U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kyle N. Runnels/Released 120305-M-BS001-001.JPG
Mar 12, 2013
Marines and Sailors assigned to Battalion Landing Team 3/2, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, arrive at Naval Station Norfolk, Va., March 10, 2013, in order to board the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) for their deployment. The 26th MEU is deploying to the 5th Fleet and 6th Fleet areas of operation. The MEU operates continuously across the globe, providing the president and unified combatant commanders witha 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 contigency operations.
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