15th MEU concludes support to Operation Inherent Resolve


15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, embarked on the Makin Island Amphibious Group, concluded operations in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, March 18. U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II joint strike fighters with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 164, 15th MEU, conducted a total of nine OIR missions as part of broader counterterrorism operations in the Central Command area of responsibility. During the missions, the fighter aircraft departed from the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) and conducted long-range strikes and counter-air missions in Iraq and Syria…


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