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    31st MEU Marines Help Displaced Bougainville Villagers [Image 9 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. Marine Corps Cpl. Ryan Lewis, a Salisbury, Maryland native, is a MV-22B Osprey aircrew chief with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Rein.), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), and displaced Bougainville villagers, load supplies onto a truck 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 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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    Date Taken: 08.15.2023
    Date Posted: 08.16.2023 09:29
    Photo ID: 7973952
    VIRIN: 230815-M-CX509-1351
    Resolution: 6720x4480
    Size: 2 MB
    Location: BOUGAINVILLE ISLAND, PG
    Hometown: SALISBURY, MA, US

    Web Views: 123
    Downloads: 6

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