Djibouti: Expeditionary force tailored in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility

Djibouti (HAN) December 9, 2014 –  Regional defense and  Security news. Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), offload equipment from CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 163 (Reinforced), 11th MEU, during sustainment training in D’Arta Plage, Djibouti. The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and the embarked 11th MEU provide a versatile, sea-based, expeditionary force that can be tailored to a variety of missions in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.

Golf starts sustainment training in D’Arta Plage

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Marines with Golf Company, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit

Marines with Golf Company, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), battle zero their weapons during sustainment training in D’Arta Plage, Djibouti. The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and the embarked 11th MEU provide a versatile, sea-based, expeditionary force that can be tailored to a variety of missions in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Laura Y. Raga,Released


 

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