U.S. Marines and Sailors, along with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), completed advanced readiness training in Greece, boosting operational capabilities, according to DVIDS.

The training encompassed a five-day exercise at sea and ashore, focusing on mission essential tasks within a threat-informed scenario. Col. Dennis Sampson, Commanding Officer of the 26th MEU, emphasized the exercise's importance in sustaining readiness during their deployment. It built upon core Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) missions practiced in pre-deployment training.

The exercise showcased the MEU's ability for rapid response, crisis intervention, and cooperation with joint, interagency, intergovernmental, and multinational organizations. The event highlights the MEU's readiness for various operations across multiple theaters, reinforcing U.S. commitment to global partners.

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