15th Marine Expeditionary Unit

 

15th Marine Expeditionary Unit

Camp Pendleton, CA
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) - U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Sailors with the Essex Amphibious Ready Group watch a 'fireworks' weapons display with the family members on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). The family members are on a Tiger Cruise from Hawaii back to California to experience the day-to-day life of their Marines and Sailors. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elize McKelvey/Released)
Fireworks gun show
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) - U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Sailors with the Essex Amphibious Ready Group watch a 'fireworks' weapons display with the family members on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). The family members are on a Tiger Cruise from Hawaii back to California to experience the day-to-day life of their Marines and Sailors. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elize McKelvey/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) - U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Sailors with the Essex Amphibious Ready Group watch a 'fireworks' weapons display with the family members on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). The family members are on a Tiger Cruise from Hawaii back to California to experience the day-to-day life of their Marines and Sailors. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elize McKelvey/Released)
Fireworks gun show
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) - U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Sailors with the Essex Amphibious Ready Group watch a 'fireworks' weapons display with the family members on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). The family members are on a Tiger Cruise from Hawaii back to California to experience the day-to-day life of their Marines and Sailors. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elize McKelvey/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) - U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Sailors with the Essex Amphibious Ready Group watch a 'fireworks' weapons display with the family members on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). The family members are on a Tiger Cruise from Hawaii back to California to experience the day-to-day life of their Marines and Sailors. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elize McKelvey/Released)
Fireworks gun show
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) - U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Sailors with the Essex Amphibious Ready Group watch a 'fireworks' weapons display with the family members on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). The family members are on a Tiger Cruise from Hawaii back to California to experience the day-to-day life of their Marines and Sailors. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elize McKelvey/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) - U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Sailors with the Essex Amphibious Ready Group watch a 'fireworks' weapons display with the family members on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). The family members are on a Tiger Cruise from Hawaii back to California to experience the day-to-day life of their Marines and Sailors.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elize McKelvey/Released)
Fireworks gun show
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) - U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Sailors with the Essex Amphibious Ready Group watch a 'fireworks' weapons display with the family members on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). The family members are on a Tiger Cruise from Hawaii back to California to experience the day-to-day life of their Marines and Sailors. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elize McKelvey/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Sailors with the Essex Amphibious Ready Group watch a 'fireworks' weapons display with the family members on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). The family members are on a Tiger Cruise from Hawaii back to California to experience the day-to-day life of their Marines and Sailors. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elize McKelvey/Released
Fireworks gun show
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Sailors with the Essex Amphibious Ready Group watch a 'fireworks' weapons display with the family members on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). The family members are on a Tiger Cruise from Hawaii back to California to experience the day-to-day life of their Marines and Sailors. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elize McKelvey/Released
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Sailors with the Essex Amphibious Ready Group watch a 'fireworks' weapons display with their family members on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). The family members are on a Tiger Cruise from Hawaii back to California to experience the day-to-day life of their Marines and Sailors. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elize McKelvey/Released)
Fireworks gun show
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Sailors with the Essex Amphibious Ready Group watch a 'fireworks' weapons display with their family members on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). The family members are on a Tiger Cruise from Hawaii back to California to experience the day-to-day life of their Marines and Sailors. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elize McKelvey/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and family enjoy an ice cream social aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
U.S. Marines and families enjoy an ice cream social
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and family enjoy an ice cream social aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) U.S. Marines and Sailors with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and USS Anchorage (LPD 23) and family members stand in line for ice cream during an ice cream social enjoy aboard the Anchorage. The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
U.S. Marines and families enjoy an ice cream social
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) U.S. Marines and Sailors with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and USS Anchorage (LPD 23) and family members stand in line for ice cream during an ice cream social enjoy aboard the Anchorage. The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) U.S. Navy senior enlisted leadership serves ice cream to the Marines and Sailors with 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and USS Anchorage (LPD 23) during an ice cream social aboard the Anchorage. The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
