15th Marine Expeditionary Unit

 

15th Marine Expeditionary Unit

Camp Pendleton, CA
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).

15th MEU Videos
CLB-15 Changes Command
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Joshua D. Anderson, assumes command of Combat Logistics Battalion 15 (CLB-15) from the former commanding officer, Lt. Col. James R. Stover during the unit’s Change of Command ceremony at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California May 31, 2018.
During the ceremony, family, friends and guests, attended the ceremony from local and distant locations to witness the traditional passing of accountability, authority and responsibility of the battalion from one commanding officer to another.
(U.S. Motion media by Gunnery Sgt. Jon Spencer)
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15th MEU’s BLT Conducts Combat Rehearsals During Alligator Dagger
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15th MEU’s BLT Conducts Combat Rehearsals During Alligator Dagger
The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Battalion Landing Team started their portion of Alligator Dagger 17, a two-week combat rehearsal in Djibouti, to increase proficiency and readiness in the 5th Fleet area of operation, by reintroducing basic marksmanship skills and weapons familiarization. “This basic sustainment training keeps the Marines’ edges sharp so we maintain that constant force of readiness,” said Staff Sgt. Rogan Nichols, the platoon sergeant for third platoon, Company A. “This is why we are known as the force in readiness, and it’s what our MEU is prepared for.” The BLT culminated the training by conducting squad supported live-fire, fire-and-movement attacks, which incorporated company organic assets as wells scout snipers exercising the combat orders process. The BLT successfully completed all training expectations and reinforced the strength of their teams from the bottom up making the BLT as a whole fundamentally more effective and responsive. “This training helped the Marines get to the next tier of confidence in their weapons systems, intimately learning about their day and night optics and how to use both in low-light and other harsh situations, as well as built a familiarity with rest of their gear issued for deployment,” Nichols added. The Battalion Landing Team worked in extreme conditions to prepare themselves as well as the rest of the 15th MEU for seamless and quick response to crises situations even in the most unforgiving terrain and climate. “This exercise acclimated us to operating in 5th Fleet’s environment,” said 1st Lt. Patrick Neichter, the platoon commander of 2nd platoon, Company B. “Alligator Dagger was necessary so we are prepared to respond to any type of crises situation while the 15th MEU is operating in the 5th Fleet area of operation.” From heat acclamation and building and using terrain models to conduct live-fire squad attacks, the BLT built their confidence of the key leaders as well as the small unit leaders perfecting readiness, the Marines’ leadership skills and the overall abilities of the 15th MEU.
1st Lt. Patrick Nugent during a field exercise with Battalion Landing Team 1/5 at the Ie Shima Training Facility, Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 12, 2016.
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1st Lt. Patrick Nugent, a platoon commander with Charlie Company, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, directs his Marines into their positions during an assault on the airfield at the Ie Shima Training Facility, Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 12, 2016. Marines and sailors with the 31st MEU flew from the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) to Ie Shima for a vertical assault as part of amphibious integration training with the Navy ships of the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group. The 31st MEU is currently deployed to the Asia-Pacific region. Nugent is a Cleveland native. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Zachary Dyer/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Sept. 29, 2017) – Marines and Sailors with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and America Amphibious Ready Group practice Combat Life-Saving skills aboard the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6). The Course implemented the use of an IV and the proper protocol when used to save a fellow brother or sister in arms. The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit is embarked on the America ARG and is deployed to maintain regional security in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Dusty Kilcrease)
Ship Life: USS America (LHA 6)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Sept. 29, 2017) – Marines and Sailors with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and America Amphibious Ready Group practice Combat Life-Saving skills aboard the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6). The Course implemented the use of an IV and the proper protocol when used to save a fellow brother or sister in arms. The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit is embarked on the America ARG and is deployed to maintain regional security in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Dusty Kilcrease)
U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Logistics Combat Element conduct physical training as part of their combat conditioning portion during a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program brown belt course held aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) in the 5th Fleet area of operations Sept. 29, 2017. The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit was embarked on the America Amphibious Ready Group and is deployed to maintain regional security in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. F. Cordoba)
MCMAP aboard USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52)
U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Logistics Combat Element conduct physical training as part of their combat conditioning portion during a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program brown belt course held aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) in the 5th Fleet area of operations Sept. 29, 2017. The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit was embarked on the America Amphibious Ready Group and is deployed to maintain regional security in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. F. Cordoba)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Sept. 26, 2017) – Sailors with the America Amphibious Ready Group prepare an MV-22B Osprey for take off aboard the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6). The Osprey is designed for expeditionary assault support, raid operations, cargo lift and support to special warfare, it is capable of vertical takeoff and landing, and short and takeoff and landing (VSTOL). The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit is embarked on the America ARG and is deployed to maintain regional security in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Dusty Kilcrease)
Ship Life: USS America (LHA 6)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Sept. 26, 2017) – Sailors with the America Amphibious Ready Group prepare an MV-22B Osprey for take off aboard the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6). The Osprey is designed for expeditionary assault support, raid operations, cargo lift and support to special warfare, it is capable of vertical takeoff and landing, and short and takeoff and landing (VSTOL). The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit is embarked on the America ARG and is deployed to maintain regional security in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Dusty Kilcrease)
(170923-M-DJ953-0142) U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Sept. 24, 2017) – A helicopter descends to deliver cargo aboard USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) during a vertical replenishment (VERTREP) with the Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship USNS Washington Chambers (T-AKE 11).  The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit is embarked on the America Amphibious Ready Group and is deployed to maintain regional security in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. F. Cordoba)
