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Sgt. Zachary L. Piepenhagen (left), talks to Sgt. Maj. Bradley Kasal, sergeant major, I Marine Expeditionary Force, after being awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal, at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 26, 2017. Piepenhagen was awarded the medal for saving the life of a distressed Sailor who climbed over the guard rail in an attempt to commit suicide while serving with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Private First Class Gabino Perez)
A Hero Recognized
Sgt. Zachary L. Piepenhagen (left), talks to Sgt. Maj. Bradley Kasal, sergeant major, I Marine Expeditionary Force, after being awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal, at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 26, 2017. Piepenhagen was awarded the medal for saving the life of a distressed Sailor who climbed over the guard rail in an attempt to commit suicide while serving with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Private First Class Gabino Perez)
Sgt. Zachary L. Piepenhagen (center), is congratulated by Maj. Gen. David Coffman, deputy commanding general, I Marine Expeditionary Force, after being awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal, at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 26, 2017. Piepenhagen was awarded the medal for saving the life of a distressed Sailor who climbed over the guard rail in an attempt to commit suicide while serving with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Private First Class Gabino Perez)
A Hero Recognized
Sgt. Zachary L. Piepenhagen (center), is congratulated by Maj. Gen. David Coffman, deputy commanding general, I Marine Expeditionary Force, after being awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal, at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 26, 2017. Piepenhagen was awarded the medal for saving the life of a distressed Sailor who climbed over the guard rail in an attempt to commit suicide while serving with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Private First Class Gabino Perez)
Sgt. Zachary L. Piepenhagen (left), stands at attention as Maj. Gen. David Coffman (right), deputy commanding general, I Marine Expeditionary Force, awards him the Navy and Marine Corps Medal, at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 26, 2017. Piepenhagen was awarded the medal for saving the life of a distressed Sailor who climbed over the guard rail in an attempt to commit suicide while serving with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Private First Class Gabino Perez)
A Hero Recognized
Sgt. Zachary L. Piepenhagen (left), stands at attention as Maj. Gen. David Coffman (right), deputy commanding general, I Marine Expeditionary Force, awards him the Navy and Marine Corps Medal, at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 26, 2017. Piepenhagen was awarded the medal for saving the life of a distressed Sailor who climbed over the guard rail in an attempt to commit suicide while serving with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Private First Class Gabino Perez)
Sgt. Zachary L. Piepenhagen (left), shakes hands with Maj. Gen. David Coffman, deputy commanding general, I Marine Expeditionary Force, after being awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal, at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 26, 2017. Piepenhagen was awarded the medal for saving the life of a distressed Sailor who climbed over the guard rail in an attempt to commit suicide while serving with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Private First Class Gabino Perez)
A Hero Recognized
Sgt. Zachary L. Piepenhagen (left), shakes hands with Maj. Gen. David Coffman, deputy commanding general, I Marine Expeditionary Force, after being awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal, at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 26, 2017. Piepenhagen was awarded the medal for saving the life of a distressed Sailor who climbed over the guard rail in an attempt to commit suicide while serving with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Private First Class Gabino Perez)
U.S. Marines and their family members  participate in the gingerbread house competition during the I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group Holiday Party at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 14, 2016. The Marines and their family members celebrated the holiday season by building gingerbread houses, decorating stockings and designing christmas ornaments while enjoying a holiday meal in camaraderie. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alvin Pujols)
I MHG celebrates the Holiday Season
U.S. Marines and their family members participate in the gingerbread house competition during the I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group Holiday Party at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 14, 2016. The Marines and their family members celebrated the holiday season by building gingerbread houses, decorating stockings and designing christmas ornaments while enjoying a holiday meal in camaraderie. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alvin Pujols)
U.S. Marine Gunnery Sgt. Abraham Gonzalez, career planner, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, constructs a gingerbread house during the I MHG Holiday Party at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 14, 2016. The Marines and their family members celebrated the holiday season by building gingerbread houses, decorating stockings and designing Christmas ornaments while enjoying a holiday meal in camaraderie. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alvin Pujols)
I MHG celebrates the Holiday Season
