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26th Marine Expeditionary Unit

A Certain Force in an Uncertain World

Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
26th MEU Photo Gallery
200519-M-MV109-1206 ARABIAN GULF (May 19, 2020) Gunnery Sgt. Clarence Cassel a fire support officer assigned Headquarters and Service Company, Battalion Landing Team 2/8, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), communicates with aircraft during an aviation operation in support of sea control training evolution aboard the amphibious transport dock USS New York (LPD 21) May 19, 2020. New York, with embarked 26th MEU, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Patricia A. Morris)
200519-M-MV109-1210 ARABIAN GULF (May 19, 2020) An Air Force AC-130W assigned to Joint Special Operations Air Component engage a target utilizing aviation-delivered fires during an aviation operation in support of sea control training evolution May 19, 2020. The 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Patricia A. Morris)
200519-M-MV109-1201 ARABIAN GULF (May 19, 2020) Marines assigned to the Maritime Raid Force, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), command and control aviation-delivered fires during an aviation operation in support of sea control training evolution aboard the amphibious transport dock USS New York (LPD 21) May 19, 2020. New York, with embarked 26th MEU, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Patricia A. Morris)
200519-M-MV109-1131 ARABIAN GULF (May 19, 2020) An Air Force AC-130W assigned to Joint Special Operations Air Component marks a target with an infrared laser during an aviation operation in support of sea control training evolution May 19, 2020. The 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Patricia A. Morris)
200519-M-MV109-1050 ARABIAN GULF (May 19, 2020) An Air Force AC-130W assigned to Joint Special Operations Air Component passes over the amphibious transport dock USS New York (LPD 21) during an aviation operation in support of sea control training evolution May 19, 2020. New York, with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Patricia A. Morris)
200521-M-MV109-1129 ARABIAN GULF (May 21, 2020) An Air Force AC-130W assigned to Joint Special Operations Air Component engages a target utilizing aviation-delivered fires during an aviation operation in support of sea control training evolution May 21, 2020. The 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Patricia A. Morris)
200521-M-MV109-1160 ARABIAN GULF (May 21, 2020) An Air Force AC-130W assigned to Joint Special Operations Air Component engages a target utilizing aviation-delivered fires during an aviation operation in support of sea control training evolution May 21, 2020. The 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Patricia A. Morris
200521-M-MV109-1181 ARABIAN GULF (May 21, 2020) Capt. Richard Webb, fire support officer, left, and Cpl. Alexander Vogel, fire support Marine, assigned to Headquarters Company, Battalion Landing Team 2/8, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), discuss communications during an aviation operation in support of sea control training evolution aboard the amphibious transport dock USS New York (LPD 21) May 21, 2020. New York, with embarked 26th MEU, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Patricia A. Morris)
200521-M-MV109-1069 ARABIAN GULF (May 21, 2020) An Air Force AC-130W assigned to Joint Special Operations Air Component passes over the amphibious transport dock USS New York (LPD 21) during an aviation operation in support of sea control training evolution May 21, 2020. New York, with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Patricia A. Morris)
200521-M-MV109-1041 ARABIAN GULF (May 21, 2020) Sgt. Anthony Chaidez, left, and Sgt. Mitchel McGowan, joint fires observers, assigned to 2nd Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company detachment, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), rehearse an AC-130W call for fire during an aviation operation in support of sea control training evolution aboard the amphibious transport dock USS New York (LPD 21) May 21, 2020. New York, with embarked 26th MEU, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Patricia A. Morris)
200428-M-MV109-1069 U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (April 28, 2020) Lance Cpl. Daniel Gress, machine gunner, assigned to Combined Anti-Armor Team, Echo Company, Battalion Landing Team 2/8, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), demonstrates the reloading of an M2 machine gun during a live-fire training range aboard the amphibious transport dock USS New York (LPD 21) April 28, 2020. New York, with embarked 26th MEU, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Patricia A. Morris)
200428-M-MV109-1065 U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (April 28, 2020) Lance Cpl. Daniel Gress, machine gunner, assigned to Combined Anti-Armor Team, Echo Company, Battalion Landing Team 2/8, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), fires an M2 machine gun during a live-fire training range aboard the amphibious transport dock USS New York (LPD 21) April 28, 2020. New York, with embarked 26th MEU, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Patricia A. Morris)
200428-M-MV109-1042 U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (April 28, 2020) Lance Cpl. Joseph Long, anti-tank missile gunner, assigned to Combined Anti-Armor Team, Echo Company, Battalion Landing Team 2/8, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), fires an M2 machine gun during a live-fire training range aboard the amphibious transport dock USS New York (LPD 21) April 28, 2020. New York, with embarked 26th MEU, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Patricia A. Morris)
200425-M-CB805-1010 U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (April 25, 2020) The dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5), left, refuels the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) during a replenishment-at-sea April 25, 2020. Oak Hill, with embarked 26th MEU, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Pablo D. Morrison)
200430-M-IR130-1376 U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (April 30, 2020) A Marine assigned to the Maritime Raid Force, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), fires an M4 carbine during a live-fire training range aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) April 30, 2020. Bataan, with embarked 26th MEU, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Gary Jayne III)
200425-M-CB805-1064 U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (April 25, 2020) A U.S. Navy MH-60S Sea Hawk assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) delivers cargo to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) during a vertical replenishment-at-sea April 25, 2020. Oak Hill, with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Pablo D. Morrison)
200430-M-IR130-1480 U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (April 30, 2020) A Marine assigned to the Maritime Raid Force, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), changes positions during a live-fire training range aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) April 30, 2020. Bataan, with embarked 26th MEU, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Gary Jayne III)
200429-M-KE756-1068 U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (April 29, 2020) Marines assigned to Fox Company, Battalion Landing Team 2/8, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), fast-rope from an MV-22B Osprey aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) April 29, 2020. Bataan, with embarked 26th MEU, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Tanner Seims)
200429-M-KE756-1061 U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (April 29, 2020) Lance Cpl. Jeffrey Gannon, rifleman, assigned to Fox Company, Battalion Landing Team 2/8, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), provides security after fast-roping from an MV-22B Osprey aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) April 29, 2020. Bataan, with embarked 26th MEU, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Tanner Seims)
200422-M-KE756-1274 U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (April 22, 2020) Sgt. Andrew Bell, left, and Lance Cpl. Dylan Piercemonday, machine gunners, assigned to Fox Company, Battalion Landing Team 2/8, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), fire an M240B machine gun during platoon-level training on Kurayn Island, Saudi Arabia, April 22, 2020. The Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and 26th MEU, supported by air power from the Aviation Combat Element of the ARG/MEU, including AV-8B Harriers and attack helicopters, are conducting routine sustainment training in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in order to enhance the Navy-Marine Corps team’s ability to employ low-signature, operationally relevant and strategically mobile crisis response forces to project power over key maritime terrain. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Tanner Seims)