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31st Marine Expeditionary Unit

The only continuously forward-deployed MEU

Okinawa, Japan
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MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA, Ariz. - Capt. Nicholas Dimitruk sits in the cockpit of an AV-8B Harrier while preparing for a flight out of MCAS Yuma . Dimitruk is a forward air controller with Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, and a native of Wimbledon, England. Dimitruk and the Marines of BLT 3/5 are currently assigned to the 31st MEU as the ground combat element and are conducting pre-deployment preparations in support of the regularly scheduled Fall Patrol of the Asia-Pacific region.
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CAMP HANSEN, OKINAWA, Japan - Capt. Nicholas Dimitruk is a forward air controller with Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, and a native of Wimbledon, England. Dimitruk and the Marines of BLT 3/5 are currently assigned to the 31st MEU as the ground combat element and are conducting pre-deployment preparations in support of the regularly scheduled Fall Patrol of the Asia-Pacific region.
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MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA, Ariz.- Capt. Nicholas Dimitruk stands in front of an AV-8B Harrier on the flightline at MCAS Yuma. Dimitruk is a forward air controller with Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, and a native of Wimbledon, England. Dimitruk and the Marines of BLT 3/5 are currently assigned to the 31st MEU as the ground combat element and are conducting pre-deployment preparations in support of the regularly scheduled Fall Patrol of the Asia-Pacific region.
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A military policeman with Combat Logistics Battalion 31, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, fires the M240B medium machine gun during a crew-served weapons live-fire here, Aug. 21, 2014. The training refreshed the Marines’ proficiency with the machine gun, which requires two Marines to operate. The Marines of CLB-31 are conducting pre-deployment training in preparation for the regularly scheduled Fall Patrol 2014. The 31st MEU is the only continuously forward-deployed MEU and is the force of choice for the Asia-Pacific region.
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First Lieutenant Andrew H. Walker carries water jugs during a biathlon which required competitors to run three kilometers with gear, rifles, and water jugs prior to shooting at various unknown distances during the Australian Army Skill at Arms Meeting May 3, 2014. The AASAM is an annual weapons based competition where Armed Forces from around the globe compete against one another. Walker is the assistant logistics officer for Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, and a native of Raleigh, North Carolina. Walker was selected to join the Marine Corps shooting team for the AASAM as a result of his high placement during the 2014 Marine Corps Competition-in-Arms Program Western Division Matches and several years of civilian competitive shooting.
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First Lieutenant Andrew H. Walker engages targets at unknown distances with the Beretta M9 pistol during the Australian Army Skill at Arms Meeting May 3, 2014. The AASAM is an annual weapons based competition where Armed Forces from around the globe compete against one another. Walker is the assistant logistics officer for Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, and a native of Raleigh, North Carolina. Walker was selected to join the Marine Corps shooting team for the AASAM as a result of his high placement during the 2014 Marine Corps Competition-in-Arms Program Western Division Matches and several years of civilian competitive shooting.
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First Lieutenant Andrew Walker, assigned to the Combat Shooting Team, Weapons Training Battalion, Marine Corps Base Quantico participates in a Known Distance Range while competing in the Australian Army Skill At Arms Meeting 2014, Packapanyal, Australia, May 3, 2014. The Australian Army Skill At Arms Meeting is an annual weapons based competition where Armed Forces from around the globe gather together to compete against one another.
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First Lieutenant Andrew Walker, assigned to the Combat Shooting Team, Weapons Training Battalion, Marine Corps Base Quantico participates in a Known Distance Range while competing in the Australian Army Skill At Arms Meeting 2014, Packapanyal, Australia, May 5, 2014. The Australian Army Skill At Arms Meeting is an annual weapons based competition where Armed Forces from around the globe gather together to compete against one another.
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A CH-53E with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262 (Reinforced), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, hovers during insertion and extraction drills as Marines from the 5th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company post security at the parade deck here, Aug. 20. The Marines practiced the fast rope skill for missions such as a visit, board, search, and seizure operations, in which they would descend from the aircraft onto the deck of a ship. The 31st MEU is the force of choice in the Asia-Pacific region and the only continuously forward-deployed MEU.
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Sergeant Oscar Mena fires a Mk-19 40mm heavy machine gun during a crew-served weapons familiarization shoot for Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, Aug. 20. Live-fire events like this keep the Marines proficient with the weaponry in the battalion. The Marines fired the Mk-19 40mm heavy machine gun, the M240G medium machine gun and the M2 .50 Caliber machine gun. Mena is a machine-gun section leader with Company K, BLT 3/5, 31st MEU, and a native of Anaheim, Calif. The 31st MEU is the force of choice for the Asia-Pacific region and is the only continuously forward-deployed MEU.
