Marines with 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, and 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing are conducting Exercise Deep Water at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., 29 July 2020.
II MEF conducts these training events on a consistent basis. This year, Exercise Deep Water will see two battalions conduct an air assault in order to command and control many of the various capabilities organic to II MEF in preparation for major combat operations.
Exercise Deep Water 20 is a great opportunity for the Division to work with aviation units from Marine Corps Air Station New River and the Logistics Combat Element, as well. 2nd Marine Regiment will be the provide command and control over the 2nd battalion, 2nd regiment, and 3rd battalion, 6th regiment, the logistics and aviation units.
Due to the social distancing measures in place, media will not be allowed to fly with Marines on MV-22 Ospreys, CH-53 Super Stallions. However, if there are particular images you need for your news release, Communication Strategy and Operations Marines will be able to acquire those photos, and submit them to you for publication. Prior coordination must be done to assure the Marines capture the proper imagery. There will be an opportunity to follow Marines as they conduct training assaults, but social distancing procedures must be followed.
Media availability is limited. Media interested in participating must RSVP with II MEF Communication Strategy and Operations at 910-451-7200 before noon, 24 July 2020.
For imagery and video of the event, please visit https://www.dvidshub.net/unit/II-MEF / www.facebook.com/IIMEF / www.iimef.marines.mil