July 17, 2024

AndronETalksNews

AndronETalksNews

US Marines hit the beach in Israel as CENTCOM solidifies ties with longtime ally

Stars and StripesBY

By JOHN VANDIVER

STARS AND STRIPES NOVEMBER 2, 2021

Some 500 U.S. Marines staged a beach-storming exercise in Israel during some of the first bilateral military drills since a major Pentagon realignment for the longtime allies.

On Monday, the Israeli Defense Force and the Bahrain-based U.S. Naval Forces Central Command launched the amphibious assault in Eilat, a Red Sea port town near Jordan, the 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade said in a statement.

Read more…