U.S. Marine, Lt. Gen. John Wissler, III Marine Expeditionary Force commanding general, currently the commander for Joint Task Force 505 (JTF-505), greets Marines and sailors, with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) aboard the USS Ashland (LSD-48), Nov. 26, 2013.Wissler informed the 31st MEU of their future role as the reserve component for JTF-505 and thanked them for their service in aiding the Philippines. U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific maintains significant capability forward deployed throughout the Asian-Pacific ready to provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief. Forward deployed forces are fully capable to rapidly deploy to such disasters like Typhoon Haiyan. (Marine Corps Motion Imagery by Lance Cpl. Armand J. Thompson-Powell/ Released) Also available in high definition
LEAVE A COMMENT
This work, Lieutanant General John Wissler Aboard USS Ashland, by LCpl Armand Thompson-Powell, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.