The #Pentagon reportedly plans a “major muscle movement” from the #MiddleEast to East #China, with thousands of extra #Marines to be deployed. The goal is to “persuade Pacific nations to stand with the #US” and not China.
According to a Wall Street Journal report, the US plans to boost its #military presence in the #EastPacific with rotating deployment of Marine Expeditionary Units, or MEUs. An MEU is a group of about 2,200 Marines who operate from amphibious assault ships and have their own aircraft, tanks, heavy weapons, and other resources. A typical deployment lasts for seven months and may involve missions on the shore like patrols or military-to-military training.
This is called a Popeye Catalufa Soldier fish. They are found in Eastern Pacific. They are also known as Bigeye Soldier fish.
I was intrigued by its color and movement. .
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