Lance Cpl. Samuel Ricario, an automatic rifleman with Company F, Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, throws a training grenade from the kneeling position at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Dec. 22, 2016. As the Marine Corps' only continuously forward-deployed unit, the 31st MEU air-ground-logistics team provides a flexible force, ready to perform a wide range of military operations, from limited combat to humanitarian assistance operations, through the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
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