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May 1, 2018

Marine Snipers Train Throughout Deployment

U.S. Marines from the scout sniper platoon, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, are training in Jordan, side by side with professionally instructed gunman, or PIGs, and hunters of gunman, known as HOGs.

April 16, 2018

Navy, Marine Units Participate in Eager Lion Exercise

The amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima, the dock landing ship USS Oak Hill and components of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit will participate in Eager Lion 2018, an 11-day exercise focused on increasing U.S.-Jordanian security and warfighting capabilities.

April 2, 2018

American, Jordanian Forces to Support Eager Lion 2018

U.S. service members will partner with forces in Jordan during Exercise Eager Lion 18, which is designed to improve their collective ability to plan and operate in a coalition-type environment, U.S. Central Command officials announced.

May 13, 2016

U.S., Jordan Partner in Eager Lion Exercise

U.S. troops will partner with Jordanian military forces in Jordan during Exercise Eager Lion 16, one of U.S. Central Command's premier exercises.

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