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Sgt. Maj. Bradley Kasal, sergeant major, I Marine Expeditionary Force, speaks at the West Coast Senior Enlisted Professional Dinner at Valley Center, Calif., Feb. 8, 2018.
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Sgt. Maj. Bradley Kasal, sergeant major, I Marine Expeditionary Force, speaks at the West Coast Senior Enlisted Professional Dinner at Valley Center, Calif., Feb. 8, 2018. The dinner, which hosted enlisted leadership from all over the West Coast, is an engagement that encourages comradery and a reaffirmation of core values amongst Marine Corps and Navy senior enlisted personnel. (U.S Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Robert Bliss)
Master Gunnery Sgt. Douglas Fraser, G-3 operations chief, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Sgt. Maj. Bradley Kasal, Sergeant Major, I MEF, and 1st Sgt. John Miller, first sergeant, Headquarters Company, I MEF Information Group, pose for a photo during the West Coast Senior Enlisted Professional Dinner at Valley Center, Calif., Feb. 8, 2018.
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Master Gunnery Sgt. Douglas Fraser, G-3 operations chief, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Sgt. Maj. Bradley Kasal, Sergeant Major, I MEF, and 1st Sgt. John Miller, first sergeant, Headquarters Company, I MEF Information Group, pose for a photo during the West Coast Senior Enlisted Professional Dinner at Valley Center, Calif., Feb. 8, 2018. The dinner, which hosted enlisted leadership from all over the West Coast, is an engagement that encourages camaraderie and a reaffirmation of core values amongst Marine Corps and Navy senior enlisted personnel. (U.S Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Robert Bliss)
Katelyn Shaver sings for the attendees of the West Coast Senior Enlisted Professional Dinner at Valley Center, Calif., Feb. 8, 2018.
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Katelyn Shaver sings for the attendees of the West Coast Senior Enlisted Professional Dinner at Valley Center, Calif., Feb. 8, 2018. Schaefer, a distinguished guest of Sgt. Maj. Bradley Kasal, sergeant major, I Marine Expeditionary Force, sang two songs, one of which was an original piece she wrote herself specifically for the event. The dinner, which hosted enlisted leadership from all over the West Coast, is an engagement that encourages comradery and a reaffirmation of core values amongst Marine Corps and Navy senior enlisted personnel. (U.S Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Robert Bliss)
1st Sgt. John Miller, first sergeant, Headquarters Company, I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, addresses the attendees of the West Coast Senior Enlisted Professional Dinner at Valley Center, Calif., Feb. 8, 2018.
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1st Sgt. John Miller, first sergeant, Headquarters Company, I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, addresses the attendees of the West Coast Senior Enlisted Professional Dinner at Valley Center, Calif., Feb. 8, 2018. The dinner, which hosted enlisted leadership from all over the West Coast, is an engagement that encourages comradery and a reaffirmation of core values amongst Marine Corps and Navy senior enlisted personnel. (U.S Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Robert Bliss)
In 2017, I MEF Marines and Sailors supported more than 140 community events.
I MEF Marines strengthen community ties
Marines and sailors with I Marine Expeditionary Force salute the flag during the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl National Anthem, Dec. 28, 2017. In 2017, I MEF Marines and Sailors supported more than 140 community events. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cutler Brice)
In 2017, I MEF Marines and Sailors supported more than 140 community events.
I MEF Marines strengthen community ties
Marines with I Marine Expeditionary Force drive light armored vehicles by cheering crowds during the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl Parade, in San Diego, Dec. 28, 2017. In 2017, I MEF Marines and Sailors supported more than 140 community events. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cutler Brice)
In 2017, I MEF Marines and Sailors supported more than 140 community events.
I MEF Marines strengthen community ties
Pfc. Jacob Arbiscogautieri, a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System operator, with I Marine Expeditionary Force, helps children down from the cab of a HIMARS vehicle while it is staged prior to the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl Parade, Dec. 28, 2017. In 2017, I MEF Marines and Sailors supported more than 140 community events. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cutler Brice)
The Honorable Susan M. Gordon, left, speaks with Col. John Walker, Assistant Chief of Staff, G-2 Intelligence, I Marine Expeditionary Force on Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 29, 2018. Gordon is the Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence and visited Camp Pendleton to meet with key I MEF personnel concerning how the intelligence community supports warfighting and tactics in the modern era.
Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence visits Camp Pendleton
The Honorable Susan M. Gordon, left, speaks with Col. John Walker, Assistant Chief of Staff, G-2 Intelligence, I Marine Expeditionary Force on Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 29, 2018. Gordon is the Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence and visited Camp Pendleton to meet with key I MEF personnel concerning how the intelligence community supports warfighting and tactics in the modern era. “The information environment of today is a very different world,” said Gordon, who has worked in the intelligence community for nearly three decades. “We live in a world where there are more pieces than most puzzles require. The data is abundant, unlike 15 years ago.” The speaking engagement was held in front of a full house, which included Marines of varying ranks and backgrounds. Gordon spoke about the intersection of intelligence, policy and hard-won leadership. “The number of challenges [we face] is stunning,” she said. “Our purpose is to provide information to act on those challenges.” This visit comes a week after the Marine Corps released selections for full-time study in the National Intelligence University undergraduate and graduate programs. Two of the five Marines selected, Sgt. Grant Kollinger and Gunnery Sgt. Jeffrey Houston, are from 1st Intelligence Battalion, I MEF Information Group. Through this opportunity, these Marines will be able to apply increased knowledge to their jobs and their units, adding to the proficiency of the intelligence community as a whole.
Marines with Task Force Al-Taqaddum 18.1 Rotation 6 practice marksmanship with AK-47 assault rifles as part of a foreign weapons demonstration at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Jan. 16, 2018.
Task Force Al-Taqaddum Tackles New Weapon
Marines with Task Force Al-Taqaddum 18.1 Rotation 6 practice marksmanship with AK-47 assault rifles as part of a foreign weapons demonstration at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Jan. 16, 2018. The demonstration was done in order to familiarize the Marines with weapons they may encounter while deployed overseas. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Robert Bliss)
Tactics instructors with the I Marine Expeditionary Force Advisor Training Branch closely supervise the use of AK-47 assault rifles as part of a foreign weapons demonstration for Marines with Task Force Al-Taqaddum 18.1 Rotation 6 at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Jan. 16, 2018.
Task Force Al-Taqaddum Tackles New Weapon
Tactics instructors with the I Marine Expeditionary Force Advisor Training Branch closely supervise the use of AK-47 assault rifles as part of a foreign weapons demonstration for Marines with Task Force Al-Taqaddum 18.1 Rotation 6 at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Jan. 16, 2018. The demonstration was done in order to familiarize the Marines with weapons they may encounter while deployed overseas. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Robert Bliss)
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I Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) Information Group (I MIG) 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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