U.S. Marine Gunnery Sgt. Abraham Gonzalez, career planner, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, constructs a gingerbread house during the I MHG Holiday Party at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 14, 2016. The Marines and their family members celebrated the holiday season by building gingerbread houses, decorating stockings and designing Christmas ornaments while enjoying a holiday meal in camaraderie. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alvin Pujols)
U.S. Marines and their family members build gingerbread houses during the I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group Holiday Party at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 14, 2016. The Marines and their family members celebrated the holiday season by building gingerbread houses, decorating stockings and designing Christmas ornaments while enjoying a holiday meal in camaraderie. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alvin Pujols)
I MHG celebrates the Holiday Season
U.S. Marines and their family members build gingerbread houses during the I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group Holiday Party at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 14, 2016. The Marines and their family members celebrated the holiday season by building gingerbread houses, decorating stockings and designing Christmas ornaments while enjoying a holiday meal in camaraderie. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alvin Pujols)
U.S. Marines with I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group design holiday stockings during the I MHG Holiday Party at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 14, 2016. The Marines and their family members celebrated the holiday season by building gingerbread houses, decorating stockings and designing Christmas ornaments while enjoying a holiday meal in camaraderie. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alvin Pujols)
I MHG celebrates the Holiday Season
U.S. Marines with I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group design holiday stockings during the I MHG Holiday Party at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 14, 2016. The Marines and their family members celebrated the holiday season by building gingerbread houses, decorating stockings and designing Christmas ornaments while enjoying a holiday meal in camaraderie. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alvin Pujols)
U.S. Marines and their family members decorate sock puppets during the I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group Holiday Party at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 14, 2016. The Marines and their family members celebrated the holiday season by building gingerbread houses, decorating stockings and designing Christmas ornaments while enjoying a holiday meal in camaraderie. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alvin Pujols
I MHG celebrates the Holiday Season
U.S. Marines and their family members decorate sock puppets during the I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group Holiday Party at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 14, 2016. The Marines and their family members celebrated the holiday season by building gingerbread houses, decorating stockings and designing Christmas ornaments while enjoying a holiday meal in camaraderie. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alvin Pujols
Staff Sgt. Cromwell Downs, vehicle maintenance chief, 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, explains the capabilities of the assault amphibious vehicle to Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency scientists on Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 5. 2016. DARPA assists the Marine Corps in improving technology and medicine to overcome challenges on future battlefields.
Defense Advance Research Project Agency
Staff Sgt. Cromwell Downs, vehicle maintenance chief, 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, explains the capabilities of the assault amphibious vehicle to Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency scientists on Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 5. 2016. DARPA assists the Marine Corps in improving technology and medicine to overcome challenges on future battlefields.
Marines and Sailors with I Marine Expeditionary Force conduct a motivational run at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 10, 2016. The motivational run was done in celebration of the 241st birthday of the United States Marine Corps. On Nov. 1, 1921, General John A. Lejeune, 13th Commandant of the Marine Corps, directed that Marines throughout the globe would celebrate their traditions on the Marine Corps Birthday, Nov. 10.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
I MHG 241st Birthday Moto Run
Marines and Sailors with I Marine Expeditionary Force conduct a motivational run at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 10, 2016. The motivational run was done in celebration of the 241st birthday of the United States Marine Corps. On Nov. 1, 1921, General John A. Lejeune, 13th Commandant of the Marine Corps, directed that Marines throughout the globe would celebrate their traditions on the Marine Corps Birthday, Nov. 10. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
Marines and Sailors with I Marine Expeditionary Force prepare for a motivational run at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 10, 2016. The motivational run was done in celebration of the 241st birthday of the United States Marine Corps. On Nov. 1, 1921, General John A. Lejeune, 13th Commandant of the Marine Corps, directed that Marines throughout the globe would celebrate their traditions on the Marine Corps Birthday, Nov. 10.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
I MHG 241st Birthday Moto Run
Marines and Sailors with I Marine Expeditionary Force prepare for a motivational run at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 10, 2016. The motivational run was done in celebration of the 241st birthday of the United States Marine Corps. On Nov. 1, 1921, General John A. Lejeune, 13th Commandant of the Marine Corps, directed that Marines throughout the globe would celebrate their traditions on the Marine Corps Birthday, Nov. 10. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
