15th Marine Expeditionary Unit Photo Gallery

May 1, 2013

130429-M-VZ265-133 USS RUSHMORE (April 29, 2013) Marines assigned to Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, fire M16 and M4 service rifles during a live-fire exercise on the flight deck of USS Rushmore, April 29. The servicemembers fired more than 14,000 rounds to ensure everyone was proficient with all of the battalion’s weapon systems. The 15th MEU is comprised of approximately 2,400 Marines and sailors and is deployed as part of the Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group. Together, they provide a forward-deployed, flexible sea-based Marine Air Ground Task Force capable of conducting a wide variety of operations ranging from humanitarian aid to combat. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Childers/Released)

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