USS Wasp Flight Ops

04/22/2018
F-35B Lightning II pilots with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit perform flight operations aboard the USS Wasp (LHD-1) during Certification Exercise, April 13, 2018.  The 31st MEU and Amphibious Squadron 11 conduct Certification Exercise as the final evaluation in a series of training exercises which ensures readiness for crisis response…

31st MEU Search and Rescue in the South Korean Ferry Disaster

04/22/2014
04/22/2014: 31st MEU Search and Rescue in the South Korean Ferry Disaster  [slidepress gallery='31st-meu-search-and-rescue-in-the-south-korean-ferry-disaster'] Credit: 31st MEU:4/20/14 In the first photo, Corporal Navarrete Angle and Lance Cpl. Justin Ranum, both crew chiefs with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) take off from the USS Bonhomme…

31st Marine Expeditionary Unit Enroute to Operation Tomodachi

05/03/2013
05/03/2013: We recently did an interview with Commanding Officer of the 31st MEU.  And in preparation for the publication of that interview, we are posting a couple of background pieces on the 31st MEU. The 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, embarked aboard three ships with Amphibious Squadron 11, and headed toward…

31st MEU Embarks to Cobra Gold 2012

01/29/2012
01/28/2012:  While the USN-USMC team are starting the Bold Alligator Exercise 2012, 7850 miles away the Marines and Sailors with 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, load equipment and themselves aboard ships from Amphibious Squadron 11 to begin their deployment to Kingdom of Thailand. The unit will execute Cobra Gold 2012, a…