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The U.S. military trains to always be ready, whatever happens. Watch as Marines go through embassy evacuation training and more.
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U.S. Marines assigned to Mobile Strike Force Team and Infantry Kandak 2, II Marine Headquarters Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, conduct live-fire training on Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan.
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Photo: Marines and sailors of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit step off a landing craft utility vehicle onto the shore of Breezy Point, a small coastal community in New York City, Nov. 9. The Marines and sailors of the 26th MEU are partnering with the 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force as well as the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the National Guard in order to clear debris from walkways and public spaces in order to help the residents of New York City return to normalcy as soon as possible. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Bryan Nygaard)

Marines and sailors of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit step off a landing craft utility vehicle onto the shore of Breezy Point, a small coastal community in New York City.
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Photo: A U.S. Navy H-53 Helicopter lands in Hoboken, N.J., Nov. 3. The Navy-Marine Corps team is well-equipped to respond to national disasters when required, through the coordination of U.S. Northern Command. While the military plays an important role in disaster response, all our efforts are in support of FEMA first and foremost, who coordinate closely with state and local officials.

The Navy-Marine Corps team is well-equipped to respond to national disasters when required, through the coordination of U.S. Northern Command.
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All of the services are pulling together their resources to support disaster relief efforts in NY, NJ, and Connecticut in the days after Hurricane Sandy.
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