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Petty Officer 3rd Class Traciemarie D. San Juan, center, is awarded the Navy / Marine Corps Achievement Medal at Camp Hansen, July 25, for her actions in stabilizing a Marine World War II veteran after he suffered a cardiac arrest while attending the 69th Reunion of Honor ceremony at Iwo To (the island formerly known as Iwo Jima). The ceremony, held Mar. 19, 2014, was a tribute to the veterans who fought at the Battle of Iwo Jima. San Juan assisted in the stabilizing and transporting of the veteran from Iwo To to the Guam Naval Hospital onboard a C-130 Super Hercules for further medical evaluation. San Juan is a corpsman with Health Service Support Platoon, Combat Logistics Battion-31, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, and is a native of Napa, California.
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Petty Officer 3rd Class Traciemarie D. San Juan, shown here, was recently was presented with the Navy / Marine Corps Achievement Medal for her actions in stabilizing a Marine World War II veteran after he suffered a cardiac arrest while attending the 69th Reunion of Honor ceremony at Iwo To (the island formerly known as Iwo Jima). The ceremony, held Mar. 19, 2014, was a tribute to the veterans who fought at the Battle of Iwo Jima. San Juan assisted in the stabilizing and transporting of the veteran from Iwo To to the Guam Naval Hospital onboard a C-130 Super Hercules for further medical evaluation. San Juan is a corpsman with Health Service Support Platoon, Combat Logistics Battion-31, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, and is a native of Napa, California.
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Petty Officer 3rd Class Traciemarie D. San Juan, shown here, was recently was presented with the Navy / Marine Corps Achievement Medal for her actions in stabilizing a Marine World War II veteran after he suffered a cardiac arrest while attending the 69th Reunion of Honor ceremony at Iwo To (the island formerly known as Iwo Jima). The ceremony, held Mar. 19, 2014, was a tribute to the veterans who fought at the Battle of Iwo Jima. San Juan assisted in the stabilizing and transporting of the veteran from Iwo To to the Guam Naval Hospital onboard a C-130 Super Hercules for further medical evaluation. San Juan is a corpsman with Health Service Support Platoon, Combat Logistics Battion-31, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, and is a native of Napa, California.
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Captain Brian Spillane, center, presents a gift to the soldiers of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force at the conclusion of the Japan Observer Exchange Program (JOEP) at Camp Hansen, Aug. 7. The JGSDF soldiers integrated with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit as part JOEP since June 23. The involvement of the JGSDF soldiers in the MEU’s regularly-scheduled training comes in response to the April 2012 U.S.-Japan Security Consultative Committee, also known as the 2+2, statement calling for the enhancement of the Asia-Pacific Region’s security and defense cooperation. Spillane, a native of Rochester, New York, is the commanding officer of Company L, Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st MEU. The 31st MEU is the Nation’s force in readiness for the Asia Pacific region and is the only continuously forward deployed MEU.
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Captain Brian Spillane, center, presents a gift to the soldiers of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force at the conclusion of the Japan Observer Exchange Program (JOEP) at Camp Hansen, Aug. 7. The JGSDF soldiers integrated with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit as part JOEP since June 23. The involvement of the JGSDF soldiers in the MEU’s regularly-scheduled training comes in response to the April 2012 U.S.-Japan Security Consultative Committee, also known as the 2+2, statement calling for the enhancement of the Asia-Pacific Region’s security and defense cooperation. Spillane, a native of Rochester, New York, is the commanding officer of Company L, Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st MEU. The 31st MEU is the Nation’s force in readiness for the Asia Pacific region and is the only continuously forward deployed MEU.
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U.S. Marines and soldiers with the Japan Ground Self Defense Force shake hands following the conclusion of the Japan Observer Exchange Program (JOEP) at Camp Hansen, Aug. 7. The JGSDF soldiers integrated with Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, as part of JOEP since June 23. The involvement of the JGSDF soldiers in the MEU’s regularly-scheduled training comes in response to the April 2012 U.S.-Japan Security Consultative Committee, also known as the 2+2, statement calling for the enhancement of the Asia-Pacific Region’s security and defense cooperation. The 31st MEU is the Nation’s force in readiness for the Asia-Pacific region and is the only continuously forward deployed MEU.
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