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Sep 13, 2017

Lance Cpl. Curtis D. Patton, a motor transportation operator, guides evacuee role players through an evacuation control center during noncombatant evacuation operation training aboard the USS Ashland (LSD 48) while underway in the Pacific Ocean, August 2, 2017. CLB-31, the Logistics Combat Element for the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, specializes in a variety of combat and non-combat support missions, including NEO. The 31st MEU partners with the Navy's Amphibious Squadron 11 to form the amphibious component of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group. The 31st MEU and PHIBRON 11 are conducting Amphibious Integration Training in preparation for Certification Exercise, and to ensure readiness for crisis response throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Amaia Unanue/Released)

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31st Marine Expeditionary Unit