III MEF in Thailand


11/21/2011: This video shows a humanitarian assistance survey team, consisting of 10 Marines from III Marine Expeditionary Force, departing from here for Bangkok, Thailand, to assess the flooded areas and the magnitude of assistance needed Oct. 15.The role of the Marine Corps during any humanitarian assistance and disaster response is to rapidly respond with critically needed capabilities to deliver assistance and relief to the area requiring immediate aid. III MEF regularly trains to respond to natural disasters during exercises held on Okinawa and throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Credit: II Marine Expeditionary Force / Marine Corps Installation Pacific:10/15/2011