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Latest photos from the 24th MEU

Jan 14, 2012

MV-22 Ospreys with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron VMM-261 (Reinforced), 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, fly over Farmville Municipal Airport during a simulated airfield seizure Jan. 14, 2012. The Ospreys were used to insert a company-sized force from Camp Lejeune, N.C., onto the airfield to secure it as part of the 24th MEU’s Realistic Urban Training (RUT) exercise, scheduled from Jan. 5-20, which has the unit conducting off-base missions near the town of Farmville to prepare for the various missions they may face during their upcoming deployment.

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