ARABIAN SEA (May 6, 2012) Reconnaissance Marines with Batalion Landing Team 3/1 rappel out of a UH-1Y Huey flown by pilots with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 268 (Reinforced) onto USS Makin Island's flight deck here May 6. The landing team serves as the ground combat element with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit. The unit is deployed as part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, currently a U.S. Central Command theater reserve force. The group is providing support for maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elyssa Quesada)
120506-M-OO345-002.JPG Photo By: Sgt. Elyssa Quesada

Jul 18, 2012
ARABIAN SEA - ARABIAN SEA (May 6, 2012) Reconnaissance Marines with Batalion Landing Team 3/1 rappel out of a UH-1Y Huey flown by pilots with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 268 (Reinforced) onto USS Makin Island's flight deck here May 6. The landing team serves as the ground combat element with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit. The unit is deployed as part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, currently a U.S. Central Command theater reserve force. The group is providing support for maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elyssa Quesada)


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