Training for Expeditionary Ops

07/05/2016
07/05/2016: Bulk Fuel Specialist Marines and Marine aviation crew chiefs with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 163 (Reinforced), 11th MEU fuel aircraft at a Forward Armament and Refueling Point (FARP) aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 11, 2016.  The mission of a FARP is to provide fuel and ordnance necessary…

11th MEU Djibouti Sustainment Training: A Shot in the Dark

11/11/2014
11/11/2014: LAV-25 Light Armored Vehicles from Charlie Company, 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance detachment, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), fire on fixed targets as part of a combined arms engagement range during sustainment training in D'Arta Plage, Djibouti, Nov. 9. The 11th MEU is…

11th MEU Djibouti Sustainment Training: Tank Support

11/11/2014
11/11/2014: In the first, second and fifth photos, U.S. Marines with the 1st Tank Battalion detachment, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), are seen working to replace an M1A1 Abrams tank engine during sustainment training at D’Arta Plage, Djibouti, Nov. 6. In the third…

11th MEU and the Japanese Self Defense Force during Exercise Dawn Blitz

06/10/2013
06/10/2013: 11th MEU and the Japanese Self Defense Force during Exercise Dawn Blitz [slidepress gallery='11th-meu-and-the-japanese-self-defense-force-during-exercise-dawn-blitz'] Credit:11th Marine Expeditionary Unit:6/6/13 In the first two photos, members of the Japanese Self Defense force launch a boat from the back of a helicopter during helocast training here June 6. The purpose of the training…

AH-1Z Viper

11/21/2010
11/21/2010 - An AH-1Z "Viper" with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367, aka Scarface, lands aboard the USS Makin Island on October 5th, 2010. A Scarface detachment is supporting the aviation combat element of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's special-purpose Marine air-ground task force. Credit: 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, october…