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OFF THE COAST, Sri Lanka (Nov. 24, 2016) Maritime Raid


OFF THE COAST, Sri Lanka (Nov. 24, 2016) Maritime Raid



OFF THE COAST, Sri Lanka (Nov. 24, 2016) Maritime Raid Force Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit demonstrate how to hook a climbing ladder onto a Sri Lankan naval ship during a visit, board, search, and seizure training event for Sri Lankan Navy Special Boat Squadron Sailors during a Theater Security Cooperation training exercise at Sri Lanka Naval Base, Trincomalee, Nov. 24, 2016. This bilateral training allows the two militaries to share tactics and procedures that help build and maintain military readiness, and increase humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness. The 11th MEU, part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet’s area of responsibility in support of security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Robert B. Brown/Released)





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