Images: African Lion 12 [Image 5 of 10]
Lance Cpl. Seth Jarboe, a 24-year-old Castle Rock, Colo., native, and rifleman with Bravo Company, Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit provides security as a CH-53 Super Stallion lands during rehearsals in preparation for the final exercise of African Lion 12, April 14, 2012. African Lion 12 was a joint and bi-lateral exercise between the Kingdom of Morocco and the United States that involved more than 2,000 U.S. service members and approximately 900 members of the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces. African Lion 12 was the first major exercise the 24th MEU participated in after deploying in March on a regularly scheduled eight month deployment with the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group.