31st Marine Expeditionary Unit
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READY • PARTNERED • LETHAL
Okinawa, Japan

Who we are

Based out of Okinawa, Japan, the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) is positioned to respond to crisis anywhere in the world.

 

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31st MEU: Pacific Patrol

U.S. Marines with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, commemorate two years overseas while embarked on ships from U.S. Navy Amphibious Squadron 11,...

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31st MEU Change of Command

U.S. Marine Corps Col. Chris Niedziocha, the incoming commanding officer of 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, left, receives the colors from Col....

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31st MEU Life on Ship

U.S. Marines and U.S. Navy Sailors embarked on ships part of the America Amphibious Ready Group, share their experiences while underway in the...

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Force Ready

U.S. Marine Corps pilots with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Rein.), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit fly an MV-22B Osprey to a landing zone...

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Beyond the Barricade

A U.S. Marine with the maritime raid force, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, conducts barricade drills at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, April 12, 2023....

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Amphibious Recon

U.S. Marines with Amphibious Reconnaissance Platoon, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, prepare to board a combat rubber raiding craft at Camp Schwab,...

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Sniper Rifle Range

A U.S. Marine with the maritime raid force, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, fires an M40A6 sniper rifle during live-fire exercise on Camp Schwab,...

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