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MFR SEAL - FLAT - 2022
Cartagena, Colombia


UNITAS, which is Latin for unity, celebrates its 64th anniversary in 2023, and serves as the longest-running multinational maritime exercise in the world.  

From 11-21 July 2023, USNAVSO, MARFORSOUTH, MARFORRES, and SOCSOUTH, alongside 20 partnered nations, will conduct multi-domain maritime operations in support of UNITAS LXIV in the vicinity of Cartagena, Coveñas & Barranquilla, Colombia.


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Video by Sgt. Colton Garrett


  • U.S. Marine Corps Forces, South
  • July 28, 2023 | 2:39

U.S. Marines assigned to Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Forces UNITAS, and partnered and allied nations conduct multilateral training during UNITAS LXIV in Colombia, July 11 - 21, 2023. UNITAS, hosted by Colombia this year, is the world’s longest-running annual multinational maritime exercise that focuses on enhancing interoperability among multiple nations and joint forces during littoral and amphibious operations in order to build on existing regional partnerships and create new enduring relationships that promote peace, stability, and prosperity in the U.S. Southern Command’s area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Colton K. Garrett)

The music within the following video production is copyright material used under license with HookSounds contract dated Dec. 1, 2022.


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