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  1. The Marines and Sailors of 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, joined the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit in
    Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, load onto busses headed to Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, May 18, 2018. BLT 2/5 will be taking up the role as the Ground Combat Element of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. The 31st MEU, the Marine Corps’ only continuously forward deployed MEU, provides a flexible force ready to perform a wide range of military operations.
  2. Personnel, aircraft, and equipment from key partner nations working shoulder to shoulder while
    U.S. Marine Sgt. Jordan Becker, left, a cyber network specialist with Joint Task Force Matthew, offloads a generator from a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter with the help of the Brazilian service members at Jeremie, Haiti, Oct. 15, 2016. After eight days of supply drop operations JTF Matthew has delivered over 478,000 pounds of supplies utilizing various military aircraft. JTF Matthew, a U.S. Southern Command-directed team comprised of Marines, soldiers, sailors and airmen, is providing critical airlift capabilities during the initial stages of the U.S. Agency for International Development's disaster relief operations in Haiti while the international response builds.
  3. Marines and first responders with Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Aircraft Rescue and Fire
    Lance Cpl. Luis Da Luz, a hazardous material entry team technician with Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting, passes HAZMAT samples to Lance Cpl. Alex Herrero, a HAZMAT entry team technician with ARFF, during an exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., May 17. The exercise simulated a bioterrorism attack and required several MCAS Miramar units to coordinate an effective response.
  4. Marines with 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, are partnering with the
    U.S. Marine Sgt. Travis J. Ganong, armorer with Inspector Instructor Staff, Engineer Support Company, 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Forces Reserve, punches the boar of the M16’s for an integrated platoon of Marines with 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Forces Reserve, and commandos with 131 Commando Squadron Royal Engineers, British army, during exercise Red Dagger at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa., May 14, 2018.
  5. The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and U.S. military forces came together 9 May 2018 to