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24th Marine Expeditionary Unit

II Marine Expeditionary Force

Camp Lejeune, NC
24th MEU Photos
A CH-53E Super Stallion takes off after Marines with the Security Element Platoon, Headquarters and Service Company, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, fast roped onto the USNS Laramie during a simulated Visit, Board, Search and Seizure Feb. 1, 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.
120201-M-0000F-001.jpg Photo By: Cpl. Michael Petersheim

Feb 1, 2012
USNS LARAMIE - A CH-53E Super Stallion takes off after Marines with the Security Element Platoon, Headquarters and Service Company, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, fast roped onto the USNS Laramie during a simulated Visit, Board, Search and Seizure Feb. 1, 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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