Jul 16, 2013

Captain Patrick H. Joseph (left), commanding officer of Company G., Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, and native of Cincinnati, Ohio, briefs the upcoming battle plan to squad and platoon leaders using a terrain model here, July 15. The Marines and Sailors of Co. G. and Combat Logistics Battalion 31, 31st MEU, are preparing to participate in exercise Talisman Saber 2013, a bilateral training exercise between the U.S. and Australian militaries, bolstering their interoperability and combat readiness as a Combined Joint Task Force. The 31st MEU is the only continuously forward-deployed MEU and is the Marine Corps’ force in readiness in the Asia-Pacific.

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