Resupply at sea aboard USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52)
U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Sept. 24, 2017) – A helicopter descends to deliver cargo aboard USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) during a vertical replenishment (VERTREP) with the Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship USNS Washington Chambers (T-AKE 11). The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit is embarked on the America Amphibious Ready Group and is deployed to maintain regional security in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. F. Cordoba)
U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Sept. 23, 2017) – Sailors aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) load a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) onto the ship after conducting a personnel transfer mission.  The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit is embarked on the America Amphibious Ready Group and is deployed to maintain regional security in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. F. Cordoba)
Ship Life: USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52)
U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Sept. 23, 2017) – Sailors aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) load a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) onto the ship after conducting a personnel transfer mission. The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit is embarked on the America Amphibious Ready Group and is deployed to maintain regional security in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. F. Cordoba)
U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Sept. 22, 2017) – Cpl. Santiago Garces and Cpl. Rigger Velasquez both Light Armored Reconnaissance vehicle crewmen with 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Battalion Landing Team spar during a green belt course part of the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52).  The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit is embarked on the America Amphibious Ready Group and is deployed to maintain regional security in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. F. Cordoba)
MCMAP aboard USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52)
U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Sept. 22, 2017) – Cpl. Santiago Garces and Cpl. Rigger Velasquez both Light Armored Reconnaissance vehicle crewmen with 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Battalion Landing Team spar during a green belt course part of the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52). The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit is embarked on the America Amphibious Ready Group and is deployed to maintain regional security in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. F. Cordoba)
U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Sept. 21, 2017) – A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter prepares to depart the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) after picking personnel up for a transport mission. The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit is embarked on the America Amphibious Ready Group and is deployed to maintain regional security in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. F. Cordoba)
Ship life: USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52)
U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Sept. 21, 2017) – A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter prepares to depart the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) after picking personnel up for a transport mission. The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit is embarked on the America Amphibious Ready Group and is deployed to maintain regional security in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. F. Cordoba)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Sept. 18, 2017) – Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit Ground Combat Element, Company C conduct squad attack maneuvers during Alligator Dagger. Alligator Dagger is an amphibious exercise with the America Amphibious Ready Group and 15th MEU, in order to increase proficiency and enable the force to train for amphibious operations within U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jacob Pruitt)
15th MEU’s BLT conducts combat rehearsals during Alligator Dagger
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Sept. 18, 2017) – Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit Ground Combat Element, Company C conduct squad attack maneuvers during Alligator Dagger. Alligator Dagger is an amphibious exercise with the America Amphibious Ready Group and 15th MEU, in order to increase proficiency and enable the force to train for amphibious operations within U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jacob Pruitt)
U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 11th Marines, Charlie Battery, the non-lethal weapons company for the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), practice baton jabs and conduct other non-lethal weapons training on Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 14, 2017.  The 15th MEU used this training to sharpen their skills in a variety of non-lethal weapons tactics they would use to stabilize hostile situations. These non-lethal capabilities add to the flexibility of the MEU to shape actions across the range of military operations to resolve conflict anyway in the world. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jacob Pruitt)
To the Face
U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 11th Marines, Charlie Battery, the non-lethal weapons company for the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), practice baton jabs and conduct other non-lethal weapons training on Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 14, 2017. The 15th MEU used this training to sharpen their skills in a variety of non-lethal weapons tactics they would use to stabilize hostile situations. These non-lethal capabilities add to the flexibility of the MEU to shape actions across the range of military operations to resolve conflict anyway in the world. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jacob Pruitt)
A U.S. Marine assigned to the 1st Battalion, 11th Marines, Charlie Battery, the non-lethal weapons company for the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), demonstrated he can still maintain cognizance and bearing with a hostile individual after taking a shot of OC spray to the face during OC certification on Camp Pendleton, Feb. 14, 2017. The 15th MEU used this training to sharpen their skills in a variety of non-lethal weapons tactics they would use to stabilize hostile situations. These non-lethal capabilities add to the flexibility of the MEU to shape actions across the range of military operations to resolve conflict anyway in the world. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jacob Pruitt)
To the Face
A U.S. Marine assigned to the 1st Battalion, 11th Marines, Charlie Battery, the non-lethal weapons company for the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), demonstrated he can still maintain cognizance and bearing with a hostile individual after taking a shot of OC spray to the face during OC certification on Camp Pendleton, Feb. 14, 2017. The 15th MEU used this training to sharpen their skills in a variety of non-lethal weapons tactics they would use to stabilize hostile situations. These non-lethal capabilities add to the flexibility of the MEU to shape actions across the range of military operations to resolve conflict anyway in the world. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jacob Pruitt)
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.—A Marine with Explosive Ordnance Disposal detachment, Combat Logistic Battalion 15 attached to the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit prepares to use X-Ray equipment to gain better situational awareness of a suspected improvised explosive device as he conducts IED training aboard Camp Pendleton, Feb. 22, 2017. The EOD Technicians, like all other forces of the 15th MEU, undergo critical training prior to deploying to ensure they can operate in any hostile mission area.
