24th MEU Sets up for Training at Arta, Djibouti

Training is important for any expeditionary unit. When that training means staying in the field for weeks at a time, an important first step is establishing shelter. Air Force Staff Sergeant Jessica Wolter takes us to Arta, Djibouti where Marines from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit are setting up a training service support area.


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24th MEU conducts Sustainment Training in Djibouti

U.S. Marines assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit established a service support area in order to conduct sustainment training in Arta, Djibouti, Feb. 15, 2015.

CJTF-HOA, Camp honor fallen SEAL with unconventional Memorial Day practice

Approximately 200 multinational military members and civilians commemorated Memorial Day by participating in a classic CrossFit challenge here, May 27.

11th MEU spends Valentine's on the range

A remote cove near Arta Beach in Djibouti provides a safe live-fire weapons range for U.S. Marine Corps members with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Feb.14, 2017. Training time on the range allows Marines to maintain their respective skills and proficiencies.

Professional development: Combined Joint Forces senior enlisted leaders attend course

Senior military leaders from Japan, Italy and the U.S. attended a Combined Joint Forces Senior Enlisted Leader Professional Development (CJFSELPD) course in Djibouti, June 8, 2016.

15th Marine Expeditionary Unit attends sustainment training at Arta Beach

Marines from 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit arrived ashore at Arta Beach, Djibouti, July 20, 2015, for two weeks of sustainment training to maintain and enhance the skills they developed during their pre-deployment training period. The 15th MEU is currently deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation.