UAS as Part of 26th MEU

05/16/2018
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (April 3, 2018)  U.S. Marines with Light Armored Reconnaissance, Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment (BLT 2/6), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), fly an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) in the U.S. 5th Fleet Area of Operations, April 3, 2018.  The 26th MEU…

26th MEU Working with the French

05/11/2018
U.S. Marines with Light Armored Reconnaissance, Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment (BLT 2/6), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), conduct Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) and integrative training with French partners in the U.S. 5th Fleet Area of Operations, April 4, 2018.  The 26th MEU trains to sustain expeditionary…

26th MEU Flight Ops onboard USS Iwo Jima

11/22/2017
11/22/17: U.S. Marines and Sailors with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), conduct flight operations aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) in the Atlantic Ocean as part of Combined Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX), Nov. 6, 2017. The exercise allows all elements of the Marine Air…

USS Kearsarge Embarked Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier Strikes ISIL

11/23/2015
11/23/2015: ARABIAN GULF (Nov. 19, 2015) An AV-8B Harrier assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU), launches from the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) to conduct their first missions over Iraq in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. Kearsarge is deployed to…

AV-8B Harrier Aerial Refueling

11/21/2013
11//22/2013: A U.S. Marine Corps AVV-8B Harrier assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), conducts an aerial refueling with a KC-130 assigned to Command Element 26th MEU, at 18,000 feet over Djibouti, Africa, Sept. 19, 2013.  Credit:26th Marine Expeditionary Unit:9/19/13  

Super Cobra Operations

11/11/2013
11/11/2013: AH-1W Super Cobra pilot, Maj. Kristopher Faught, with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), conducts various flight operations in the 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. The 26th MEU is a Marine Air-Ground Task Force forward-deployed to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet area of responsibility aboard…

26th MEU MRF Djibouti Para Ops

10/08/2013
10/08/2013: U.S. Marines assigned to 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Command Element and 26th MEU Marine Raid Force Marines conduct static line and double bag static line parachute operations from a KC-130J Super Hercules assigned to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 352, over Djibouti, Aug. 10, 2013.  The 26th…