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31st Marine Expeditionary Unit

The only continuously forward-deployed MEU

Okinawa, Japan
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31st MEU Marine goes back to his amphibious roots on the USS Peleliu

By 1st Lt. George McArthur | October 23, 2014

U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Sy Poggemeyer knew how to get around an amphibious assault ship at the age of four.   “I remember going to my dad’s stateroom, thinking that it was really big. I jumped on his bed; he had the Nintendo [Entertainment System] set up, so there we were, playing the old Mario Bros. game with my dad,” said Poggemeyer, radio MORE
A bond like no other

A Dark Horse bond like no other: Grandfather, Grandson serve in same Battalion 50 years apart

By Staff Sgt. Joseph DiGirolamo | October 22, 2014

Lance Corporal Benjamin J. Ferry joined the Marine Corps because of his grandfather.   “My grandpa always said I could go in any branch, and die in any branch, but if I joined the Army he would shoot me tomorrow,” said Ferry, a 23 year-old from Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. “I always wanted to be a Marine so that’s the way I chose to MORE
Strengthening ties: CLB Marines clear path at Philippine Marine Base

Strengthening ties: CLB Marines clear path at Philippine Marine Base

By Cpl. Henry Antenor | October 10, 2014

Looking at the large tractor, known as the TRAM, you would think of some sort of hybrid between a forklift and a bulldozer. Regardless of how it looks, the TRAM has allowed U.S. Marines in the Philippines to help make a difference.  Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 31, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, cleared the rubble from a recent MORE

Top Philippine and U.S. Military officials celebrate together during PHIBLEX 15 closing ceremony

By Lance Cpl. Robert Williams Jr. | October 10, 2014

Philippine and U.S. service members attended the closing ceremony of Amphibious Landing Exercise 15 here, Oct. 10, 2014. PHIBLEX is a two-week long bilateral exercise that allows Philippine and U.S. armed forces to work cooperatively in range of military operations such as complex amphibious operations and disaster relief missions.  “PHIBLEX 15 has MORE
CLB 31, 31st MEU sets up STP at PHIBLEX 15

Corpsmen set up shock trauma platoon during PHIBLEX 15

By Cpl. Henry Antenor | October 09, 2014

Corpsmen with Health Service Support Platoon, Combat Logistics Battalion 31, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, established a shock trauma platoon center here, Sept. 31.   It is an emergency care facility – or ER – in the field environment, supporting units training at Ternate such as Force Recon Platoon and Company L, Battalion Landing Team 3rd MORE
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