Apr 16, 2013

Cpl. Devin Axton, from Marion, Ind., and a tank mechanic, Company K, Battalion Landing Team 3/2, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, cleans and lubricates parts of the small arms weapons system mounted on an M1A1 Abrams main battle tank aboard the USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) while at sea April 15, 2013. The MEU is currently deployed as part of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group to the 5th Fleet area of operation. The 26th MEU operates continuously across the globe, providing the president and unified combatant commanders with a forward-deployed, sea-based quick reaction force. The MEU is a Marine Air-Ground Task Force capable of conducting amphibious operations, crisis response and limited contingency operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Edward Guevara/Released)

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