(USMC photo by Lance Cpl. Jacob Pruitt)
15th MEU’s bomb squad annihilates IED threat
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.—A Marine with Explosive Ordnance Disposal detachment, Combat Logistic Battalion 15 attached to the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit prepares to use X-Ray equipment to gain better situational awareness of a suspected improvised explosive device as he conducts IED training aboard Camp Pendleton, Feb. 22, 2017. The EOD Technicians, like all other forces of the 15th MEU, undergo critical training prior to deploying to ensure they can operate in any hostile mission area. (USMC photo by Lance Cpl. Jacob Pruitt)
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — Staff Sgt. Ryan May, an Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician with Combat Logistic Battalion 15 attached to the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, studies X-Rays taken of a suspected Improvised Explosive Device as he conducts IED training on Camp Pendleton, Feb. 22, 2017. The EOD Technicians, like all other forces of the 15th MEU undergo critical training prior to deployment to ensure they can operate in any hostile mission area.
(USMC photo by Lance Cpl. Jacob Pruitt)
15th MEU's bomb squad annihilates IED threat
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — Staff Sgt. Ryan May, an Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician with Combat Logistic Battalion 15 attached to the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, studies X-Rays taken of a suspected Improvised Explosive Device as he conducts IED training on Camp Pendleton, Feb. 22, 2017. The EOD Technicians, like all other forces of the 15th MEU undergo critical training prior to deployment to ensure they can operate in any hostile mission area. (USMC photo by Lance Cpl. Jacob Pruitt)
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.— A Percussion Actuated Neutralizer tool disables an Improvised Explosive Device with a high impact round activated by Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians who took cover out of the blast radius during an IED training exercise on Camp Pendleton, Feb. 22, 2017. The EOD Technicians, like all other forces of the 15th MEU, undergo critical training prior to deploying to ensure they can operate in any hostile mission area.
(USMC photo by Lance Cpl. Jacob Pruitt)
15th MEU bomb squad annihilates IED threat
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.— A Percussion Actuated Neutralizer tool disables an Improvised Explosive Device with a high impact round activated by Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians who took cover out of the blast radius during an IED training exercise on Camp Pendleton, Feb. 22, 2017. The EOD Technicians, like all other forces of the 15th MEU, undergo critical training prior to deploying to ensure they can operate in any hostile mission area. (USMC photo by Lance Cpl. Jacob Pruitt)
Lance Cpl. Kaenon Ralls of Easton, Kan., works as a supply administrator for Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (Reinforced), 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), and is currently temporarily assigned to the ship store , where comfort items, hygiene gear and some uniform items are available for Marines and Sailors aboard amphibious assault ship USS AMERICA (LHA 6) during underway periods. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Nathaniel S. McAllister)
Clerks: Blue-Green integration means All-Hands to run ship
Lance Cpl. Kaenon Ralls of Easton, Kan., works as a supply administrator for Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (Reinforced), 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), and is currently temporarily assigned to the ship store , where comfort items, hygiene gear and some uniform items are available for Marines and Sailors aboard amphibious assault ship USS AMERICA (LHA 6) during underway periods. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Nathaniel S. McAllister)
PACIFIC OCEAN, Calif., – Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary disembark from the USS San Diego (LPD-22) aboard a CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (Reinforced) to be transported to the USS America (LHA-6), April 10, 2017. The 15th MEU uses air assets to transport personnel between ships during PHIBRON-MEU integration. The 15th MEU’s rapid ability to mobilize people and equipment makes the amphibious force uniquely postured to respond to any mission around the globe. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jacob Pruitt)
Off to a flying start
PACIFIC OCEAN, Calif., – Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary disembark from the USS San Diego (LPD-22) aboard a CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (Reinforced) to be transported to the USS America (LHA-6), April 10, 2017. The 15th MEU uses air assets to transport personnel between ships during PHIBRON-MEU integration. The 15th MEU’s rapid ability to mobilize people and equipment makes the amphibious force uniquely postured to respond to any mission around the globe. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jacob Pruitt)
PACIFIC OCEAN, Calif., – A CH-53E Super Stallion lifts off from the flight deck on the USS San Diego (LPD-22) to transport Marines and equipment to the USS America (LHA-6), April 10, 2017. The 15th MEU uses the air assets provided by Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (Reinforced) to transport personnel and equipment ship-to-ship and ship-to-shore efficiently. The 15th MEU’s rapid ability to mobilize people and equipment makes the amphibious force uniquely postured to respond to any mission around the globe. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Valero)
Off to a flying start
PACIFIC OCEAN, Calif., – A CH-53E Super Stallion lifts off from the flight deck on the USS San Diego (LPD-22) to transport Marines and equipment to the USS America (LHA-6), April 10, 2017. The 15th MEU uses the air assets provided by Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (Reinforced) to transport personnel and equipment ship-to-ship and ship-to-shore efficiently. The 15th MEU’s rapid ability to mobilize people and equipment makes the amphibious force uniquely postured to respond to any mission around the globe. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Valero)
