Exercise Eager Lion 2013

08/28/2013: Exercise Eager Lion 2013

Credit: 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit : 6/21/13

  • In the first photo, U.S. Marines and U.S. Sailors assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), are transported by a landing craft utility to the USS San Antonio (LPD 17), during the offload of Exercise Eager Lion 2013, Gulf of Aqaba, Jordan, June 21, 2013.

Exercise Eager Lion 2013 is an annual, multinational exercise designed to strengthen military-to-military relationships and enhance security and stability in the region by responding to modern-day security scenarios.

The 26th MEU is a Marine Air-Ground Task Force forward deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility aboard the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group serving as a sea-based, expeditionary crisis response force capable of conducting amphibious operations across the full range of military operations.

  • In the second photo, U.S. Marines and U.S. Sailors assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), load a landing craft utility during the offload of Exercise Eager Lion 2013, Gulf of Aqaba, Jordan, June 21, 2013.
  • In the third photo, U.S. Marines and U.S. Sailors assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), prepare to load a landing craft utility during the offload of Exercise Eager Lion 2013, Gulf of Aqaba, Jordan, June 21, 2013.

 

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