Col. Roberta Shea, commanding officer, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, and Sgt. Maj. David Wilson, sergeant major, I MHG, lead Marines in a motivational run at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 10, 2016. The run was done in celebration of the 241st birthday of the United States Marine Corps. The run is a tradition that is conducted every year prior to the I MEF and I MHG Birthday Ball held later in the evening. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
I MHG 241st Birthday Moto Run
Col. Roberta Shea, commanding officer, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, and Sgt. Maj. David Wilson, sergeant major, I MHG, lead Marines in a motivational run at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 10, 2016. The run was done in celebration of the 241st birthday of the United States Marine Corps. The run is a tradition that is conducted every year prior to the I MEF and I MHG Birthday Ball held later in the evening. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
Marines and Sailors with I Marine Expeditionary Force conduct a motivational run at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 10, 2016. The motivational run was done in celebration of the 241st birthday of the United States Marine Corps. On Nov. 1, 1921, General John A. Lejeune, 13th Commandant of the Marine Corps, directed that Marines throughout the globe would celebrate their traditions on the Marine Corps Birthday, Nov. 10.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
I MHG 241st Birthday Moto Run
Marines and Sailors with I Marine Expeditionary Force conduct a motivational run at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 10, 2016. The motivational run was done in celebration of the 241st birthday of the United States Marine Corps. On Nov. 1, 1921, General John A. Lejeune, 13th Commandant of the Marine Corps, directed that Marines throughout the globe would celebrate their traditions on the Marine Corps Birthday, Nov. 10. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
Col. Roberta Shea, commanding officer, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, and Sgt. Maj. David Wilson, sergeant major, I MHG, address Marines and Sailors after a motivational run at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 10, 2016. The motivational run was done in celebration of the 241st birthday of the United States Marine Corps. On Nov. 1, 1921, General John A. Lejeune, 13th Commandant of the Marine Corps, directed that Marines throughout the globe would celebrate their traditions on the Marine Corps Birthday, Nov. 10.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
I MHG 241st Birthday Moto Run
Col. Roberta Shea, commanding officer, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, and Sgt. Maj. David Wilson, sergeant major, I MHG, address Marines and Sailors after a motivational run at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 10, 2016. The motivational run was done in celebration of the 241st birthday of the United States Marine Corps. On Nov. 1, 1921, General John A. Lejeune, 13th Commandant of the Marine Corps, directed that Marines throughout the globe would celebrate their traditions on the Marine Corps Birthday, Nov. 10. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
Marines and Sailors with I Marine Expeditionary Force warm up for a motivational run at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 10, 2016. The motivational run was done in celebration of the 241st birthday of the United States Marine Corps. On Nov. 1, 1921, General John A. Lejeune, 13th Commandant of the Marine Corps, directed that Marines throughout the globe would celebrate their traditions on the Marine Corps Birthday, Nov. 10.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
I MHG 241st Birthday Moto Run
Marines and Sailors with I Marine Expeditionary Force warm up for a motivational run at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 10, 2016. The motivational run was done in celebration of the 241st birthday of the United States Marine Corps. On Nov. 1, 1921, General John A. Lejeune, 13th Commandant of the Marine Corps, directed that Marines throughout the globe would celebrate their traditions on the Marine Corps Birthday, Nov. 10. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
Marines and military working dogs with I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group prepare for a motivational run at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 10, 2016. The run was done in celebration of the 241st birthday of the United States Marine Corps. On Nov. 1, 1921, General John A. Lejeune, 13th Commandant of the Marine Corps, directed that Marines throughout the globe would celebrate their traditions on the Marine Corps Birthday, Nov. 10.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
I MHG 241st Birthday Moto Run
Marines and military working dogs with I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group prepare for a motivational run at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 10, 2016. The run was done in celebration of the 241st birthday of the United States Marine Corps. On Nov. 1, 1921, General John A. Lejeune, 13th Commandant of the Marine Corps, directed that Marines throughout the globe would celebrate their traditions on the Marine Corps Birthday, Nov. 10. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
Marines with the I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group bear their unit’s standards after a motivational run at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 10, 2016. The run was done in celebration of the 241st birthday of the United States Marine Corps. On Nov. 1, 1921, General John A. Lejeune, 13th Commandant of the Marine Corps, directed that Marines throughout the globe would celebrate their traditions on the Marine Corps Birthday, Nov. 10.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