PACIFIC OCEAN, Calif., –  A Landing Craft, Air Cushion with Navy Assault Craft Unit 5 approaches the well deck of the USS San Diego (LPD-22) during PHIBRON-MEU Integration, April 8, 2017. PMINT is the first at-sea training exercise and an opportunity for the Marines and Sailors to work as one team to complete essential missions.  This exercise lays the foundation for all the elements of the 15th MEU to develop relationships with their Navy counterparts and gain an understanding of the teamwork necessary to accomplish the mission with a focus on facilitating the integration of the blue-green team. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Valero)
LCACs float aboard USS San Diego
PACIFIC OCEAN, Calif., – A Landing Craft, Air Cushion with Navy Assault Craft Unit 5 approaches the well deck of the USS San Diego (LPD-22) during PHIBRON-MEU Integration, April 8, 2017. PMINT is the first at-sea training exercise and an opportunity for the Marines and Sailors to work as one team to complete essential missions. This exercise lays the foundation for all the elements of the 15th MEU to develop relationships with their Navy counterparts and gain an understanding of the teamwork necessary to accomplish the mission with a focus on facilitating the integration of the blue-green team. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Valero)
PACIFIC OCEAN, Calif., – Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (Reinforced) attached to the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit load a RQ-21A Blackjack intelligence surveillance reconnaissance drone onto the launcher in preparation for its first flight during PHIBRON-MEU Integration, April 9, 2017. The RQ-21A Blackjack has the ability to collect critical information which in turn better prepares the Marines and Sailors for any mission that may occur while deployed. The 15th MEU is part of the nation’s crisis response force of choice. With the latest in technology and equipment, the MEU is capable to respond to and crisis or mission around the globe. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Valero)
Blackjack takes flight
PACIFIC OCEAN, Calif., – Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (Reinforced) attached to the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit load a RQ-21A Blackjack intelligence surveillance reconnaissance drone onto the launcher in preparation for its first flight during PHIBRON-MEU Integration, April 9, 2017. The RQ-21A Blackjack has the ability to collect critical information which in turn better prepares the Marines and Sailors for any mission that may occur while deployed. The 15th MEU is part of the nation’s crisis response force of choice. With the latest in technology and equipment, the MEU is capable to respond to and crisis or mission around the globe. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Valero)
PACIFIC OCEAN, Calif., –  Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (Reinforced) conduct routine inspection and maintenance after a MV-22B Osprey landed on the flight deck of the USS San Diego (LPD-22) during PHIBRON-MEU Integration, April 8, 2017. PMINT is the first training period the 15th MEU and America Amphibious Ready Group team up to train for the upcoming deployment later this year. The amphibious force contains an extensive set of ship-to-shore connectors, by air or by sea, which allow the 15th MEU to move people or equipment to any corner of the world when called upon. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Valero)
Off to a flying start
PACIFIC OCEAN, Calif., – Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (Reinforced) conduct routine inspection and maintenance after a MV-22B Osprey landed on the flight deck of the USS San Diego (LPD-22) during PHIBRON-MEU Integration, April 8, 2017. PMINT is the first training period the 15th MEU and America Amphibious Ready Group team up to train for the upcoming deployment later this year. The amphibious force contains an extensive set of ship-to-shore connectors, by air or by sea, which allow the 15th MEU to move people or equipment to any corner of the world when called upon. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Valero)
PACIFIC OCEAN, Calif., – An Assault Amphibious Vehicle with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit Battalion Landing Team drive off the edge of the USS SAN DIEGO’s (LPD-22) well deck to conduct amphibious training during PHIBRON-MEU Integration, April 8, 2017. PMINT is the 15th MEU’s first at-sea training exercise integrating with the Navy to accomplish mission critical tasks. The distinct ability of amphibious forces to gain access to critical areas anywhere in the world with ground, air, and logistics forces enables the Navy-Marine Corps team to shape actions across the range of military operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Valero)
Battalion Landing Team prepares to storm the beaches
PACIFIC OCEAN, Calif., – An Assault Amphibious Vehicle with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit Battalion Landing Team drive off the edge of the USS SAN DIEGO’s (LPD-22) well deck to conduct amphibious training during PHIBRON-MEU Integration, April 8, 2017. PMINT is the 15th MEU’s first at-sea training exercise integrating with the Navy to accomplish mission critical tasks. The distinct ability of amphibious forces to gain access to critical areas anywhere in the world with ground, air, and logistics forces enables the Navy-Marine Corps team to shape actions across the range of military operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Valero)
PACIFIC OCEAN, Calif., – A Marine with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Maritime Raid Force waits aboard the USS San Diego (LPD-22) to load on to a rigid haul inflatable boat to conduct a vessel board search and seizure mission during PHIBRON-MEU Integration, April 7, 2017. VBSS missions are conducted on hostile vessels to capture high value individuals along with collect intelligence to aid future missions. The 15th MEU undergoes demanding unit-level certification in order to be proficient in rapidly mobilize people and equipment to make the amphibious forces postured to respond to any mission. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Valero)
Land, sea or air the Maritime Raid Force will find you
