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US Ambassador to Morocco, senior officers visit Marines and sailors aboard USS Iwo Jima

Story by 2nd Lt. Joshua Larson | 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit | Date: 04.16.2012

OFF THE COAST OF MOROCCO – The U.S. ambassador to the Kingdom of Morocco, Sam Kaplan, along with senior members of the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces and the commanding general of U.S. Africa Command, Army Gen. Carter F. Ham, spent an afternoon with members of the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group aboard the USS Iwo Jima, April 16, to learn about the unique capabilities of the amphibious assault ship and the Marines who operate from it.

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