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