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Latest photos from the 24th MEU

Oct 3, 2012

USS IWO JIMA, U.S. 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility (Sept 29, 2012) -Lance Cpl. Timothy Moore, a native of Masontown, W. Va., and collateral duty inspector with the airframes section for Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261 (Reinforced), 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, discusses the progress of the routine maintenance on an AV-8B Harrier aboard the USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), Sept 29, 2012. The aviation maintenance crews work around the clock to ensure the 24th MEU's aircraft are always ready to fly in support of the various missions they could be called for. The 24th MEU is deployed with the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group as a theater reserve and crisis response force for U.S. Central Command in the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tucker S. Wolf)

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