Marines with the Force Reconnaissance Platoon, part of the Maritime Raid Force, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, prepare for the explosive breach on the entrance of a notional enemy-held building during a capture or kill raid exercise here, Jan. 5. Part of a semiannual training package, the MRF is evaluated and critiqued by Special Operations Training Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force. The 31st MEU is the only continuously forward-deployed MEU and is the Marine Corps’ force in readiness in the Asia-Pacific region.
130105-M-UY543-001.JPG Photo By: Cpl. Jonathan G. Wright

Jan 14, 2013
White Beach Naval Facility, Okinawa, Japan - Marines with the Force Reconnaissance Platoon, part of the Maritime Raid Force, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, prepare for the explosive breach on the entrance of a notional enemy-held building during a capture or kill raid exercise here, Jan. 5. Part of a semiannual training package, the MRF is evaluated and critiqued by Special Operations Training Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force. The 31st MEU is the only continuously forward-deployed MEU and is the Marine Corps’ force in readiness in the Asia-Pacific region.


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