U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kyle N. Runnels/Released 130831-M-BS001-005.JPG
Sep 3, 2013
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Matthew G. St. Clair, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) commanding officer, assists French Marine Lt. Col. Rene Debuire with the first cut of a cake during a commemoration ceremony for the Battle of Bazeilles, a widely honored battle in France’s history, in the ward room of the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), at sea, Aug.31, 2013. The 26th MEU is a Marine Air-Ground Task Force currently assigned 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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