Corporal Jacob A. Flury, a 20-year-old artillery fire-support observer with Company F., Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, and a native of Damascus, Oreg., executes a movement with a non-commissioned officer sword during a Corporals Course class on the bow of the ship here, Sept.14. Newly-promoted corporals of the company have been conducting the course periodically throughout the 31st MEU’s regularly-scheduled Fall Patrol. They began their class three months ago at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, and have adapted to the confines of the ship in order to continue training. The 31st MEU is the Marine Corps’ force in readiness for the Asia-Pacific region and is the only continuously forward-deployed MEU.
130914-M-UY543-032.JPG Photo By: Sgt. Jonathan Wright

Sep 16, 2013
USS DENVER, At Sea - Corporal Jacob A. Flury, a 20-year-old artillery fire-support observer with Company F., Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, and a native of Damascus, Oreg., executes a movement with a non-commissioned officer sword during a Corporals Course class on the bow of the ship here, Sept.14. Newly-promoted corporals of the company have been conducting the course periodically throughout the 31st MEU’s regularly-scheduled Fall Patrol. They began their class three months ago at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, and have adapted to the confines of the ship in order to continue training. The 31st MEU is the Marine Corps’ force in readiness for the Asia-Pacific region and is the only continuously forward-deployed MEU.


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