U.S. Marines and families enjoy an ice cream social
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) U.S. Navy senior enlisted leadership serves ice cream to the Marines and Sailors with 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and USS Anchorage (LPD 23) during an ice cream social aboard the Anchorage. The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) U.S. Marines and Sailors with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, USS Anchorage (LPD 23), and family members stand in line for ice cream during an ice cream social aboard the Anchorage. The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
U.S. Marines and families enjoy an ice cream social
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) U.S. Marines and Sailors with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, USS Anchorage (LPD 23), and family members stand in line for ice cream during an ice cream social aboard the Anchorage. The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit enjoy an ice cream social aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
U.S. Marines and families enjoy an ice cream social
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit enjoy an ice cream social aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) U.S. Marines with Combat Logistic Battalion 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit display the fire suppression system (FSS) and allow family members to get hands on experience aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
U.S. Marines display logistics equipment to families
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) U.S. Marines with Combat Logistic Battalion 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit display the fire suppression system (FSS) and allow family members to get hands on experience aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) U.S. Marine Sgt. Aaron Reed explains the equipment he uses as a combat engineer aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). Reed is a combat engineer with Combat Logistic Battalion 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit. The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
U.S. Marines display logistics equipment to families
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) U.S. Marine Sgt. Aaron Reed explains the equipment he uses as a combat engineer aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). Reed is a combat engineer with Combat Logistic Battalion 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit. The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) U.S. Marines with Combat Logistic Battalion 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit display the Dozer-MCT (Medium Crawl Tractor) to family members aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tigers Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
U.S. Marines display logistics equipment to families
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) U.S. Marines with Combat Logistic Battalion 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit display the Dozer-MCT (Medium Crawl Tractor) to family members aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tigers Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) U.S. Marine Cpl. Francisco Vargas speaks to the families about the fire suppression system (FSS) aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). Vargas is a bulk fuel specialist with Combat Logistic Battalion 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit. The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
U.S. Marines display logistics equipment to families
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) U.S. Marine Cpl. Francisco Vargas speaks to the families about the fire suppression system (FSS) aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). Vargas is a bulk fuel specialist with Combat Logistic Battalion 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit. The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 8, 2015) U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Maritime Raid Force display the equipment they use on a day-to-day basis to family members in the well deck aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
U.S. Marines showcase life aboard ship
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 8, 2015) U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Maritime Raid Force display the equipment they use on a day-to-day basis to family members in the well deck aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) U.S. Marines with Combat Logistic Battalion 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit talk to the family members of Marines about their equipment aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
U.S. Marines display logistics equipment to families
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2015) U.S. Marines with Combat Logistic Battalion 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit talk to the family members of Marines about their equipment aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 8, 2015) U.S. Marines with Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit demonstrate a small portion of the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program to family members in the well deck aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
U.S. Marines showcase life aboard ship
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 8, 2015) U.S. Marines with Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit demonstrate a small portion of the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program to family members in the well deck aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 8, 2015) U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Maritime Raid Force display the equipment they use on a day-to-day basis with family members and allow them to get hands on experience in the well deck aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
U.S. Marines showcase life aboard ship
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 8, 2015) U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Maritime Raid Force display the equipment they use on a day-to-day basis with family members and allow them to get hands on experience in the well deck aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 8, 2015) U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Maritime Raid Force display the equipment they use on a day-to-day basis to family members and allow them to get hands on experience in the well deck aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
U.S. Marines showcase life aboard ship
