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A Co, BLT 1/5, 31st MEU 2019
191211-M-MY519-1025.JPG Photo By: Lance Cpl. Andrew Bray

Mar 18, 2021
CENTRAL TRAINING AREA, OKINAWA, JAPAN - Lance Cpl. Gentrie Fanini, a machine gunner with Alpha Company, Battle Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, stands in a column formation at the Central Training Area, Okinawa, Japan, on Dec. 11, 2019. The 31st MEU is currently preparing for deployment through MEUEX, a two-week evolution that prepares the Marine Air-Ground Task Force for amphibious operations launched from naval vessels. The 31st MEU, the Marine Corps' only continuously forward-deployed MEU, provides a flexible and lethal force ready to perform a wide range of military operations as the premier crisis response force in the Indo-Pacific region. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andrew R. Bray)


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