Marines prepare to conduct training exercises aboard USS Bataan (LHD 5).

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MEDITERRANEAN SEA (June 4, 2011) Marines assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) prepare to conduct training exercises aboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). Bataan is the command ship of the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Julio Rivera/Released)

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 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (June 4, 2011) Marines assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) prepare to conduct training exercises aboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). Bataan is the command ship of the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Julio Rivera/Released)