160924-M-KK554-703 STRAIT OF HORMUZ (Sept 24, 2016) A U.S. Marine with Medium Marine Tiltrotor Squadron 264 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), looks out of a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter at the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17) during a transit through the Strait of Hormuz on Sept. 24, 2016. 22nd MEU, deployed with the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group, is maintaining regional security in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ryan Young)
Taken: 09.24.2016 | Photo by Sgt. Ryan Young
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
MUSCAT, Oman (Sept. 21, 2016) U.S. Marines from 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) conducted a non-combatant evacuation operation (NEO) exercise Sept. 21 with U.S. Embassy-Muscat and Royal Omani Police. The Marines processed more than 150 evacuee role-players in order to practice the MEU’s NEO capabilities, said 1st Lt. Michael O’Brien, the officer in charge of the exercise. The NEO exercise was an opportunity to practice a critical mission set of quickly providing security and safety to U.S. citizens abroad during a natural disaster or contingency. “It’s important to demonstrate this training so embassies and U.S. citizens around the world know that U.S. Marines are out there prepared to serve in any capacity,” said...
09.21.2016 | MUSCAT, OM | Story by Sgt. Ryan Young