26th MEU Marines, French Special Forces conduct parachute operations

26th MEU Marines, French Special Forces conduct parachute operations
26th MEU Marines, French Special Forces conduct parachute operations
26th MEU Marines, French Special Forces conduct parachute operations
26th MEU Marines, French Special Forces conduct parachute operations
26th MEU Marines, French Special Forces conduct parachute operations
26th MEU Marines, French Special Forces conduct parachute operations

An MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), lands to transport 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Maritime Raid Force Marines and elements of the French Special Forces to conduct parachute operations in Djibouti, Africa.

26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Maritime Raid Force Marines and elements of the French Special Forces, board an MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), to conduct parachute operations in Djibouti, Africa, May 25, 2013.

26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Maritime Raid Force Marines exit the back of an MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadon (VMM) 266, (Reinforced), while conducting parachute operations with elements of the French Special Forces over Djibouti, Africa, May 25, 2013.

26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Maritime Raid Force Marines exit the back of an MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadon (VMM) 266, (Reinforced), while conducting parachute operations with elements of the French Special Forces over Djibouti, Africa, May 25, 2013.

26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Maritime Raid Force Marines exit the back of an MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadon (VMM) 266, (Reinforced), while conducting parachute operations over Djibouti, Africa, May 27, 2013.

A 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Maritime Raid Force Marine descends to a landing zone while conducting parachute operations over Djibouti, Africa, May 27, 2013.

The 26th MEU is a Marine Air-Ground Task Force forward-deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility aboard the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group serving as a sea-based, expeditionary crisis response force capable of conducting amphibious operations across the full range of military operations.