Facing Down Threats

Whether called upon to be first to distribute aid, or called to be the first to fight the forces of global tyranny, there is no better friend or worse enemy than a Marine Expeditionary Unit. These self-contained, forward-deployed forces remain ready to face down any threat in an uncertain world.

Terrorism

Somali Pirate Takedown

2010/Horn of Africa

When Somali pirates take a German merchant vessel hostage, a Marine Maritime Raid Force takes action to rescue her crew.