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15th Marine Expeditionary Unit Photo Gallery

Nov 29, 2012

Composite-4, attached to plywood, detonates when Marines assigned to Engineer Detachment, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, conducted a controlled detonation at a live-fire range near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, during a routine training exercise, Nov. 25. With the use of shape and cratering charges and composition C-4, the combat engineers were able to use the high explosives to demonstrate practical applications they could use in a combat environment. The 15th MEU is deployed as part of the Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group as a U.S. Central Command theater reserve force, providing support for maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy R. Childers)

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15th Marine Expeditionary Unit