PACIFIC OCEAN, Calif., – A Marine with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Maritime Raid Force waits aboard the USS San Diego (LPD-22) to load on to a rigid haul inflatable boat to conduct a vessel board search and seizure mission during PHIBRON-MEU Integration, April 7, 2017. VBSS missions are conducted on hostile vessels to capture high value individuals along with collect intelligence to aid future missions. The 15th MEU undergoes demanding unit-level certification in order to be proficient in rapidly mobilize people and equipment to make the amphibious forces postured to respond to any mission. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Valero)
PACIFIC OCEAN, Calif., –  Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Maritime Raid Force and Sailors with the USS San Diego (LPD-22) are greeted by dolphins before setting off on their vessel board search and seizure mission during PHIBRON-MEU Integration, April 7, 2017. VBSS missions are conducted on hostile vessels to capture high value individuals along with collect intelligence to aid future missions. The 15th MEU undergoes demanding unit-level certification in order to be proficient in rapidly mobilize people and equipment to make the amphibious forces postured to respond to any mission. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Valero)
Land, sea or air Maritime Raid Force will find you
PACIFIC OCEAN, Calif., – Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Maritime Raid Force and Sailors with the USS San Diego (LPD-22) are greeted by dolphins before setting off on their vessel board search and seizure mission during PHIBRON-MEU Integration, April 7, 2017. VBSS missions are conducted on hostile vessels to capture high value individuals along with collect intelligence to aid future missions. The 15th MEU undergoes demanding unit-level certification in order to be proficient in rapidly mobilize people and equipment to make the amphibious forces postured to respond to any mission. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Valero)
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, Calif., -- Lance Cpl. Richard Kanz, a rifleman with 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Battalion Land Team 1st Battalion 5th Marine Regiment provides security after offloading Assault Amphibious Vehicles during a PHIBRON-MEU Integration amphibious assault, April 5, 2017. PMINT is the first at-sea training period and an opportunity for Marines with 3rd Amphibious Assault Battalion and BLT 1/5 to conduct amphibious assaults on varying objectives in preparation for deployment later this year.  This exercise lays the foundation for all the elements of the 15th MEU to develop relationships with their Navy counterparts and gain an understanding of the teamwork necessary to accomplish the mission with a focus on facilitating the integration of the blue-green team. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Valero)
Battalion Landing Team takes the island
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, Calif., -- Lance Cpl. Richard Kanz, a rifleman with 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Battalion Land Team 1st Battalion 5th Marine Regiment provides security after offloading Assault Amphibious Vehicles during a PHIBRON-MEU Integration amphibious assault, April 5, 2017. PMINT is the first at-sea training period and an opportunity for Marines with 3rd Amphibious Assault Battalion and BLT 1/5 to conduct amphibious assaults on varying objectives in preparation for deployment later this year. This exercise lays the foundation for all the elements of the 15th MEU to develop relationships with their Navy counterparts and gain an understanding of the teamwork necessary to accomplish the mission with a focus on facilitating the integration of the blue-green team. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Valero)
PACIFIC OCEAN, Calif., – A Landing Craft Air Cushion with Navy Assault Craft Unit 5 is piloted to the USS San Diego (LPD-22) in preparation to transport Marines and equipment with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit to conduct an amphibious assault during PHIBRON-MEU Integration, April 3, 2017. PMINT is the first at-sea training exercise and an opportunity for the Marines and Sailors to work as one team to complete essential missions.  This exercise lays the foundation for all the elements of the 15th MEU to develop relationships with their Navy counterparts and gain an understanding of the teamwork necessary to accomplish the mission with a focus on facilitating the integration of the blue-green team. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Valero)
Amphibious Assault floats on air
PACIFIC OCEAN, Calif., – A Landing Craft Air Cushion with Navy Assault Craft Unit 5 is piloted to the USS San Diego (LPD-22) in preparation to transport Marines and equipment with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit to conduct an amphibious assault during PHIBRON-MEU Integration, April 3, 2017. PMINT is the first at-sea training exercise and an opportunity for the Marines and Sailors to work as one team to complete essential missions. This exercise lays the foundation for all the elements of the 15th MEU to develop relationships with their Navy counterparts and gain an understanding of the teamwork necessary to accomplish the mission with a focus on facilitating the integration of the blue-green team. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Valero)
PACIFIC OCEAN, Calif., – Sailors aboard the USS San Diego (LPD-22) hoist a combat rubber raiding craft in preparation for the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit Maritime Raid Force to conduct debarkation drills from the well deck during PHIBRON-MEU Integration, April 3, 2017. PMINT is the first at-sea training exercise and an opportunity for the Marines and Sailors to work as one team to complete essential missions.  This exercise lays the foundation for all the elements of the 15th MEU to develop relationships with their Navy counterparts and gain an understanding of the teamwork necessary to accomplish the mission with a focus on facilitating the integration of the blue-green team. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Valero)
Slipping into the darkness
