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    Eager Lion 12 [Image 4 of 16]

    Eager Lion 12



    Photo by Gunnery Sgt. Chad Kiehl 

    24th Marine Expeditionary Unit

    Members of Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, and Combat Logistics Battalion 24, both with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, construct a base camp, May 5, 2012, in preparation for the upcoming 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: 05.06.2011
    Date Posted: 05.14.2012 17:29
    Photo ID: 579837
    VIRIN: 120505-M-RO494-013
    Resolution: 2784x1856
    Size: 453.9 KB
    Location: PETRA, JO 

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