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Latest photos from the 24th MEU

Apr 10, 2012

A Lightweight Water Purification System converts ocean water into a potable water source for Marines with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit who are in Morocco training with the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces during Exercise African Lion 12. The LWPS allowed the Marines to produce clean water for forces ashore during their training exercise so that they did not have to be resupplied with bottled water or by other means. African Lion 12 is the first exercise of a regularly scheduled 8-month deployment for the 24th MEU and Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group, which deployed in March.

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