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    Video | 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit

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    Go behind the scenes with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit.



    Episodes


    • Welcome to the MEU: Flying the Cobra

      In this episode, take to the sky in one of the U.S. Marine Corps premier attack helicopter, the AH-1Z/W Super Cobra. The ‘Welcome to the MEU’ video series is designed get behind the scenes with the Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit while on their Spring Patrol ‘15 of the Asia-Pacific Region. Follow the series on Facebook at www. facebook.com/31stMEU YouTube at www.youtube.com/user/The31stMEU DVIDS at https://www.dvidshub.net/unit/31MEU.

      05/20/2015


    • Welcome to the MEU: Korean Marine Exchange Program

      In this episode, watch as Republic of Korea and U.S. Marines work together during a large-scale bilateral exercise known as the Korean Marine Exchange Program. Approximately 4,500 ROK Marines and sailors teamed up with 2,200 U.S. Marine and 2,000 Navy personnel during KMEP ‘15 to improve their combined amphibious capabilities. The ‘Welcome to the MEU’ video series is designed get behind the scenes with the Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit while on their Spring Patrol ‘15 of the Asia-Pacific Region. Follow the series on Facebook at www. facebook.com/31stMEU YouTube at www.youtube.com/user/The31stMEU DVIDS at https://www.dvidshub.net/unit/31MEU.

      05/01/2015


    • Welcome to the MEU: Japanese Observer Exchange Program

      In this episode, follow U.S. Marines with Company F, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and soldiers from the Japan Ground Self Defense Force as they conduct boat operations as part of the Japanese Observer Exchange Program. The JGSDF was integrated with the 31st MEU in order to better understand amphibious operations.

      04/28/2015


    • Welcome to the MEU: Force Recon

      In this episode, lock and load with Staff Sgt. Tim Cunningham as you tag along with one the most high-speed units in the Marine Corps - Force Recon.

      04/17/2015


    • Welcome to the MEU: Flying the Huey

      In this episode, follow Capt. Marianne Sparklin as she takes to the skies in the UH-1Y Venom "Huey" helicopter. Sparklin is with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262 (Reinforced), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. he ‘Welcome to the MEU’ video series is designed get behind the scenes with the Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit while on their Spring Patrol ‘15 of the Asia-Pacific Region. <br /> <br /> Follow the series on Facebook at www. facebook.com/31stMEU <br /> <br /> YouTube at www.youtube.com/user/The31stMEU<br /> <br /> DVIDS at https://www.dvidshub.net/unit/31MEU.

      04/04/2015


    • Welcome to the MEU: Recon Corpsman

      In this episode, we take a behind-the-scenes look at the highly trained corpsmen who serve in the Marine Force Recon community - the Special Amphibious Reconnaissance Corpsman (SARC). Follow Hospital Corpsman 2 Matt Carlson as he helps his team during a Visit, Board, Search, and Seizure mission. He explains what it takes to balance being a triggerman and corpsmen. The ‘Welcome to the MEU’ video series is designed get behind the scenes with the Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit while on their Spring Patrol ‘15 of the Asia-Pacific Region. <br /> <br /> Follow the series on Facebook at www. facebook.com/31stMEU <br /> <br /> YouTube at www.youtube.com/user/The31stMEU <br /> <br /> DVIDS at https://www.dvidshub.net/unit/31MEU.

      04/04/2015


    • Welcome to the MEU: Aerial Sniper

      In this episode, get behind the scope with U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Seth Utlser, chief scout sniper with Weapons Company, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines as he takes aim at targets from the sky. The ‘Welcome to the MEU’ video series is designed get behind the scenes with the Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit while on their Spring Patrol ‘15 of the Asia-Pacific Region. Follow the series on Facebook at www. facebook.com/31stMEU; YouTube at www.youtube.com/user/The31stMEU, and DVIDS at https://www.dvidshub.net/unit/31MEU.

      03/19/2015


    • Welcome to the MEU: Splashing the AAV

      In this episode, conduct a ship-to-shore operation alongside U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Aleksandar Antic in his amphibious assault vehicle as he explains what it means to be amphibious.

      03/13/2015


    • Welcome to the MEU: Flying a Hovercraft

      In this episode, Mineman Chief Petty Officer Philip Phillips pilots the Landing Craft Air Cushion, or LCAC, as it transports Marines and equipment from ship to shore. The LCACs are with Naval Beach Unit 7, USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). The Marines are with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and are currently conducting Spring Patrol 2015.

      03/05/2015


    • Welcome to the MEU: Flying the Harrier

      In this episode, pilot the AV-8B Harrier using short take offs and vertical landings on the flight deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).

      02/27/2015


    • Welcome to the MEU: The Marine Corps Fire Team

      In this episode, follow a fire team of marines as they assault a simulated objective during a live fire training exercise

      02/10/2015


    • Welcome to the MEU: The Helicopter Support Team

      In this episode, follow Lance Cpl. Michael Enders as he shows you what it takes to be part of the Helicopter Support Team.

      02/06/2015


    • Welcome to the MEU: Tactical Air Control Party

      In this episode, see what a tactical air control party is like as Marines coordinate close air support.

      02/05/2015


    • Welcome to the MEU: At Sea

      In this episode, Capt. Garron Garn is on the USS Bonhomme Richard and gives viewers an update on the 'Welcome to the MEU' video series while at sea. Also available in high definition.

      02/04/2015


    • Welcome to the MEU: MV-22 Osprey

      Ever wonder what its like to fly?<br /> <br /> In this episode, climb into the pilot seat of an MV-22 Osprey to pick up #Marines during a vertical assault.

      01/22/2015


    • Welcome to the MEU: Underwater Egress Training

      In this episode, Marines with Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines climb inside the Modular Amphibious Egress Trainer. This simulates a downed aircraft in a body of water and these Marines are learning the essential skills to survive. Also available in high definition. Music used: Remember the Dreams by Per Kiilstofte<br /> https://machinimasound.com/music/remember-the-dreams<br /> Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International<br /> http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

      01/11/2015


    • Welcome to the MEU: CBRN Defense

      In this episode, follow Lance Cpl. Jordan Nace while he and his teammates investigate a simulated dangerous chemical agent. These Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Defense Specialists use scenarios like this to hone their speed, accuracy and decisiveness to defend against these types of hazards.

      12/22/2014


    • Welcome to the MEU: Vertical Assault

      Welcome to the MEU. This episode features Cpl. David Jorgenson as infantry Marines conduct a vertical assault into a simulated urban setting. The Marines and Sailors are with Echo Company, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit.

      12/10/2014


    • Welcome to the MEU: Fast Rope

      This is part of a video series titled Welcome to the MEU. This episode has Lance Cpl. Randy James explaining to viewers how Marines train for fast rope insertions. The Marines and Sailors are with Weapons Company, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit.

      12/03/2014


    • Don’t Miss Your Chance To Go Behind The Scenes With US Marines

      Introducing the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit new video series: Episode 1 - Welcome to the MEU. Also available in high definition.

      12/01/2014