Feb 15, 2011

Petty Officer 3rd Class James C. Lynch, front, a corpsman with Marine Medium Tilt Rotor Squadron 263 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, and Nashville, Tenn., native, and Petty Officer 2nd Class Jose E. Muzaurieta, rear, a corpsman with VMM-263 (Rein.), 22nd MEU, and St. Petersburg, Fla., native, carry a casualty to an MV-22B Osprey with VMM-263, during tactical evacuation training at Stone Bay aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 15, 2011. The corpsmen practiced treating patients while in flight during a two-week tactical evacuation course taught by the Special Operations Training Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force. The Marines and sailors of the 22nd MEU are in the early stages of their pre-deployment training program, which is a series of progressively complex exercises designed to train and test the MEU's ability to operate as a cohesive and effective fighting force.

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22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit