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24th Marine Expeditionary Unit

II Marine Expeditionary Force

Camp Lejeune, NC
24th MEU Photos
Secretary of The Navy, the Honorable Ray Mabus, (right) shakes hands with Sgt. Richard Blumenstein, a combat correspondent with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit's Public Affairs Office, at Gracie Mansion, May 26. New York City's mayor, Michael Bloomberg, invited Marines, Sailors, veterans and community leaders to the mansion in light of Fleet Week New York 2011.  Various units from II Marine Expeditionary Force and Marines Forces Reserve have organized under the 24th MEU to form the Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force - New York. The Marines embarked on the Navy’s Amphibious Assault Ships, the USS Iwo Jima (LHD -7) and USS New York (LPD-21) to take part in Fleet Week New York 2011 from May 25 to June 1. The Marines will showcase the capabilities of the MAGTF, and also honor those who have served by participating in various events during the Memorial Day weekend.
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May 26, 2011
Secretary of The Navy, the Honorable Ray Mabus, (right) shakes hands with Sgt. Richard Blumenstein, a combat correspondent with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit's Public Affairs Office, at Gracie Mansion, May 26. New York City's mayor, Michael Bloomberg, invited Marines, Sailors, veterans and community leaders to the mansion in light of Fleet Week New York 2011. Various units from II Marine Expeditionary Force and Marines Forces Reserve have organized under the 24th MEU to form the Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force - New York. The Marines embarked on the Navy’s Amphibious Assault Ships, the USS Iwo Jima (LHD -7) and USS New York (LPD-21) to take part in Fleet Week New York 2011 from May 25 to June 1. The Marines will showcase the capabilities of the MAGTF, and also honor those who have served by participating in various events during the Memorial Day weekend.


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