General James F. Amos, Commandant of the Marine Corps, and Sergeant Major Michael P. Barrett, Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, visits Marines and sailors assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit aboard the USS Wasp (LHD-1), Nov. 5, 2012, to discuss the MEU’s support of Hurricane Sandy disaster relief efforts in New York and New Jersey. The 26th MEU is capable of providing generators, fuel, clean water, and helicopter lift capabilities to aid in disaster relief efforts. The 26th MEU is currently in pre-deployment training, preparing for their departure in 2013. As an expeditionary crisis response force operating from the sea the MEU is a Marine Air-Ground Task Force capable of conducting amphibious operations, crisis response, and limited contingency operations. U.S. Marine Corps motion media by Lance Cpl Juanenrique Owings. Available in high definition.
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