I MHG 241st Birthday Moto Run
Marines with the I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group bear their unit’s standards after a motivational run at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 10, 2016. The run was done in celebration of the 241st birthday of the United States Marine Corps. On Nov. 1, 1921, General John A. Lejeune, 13th Commandant of the Marine Corps, directed that Marines throughout the globe would celebrate their traditions on the Marine Corps Birthday, Nov. 10. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
Navy Lieutenant Kayla Tawoda (center), an air-naval gunfire liaison officer with I Marine Expeditionary Force command element, is awarded first place in the 2016 International Natural Bodybuilding Association Team USA Professional-Amateur competition. Bodybuilding is a disciplined and regimented process of physical conditioning that requires an extreme level of dedication. Tawoda said, “My military core values translated really well into bodybuilding. There’s so much discipline and willpower involved.” (Courtesy Photo)
Bodybuilding: shaping a competitive spirit
Navy Lieutenant Kayla Tawoda (center), an air-naval gunfire liaison officer with I Marine Expeditionary Force command element, is awarded first place in the 2016 International Natural Bodybuilding Association Team USA Professional-Amateur competition. Bodybuilding is a disciplined and regimented process of physical conditioning that requires an extreme level of dedication. Tawoda said, “My military core values translated really well into bodybuilding. There’s so much discipline and willpower involved.” (Courtesy Photo)
Navy Lieutenant Kayla Tawoda (center), an air-naval gunfire liaison officer with I Marine Expeditionary Force command element, is awarded first place in the 2016 International Natural Bodybuilding Association Team USA Professional-Amateur competition. Bodybuilding is a disciplined and regimented 

process of physical conditioning that requires an extreme level of dedication. Tawoda said, “My military core values translated really well into bodybuilding. There’s so much discipline and willpower involved.” (Courtesy Photo)
Bodybuilding: shaping a competitive spirit
Navy Lieutenant Kayla Tawoda (center), an air-naval gunfire liaison officer with I Marine Expeditionary Force command element, is awarded first place in the 2016 International Natural Bodybuilding Association Team USA Professional-Amateur competition. Bodybuilding is a disciplined and regimented process of physical conditioning that requires an extreme level of dedication. Tawoda said, “My military core values translated really well into bodybuilding. There’s so much discipline and willpower involved.” (Courtesy Photo)
Graduates of the first Force Fitness Instructor Course pose at their graduation at the Force Fitness Readiness Center on Marine Corps Base Quantico, Vir, Nov. 4, 2016. The graduates will now return to their respective units and apply all that they’ve learned over the five-week course. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jacky A. Fang/RELEASED)
Force Fitness Instructors ready to hit the ground running
Graduates of the first Force Fitness Instructor Course pose at their graduation at the Force Fitness Readiness Center on Marine Corps Base Quantico, Vir, Nov. 4, 2016. The graduates will now return to their respective units and apply all that they’ve learned over the five-week course. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jacky A. Fang/RELEASED)
Major Gen. James W. Lukeman, the commanding general of the Marine Corps Training and Education Command, addresses the audience of the first Force Fitness Instructor Course aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Nov. 4, 2016. The graduates will now return to their respective units and apply all that they’ve learned over the five-week course. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jacky A. Fang/RELEASED)
Force Fitness Instructors ready to hit the ground running
Major Gen. James W. Lukeman, the commanding general of the Marine Corps Training and Education Command, addresses the audience of the first Force Fitness Instructor Course aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Nov. 4, 2016. The graduates will now return to their respective units and apply all that they’ve learned over the five-week course. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jacky A. Fang/RELEASED)
Master Sgt. Scott Dunn, public affairs chief, I Marine Expeditionary Force and his son help celebrate “Trunk or Treat,” at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 28, 2016. The event was hosted by I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, and included trick or treating, games, a costume contest, and a free movie showing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
I MEF Headquarters Group Trunk or Treat
Master Sgt. Scott Dunn, public affairs chief, I Marine Expeditionary Force and his son help celebrate “Trunk or Treat,” at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 28, 2016. The event was hosted by I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, and included trick or treating, games, a costume contest, and a free movie showing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
Sgt. Maj. David Wilson, sergeant major, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, strikes a pose with his dog, Limo, for “Trunk or Treat,” at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 28, 2016. The event included trick or treating, games, a costume contest, and a free movie showing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
I MEF Headquarters Group Trunk or Treat
