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Jan 13, 2012

An explosive ordinance disposal Marine with Company A., Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, inspects a possible improvised explosive device for wires and other components during the events of a mock boat raid on the Kin Blue training area here, Jan. 13. During the course of the day, Co. A., known as Boat Co., assaulted the beach, recaptured a hostile-controlled town, cleared improvised explosive devices, secured a landing zone and eliminated any remaining enemy threats from the area. The 31st MEU is the only continuously forward-deployed MEU and remains the nation’s force in readiness in the Asia-Pacific region.

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31st Marine Expeditionary Unit