Marines and sailors with Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, disembarked the USS Essex (LHD 2) Mar. 25 in Pohang for preparation of bilateral and combined training with Republic of Korea Marines.  The MEU is taking part in Exercise Foal Eagle 2006, an exercise designed to strengthen the interoperability of the U.S. and ROK forces. Photo by: Cpl. Will Lathrop

31ST Marine Expeditionary Unit arrives for Combined EXERCISE FOAL EAGLE 2006.

Submitted by: 31st MEU
Story by: Cpl. Will Lathrop

POHANG, Korea (March 25, 2006) -- Marines and sailors with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) embarked aboard the Sasebo Forward Deployed Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) arrived here Mar. 25 to take part in Exercise Foal Eagle 2006.

Exercise Foal Eagle is a routine, regularly scheduled, joint/combined exercise that demonstrates U.S. resolve to support the Republic of Korea (ROK) against external aggression while improving both countries’ combat readiness and joint/combined interoperability.

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