31st MEU Marines return from KAMANDAG 2

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U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Hannah Hall/Released
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Hannah Hall/Released

31st MEU Marines return from KAMANDAG 2

by: Lance Cpl. Hannah Hall | .
U.S. Marine Corps | .
published: October 12, 2018

An MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft, belonging to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262 (Reinforced), prepares to land on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1), underway in the South China Sea, Oct. 11, 2018. Combat cargo Marines with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit off loaded the MV-22Bs, which brought back Marines and gear from exercise KAMANDAG 2. KAMANDAG 2 is a multinational exercise, including; the Republic of the Philippines, Japan, and the United States. The 31st MEU, the Marine Corps’ only continuously forward-deployed MEU, provides a flexible force ready to perform a wide-range of military operations in the Indo-Pacific region.