Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Joshua Sechser
Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Joshua Sechser

31st MEU command welcomes BLT 1/5 “Geronimo” to Okinawa

by Lance Cpl. Joshua Sechser
U.S. Marine Corps

Col. Robert Brodie, Commanding Officer of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, speaks to Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines during a welcome aboard brief on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Dec. 2, 2019. BLT 1/5, “Geronimo”, currently serves as the 31st MEU’s Ground Combat Element during at-sea deployments. 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.

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