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11th Marine Expeditionary Unit
I Marine Expeditionary Force

Sep 1, 2016

AT SEA (August 14, 2014) - A Landing Craft Air Cushion taxis out of the well deck of the USS Makin Island (LHD-8) to move Light Armored Vehicles to Camp Pendleton during the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's Composite Training Unit exercise aboard the USS Makin Island (LHD-8), Aug. 14, 2016. The MEU's mission is to provide a rapid-response force capable of conducting amphibious operations, crisis response and selected maritime special operations from the sea, by surface or air assets. The Marines are with the 11th MEU and the LCAC is with the Assault Craft Unit 5. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brandon Maldonado)

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