Marines with Company F., Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, prepare to land at Kin Blue beach in combat rubber raiding craft during a boat raid training event, Dec. 11. The exercise was part of the 31st MEU’s pre-deployment training package designed to prepare the Marines for the upcoming theater security deployment. The 31st MEU is the Marine Corps’ force in readiness in the Asia-Pacific region and is the only continuously forward-deployed MEU.
131211-M-GR217-049.JPG Photo By: Pfc. Brian Bekkala

Dec 15, 2013
KIN BLUE, Okinawa, Japan - Marines with Company F., Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, prepare to land at Kin Blue beach in combat rubber raiding craft during a boat raid training event, Dec. 11. The exercise was part of the 31st MEU’s pre-deployment training package designed to prepare the Marines for the upcoming theater security deployment. The 31st MEU is the Marine Corps’ force in readiness in the Asia-Pacific region and is the only continuously forward-deployed MEU.


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