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15th Marine Expeditionary Unit

America's Vanguard Force

Camp Pendleton, CA
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201014-M-JO645-1128 SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, Calif. (Oct. 14, 2020) – U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Matthew Huesser, a bulk fuel specialist with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, waits for the signal to detach a fuel hose after refueling a UH-1Y Venom with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 164 (Reinforced) at a forward arming and refueling point during an expeditionary advanced base operation training event. The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group and the 15th MEU are currently conducting at-sea training events in the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Desiree King)
201010-M-UY835-1174 SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, Calif. (Oct. 10, 2020) – U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Alexander Clark, a launcher chief with India Battery, Battalion Landing Team 1/4, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, prepares a High Mobility Rocket Artillery System for a simulated fire mission during an expeditionary fires training event. The HIMARS is a truck mounted, rocket launcher, capable of accurately hitting precise targets over long distances. The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group and the 15th MEU are currently conducting routine operations in the eastern Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Patrick Crosley)
201007-M-ZN327-1054 SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, Calif. (Oct. 7, 2020) – A U.S. Sailor assigned to Assault Craft Unit 5, directs a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System with India Battery, Battalion Landing Team 1/4, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, to offload from Landing Craft, Air Cushion 79. The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group and 15th MEU are currently conducting at-sea training events in the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Britany Rowlett)
15th MEU Marines, Sailors embark USS Makin Island ahead of at-sea training
15th MEU, Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group celebrate 245th Marine Corps birthday
201012-M-JX780-1193 PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 12, 2020) ‒ U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Addison Avell, also a UH-1Y Venom aerial observer with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 164 (Reinforced), 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, scans for hazards from a UH-1Y Venom during flight operations while underway. The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group and the 15th MEU are currently conducting at-sea training events in the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brendan Mullin)
The FARP mission allows military aircraft to refuel and re-arm at a forward located position, allowing them to get back into the fight in less time than returning to the air station they originated from.
During VBSS training, Marines hone their ship boarding and seizure capabilities to increase their proficiency of non-compliant VBSS in support of Maritime Interception operations.
During VBSS training, Marines hone their ship boarding and seizure capabilities to increase their proficiency of non-compliant VBSS in support of Maritime Interception operations.
The FARP mission allows military aircraft to refuel and re-arm at a forward located position, allowing them to get back into the fight in less time than returning to the air station they originated from.
The FARP mission allows military aircraft to refuel and re-arm at a forward located position, allowing them to get back into the fight in less time than returning to the air station they originated from.
The AAV crew members conducted sustainment training to improve and maintain skills, such as driving, operating weapon systems and performing field expedient maintenance.
The AAV crew members conducted sustainment training to improve and maintain skills, such as driving, operating weapon systems and performing field expedient maintenance.
The chamber qualification is designed to build confidence in Marines using the M50 Joint Service General Purpose Mask and mission-oriented protective posture gear.
The AAV crew members conducted sustainment training to improve and maintain skills, such as driving, operating weapon systems and performing field expedient maintenance
The BLOS training improved and expanded skills needed to facilitate communication between adjacent units or higher headquarters that are located beyond the horizon and cannot be physically seen.
TRAP training prepares Marines with the knowledge and skills to recover isolated sensitive material and personnel in the event of a downed aircraft.
The chamber qualification is designed to build confidence in Marines using the M50 Joint Service General Purpose Mask and mission-oriented protective posture gear.
The BLOS training improved and expanded skills needed to facilitate communication between adjacent units or higher headquarters that are located beyond the horizon and cannot be physically seen.
The BLOS training improved and expanded skills needed to facilitate communication between adjacent units or higher headquarters that are located beyond the horizon and cannot be physically seen.