Images: US Marines, Jordanian forces find common ground with firepower [Image 6 of 6]
Lance Cpl. Mario Sanchez, an M1A1 Abrams tank crewman with Tank Platoon, Weapons Company, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, sits on an Abrams tank with members of the Royal Jordanian Army here, May 7, 2012, during bilateral tank training as part of Exercise Eager Lion 12. More than 1,000 Marines and sailors from the 24th MEU are scheduled to participate in various events throughout Jordan to maximize multilateral training opportunities and continue to build relationships with partners throughout the region. Eager Lion 12 is the second major exercise for the 24th MEU and Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group after deploying in March to serve as a forward-deployed crisis-response force.
Date Posted:05.20.2012 08:53