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Maintaining communications for the 31st MEU

(From left) Lance Cpl. James S. Gummoe, a native of Huncasville, Conn., Pfc. Todd E. Beverage, a native of San Diego, Calif., and Cpl. Eduin L. Poling, a native of Jonesboro, Inn., all radio technicians and with the communications detachment (comdet) for the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, rotate the angle of the Support Wide Area Network (SWAN) here, Dec. 6. For the past few weeks, the Marines of the commdet conducted operations checks of all their equipment, ensuring all of the gear is ready for the Spring deployment. The 31st MEU is the only continuously forward-deployed MEU and is the Marine Corps' force in readiness in the Asia-Pacific region.



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This work, Maintaining communications for the 31st MEU [Image 1 of 3], by Cpl Codey Underwood, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.05.2012

Date Posted:12.09.2012 03:06

Photo ID:797308

VIRIN:121206-M-FF989-003

Resolution:1037x691

Size:387.9 KB

Location:CAMP HANSEN, OKINAWA, JP

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