Sgt. Maj. David Wilson, sergeant major, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, strikes a pose with his dog, Limo, for “Trunk or Treat,” at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 28, 2016. The event included trick or treating, games, a costume contest, and a free movie showing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
Capt. Brian Moeller, commanding officer, Headquarters Company, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, donned the stars and stripes during “Trunk or Treat” at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 28, 2016. The event included trick or treating, games, a costume contest, and a free movie showing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
I MEF Headquarters Group Trunk or Treat
Capt. Brian Moeller, commanding officer, Headquarters Company, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, donned the stars and stripes during “Trunk or Treat” at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 28, 2016. The event included trick or treating, games, a costume contest, and a free movie showing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
Families participate in “Trunk or Treat” at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 28, 2016. The event was hosted by I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, and included trick or treating, games, a costume contest, and a free movie showing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
I MEF Headquarters Group Trunk or Treat
Families participate in “Trunk or Treat” at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 28, 2016. The event was hosted by I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, and included trick or treating, games, a costume contest, and a free movie showing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
The force was with Col. Roberta Shea, commanding officer, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group and her pooches as she and other Marines celebrated “Trunk or Treat” at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 28, 2016. The event included trick or treating, games, a costume contest, and a free movie showing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
I MEF Headquarters Group Trunk or Treat
The force was with Col. Roberta Shea, commanding officer, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group and her pooches as she and other Marines celebrated “Trunk or Treat” at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 28, 2016. The event included trick or treating, games, a costume contest, and a free movie showing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
1st Lt. Malia Haselton, executive officer, Headquarters Company, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, and Master Sgt. Jason Black, operations chief, I MHG, prepare food during “Trunk or Treat,” at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 28, 2016. The event included trick or treating, games, a costume contest, and a free movie showing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
I MEF Headquarters Group Trunk or Treat
1st Lt. Malia Haselton, executive officer, Headquarters Company, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, and Master Sgt. Jason Black, operations chief, I MHG, prepare food during “Trunk or Treat,” at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 28, 2016. The event included trick or treating, games, a costume contest, and a free movie showing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
Marines and their families participate in “Trunk or Treat” at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 28, 2016. The event was hosted by I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, and included trick or treating, games, a costume contest, and a free movie showing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
I MEF Headquarters Group Trunk or Treat
Marines and their families participate in “Trunk or Treat” at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 28, 2016. The event was hosted by I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, and included trick or treating, games, a costume contest, and a free movie showing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Robert Bliss)
Tahiti – U.S. Marine Cpl. Woodrow Jackson, a military police Marine with Law Enforcement Detachment, Task Forces Koa Moana 16-4, provides security with French forces during urban operations training in Taravao, Tahiti, Sept. 23, 2016. American and French forces worked together to build partnership and learn from each other’s tactics. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Quavaungh Pointer)
Koa Moana: Marines and French forces conduct MOUT
Tahiti – U.S. Marine Cpl. Woodrow Jackson, a military police Marine with Law Enforcement Detachment, Task Forces Koa Moana 16-4, provides security with French forces during urban operations training in Taravao, Tahiti, Sept. 23, 2016. American and French forces worked together to build partnership and learn from each other’s tactics. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Quavaungh Pointer)
TARAVAO, Tahiti – U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Cory Walters, a combat engineer with Combat Engineer Platoon, Task Forces Koa Moana 16-4, prepares to enter a room with French forces during urban operations training in Taravao, Tahiti, Sept. 23, 2016. American and French forces worked together to build partnership and learn from each other’s tactics. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Quavaungh Pointer)
Koa Moana: Marines and French forces conduct MOUT
TARAVAO, Tahiti – U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Cory Walters, a combat engineer with Combat Engineer Platoon, Task Forces Koa Moana 16-4, prepares to enter a room with French forces during urban operations training in Taravao, Tahiti, Sept. 23, 2016. American and French forces worked together to build partnership and learn from each other’s tactics. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Quavaungh Pointer)
