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    Eager Lion 12 [Image 13 of 16]

    Eager Lion 12



    Photo by Lance Cpl. Tucker Wolf 

    24th Marine Expeditionary Unit

    First Lt. Michael Smith, a Lakeville, Mass., native, and platoon commander for 2nd Platoon, Charlie Company, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, speaks with his Marines May 5, 2012, before conducting a mock assault as part of the training to prepare for exercise Eager Lion12. 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, multi-national 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: 05.15.2012 00:02
    Photo ID: 580047
    VIRIN: 120505-M-TK324-067
    Resolution: 4080x2720
    Size: 1.2 MB
    Location: PETRA, JO 

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