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    Eager Lion 12 [Image 5 of 16]

    Eager Lion 12

    PETRA, JORDAN

    05.05.2011

    Photo by Gunnery Sgt. Chad Kiehl 

    24th Marine Expeditionary Unit

    Lance Cpl. Mike Fort, a machine gunner from Columbia, S.C., with 3rd Platoon, Charlie Company, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, sketches a range card May 5, 2012, as he stands post at his base camp here in preparation of the training 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.

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    Date Taken: 05.05.2011
    Date Posted: 05.14.2012 17:29
    Photo ID: 579838
    VIRIN: 120505-M-RO494-016
    Resolution: 2784x1856
    Size: 176.99 KB
    Location: PETRA, JO 

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