15th Marine Expeditionary Unit Photo Gallery

Mar 15, 2006

Lance Cpl. Joseph Salgado a rifleman with Golf Company, Battalion Landing Team 2/5, a native of East Aurora, Ill, scans the jungle looking for possible threats during a weeklong patrolling training package at the beginning of the 15th MEU's scheduled deployment. ::r::::n:: Golf Company arrived in Hawaii about a week in advance of the main body of the 15th MEU to conduct sustainment training at Hawaii's numerous training ranges. ::r::::n:: The Camp Pendleton, Calif. based 15th MEU is comprised of approximately 2,200 Marines and Sailors and is a forward deployed force of readiness capable of conducting numerous operations, such as Non-Combatant Evacuation Operations, Humanitarian Assistance Operations and a wide range of amphibious missions. The 15th MEU is currently deployed aboard the USS Peleliu (LHA-5), USS Dubuque (LPD-8) and USS Pearl Harbor (LSD-52). (Official USMC photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy T. Parish) (Released)::r::::n::

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