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11th Marine Expeditionary Unit
I Marine Expeditionary Force

Aug 10, 2011

Marines and sailors march to USS Makin Island’s rails before the ship set sail from this port city Aug. 10. Eleventh Marine Expeditionary Unit Marines and sailors embarked the amphibious assault ship at Naval Base San Diego Aug. 9, preparing to train with the Navy's Amphibious Squadron Five during 12 days at sea. This is Makin Island’s first time sailing with its full complement of Marines - more than 1,000 men and women from West Coast Marine Corps installations.

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