News: Marines, sailors celebrate Thanksgiving at sea
U.S. 6th FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS – Marines and Sailors from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit celebrated Thanksgiving Day aboard the ships of the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group, Nov. 22, 2012.
All three ships, the USS Iwo Jima, New York, and Gunston Hall, served a traditional Thanksgiving meal including turkey, trimmings and desserts as they sailed throughout the 6th Fleet in support of maritime security operations.
The 24th MEU is deployed as an expeditionary crisis response force in readiness and has been deployed since March 2012.
Date Posted:11.23.2012 02:53
Location:6TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS, AT SEA
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