Tahiti – U.S. Marine Cpl. Ryan Kalata, an embark chief with Headquarters Company, Task Forces Koa Moana 16-4, works with French forces during urban operations training in Taravao, Tahiti, Sept. 23, 2016. American and French forces worked together to build partnership and learn from each other’s tactics. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Quavaungh Pointer)
Koa Moana: Marines and French forces conduct MOUT
Tahiti – U.S. Marine Cpl. Ryan Kalata, an embark chief with Headquarters Company, Task Forces Koa Moana 16-4, works with French forces during urban operations training in Taravao, Tahiti, Sept. 23, 2016. American and French forces worked together to build partnership and learn from each other’s tactics. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Quavaungh Pointer)
TARAVAO, Tahiti – U.S. Marine Cpl. Woodrow Jackson, a military police Marine with Law Enforcement Detachment, Task Forces Koa Moana 16-4, enters a room with French forces during urban operations training in Taravao, Tahiti, Sept. 23, 2016. American and French forces worked together to build partnership and learn from each other’s tactics. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Quavaungh Pointer)
Koa Moana: Marines and French forces conduct MOUT
TARAVAO, Tahiti – U.S. Marine Cpl. Woodrow Jackson, a military police Marine with Law Enforcement Detachment, Task Forces Koa Moana 16-4, enters a room with French forces during urban operations training in Taravao, Tahiti, Sept. 23, 2016. American and French forces worked together to build partnership and learn from each other’s tactics. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Quavaungh Pointer)
Citizens of Los Angeles and surrounding communities learn about Marine Corps equipment and capabilities during an exhibition of static displays at L.A. Fleet Week in San Pedro, Calif., Sept. 4, 2016. L.A. Fleet Week is an event designed to showcase the capabilities of the Navy-Marine Corps team to L.A. residents, and an opportunity for members of the sea services to meet and thank the community for its support. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rick Hurtado)
Community Meets Marines, Learn About Capabilities During L.A. Fleet Week
Citizens of Los Angeles and surrounding communities learn about Marine Corps equipment and capabilities during an exhibition of static displays at L.A. Fleet Week in San Pedro, Calif., Sept. 4, 2016. L.A. Fleet Week is an event designed to showcase the capabilities of the Navy-Marine Corps team to L.A. residents, and an opportunity for members of the sea services to meet and thank the community for its support. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rick Hurtado)
U.S. Marine Cpl. Jacob Kikta, machine gunner with Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, teaches children about the MK-19 Grenade Launcher, during a static display demonstration at Los Angeles Fleet Week in San Pedro, Calif., Sept. 4, 2016. L.A. Fleet Week is an event designed to showcase the capabilities of the Navy-Marine Corps team to L.A. residents, and an opportunity for members of the sea services to meet and thank the community for its support. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rick Hurtado)
Community Meets Marines, Learn About Capabilities During L.A. Fleet Week
U.S. Marine Cpl. Jacob Kikta, machine gunner with Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, teaches children about the MK-19 Grenade Launcher, during a static display demonstration at Los Angeles Fleet Week in San Pedro, Calif., Sept. 4, 2016. L.A. Fleet Week is an event designed to showcase the capabilities of the Navy-Marine Corps team to L.A. residents, and an opportunity for members of the sea services to meet and thank the community for its support. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rick Hurtado)
U.S. Marine Gunnery Sgt. Nathan Hanley, squadron gunnery sergeant for Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 369, meets and greets members of the Los Angeles community and surrounding areas during a static display demonstration at Los Angeles Fleet Week in San Pedro, Calif., Sept. 4, 2016. L.A. Fleet Week is an event designed to showcase the capabilities of the Navy-Marine Corps team to L.A. residents, and an opportunity for members of the sea services to meet and thank the community for its support. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rick Hurtado)
Community Meets Marines, Learn About Capabilities During L.A. Fleet Week
U.S. Marine Gunnery Sgt. Nathan Hanley, squadron gunnery sergeant for Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 369, meets and greets members of the Los Angeles community and surrounding areas during a static display demonstration at Los Angeles Fleet Week in San Pedro, Calif., Sept. 4, 2016. L.A. Fleet Week is an event designed to showcase the capabilities of the Navy-Marine Corps team to L.A. residents, and an opportunity for members of the sea services to meet and thank the community for its support. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rick Hurtado)
U.S. Marine Cpl. Cory Mersino, a rifleman with Scout Sniper Platoon, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, teaches children about his ghillie suit, during a demonstration as part of Los Angeles Fleet Week in San Pedro, Calif., Sept. 4, 2016. L.A. Fleet Week is an event designed to showcase the capabilities of the Navy-Marine Corps team to L.A. residents, and an opportunity for members of the sea services to meet and thank the community for its support. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rick Hurtado)
Community Meets Marines, Learn About Capabilities During L.A. Fleet Week
U.S. Marine Cpl. Cory Mersino, a rifleman with Scout Sniper Platoon, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, teaches children about his ghillie suit, during a demonstration as part of Los Angeles Fleet Week in San Pedro, Calif., Sept. 4, 2016. L.A. Fleet Week is an event designed to showcase the capabilities of the Navy-Marine Corps team to L.A. residents, and an opportunity for members of the sea services to meet and thank the community for its support. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rick Hurtado)
