Marines Storm Egyptian Beach

A light-armored vehicle from Weapons Company, Battalion Landing Team, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), assaults the beach from a landing craft utility from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 2 during an amphibious assault demonstration conducted as part of Bright Star 2009 in Egypt Oct. 12, 2009. The multinational exercise is designed to improve readiness, interoperability, strengthen the military and professional relationships among U.S., Egyptian and participating forces. Bright Star is conducted by U.S. Central Command and held every two years. Elements of the 22nd MEU are currently are participating in the multi-national exercise while serving as the theater reserve force for U.S. Central Command. (Official Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Matt Epright)
A light-armored vehicle from Weapons Company, Battalion Landing Team, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), assaults the beach from a landing craft utility from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 2 during an amphibious assault demonstration conducted as part of Bright Star 2009 in Egypt Oct. 12, 2009. The multinational exercise is designed to improve readiness, interoperability, strengthen the military and professional relationships among U.S., Egyptian and participating forces. Bright Star is conducted by U.S. Central Command and held every two years. Elements of the 22nd MEU are currently are participating in the multi-national exercise while serving as the theater reserve force for U.S. Central Command. (Official Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Matt Epright)

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