PACIFIC OCEAN, Calif., – Sailors aboard the USS San Diego (LPD-22) hoist a combat rubber raiding craft in preparation for the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit Maritime Raid Force to conduct debarkation drills from the well deck during PHIBRON-MEU Integration, April 3, 2017. PMINT is the first at-sea training exercise and an opportunity for the Marines and Sailors to work as one team to complete essential missions. This exercise lays the foundation for all the elements of the 15th MEU to develop relationships with their Navy counterparts and gain an understanding of the teamwork necessary to accomplish the mission with a focus on facilitating the integration of the blue-green team. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Valero)
PACIFIC OCEAN, Calif., – Sailors aboard the USS San Diego (LPD-22) hold a line to the combat rubber raiding craft used by the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit Maritime Raid Force while conducting debarkation drills during PHIBRON-MEU Integration, April 3, 2017. PMINT is the first at-sea training exercise and an opportunity for the Marines and Sailors to work as one team to complete essential missions. This exercise lays the foundation for all the elements of the 15th MEU to develop relationships with their Navy counterparts and gain an understanding of the teamwork necessary to accomplish the mission with a focus on facilitating the integration of the blue-green team. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Valero)
Slipping into the Darkness
PACIFIC OCEAN, Calif., – Sailors aboard the USS San Diego (LPD-22) hold a line to the combat rubber raiding craft used by the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit Maritime Raid Force while conducting debarkation drills during PHIBRON-MEU Integration, April 3, 2017. PMINT is the first at-sea training exercise and an opportunity for the Marines and Sailors to work as one team to complete essential missions. This exercise lays the foundation for all the elements of the 15th MEU to develop relationships with their Navy counterparts and gain an understanding of the teamwork necessary to accomplish the mission with a focus on facilitating the integration of the blue-green team. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Valero)
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit line up seven-ton trucks before conducting convoy rehearsals during PHIBRON-MEU integration training at Camp Pendleton, April 8, 2017. This first at-sea exercise provides the Marines the opportunity to practice integrating with their Navy counterparts to form an efficient team capable of accomplishing a range of missions around the globe. This Navy-Marine Corps team supports combatant commanders in maintaining regional maritime security and stability while providing offshore options to deter influence and win in an era of uncertainty.   (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
USS Pearl Harbor hosts Combat Logistics Battalion 15 for West Pac 17-2
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit line up seven-ton trucks before conducting convoy rehearsals during PHIBRON-MEU integration training at Camp Pendleton, April 8, 2017. This first at-sea exercise provides the Marines the opportunity to practice integrating with their Navy counterparts to form an efficient team capable of accomplishing a range of missions around the globe. This Navy-Marine Corps team supports combatant commanders in maintaining regional maritime security and stability while providing offshore options to deter influence and win in an era of uncertainty. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Cpl. Marlon Diokno a motor transportation operator with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit,   loosens a screw from a turret station during PHIBRON-MEU integrated training at Camp Pendleton, April 9, 2017. This first at-sea exercise provides the Marines the opportunity to practice integrating with their Navy counterparts to form an efficient team capable of accomplishing a range of missions around the globe. This Navy-Marine Corps team supports combatant commanders in maintaining regional maritime security and stability while providing offshore options to deter influence and win in an era of uncertainty. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
USS Pearl Harbor hosts Combat Logistics Battalion 15 for West Pac 17-2
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Cpl. Marlon Diokno a motor transportation operator with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, loosens a screw from a turret station during PHIBRON-MEU integrated training at Camp Pendleton, April 9, 2017. This first at-sea exercise provides the Marines the opportunity to practice integrating with their Navy counterparts to form an efficient team capable of accomplishing a range of missions around the globe. This Navy-Marine Corps team supports combatant commanders in maintaining regional maritime security and stability while providing offshore options to deter influence and win in an era of uncertainty. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Cpl. Madison Fitzgerald a motor transportation operator with Combat Logistics 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, adjusts a turret station into a vehicle during PHIBRON-MEU integrated training at Camp Pendleton, April 9, 2017. This first at-sea exercise provides the Marines the opportunity to practice integrating with their Navy counterparts to form an efficient team capable of accomplishing a range of missions around the globe. This Navy-Marine Corps team supports combatant commanders in maintaining regional maritime security and stability while providing offshore options to deter influence and win in an era of uncertainty. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
USS Pearl Harbor hosts Combat Logistics Battalion 15 for West Pac 17-2
