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15th Marine Expeditionary Unit

Team BULLRUSH

Camp Pendleton, CA
15th Marine Expeditionary Unit Photo Gallery
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.
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)