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24 MEU Deployment 2012

Lance Cpl. Stephan DeJesus, a native of Clearwater, Fla., and rifleman with 1st Platoon, Bravo Company, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, fires an M-16A4 service rifle during high-angle marksmanship training as part of a three-week training package in Djibouti, Sep. 15, 2012. The training was focused on the application of infantry skills in rugged mountain terrain. The 24th MEU is deployed with the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group as a theater reserve and crisis response force throughout U.S. Central Command and the Navy's 5th Fleet area of responsibility.



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This work, 24 MEU Deployment 2012 [Image 12 of 18], by Cpl Michael Petersheim, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.15.2012

Date Posted:09.19.2012 07:25

Photo ID:667894

VIRIN:120915-M-KU932-007

Resolution:3600x2400

Size:1.75 MB

Location:DJ

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