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Latest photos from the 24th MEU

Feb 8, 2012

(Top) Sgt. Jose Alvarez, a motor transportation mechanic with Headquarters Company, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit grapples with Cpl. Joshua Brooks, a section leader with Charlie Company, BLT 1 /2, 24th MEU during a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program black belt course Feb. 8. Alvarez is a MCMAP black belt instructor trainer and has been running the course during his downtime on ship. The 24th MEU is conducting their Certification Exercise (CERTEX) with Amphibious Squadron 8 scheduled Jan. 27 to Feb. 17, which includes a series of missions intended to evaluate and certify the unit for their upcoming deployment.

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