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    Eager Lion 12 [Image 14 of 16]

    Eager Lion 12



    Photo by Lance Cpl. Tucker Wolf 

    24th Marine Expeditionary Unit

    Marines with 2nd Platoon, Charlie Company, Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, conduct a training assault, May 5, 2012, as a part of their preparation for 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, 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: 580048
    VIRIN: 120505-M-TK324-095
    Resolution: 4080x2720
    Size: 1.18 MB
    Location: PETRA, JO 

    Web Views: 587
    Downloads: 50