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Latest photos from the 24th MEU

Dec 10, 2011

Sergeant Major Joel Collins, the Battalion Sergeant Major for Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, oversees Bravo Company’s security position at an airfield here as a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter prepares to deliver humanitarian aid during a simulated humanitarian assistance operation Dec. 10, 2011. Supporting humanitarian assistance and disaster relief missions is a task that MEUs train for during their six-month work up period to prepare for deployment. The 24th MEU is currently taking part in Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX), scheduled to take place Nov. 28 to Dec. 21. The training is meant to develop 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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