Sgt. Maj. Jim Lanham, sergeant major of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, stands before the 31st MEU during an all-hands formation aboard the USS Wasp (LHD-1) while underway in the Philippine Sea, April 11, 2018. As the Marine Corps’ only continuously forward-deployed MEU, the 31st MEU provides a flexible force ready to perform a wide range of military operations throughout the Indo-Pacific region.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Amy Phan