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150722-M-NA953-097

INDIAN OCEAN (July 22, 2015) A U.S. Marine with the âGreyhawksâ of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (Reinforced), 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, executes a shoulder throw during a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP) course aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). These Marines were practicing MCMAP techniques in order to earn their brown or black belt. Elements of the 15th MEU, based out of Camp Pendleton, California, and embarked aboard the Essex, are conducting naval operations in the 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Miguel Carrasco/Released)

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Photo taken on 22 July 2015 (© CNE CNA C6F / Flickr)

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