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22nd MEU heading home after long deployment

By William H. McMichael - Staff writer
Posted : Monday Jan 9, 2012 15:39:46 EST

The Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit are slowly headed home. The Navy announced Saturday that the units were relieved of their 5th Fleet duties Jan. 5, paving the way for a February return to their respective East Coast ports after an extraordinarily long deployment.

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