Photo Essay - 13MEU, Spanish forces work together during Sea Saber exercise

17 Jan 2004 | 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit

Spanish Special Operations Forces soldiersĀ  and Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit search USNS Saturn (T-AFS 10) during a mock non-compliant boarding as part of exercise Sea Saber 2004. The 5th Proliferation Security Initiative exercise focused on the interdiction of a maritime shipment of WMD-related equipment and materials on the high seas. Saturn and Spanish SOF are currently forward deployed to the Arabian Sea in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.

13th Marine Expeditionary Unit