BLT 1/5 conducts simulated boat raid at Kin Blue

Official U.S. Marine Corps U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt Audrey M. C. Rampton
Official U.S. Marine Corps U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt Audrey M. C. Rampton

BLT 1/5 conducts simulated boat raid at Kin Blue

by Sgt. Audrey Rampton
U.S. Marine Corps

A Marine with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, secures gear to a Combat Rubber Raiding Craft during a simulated boat raid, on Kin Blue, Okinawa, Japan, Dec. 5th, 2019. The 31st MEU is currently preparing for deployment through MEU Exercise, a two-week evolution that prepares the Marine Air Ground Task Force for amphibious operations integrated with the Navy. 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.

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