Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 115 departed Beaufort Wednesday, headed for a deployment in the Western Pacific.
The squadron will support multinational exercises to improve the Marine Corps' ability to work with allies, a news release said.
The deployment will also expose Marines to various training environments.
Known as the "Silver Eagles," the squadron operates the F/A-18C Hornet and conducts joint aviation operations to support a Marine Air Ground Task Force commander's war-fighting functions.
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