The MEU’s Ground Combat Element


MEDITERRANEAN SEA (April 14, 2018) 

U.S. Marines assigned to Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) maintain mission readiness aboard the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS New York (LPD 21) April 14, 2018. 

Marines conduct mission rehearsals to maintain a constant state of readiness and improve their techniques, tactics, and procedures while deployed to U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. 

U.S. 6th Fleet, headquartered in Naples, Italy, conducts the full spectrum of joint and naval operations, often in concert with allied and interagency partners, in order to advance U.S. national interests and security and stability in Europe and Africa.


Video by Cpl. Juan A. Soto-Delgado 

26th Marine Expeditionary Unit