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USS Boxer Expeditionary Strike Group and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit Land on Djiboutian Beach

A Landing Craft Air Cushion from Assault Craft Unit Five, launched from the USS Boxer, participates in amphibious landing exercises on a beach near Camp Lemonier, Djibouti, April 1. The LCAC transported members of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit and their equipment to the beachhead. The Boxer is the flagship for Combined Task Force-151, leading a multi-national coalition of naval forces conducting anti-piracy operations off the coast of East Africa and the Gulf of Aden.



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This work, USS Boxer Expeditionary Strike Group and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit Land on Djiboutian Beach [Image 36 of 52], by TSgt Joseph Swafford, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.01.2009

Date Posted:04.04.2009 12:52

Photo ID:162754

VIRIN:090401-F-#####-089

Resolution:4256x2832

Size:1003.77 KB

Location:CAMP LEMONNIER, DJGlobe

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