I MEF Headquarters Group

 

I MEF Headquarters Group

A squad leader with Company C, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, signals to his Marines giving them a one minute warning before assaulting an enemy position. 1/3 Marines conducted a company level live fire assault during an Integrated Training Exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 29.
1/3 Conquers Range 400
A squad leader with Company C, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, signals to his Marines giving them a one minute warning before assaulting an enemy position. 1/3 Marines conducted a company level live fire assault during an Integrated Training Exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 29.
A combat engineer with Company C, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, calls out for other Marines to take cover from grazing enemy machine gun fire just above their position. 1/3 Marines conducted a company level live fire assault during an Integrated Training Exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 29.
1/3 Conquers Range 400
A combat engineer with Company C, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, calls out for other Marines to take cover from grazing enemy machine gun fire just above their position. 1/3 Marines conducted a company level live fire assault during an Integrated Training Exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 29.
Machine gunners with Company C, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, sprint to a hilltop to establish a support by fire position in order to provide suppressing fires for several platoons of riflemen. 1/3 Marines conducted a company level live fire assault during an Integrated Training Exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 29.
1/3 Conquers Range 400
Machine gunners with Company C, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, sprint to a hilltop to establish a support by fire position in order to provide suppressing fires for several platoons of riflemen. 1/3 Marines conducted a company level live fire assault during an Integrated Training Exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 29.
Combat engineers and assault men with Company C, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, assemble in preparation for an obstacle breach and hold several M1A2 Bangalore breaching charges. 1/3 Marines conducted a company level live fire assault during an Integrated Training Exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 29.
1/3 Conquers Range 400
Combat engineers and assault men with Company C, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, assemble in preparation for an obstacle breach and hold several M1A2 Bangalore breaching charges. 1/3 Marines conducted a company level live fire assault during an Integrated Training Exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 29.
Marines with 1st Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, prepare to  debark a CH-53 Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 366 during a ground air integrated training mission aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 26.  During the mission, Marines landed on the outskirts of a small town and cordoned off all points of entry before securing three targeting buildings and capturing several weapons caches.
Lava Dogs go wheels up
Marines with 1st Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, prepare to debark a CH-53 Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 366 during a ground air integrated training mission aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 26. During the mission, Marines landed on the outskirts of a small town and cordoned off all points of entry before securing three targeting buildings and capturing several weapons caches.
1st Lt. