VIDEO: RUTEX Exercise Wednesday Night Simulated Raid on Terrorist Cell on Guam

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Guam – The Marines, Navy and local law enforcement agencies wrapped up 3 days of training yesterday [Wednesday] culminating in a simulated raid last night.

Elements of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU), the Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25, the Guam Police Department as well as Guam Homeland Security and the Office of Civil Defense all participated in this Realistic Urban Training exercise (RUTEX).

The exercise simulated a raid on a building that holds a terrorist cell.

LT Matt Knight released the following video of that simulated.

   

The exercise began Monday when a C1-30’s flew from Okinawa to Guam and parachuted Marines onto Andersen Air Force Base.

From there the Marines drove into the island’s capital where they set up reconnaissance on the terrorist cell.

This was the second time this exercise was held on Guam by the 31st MEU.

The 31st MEU is often the first to respond to crisis in the Asia-Pacific region.