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.


The Fight Against Al-Shabaab

2012/Eastern Africa

After the fall of the Somali government, Al-Shabaab, the African arm of Al-Qaeda, rises to power and destabilizes the region. Marine forces train the Ugandan People's Defense Force to defend against these warlords.