Eyes On, Open Waters
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (June 13, 2018) U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Robert Lyvers, a CH-53E Super Stallion crew chief with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), prepares for landing aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) in the U.S. 5th fleet area of operations, June 13, 2018. The 26th MEU and IWO ARG are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet AO to support Maritime Security Operation to reassure partners and allies, preserve freedom of navigation, and freeflow of commerce. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Eric L. Alabiso II/Released)