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3rd MEB departs for Philippines

Japanese Media film Marines and Sailors of 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, III Marine Expeditionary Force, as they prepare to depart in a KC-130J Hercules aircraft Nov. 12 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. Marines and Sailors from the 3rd MEB are deploying to the Philippines to support humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations in the wake of typhoon Haiyan. At the request of the Government of the Philippines, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has directed U.S. Pacific Command to support U.S. Government HADR operations in the Philippines. To date, approximately 300 personnel from 3rd MEB have deployed to the Philippines to support the HADR operations. The aircraft is with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152, Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Donald T. Peterson/Released)



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This work, 3rd MEB departs for Philippines [Image 1 of 9], by LCpl Donald Peterson, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.12.2013

Date Posted:11.12.2013 05:27

Photo ID:1050625

VIRIN:131112-M-GE767-112

Resolution:5184x3456

Size:7.66 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS AIR STATIOIN FUTENMA, OKINAWA, JP

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