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2D MAW Photos

May 18, 2016

The 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Gary L. Thomas and his battle staff gather for a II Marine Expeditionary Force commanders update brief during MEFEX 16 at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., May 15, 2016. MEFEX 16 is a command and control exercise conducted in a deployed environment designed to synchronize and bring to bear the full spectrum of II MEF’s C2 capabilities in support of a Marine Air-Ground Task Force. Conducting exercises of this nature ensures II MEF remains ready to provide combatant commanders with an experienced staff capable of integrating with international allied and partner nations in a combined joint task force, charged with accomplishing a wide range of military operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Mackenzie Gibson/Released)

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