Video: BLT 3/2 Fast Rope and Rappelling
Video by Gunnery Sgt. Michael Kropiewnicki
B-roll of U.S. Marines and U.S. sailors assigned to Battalion Landing Team 3/2, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), conducting fast rope and rappelling drills aboard the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) while at sea April 15. The 26th MEU is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations aboard the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group. The 26th MEU operates continuously across the globe, providing the president and unified combatant commanders with a forward-deployed, sea-based quick reaction force. The MEU is a Marine Air-Ground Task Force capable of conducting amphibious operations, crisis response and limited contingency operations. Produced by Gunner Sgt. Michael Kropiewnicki.