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    31st MEU Marines Help Displaced Bougainville Villagers [Image 7 of 10]

    31st MEU Marines Help Displaced Bougainville Villagers

    BOUGAINVILLE ISLAND, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

    08.15.2023

    Photo by Lance Cpl. Bridgette Rodriguez 

    31st Marine Expeditionary Unit       

    U.S. Marines with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), and displaced Bougainville villagers, offload supplies from a MV-22B Osprey, from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Rein.), during a humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operation on Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea, Aug. 15, 2023. The amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) and the 31st MEU are working in coordination with the United States Agency for International Development’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance are supporting U.S. government efforts for foreign disaster relief in Bougainville at the request of the government of Papua New Guinea, in consultation with the Autonomous Bougainville Government, after the volcanic eruption of Mount Bagana. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Bridgette Rodriguez)

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 08.15.2023
    Date Posted: 08.16.2023 09:29
    Photo ID: 7973930
    VIRIN: 230815-M-CX509-1307
    Resolution: 5455x3637
    Size: 1.71 MB
    Location: BOUGAINVILLE ISLAND, PG

    Web Views: 74
    Downloads: 7

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