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 8, 2015) U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Maritime Raid Force display the equipment they use on a day-to-day basis to family members and allow them to get hands on experience in the well deck aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Dec. 3, 2015) A U.S. Marine with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit pays respect to the USS Arizona while manning the rails on the flight deck of the USS Essex (LHD-2).  Hawaii is the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s last port call before heading home after their WESTPAC 15 deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elize McKelvey/Released)
Marines, Sailors man the rails
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Dec. 3, 2015) A U.S. Marine with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit pays respect to the USS Arizona while manning the rails on the flight deck of the USS Essex (LHD-2). Hawaii is the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s last port call before heading home after their WESTPAC 15 deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elize McKelvey/Released)
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Dec. 3, 2015) U.S. Marines and Sailors move to their locations to man the rails on the flight deck of the USS Essex (LHD-2) while pulling into port.  Hawaii is the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s last port call before heading home after their WESTPAC 15 deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elize McKelvey/Released)
Marines, Sailors man the rails
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Dec. 3, 2015) U.S. Marines and Sailors move to their locations to man the rails on the flight deck of the USS Essex (LHD-2) while pulling into port. Hawaii is the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s last port call before heading home after their WESTPAC 15 deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elize McKelvey/Released)
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Dec. 3, 2015) U.S. Marines and man the rails while aboard the USS Essex (LHD-2) while pulling into port in Hawaii.  Hawaii is the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s last port call before heading home after their WESTPAC 15 deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elize McKelvey/Released)
Marines, Sailors man the rails
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Dec. 3, 2015) U.S. Marines and man the rails while aboard the USS Essex (LHD-2) while pulling into port in Hawaii. Hawaii is the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s last port call before heading home after their WESTPAC 15 deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elize McKelvey/Released)
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Dec. 3, 2015) U.S. Marines and Sailors pay respects to the USS Arizona while manning the rails on the flight deck of the USS Essex (LHD-2).  Hawaii is the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s last port call before heading home after their WESTPAC 15 deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elize McKelvey/Released)
Marines, Sailors man the rails
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Dec. 3, 2015) U.S. Marines and Sailors pay respects to the USS Arizona while manning the rails on the flight deck of the USS Essex (LHD-2). Hawaii is the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s last port call before heading home after their WESTPAC 15 deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elize McKelvey/Released)
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Dec. 3, 2015) A U.S. Marine with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit pays respect to the USS Arizona while manning the rails on the flight deck of the USS Essex (LHD-2).  Hawaii is the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s last port call before heading home after their WESTPAC 15 deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elize McKelvey/Released)
Marines, Sailors man the rails
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Dec. 3, 2015) A U.S. Marine with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit pays respect to the USS Arizona while manning the rails on the flight deck of the USS Essex (LHD-2). Hawaii is the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s last port call before heading home after their WESTPAC 15 deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elize McKelvey/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 7, 2015) U.S. Marines with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Detachment, Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, exercise with family members on the flight deck aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
U.S. Marines PT with family members
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 7, 2015) U.S. Marines with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Detachment, Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, exercise with family members on the flight deck aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 7, 2015) U.S. Marines with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Detachment, Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, work out with family members on the flight deck aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
U.S. Marines PT with family members
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 7, 2015) U.S. Marines with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Detachment, Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, work out with family members on the flight deck aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 7, 2015) U.S. Marines with 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and family members receive haircuts in the barbershop aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
U.S. Marines experience the USS Anchorage barbershop
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 7, 2015) U.S. Marines with 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and family members receive haircuts in the barbershop aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 7, 2015) U.S. Marines with 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and family members receive haircuts in the barbershop aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
U.S. Marines experience the USS Anchorage barbershop
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 7, 2015) U.S. Marines with 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and family members receive haircuts in the barbershop aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 7, 2015) U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit display tanks and Light Armored Vehicles to family members aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
U.S. Marines display tanks and LAVs for family members
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 7, 2015) U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit display tanks and Light Armored Vehicles to family members aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 7, 2015) U.S. Marines with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Detachment, Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, demonstrate to family members how to operate the Light Armored Vehicle simulator aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
