11th Marine Expeditionary Unit members from the USS Makin Island are transported to shore via LCAC at Arta Plage, Djibouti

U.S. Marine Corps members with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, USS Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, are transported to shore via Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC), Dec. 7, 2016, at Arta Plage, Djibouti. A MEU is a quick response force, which consists of Sailors and Marines on standby for immediate crisis response across the globe.

By SSgt Penny Snoozy CJTF-HOA Djibouti Dec 09, 2016
3 photos: 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit members from the USS Makin Island are transported to shore via LCAC at Arta Plage, Djibouti
Photo 1 of 3: U.S. Marine Corps members with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, USS Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, are transported to shore via Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC), Dec. 7, 2016, at Arta Plage, Djibouti. A MEU is a quick response force, which consists of Sailors and Marines on standby for immediate crisis response across the globe. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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3 photos: 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit members from the USS Makin Island are transported to shore via LCAC at Arta Plage, Djibouti
Photo 2 of 3: U.S. Marine Corps combat logistics battalion members with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, offload from a Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) amphibious vehicle, Dec. 7, 2016, at Arta Plage, Djibouti. The capabilities of the LCAC permit crucial access for up to 75 tons worth of passengers and cargo to be transported from ship-to-shore. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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3 photos: 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit members from the USS Makin Island are transported to shore via LCAC at Arta Plage, Djibouti
Photo 3 of 3: U.S. Marine Corps members with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, USS Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, are transported to shore via Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC), Dec. 7, 2016, at Arta Plage, Djibouti. The capabilities of a LCAC permit crucial access for up to 75 tons worth of passengers and cargo to be transported from ship-to-shore. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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The LCAC permits crucial access for up to 75 tons worth of passengers and cargo to be transported from ship-to-shore.

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