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Eager Lion 12

Staff Sgt. Jaime Orozco, the radio team operator for the Maritime Raid Force, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, assists a Jordanian Marine with a weapon inspection prior to an advanced combat marksmanship exercise as part of Exercise Eager Lion 12 here, May 13, 2012. Eager Lion 12, taking place throughout the month of May, is designed to strengthen military-to-military relationships of over 19 participating partner nations. This is the second major exercise for the 24th MEU who, along with the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group, is currently deployed to the Central Command area of operations as a theater reserve and crisis response force.



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This work, Eager Lion 12 [Image 5 of 14], by Cpl Michael Petersheim, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.13.2012

Date Posted:05.30.2012 21:58

Photo ID:591084

VIRIN:120513-M-KU932-543

Resolution:1800x1200

Size:565.67 KB

Location:TITIN, JO

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