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Cpl. Madison Fitzgerald a motor transportation operator with Combat Logistics 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, adjusts a turret station into a vehicle during PHIBRON-MEU integrated training at Camp Pendleton, April 9, 2017. This first at-sea exercise provides the Marines the opportunity to practice integrating with their Navy counterparts to form an efficient team capable of accomplishing a range of missions around the globe. This Navy-Marine Corps team supports combatant commanders in maintaining regional maritime security and stability while providing offshore options to deter influence and win in an era of uncertainty. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Lance Cpl. Caitlin Mccoy a landing support specialist with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, secures chains to a M777 howitzer during phibron meu integrated training at Camp Pendleton, April 12, 2017. PMINT lays the foundation for all the elements of the MEU to develop relationships with their Navy counterparts and gain an understanding of the teamwork required to accomplish the mission. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
Delivering Artillery: CH-53E rapidly deploys the M777 Howitzer
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Lance Cpl. Caitlin Mccoy a landing support specialist with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, secures chains to a M777 howitzer during phibron meu integrated training at Camp Pendleton, April 12, 2017. PMINT lays the foundation for all the elements of the MEU to develop relationships with their Navy counterparts and gain an understanding of the teamwork required to accomplish the mission. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – A CH53E Super Stallion helicopter lifts a M777 howitzer during PHIBRON-MEU integration training at Camp Pendleton, April 12, 2017. The CH-53E Super Stallion makes the MEU that much more capable as it is able to move personnel, equipment, and vehicles from ship to shore, demonstrating the 15th MEU's ship-to-shore connector capabilities. PMINT lays the foundation for all the elements of the MEU to develop relationships with their Navy counterparts and gain an understanding of the teamwork required to accomplish the mission. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
Delivering Artillery: CH-53E rapidly deploys the M777 Howitzer
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – A CH53E Super Stallion helicopter lifts a M777 howitzer during PHIBRON-MEU integration training at Camp Pendleton, April 12, 2017. The CH-53E Super Stallion makes the MEU that much more capable as it is able to move personnel, equipment, and vehicles from ship to shore, demonstrating the 15th MEU's ship-to-shore connector capabilities. PMINT lays the foundation for all the elements of the MEU to develop relationships with their Navy counterparts and gain an understanding of the teamwork required to accomplish the mission. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, lift a M777 Howitzer during PHIBRON-MEU integration training at Camp Pendleton, April 12, 2017. The CH-53E Super Stallion makes the MEU that much more capable as it is able to move personnel, equipment, and vehicles from ship to shore, demonstrating the 15th MEU's ship-to-shore connector capabilities. PMINT lays the foundation for all the elements of the MEU to develop relationships with their Navy counterparts and gain an understanding of the teamwork required to accomplish the mission. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
Delivering Artillery: CH-53E rapidly deploys the M777 Howitzer
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, lift a M777 Howitzer during PHIBRON-MEU integration training at Camp Pendleton, April 12, 2017. The CH-53E Super Stallion makes the MEU that much more capable as it is able to move personnel, equipment, and vehicles from ship to shore, demonstrating the 15th MEU's ship-to-shore connector capabilities. PMINT lays the foundation for all the elements of the MEU to develop relationships with their Navy counterparts and gain an understanding of the teamwork required to accomplish the mission. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Marines with Battalion Landing Team 1/5, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit conduct an prepare to clear a combat town during an amphibious assault as part of PHIBRON-MEU integration training at Camp Pendleton, April 13, 2017. This first at-sea exercise provides the Marines the opportunity to practice integrating with their Navy counterparts to form an efficient team capable of accomplishing a range of missions around the globe. This Navy-Marine Corps team supports combatant commanders in maintaining regional maritime security and stability while providing offshore options to deter influence and win in an era of uncertainty.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
15th MEU Amphibious Assault on Red Beach
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Marines with Battalion Landing Team 1/5, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit conduct an prepare to clear a combat town during an amphibious assault as part of PHIBRON-MEU integration training at Camp Pendleton, April 13, 2017. This first at-sea exercise provides the Marines the opportunity to practice integrating with their Navy counterparts to form an efficient team capable of accomplishing a range of missions around the globe. This Navy-Marine Corps team supports combatant commanders in maintaining regional maritime security and stability while providing offshore options to deter influence and win in an era of uncertainty. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Marines with Battalion Landing Team 1/5, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit post security after clearing a room during an amphibious assault part of PHIBRON-MEU integration training at Camp Pendleton, April 13, 2017. This first at-sea exercise provides the Marines the opportunity to practice integrating with their Navy counterparts to form an efficient team capable of accomplishing a range of missions around the globe. This Navy-Marine Corps team supports combatant commanders in maintaining regional maritime security and stability while providing offshore options to deter influence and win in an era of uncertainty.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
15th MEU Amphibious Assault on Red Beach
