Two MV-22 Ospreys with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 264 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, prepare for takeoff prior to executing an amphibious assault training exercise during the Carrier Strike Group 4 composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), Oct. 18, 2018. COMPTUEX is the final pre-deployment exercise that certifies the combined Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit’s abilities to conduct military operations at sea and project power ashore through joint planning and execution

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Two MV-22 Ospreys with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 264 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, prepare for takeoff prior to executing an amphibious assault training exercise during the Carrier Strike Group 4 composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), Oct. 18, 2018. COMPTUEX is the final pre-deployment exercise that certifies the combined Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit’s abilities to conduct military operations at sea and project power ashore through joint planning and execution

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