210108-M-JX780-1031 BALEDOGLE MILITARY AIRFIELD, Somalia (Jan. 8, 2021) – U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Andreu Mitchell, an anti-tank missileman with Weapons Company, Battalion Landing Team 1/4, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, observes his surroundings from a security post. The 15th MEU is conducting operations under Joint Task Force – Quartz in support of Operation Octave Quartz. The mission of OOQ is to relocate U.S. Department of Defense forces in Somalia to other East Africa operating locations while maintaining pressure on violent extremists and supporting partner forces. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brendan Mullin)

Photo by: Lance Cpl. Brendan Mullin |  VIRIN: 210108-M-JX780-1031.JPG