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The American flag flies aboard a landing craft utility, launched from the USS Essex (LHD 2), visible in the background at sunrise, March 27. The 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and Amphibious Squadron 11 delivered food, water, comfort items and commercial repair vehicles to residents on the isolated island of Oeshima using U.S. Navy landing craft, demonstrating the MEU’s expeditionary capabilities in ship-to-shore amphibious operations. Marines and Sailors of the 31st MEU are conducting humanitarian aid and disaster relief missions in northeast Japan in coordination with the Japanese Self Defense Forces.
110327-M-2155E-002.jpg Photo By: Capt. Caleb Eames

Mar 27, 2011
The American flag flies aboard a landing craft utility, launched from the USS Essex (LHD 2), visible in the background at sunrise, March 27. The 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and Amphibious Squadron 11 delivered food, water, comfort items and commercial repair vehicles to residents on the isolated island of Oeshima using U.S. Navy landing craft, demonstrating the MEU’s expeditionary capabilities in ship-to-shore amphibious operations. Marines and Sailors of the 31st MEU are conducting humanitarian aid and disaster relief missions in northeast Japan in coordination with the Japanese Self Defense Forces.


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