U.S. Marine Sgt. Craig Matz, an explosive ordnance disposal technician with 1st EOD Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, shows a Los Angeles boy how to operate an iRobot 510 Packbot during a demonstration as part of Los Angeles Fleet Week in San Pedro, Calif., Sept. 4, 2016. L.A. Fleet Week is an event designed to showcase the capabilities of the Navy-Marine Corps team to L.A. residents, and an opportunity for members of the sea services to meet and thank the community for its support. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rick Hurtado)
Community Meets Marines, Learn About Capabilities During L.A. Fleet Week
U.S. Marine Sgt. Craig Matz, an explosive ordnance disposal technician with 1st EOD Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, shows a Los Angeles boy how to operate an iRobot 510 Packbot during a demonstration as part of Los Angeles Fleet Week in San Pedro, Calif., Sept. 4, 2016. L.A. Fleet Week is an event designed to showcase the capabilities of the Navy-Marine Corps team to L.A. residents, and an opportunity for members of the sea services to meet and thank the community for its support. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rick Hurtado)
U.S. Navy Interior Communications Electrician  2nd Class Dominique Ferbos, with USS America (LHA 6), works in a garden during a volunteer event for the United States Veterans Initiative, a nonprofit organization that helps homeless veterans, Sept. 2, 2016, in Long Beach, Calif.  Marines, Sailors and Coast Guardsmen, visited the facility where hundreds of homeless veterans live and receive assistance and care. The visit was one of many community service projects that took place during the first Los Angeles Fleet Week. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rick Hurtado)
Sea Service Members Roll Up Sleeves to Help Vets
U.S. Navy Interior Communications Electrician 2nd Class Dominique Ferbos, with USS America (LHA 6), works in a garden during a volunteer event for the United States Veterans Initiative, a nonprofit organization that helps homeless veterans, Sept. 2, 2016, in Long Beach, Calif. Marines, Sailors and Coast Guardsmen, visited the facility where hundreds of homeless veterans live and receive assistance and care. The visit was one of many community service projects that took place during the first Los Angeles Fleet Week. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rick Hurtado)
Sailors with USS America (LHA 6) work in a garden during a volunteer event for the United States Veterans Initiative, a nonprofit organization that assists homeless veterans, Sept. 2, 2016, in Long Beach, Calif. Marines, Sailors and Coast Guardsmen, visited the facility where hundreds of homeless veterans live and receive assistance and care. The visit was one of many community service projects that took place during the first Los Angeles Fleet Week. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rick Hurtado)
Sea Service Members Roll Up Sleeves to Help Vets
Sailors with USS America (LHA 6) work in a garden during a volunteer event for the United States Veterans Initiative, a nonprofit organization that assists homeless veterans, Sept. 2, 2016, in Long Beach, Calif. Marines, Sailors and Coast Guardsmen, visited the facility where hundreds of homeless veterans live and receive assistance and care. The visit was one of many community service projects that took place during the first Los Angeles Fleet Week. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rick Hurtado)
Lance Cpl. Jason Reed, an administration specialist with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 369, helps clean living facilities at the United States Veterans Initiative, a nonprofit organization that helps homeless veterans, Sept. 2, 2016, in Long Beach, Calif. Marines, Sailors and Coast Guardsmen, visited the facility where hundreds of homeless veterans live and receive assistance and care. The visit was one of many community service projects that took place during the first Los Angeles Fleet Week. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rick Hurtado)
Sea Service Members Roll Up Sleeves to Help Vets
Lance Cpl. Jason Reed, an administration specialist with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 369, helps clean living facilities at the United States Veterans Initiative, a nonprofit organization that helps homeless veterans, Sept. 2, 2016, in Long Beach, Calif. Marines, Sailors and Coast Guardsmen, visited the facility where hundreds of homeless veterans live and receive assistance and care. The visit was one of many community service projects that took place during the first Los Angeles Fleet Week. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rick Hurtado)
A Marine with Battery I, 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, attached to 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division prepares to fire the M777A2 Howitzer during Large Scale Exercise 2016 at Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 16, 2016. LSE-16 simulates the planning, deployment and combat operations of a cohesive, combat-ready team consisting of more than 50,000 military members with I Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pvt. Robert Bliss)
Going down range with artillery
A Marine with Battery I, 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, attached to 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division prepares to fire the M777A2 Howitzer during Large Scale Exercise 2016 at Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 16, 2016. LSE-16 simulates the planning, deployment and combat operations of a cohesive, combat-ready team consisting of more than 50,000 military members with I Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pvt. Robert Bliss)
