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Latest photos from the 24th MEU

Oct 25, 2010

USS IWO JIMA (LHD 7) – A MV-22 Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron VMM-261 (Reinforced), 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, land on the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima Oct. 25, 2011, during the 24th MEU’s first at sea period with Amphibious Squadron 8 (PHIBRON 8). The landings are part of the qualification process for the pilots during the PHIBRON/MEU Integration Exercise, known as PMINT. PMINT will take place Oct. 24 to Nov. 3 and is focused on building the Navy-Marine Team and establishing the working relationships necessary to conduct operations from the sea. The MV-22 Ospreys are home based at Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C. (Official USMC Photo by: GySgt Chad R. Kiehl/ Released)

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