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US Marines, Army link up for vertical assault training in Kuwait

Marines with 1st Platoon, Alpha Company, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, post security after offloading from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, July 9, 2012, during a vertical assault training operation at Landing Zone Gerber in Kuwait. The 24th MEU is deployed with the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group as a U.S. Central Command theater reserve force providing support for maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.



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This work, US Marines, Army link up for vertical assault training in Kuwait [Image 6 of 6], by Sgt Richard Blumenstein, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.09.2012

Date Posted:07.25.2012 14:04

Photo ID:632233

VIRIN:120709-M-RU378-0244

Resolution:5616x3744

Size:3.11 MB

Location:KW

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