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13th MEU sustains readiness against Djibouti wildlife threats

CAMP LEMMONIER, Djibouti – “Snakes, mosquitos and scorpions are among some of the dangerous wildlife Marines should watch out for while conducting sustainment training in the Horn of Africa,” said U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jorge Belmudez, hospital corpsman with Battalion Landing Team 1/4, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit. “A bad run in with one … Continue reading

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EOD conducts professional exchange with Singapore Navy

CHANGI NAVAL BASE, Singapore – U.S. Marine explosive ordnance disposal technicians with Combat Logistics Battalion 13, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, welcomed Cmdr. K.H. Chew, Singapore Navy EOD officer in charge, and 15 Singapore Navy EOD technicians and divers aboard the USS Boxer at Changi Naval Base, Singapore, Oct. 4. “It was a distinct pleasure to … Continue reading

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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

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13th MEU maintains cultural awareness amid current events

USS BOXER (LHD 4), AT SEA – After the Marines and Sailors of 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Boxer Amphibious Ready Group departed Naval Base San Diego, Aug. 23, on Western Pacific Deployment, professors from the Naval Postgraduate School kept the units’ senior leaders informed about the current state of Middle-Eastern countries through the Regional … Continue reading