Jun 16, 2013

U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Adam Leblanc, platoon sergeant, Weapons Platoon, Company I, and Winchendon, Mass., native, assigned to Battalion Landing Team 3/2, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), conducts weapon familiarization on a Grenade Machine Gun 40 mm with Royal Marine Cpl. Andrew Horner, a fire support troop and County Durham, England, native, assigned to 3 Commando Brigade, 42 Commando Royal Marines, in Al Humaymah, Jordan, June 9, 2013. Exercise Eager Lion 2013 is an annual multinational exercise designed to strengthen military-to-military relationships and enhance security and stability in the region by responding to modern-day security scenarios. The 26th MEU is a Marine Air-Ground Task Force forward-deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility aboard the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group serving as a sea-based, expeditionary crisis response force capable of conducting amphibious operations across the full range of military operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kyle N. Runnels/Released)

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