camp Lejeune, NC
24th MEU Photos
1st Lt. David Mitchell, platoon commander for the tank platoon, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, congratulates Col. Hubert Goupil, deputy commander, French African Forces, after successfully firing a M1A1 Abrams battle tank during a live-fire range in Djibouti, Africa, March 30. Marines from Tank platoon, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, execute a live-fire range using M1A1 Abrams tanks alongside the French Foreign Legion’s ERC90 Light Armored Vehicles from the 13th Demi-Brigade, in Djibouti, Africa, March 30, 2010.  The 24th MEU performed a series of sustainment and bi-lateral training exercises alongside the French military during a month-long rotation of troops from the 24th MEU in Djibouti.  The 24th MEU deployed in January aboard Navy ships of the Nassau Amphibious Ready Group, and is currently serving as the theatre reserve force for Central Command.  The training in Djibouti is one of the various training exercise the 24th MEU is conducting while in CENTCOM.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Alex C. Sauceda)
100330-M-6001S-022.jpg Photo By: Sgt. Alex C. Sauceda

Mar 30, 2010
1st Lt. David Mitchell, platoon commander for the tank platoon, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, congratulates Col. Hubert Goupil, deputy commander, French African Forces, after successfully firing a M1A1 Abrams battle tank during a live-fire range in Djibouti, Africa, March 30. Marines from Tank platoon, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, execute a live-fire range using M1A1 Abrams tanks alongside the French Foreign Legion’s ERC90 Light Armored Vehicles from the 13th Demi-Brigade, in Djibouti, Africa, March 30, 2010. The 24th MEU performed a series of sustainment and bi-lateral training exercises alongside the French military during a month-long rotation of troops from the 24th MEU in Djibouti. The 24th MEU deployed in January aboard Navy ships of the Nassau Amphibious Ready Group, and is currently serving as the theatre reserve force for Central Command. The training in Djibouti is one of the various training exercise the 24th MEU is conducting while in CENTCOM. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Alex C. Sauceda)


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