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Mar

2014

11th MEU leaps another hurdle on predeployment track

Sgt. Melissa Wenger, FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif.

The Marines and sailors of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit completed two weeks of land-based predeployment training at Fort Hunter Liggett and nearby Camp Roberts, Calif., March 28.  Realistic Urban Training Marine Expeditionary Unit Exercise 14-1 was the first large-scale opportunity for integration between the ground combat element, aviation




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Mar

2014

11th MEU Marines blaze a trail with volunteer efforts

Sgt. Melissa Wenger, FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif.

Marines and sailors with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit donated time and effort to a local Catholic mission near Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., March 22. The volunteers put rigorous training, as part of Realistic Urban Training Marine Expeditionary Unit Exercise (RUTMEUEX) 14-1, on pause to leave a positive impression on the nearby




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Feb

2014

11th MEU Marines take heat during crisis response training

Sgt. Melissa Wenger, CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.

Few can say they are prepared to be shoved, shouted at and pummeled with a barrage of objects sailing through the air. Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s ground combat element are prepared to take just that kind of heat.  The Marines of Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment completed the Crisis Response Course, Special




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Feb

2014

11th MEU Marines reach new heights at assault climber course

Sgt. Melissa Wenger, CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.

Select Marines from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s ground combat element, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, gained a valuable skill, which will expand the capabilities of the unit. The I Marine Expeditionary Force Special Operations Training Group Assault Climber Course trained student Marines to transport themselves, other personal, and