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24th Marine Expeditionary Unit

II Marine Expeditionary Force

Camp Lejeune, NC
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Marines and Sailors with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Force Reconnaissance Platoon and Security Element, Headquarters and Service Company, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, load a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter prior to conducting a simulated Visit, Board, Search and Seizure aboard the USNS Laramie, Jan. 31, 2012.  The 24th MEU is conducting their Certification Exercise (CERTEX) with Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group scheduled Jan. 27 to Feb. 17, which includes a series of missions intended to evaluate and certify the unit for their upcoming deployment.  The CH-53E helicopters are a detachment from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 464 based at Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C., and comprise part of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron VMM-261 (Rein), which is the Aviation Combat Element for the 24th MEU.
110131-M-0000F-000.jpg Photo By: Gunnery Sgt Chad R. Kiehl

Jan 31, 2011
Off the coast of NC, NC - Marines and Sailors with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Force Reconnaissance Platoon and Security Element, Headquarters and Service Company, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, load a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter prior to conducting a simulated Visit, Board, Search and Seizure aboard the USNS Laramie, Jan. 31, 2012. The 24th MEU is conducting their Certification Exercise (CERTEX) with Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group scheduled Jan. 27 to Feb. 17, which includes a series of missions intended to evaluate and certify the unit for their upcoming deployment. The CH-53E helicopters are a detachment from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 464 based at Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C., and comprise part of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron VMM-261 (Rein), which is the Aviation Combat Element for the 24th MEU.


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