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11th Marine Expeditionary Unit
I Marine Expeditionary Force

Jan 2, 2012

Lance Cpl. John W. McCallum teaches a class on disassembling machine guns aboard amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) Jan. 2. McCallum, a Seattle native, serves with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's Battalion Landing Team 3/1. The Camp Pendleton, Calif., unit left San Diego Nov. 14 as part of a regularly scheduled deployment. The 11th MEU is currently deployed as part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (MKIARG) as the U.S. Central Command theater reserve force, also providing support for maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.

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