Friday, October 10, 2008

26th MEU Deployed with 5th Fleet

Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) conduct a dry firing rehearsal during weapons training aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7). Iwo Jima is deployed as part of the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group supporting maritime security operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Chad R. Erdmann