Marines with Battery I, 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment attached to 1st Battalion Regiment, 11th Marine Division pose in front of a M777A2 Howitzer during Large Scale Exercise 2016 at Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 16, 2016. LSE-16 simulates the planning, deployment and combat operations of a cohesive, combat-ready team consisting of more than 50,000 military members with I Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Abbey Perria)
Going down range with artillery
Marines with Battery I, 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment attached to 1st Battalion Regiment, 11th Marine Division pose in front of a M777A2 Howitzer during Large Scale Exercise 2016 at Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 16, 2016. LSE-16 simulates the planning, deployment and combat operations of a cohesive, combat-ready team consisting of more than 50,000 military members with I Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Abbey Perria)
Marines with Battery I, 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment attached to 1st Battalion Regiment, 11th Marine Division prepare to fire a M777A2 Howitzer during Large Scale Exercise 2016 at Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 16, 2016. LSE-16 simulates the planning, deployment and combat operations of a cohesive, combat-ready team consisting of more than 50,000 military members with I Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Abbey Perria)
Going down range with artillery
Marines with Battery I, 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment attached to 1st Battalion Regiment, 11th Marine Division prepare to fire a M777A2 Howitzer during Large Scale Exercise 2016 at Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 16, 2016. LSE-16 simulates the planning, deployment and combat operations of a cohesive, combat-ready team consisting of more than 50,000 military members with I Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Abbey Perria)
Cpl. Tyler Rafter, a field artillery cannoneer, with Battery I, 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment attached to 1st Battalion Regiment, 11th Marine Division, reports orders to Marines operating a M777A2 Howitzer during Large Scale Exercise 2016 at Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 16, 2016. LSE-16 simulates the planning, deployment and combat operations of a cohesive, combat-ready team consisting of more than 50,000 military members with I Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Abbey Perria)
Going down range with artillery
Cpl. Tyler Rafter, a field artillery cannoneer, with Battery I, 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment attached to 1st Battalion Regiment, 11th Marine Division, reports orders to Marines operating a M777A2 Howitzer during Large Scale Exercise 2016 at Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 16, 2016. LSE-16 simulates the planning, deployment and combat operations of a cohesive, combat-ready team consisting of more than 50,000 military members with I Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Abbey Perria)
Marines with Battery I, 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment attached to 1st Battalion Regiment, 11th Marine Division load amunition into a M777A2 Howitzer during Large Scale Exercise 2016 at Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 16, 2016. LSE-16 simulates the planning, deployment and combat operations of a cohesive, combat-ready team consisting of more than 50,000 military members with I Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Abbey Perria)
Going down range with artillery
Marines with Battery I, 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment attached to 1st Battalion Regiment, 11th Marine Division load amunition into a M777A2 Howitzer during Large Scale Exercise 2016 at Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 16, 2016. LSE-16 simulates the planning, deployment and combat operations of a cohesive, combat-ready team consisting of more than 50,000 military members with I Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Abbey Perria)
Marines with Battery I, 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment attached to 1st Battalion Regiment, 11th Marine Division set up a M777A2 Howitzer during Large Scale Exercise 2016 at Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 16, 2016. LSE-16 simulates the planning, deployment and combat operations of a cohesive, combat-ready team consisting of more than 50,000 military members with I Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Abbey Perria)
Going down range with artillery
Marines with Battery I, 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment attached to 1st Battalion Regiment, 11th Marine Division set up a M777A2 Howitzer during Large Scale Exercise 2016 at Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 16, 2016. LSE-16 simulates the planning, deployment and combat operations of a cohesive, combat-ready team consisting of more than 50,000 military members with I Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Abbey Perria)
Mission

I Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) Headquarters Group (I MHG) provides administrative, training, and logistical support while in CONUS and forward deployed to the I MEF and I MEB Command Elements. Additionally, function as Higher Headquarters for the four Major Subordinate Elements in order to allow I MEF CE to execute warfighting functions in support of service and COCOM initiatives as required.

Plan and direct, collect process, produce and disseminate intelligence, and provide, counterintelligence support to the MEF Command Element, MEF major subordinate commands, subordinate Marine Air Group Task Force(MAGTF), and other commands as directed

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