24th MEU Training For Deployment

01/15/2015
01/15/2015: The Marines are seen participating in their final exercise in October 2014 as part of Composite Training Unit Exercise before their deployment at the end of 2014. [maxgallery id="71158"] Credit Photos :INSERT HERE In the first photo, a Marine with Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 24th…

24th MEU Aviation Ops: Preparing for Deployment

10/15/2014
10/15/2014: Aircraft from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 (Reinforced), 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, and the U.S. Navy’s Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 28 conduct operations aboard the USS Iwo Jima off the coast of North Carolina, Aug. 9, 2014. The 24th MEU is seen  taking part in Amphibious Squadron/Marine Expeditionary Unit…

24th MEU, French Fourragere ceremony

08/20/2014
08/20/2014: The French and the Marines have a special relationship forged in war. Marines with Kilo Company, Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, present Marines new to the unit with the French Fourragere during a ceremony at Camp Lejeune, N.C., June 19, 2014. The…

Maintaining Helos at Sea

01/15/2013
01/15/2013: Maintaining Helos at Sea [slidepress gallery='maintaining-helos-at-sea'] Credit:24th Marine Expeditionary Unit:12/3/12 In the first photo, Lance Cpl. Ramon Sapien, a Dallas, native and AH-1W Super Cobra mechanic with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261 (Reinforced), 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, prepares for the installment of a main rotor to an AH-1W Super…

USMC Flight Operations At Sea

11/05/2012
11/05/2012: USS Iwo Jima, US 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility (Sept. 10, 2012) – MV-22B Ospreys, AV-8B Harriers, UH-1N Hueys and AH-1W Cobras with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261 (Reinforced), 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, conduct flight operations aboard the USS Iwo Jima, Sept. 10, 2012. The 24th MEU is deployed…

Osprerys Offloading Personnel

04/07/2012
Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron VMM-261 (Reinforced), 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, offload from an MV-22 Osprey aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima, March 27, 2012. The 24th MEU, partnered with the Navy’s Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group, is deploying to the European and Central Command theaters of…

CLB 24’s Helicopter Support Team

02/06/2012
02/06/2012: Marines with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Combat Logistics Battalion 24 and Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron VMM-261 (Reinforced) conduct job-specific sustainment training at Blackstone Army Airfield Jan. 16, 2012. The day of training enabled VMM-261’s pilots to meet their semiannual training requirements, and it supported sustainment for the helicopter…

USMC Amphibious Operations

11/30/2011
11/30/2011: The 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Amphibious Squadron 8 conducted their first at-sea training evolution during the PHIBRON/MEU Integration Training exercise, known as PMINT, which was scheduled for Oct. 24 to Nov. 3, on board the amphibious assault ships USS Iwo Jima, USS New York and USS Gunston Hall…