Video: 26th MEU Underway
Video by Gunnery Sgt. Michael Kropiewnicki
This multimedia documentary captures the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility aboard the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group from March through November 2013. Battalion Landing Team 3/2 Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced) and Combat Logistics Battalion 26 were the 25th MEU's reinforcements. The 26th MEU is a Marine Air-Ground Task Force forward deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility aboard the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group serving as a sea based expeditionary crisis response force capable of conducting amphibious operations across the full range of military operations. Narration provided by Ronald Reagan, "A Time for Choosing" speech, 1964, courtesy of www.americanrhetoric.com, Col. Matthew G. St. Clair, Sgt. Maj. Todd M. Parisi, Gunnery Sgt. Ernest Twigg. Music tracks courtesy of www.freestockmusic.com: Oceanward Heroes and Final Frontier Battle, Moby Gratis, "Walk with Me" via non-commercial license. TheRealDanHDx, "Hintergrund Musik Ruhig". Disclaimer: The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the Department of Defense of this website or the information, products or services contained therein. For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation sites, the Department of Defense does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this DoD website. Imagery courtesy of Lance Cpl. Juanenrique Owings, Cpl. Michael Lockett, Cpl. Kyle Runnels, Sgt. Christopher Stone, MCSN Travis Diperna, Staff Sgt. Edward Guevara, 1st Lt. Gerard Farao, Gunnery Sgt. Michael Kropiewnicki and CBS. Produced by Gunnery Sgt. Michael Kropiewnicki.