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22nd MEU BLT assaults beach from USS Bataan and USS Mesa Verde, secures objectives during COMPTUEX

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. John Shepherd, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), automatic rifleman and native of Perkasie, Pa., secures a road as his company sets up blocking positions during an amphibious assault exercise at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., Dec. 14, 2013. The MEU recently completed the Composite Training Unit Exercise in preparation for its scheduled 2014 deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group as a sea-based, expeditionary crisis response force capable of conducting amphibious missions across the full range of military operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Austin Hazard/Released)



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This work, 22nd MEU BLT assaults beach from USS Bataan and USS Mesa Verde, secures objectives during COMPTUEX [Image 5 of 6], by Sgt Austin Hazard, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.14.2013

Date Posted:12.16.2013 14:01

Photo ID:1138406

VIRIN:131214-M-HZ646-019

Resolution:5616x3744

Size:1.97 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, NC, USGlobe

Hometown:PERKASIE, PA, US

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