15th Marine Expeditionary Unit Photo Gallery

Apr 1, 2013

Gunnery Sgt. Andrew J. Hodges (center), foreign area staff non-commissioned officer, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), poses with Marines from Lima Company, Battalion Landing Team 3/5, 15th MEU, and members of the United Arab Emirates Defense Force during Exercise Iron Magic, Dec. 12. Iron Magic is a bilateral amphibious exercise between the 15th MEU and the United Arab Emirates' Defense Forces that focuses on expanding levels of cooperation, enhancing mutual maritime capabilities, as well as promoting long-term regional stability and interoperability between U.S. forces and the United Arab Emirates. 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. Bobby Gonzalez/Released)

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