FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, California (September 16, 2016) – A Marine with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Bn., 4th Marines, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, finds his bearing following a helicopter insertion into Fort Hunter Liggett, California, prior to conducting a raid held during the 11th MEU’s Certification Exercise, September 16, 2016. As part of the long-range raid, the BLT launched from the USS Makin Island (LHD 8) off the coast of Southern California and flew more than 225 miles to the objective area. The Marines conducted a 10-mile night movement to position themselves for the assault on the enemy forces, clearing the twon of any “role playing” militants (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Devan K. Gowans/Released)
160916-M-GM943-006.JPG Photo By: Lance Cpl. Devan Gowans

Sep 23, 2016
FORT HUTNER LIGGETT, Calif. - FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, California (September 16, 2016) – A Marine with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Bn., 4th Marines, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, finds his bearing following a helicopter insertion into Fort Hunter Liggett, California, prior to conducting a raid held during the 11th MEU’s Certification Exercise, September 16, 2016. As part of the long-range raid, the BLT launched from the USS Makin Island (LHD 8) off the coast of Southern California and flew more than 225 miles to the objective area. The Marines conducted a 10-mile night movement to position themselves for the assault on the enemy forces, clearing the twon of any “role playing” militants (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Devan K. Gowans/Released)


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