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11th Marine Expeditionary Unit
I Marine Expeditionary Force

Mar 21, 2014

Marines with the tank platoon, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines (BLT 2/1), part of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, fire the 120mm smoothbore cannon of four M1A1 Abrams tanks during a live-fire training exercise at Camp Roberts, Calif., March 20. Realistic Urban Training Marine Expeditionary Unit Exercise (RUTMEUEX) 14-1 allows the Marines and sailors of the 11th MEU the opportunity to employ techniques and tactics applicable to their future deployment. RUTMEUEX incorporates the majority of the ground combat element, aviation combat element, logistics combat element and command element of the MEU for the first time in the predeployment cycle.

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