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Marines with Battalion Landing Team 1/5, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit post security after clearing a room during an amphibious assault part of PHIBRON-MEU integration training at Camp Pendleton, April 13, 2017. This first at-sea exercise provides the Marines the opportunity to practice integrating with their Navy counterparts to form an efficient team capable of accomplishing a range of missions around the globe. This Navy-Marine Corps team supports combatant commanders in maintaining regional maritime security and stability while providing offshore options to deter influence and win in an era of uncertainty. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – A Marine with Battalion Landing Team 1/5, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit posts security during an amphibious assault as part of PHIBRON-MEU integration training at Camp Pendleton, April 13, 2017. This first at-sea exercise provides the Marines the opportunity to practice integrating with their Navy counterparts to form an efficient team capable of accomplishing a range of missions around the globe. This Navy-Marine Corps team supports combatant commanders in maintaining regional maritime security and stability while providing offshore options to deter, influence and win in an era of uncertainty.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
15th MEU Amphibious Assault on Red Beach
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – A Marine with Battalion Landing Team 1/5, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit posts security during an amphibious assault as part of PHIBRON-MEU integration training at Camp Pendleton, April 13, 2017. This first at-sea exercise provides the Marines the opportunity to practice integrating with their Navy counterparts to form an efficient team capable of accomplishing a range of missions around the globe. This Navy-Marine Corps team supports combatant commanders in maintaining regional maritime security and stability while providing offshore options to deter, influence and win in an era of uncertainty. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Marines with the 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit drive an amphibious assault vehicle during PHIBRON-MEU integration training at Camp Pendleton, April 13, 2017. This first at-sea exercise provides the Marines the opportunity to practice integrating with their Navy counterparts to form an efficient team capable of accomplishing a range of missions around the globe. This Navy-Marine Corps team supports combatant commanders in maintaining regional maritime security and stability while providing offshore options to deter, influence and win in an era of uncertainty.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
15th MEU Amphibious Assault on Red Beach
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Marines with the 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit drive an amphibious assault vehicle during PHIBRON-MEU integration training at Camp Pendleton, April 13, 2017. This first at-sea exercise provides the Marines the opportunity to practice integrating with their Navy counterparts to form an efficient team capable of accomplishing a range of missions around the globe. This Navy-Marine Corps team supports combatant commanders in maintaining regional maritime security and stability while providing offshore options to deter, influence and win in an era of uncertainty. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Cpl. Connor Schroeder, a water support technician with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, make adjustments to a 152 water pump during a refilling water mission part of PHIBRON-MEU integration training at Camp Pendleton, April 6, 2017.  This first at-sea exercise provides the Marines the opportunity to practice integrating with their Navy counterparts to form an efficient team capable of accomplishing a range of missions around the globe. This Navy-Marine Corps team supports combatant commanders in maintaining regional maritime security and stability while providing offshore options to deter influence and win in an era of uncertainty.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
USS Pearl Harbor hosts Combat Logistics Battalion 15 for West Pac 17-2
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Cpl. Connor Schroeder, a water support technician with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, make adjustments to a 152 water pump during a refilling water mission part of PHIBRON-MEU integration training at Camp Pendleton, April 6, 2017. This first at-sea exercise provides the Marines the opportunity to practice integrating with their Navy counterparts to form an efficient team capable of accomplishing a range of missions around the globe. This Navy-Marine Corps team supports combatant commanders in maintaining regional maritime security and stability while providing offshore options to deter influence and win in an era of uncertainty. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif., Marines with the Combat Battalion 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit carry a notional wounded Marine in a litter bearer during a combat life saver course part PHIBRON-MEU integration training at Camp Pendleton, April 6, 2017. This first at-sea exercise provides the Marines the opportunity to practice integrating with their Navy counterparts to form an efficient team capable of accomplishing a range of missions around the globe. This Navy-Marine Corps team supports combatant commanders in maintaining regional maritime security and stability while providing offshore options to deter influence and win in an era of uncertainty. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
USS Pearl Harbor hosts Combat Logistics Battalion 15 for West Pac 17-2
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif., Marines with the Combat Battalion 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit carry a notional wounded Marine in a litter bearer during a combat life saver course part PHIBRON-MEU integration training at Camp Pendleton, April 6, 2017. This first at-sea exercise provides the Marines the opportunity to practice integrating with their Navy counterparts to form an efficient team capable of accomplishing a range of missions around the globe. This Navy-Marine Corps team supports combatant commanders in maintaining regional maritime security and stability while providing offshore options to deter influence and win in an era of uncertainty. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
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