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11th Marine Expeditionary Unit
I Marine Expeditionary Force

Dec 8, 2016

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Dec. 6, 2016) Amphibious assault vehicles with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit move in formation through the Gulf of Aden during an amphibious assault rehearsal as part of Exercise Alligator Dagger, Dec. 6, 2016. The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) will conduct amphibious operations and combat sustainment training. The ARG/MEU Navy-Marine Corps team is operating in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility in support of maritime security operations, crisis response, and theater security cooperation efforts to ensure the free flow of commerce, freedom of navigation and regional security. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Devan K. Gowans)

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