U.S. Marines and family members operate LAV simulator
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 7, 2015) U.S. Marines with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Detachment, Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, demonstrate to family members how to operate the Light Armored Vehicle simulator aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 7, 2015) U.S. Marines with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Detachment, Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, demonstrate to family members how to operate the Light Armored Vehicle simulator aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
U.S. Marines and family members operate LAV simulator
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 7, 2015) U.S. Marines with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Detachment, Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, demonstrate to family members how to operate the Light Armored Vehicle simulator aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 7, 2015) U.S. Marines with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Detachment, Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, exercise with family members on the flight deck aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
U.S. Marines PT with family members
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 7, 2015) U.S. Marines with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Detachment, Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, exercise with family members on the flight deck aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 7, 2015) U.S. Marines with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Detachment, Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit work out for family members on the flight deck aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
U.S. Marines PT with family members
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 7, 2015) U.S. Marines with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Detachment, Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit work out for family members on the flight deck aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The 15th MEU is coming to the end of deployment and hosting a Tiger Cruise for family members to showcase life aboard the Anchorage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steve H. Lopez/Released)
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Dec. 6, 2015) U.S. Marines and Sailors man the rails as the USS Anchorage (LPD 23) pulls into port in Hawaii. Hawaii is the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s last port call before heading home after their WESTPAC 15 deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jamean Berry/Released)
Marines, Sailors man the rails
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Dec. 6, 2015) U.S. Marines and Sailors man the rails as the USS Anchorage (LPD 23) pulls into port in Hawaii. Hawaii is the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s last port call before heading home after their WESTPAC 15 deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jamean Berry/Released)
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii  (Dec. 6, 2015) U.S. Marine Sgt. Christopher Yaun mans the rails as the USS Anchorage (LPD 23) pulls into port in Hawaii. Hawaii is the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s last port call before heading home after their WESTPAC 15 deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jamean Berry/Released)
Marines, Sailors man the rails
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Dec. 6, 2015) U.S. Marine Sgt. Christopher Yaun mans the rails as the USS Anchorage (LPD 23) pulls into port in Hawaii. Hawaii is the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s last port call before heading home after their WESTPAC 15 deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jamean Berry/Released)
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Dec. 6, 2015) U.S. Marines and Sailors man the rails as the USS Anchorage (LPD 23) pulls into port in Hawaii. Hawaii is the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s last port call before heading home after their WESTPAC 15 deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jamean Berry/Released)
Marines, Sailors man the rails
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Dec. 6, 2015) U.S. Marines and Sailors man the rails as the USS Anchorage (LPD 23) pulls into port in Hawaii. Hawaii is the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s last port call before heading home after their WESTPAC 15 deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jamean Berry/Released)
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Dec. 6, 2015) U.S. Marines and Sailors man the rails as the USS Anchorage (LPD 23) pulls into port in Hawaii.  Hawaii is the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s last port call before heading home after their WESTPAC 15 deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jamean Berry/Released)
Marines, Sailors man the rails
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Dec. 6, 2015) U.S. Marines and Sailors man the rails as the USS Anchorage (LPD 23) pulls into port in Hawaii. Hawaii is the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s last port call before heading home after their WESTPAC 15 deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jamean Berry/Released)
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Dec. 6, 2015) U.S. Marines and Sailors man the rails as the USS Anchorage (LPD 23) pulls into port in Hawaii.  Hawaii is the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s last port call before heading home after their WESTPAC 15 deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jamean Berry/Released)
Marines, Sailors man the rails
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Dec. 6, 2015) U.S. Marines and Sailors man the rails as the USS Anchorage (LPD 23) pulls into port in Hawaii. Hawaii is the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s last port call before heading home after their WESTPAC 15 deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jamean Berry/Released)
Mission
The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Provides a forward deployed, flexible sea-based Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) capable of conducting Amphibious Operations, crisis response and limited contingency operations, to include enabling the introduction of follow-on forces, and, designated special operations, in order to support the theater requirements of Geographic Combatant Commanders (GCC).

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