Lance Cpl. Sean J. McSweeney Company G., Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit
Lance Cpl. Sean J. McSweeney, an amphibious assault vehicle crewman with Company G., Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, and native of Palmyra, N.J., cleans the barrel of a .50 caliber machine gun inside an AAV here, June 29. The Marines and Sailors of the 31st MEU are constantly engaged in training, education and gear maintenance while embarked aboard the ship, taking advantage of their time at sea. The 31st MEU is the only continuously forward-deployed MEU and is the Marine Corps’ force in readiness in the Asia-Pacific region.
Photo courtesy U.S. Marine Corps taken by Sgt. Jonathan Wrigh
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