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11th Marine Expeditionary Unit
I Marine Expeditionary Force

Jan 3, 2012

Cpl. Octavio Hernandezsoto, 22, draws a sword during formal noncommissioned officer training aboard USS Pearl Harbor Jan. 3. Hernandezsoto, who hails from Woodlake, Calif., serves as a heavy-equipment operator for Combat Logistics Battalion 11, which provides logistics and services for the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU). 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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