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31st MEU ground forces begin talks with local populace

Leaders from Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, speak with role players from a notional village as a part of Talisman Saber 2013 here, July 22. The engagement was one of many scenarios involved in Talisman Saber 13 that aim to provide the realistic and relevant training necessary to maintain regional security, peace and stability in the Asia Pacific region. The exercise also improves the Australian Defense Force and U.S. military's ability to operate as a combined task force.The 31st MEU is the Marine Corps' force in readiness in the Asia-Pacific region and is the only continuously forward deployed MEU. (Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Codey Underwood)



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This work, 31st MEU ground forces begin talks with local populace [Image 2 of 2], by Cpl Codey Underwood, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.22.2013

Date Posted:07.24.2013 10:34

Photo ID:979551

VIRIN:130722-M-FF989-031

Resolution:2446x1631

Size:898.46 KB

Location:SHOALWATER BAY, AUGlobe

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