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24th Marine Expeditionary Unit

II Marine Expeditionary Force

Camp Lejeune, NC
24th MEU Photos
Staff Sgt. Kevin Groff, a CH-53 helicopter crew chief with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron HMH-464, Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron VMM-261 (Reinforced), 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, watches the horizon after off loading Marines to conduct a simulated Expanded, Visit, Board, Search and Seizure mission on the USNS Arctic, Dec. 5. The Marines conducted three simulated EVBSS mission as part of the Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX.) The EVBSS training is meant to prepare the Marines and Sailors to board vessels from sea and air. COMPTUEX, scheduled to take place Nov. 28 to Dec. 21, is the second of three at-sea exercises meant to build cohesion between the 24th MEU and Amphibious Squadron 8 (PHIBRON 8) in conducting amphibious operations, crisis response, and limited contingency operations while operating from the sea.
101205-M-0000B-003.jpg Photo By: Gunnery Sgt. Chad Kiehl

Dec 5, 2010
Staff Sgt. Kevin Groff, a CH-53 helicopter crew chief with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron HMH-464, Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron VMM-261 (Reinforced), 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, watches the horizon after off loading Marines to conduct a simulated Expanded, Visit, Board, Search and Seizure mission on the USNS Arctic, Dec. 5. The Marines conducted three simulated EVBSS mission as part of the Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX.) The EVBSS training is meant to prepare the Marines and Sailors to board vessels from sea and air. COMPTUEX, scheduled to take place Nov. 28 to Dec. 21, is the second of three at-sea exercises meant to build cohesion between the 24th MEU and Amphibious Squadron 8 (PHIBRON 8) in conducting amphibious operations, crisis response, and limited contingency operations while operating from the sea.


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