Bridgeport, Calif. – Cpl. Christopher C. Russell, an intelligence analyst with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit command element, gets some driving hours in a highly mobile multipurpose wheeled vehicle at the Mountain Warfare Training Center Oct. 12-26, 2016. The 15th MEU CE took the opportunity to validate roles, responsibilities and functions in commanding and controlling subordinate units prior to their deployment next year. The Marines and sailors also took the opportunity to work outside of the comfort zones to improve the flexibility of the force.
Taken: 10.22.2016 | Photo by Gunnery Sgt. Theresa Seng
BRIDGEPORT, Calif. – The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit participated in Mountain Exercise 6-16 at the Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport from Oct. 14-28, 2016. Known for its austere location and approximately 46,000 acres of terrain with elevations ranging from 6,000 feet to 12,000 feet, the MWTC is the prime location for elements of the Marine Air-Ground Task Force to train across all warfighting functions and enhance overall combat capability. During this training the 15th MEU focused its efforts on enhancing the combat operations center, also known as COC, and led the command element staff through several scenarios utilizing the Rapid Response Planning Process. “We tested our ability to set up a COC far from the...
10.27.2016 | BRIDGEPORT, CA, US | Story by 1st Lt. Maida Zheng