1608219-M-AF202-156 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Aug. 19, 2016) Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Stitzel, command sergeant major of U.S. Africa Command, departs the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) following a visit to discuss ongoing operations with the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), aboard the Wasp on Aug. 19, 2016. 22nd MEU, deployed with the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group, is conducting naval operations in the 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Koby I. Saunders)
Taken: 08.24.2016 | Photo by Lance Cpl. Koby Saunders
160728-M-LZ389-001 BLACK SEA (July 28, 2016) Time lapse of combat cargo Marines with 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit as they conduct logistical operations in the Black Sea, July 28, 2016. 22nd MEU, deployed with the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Gunnery Sgt. Neill A. Sevelius)
Taken: 07.28.2016 | Video by Gunnery Sgt. Neill Sevelius
GULF OF ADEN (Aug. 10, 2016) – Thirty-one Marine Corporals and one Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class stood proudly in formation on the forecastle of the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD-17), as their class honor graduate dismissed them from their final day of Corporals Course. The Marines and Sailor, from 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) and the San Antonio respectively, attended the two-and-a-half week course in order to further their military education; learning sword and guidon techniques, preparing and teaching classes, and learning how to be more effective leaders of Marines. “The emphasis is on leadership and the traits and principles of a leader of Marines,” said Cpl. Robert Debevoise, a graduate of...
08.10.2016 | USS SAN ANTONIO, GULF OF ADEN | Story by Sgt. Ryan Young