WHITE BEACH NAVAL FACILITY, OKINAWA, JAPAN

Marines with the Force Reconnaissance Platoon, part of the Maritime Raid Force, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, prepare for the explosive breach on the entrance of a notional enemy-held building during a capture or kill raid exercise here, Jan. 5. Part of a semiannual training package, the MRF is evaluated and critiqued by Special Operations Training Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force. The 31st MEU is the only continuously forward-deployed MEU and is the Marine Corps’ force in readiness in the Asia-Pacific region.

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