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Egemen 2015: The Culmination

DOGANBEY, Turkey (Oct. 27, 2015) U.S. Navy Landing Craft Air Cushioned, Assault Craft Unit 4, conduct a joint amphibious assault during exercise Egemen 2015 in Doganbey, Turkey, Oct. 27. Egemen is a Turkish-led and hosted amphibious exercise designed to increase tactical proficiencies and interoperability among participants. The 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit and PHIBRON 4 are deployed to the 6th fleet area of in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Andrew D. Pendracki/ Released)

The following blog is from Col. Robert Fulford, commanding officer, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, speaking on his experience during four day of the Turkish-led and hosted amphibious exercise Egemen 2015, Oct. 27. In April 1915, one of the most iconic battles of World War I occurred on the Gallipoli peninsula, in …

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Egemen 2015: Partnerships Matter

DOGANBEY, Turkey (Oct. 27, 2015) Turkish Marines disembark from a Turkish landing craft while conducting a joint amphibious assault with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit during exercise Egemen 2015 in Doganbey, Turkey, Oct. 27. Egemen is a Turkish-led and hosted amphibious exercise designed to increase tactical proficiencies and interoperability among participants. The 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit is deployed to the 6th fleet area of in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Andrew D. Pendracki/ Released)

The following blog is from Capt. Augustus P. Bennett, commodore, Amphibious Squadron Four, speaking on his experience during the fourth day of the Turkish-led and hosted amphibious exercise Egemen 2015, Oct. 27. As Egemen 2015 comes to a close, the extensive man-hours of exercise planning, beach surveying, current and tidal research, …

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Egemen 2015: The Importance of Relationships

AEGEAN SEA (Oct. 26, 2015) A landing craft air cushion returns to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) from a beach landing in Foca, Turkey, during Egemen 2015, Oct. 26, 2015. Egemen is a Turkish-led and hosted amphibious exercise designed to increase tactical proficiencies and interoperability among participants. Kearsarge, deployed as part of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Ryre Arciaga/Released)

The following blog is from Col. Robert Fulford, commanding officer, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, speaking on his experience during third day of the Turkish-led and hosted amphibious exercise Egemen 2015, Oct. 26. When it comes to building great teams, there is a saying – ‘it’s not just about relationships … it’s …

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