amphibious / Aviation / News Stories

13th MEU conducts Tropic Thunder, showcases Ospreys

AT SEA— Marines and Sailors of 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Boxer Amphibious Ready Group headed to paradise to conduct Exercise Tropic Thunder in Hawaii, Aug. 30 through Sept. 1, 2013. Tropic Thunder marked the first exercise of the unit’s Western Pacific Deployment. The exercise provided an opportunity to sustain operability and demonstrate capabilities to … Continue reading

Charlie Co., 1/4 conducts helo raid training
Aviation / Calif / Camp Pendleton / News Stories

Charlie Co., 1/4 conducts helo raid training

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Marines and Sailors of Charlie Company, Battalion Landing Team 1/4, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, teamed with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 166 (Reinforced) to conduct helicopter raid training exercises at Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 25-28. The training afforded the Marines and Sailors an opportunity to improve squad-level maneuvering and urban warfare tactics. … Continue reading