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African Lion 23 Close Quarters Tactics
U.S. Reconnaissance Marines with 3rd Force Reconnaissance Company, 4th Marine Division, conduct Close Quarters Tactics (CQT) with Tunisian Regiment Commandos Marine (RCM) as part of African Lion 23 in Bizerte, Tunisia on May 25, 2023. CQT consist of training in a close quarters environment with explosive and ballistic breaching tactics, techniques, and procedures. African Lion is part of an ongoing military cooperation between the United States and Tunisia, which aims to enhance security in Tunisia. Eighteen nations and approximately 8,000 personnel will participate in African Lion 2023, U.S. Africa Command’s largest annual combined, joint exercise that will take place in multiple countries to include Tunisia from May 13 – June 18, 2023. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Major Lara Soto)

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