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    Eager Lion 12 [Image 3 of 16]

    Eager Lion 12



    Photo by Gunnery Sgt. Chad Kiehl 

    24th Marine Expeditionary Unit

    Lance Cpl. Bryan Planty, a native of Watkins Glen, N.Y., and motor vehicle mechanic with Combat Logistics Battalion 24, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, changes the oil of a Humvee, May 5, 2012, during routine maintenance checks prior to conducting Exercise Eager Lion 12. During Eager Lion 12 the 24th MEU will participate in a variety of training exercises with partnered nations at different locations throughout the country to increase interoperability and learn about other countries' militaries. Eager Lion 12 is a recurring, multinational exercise designed to strengthen military-to-military relationships through a joint, whole-of-government, multinational approach to future complex national security challenges. The 24th MEU, partnered with the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group, is currently deployed to the Central Command area of operations as a theater reserve and crisis response force capable of a variety of missions from full-scale combat operations to humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.



    Date Taken: 05.05.2012
    Date Posted: 05.14.2012 17:29
    Photo ID: 579836
    VIRIN: 120505-M-RO494-006
    Resolution: 2634x1516
    Size: 249.37 KB
    Location: PETRA, JO 

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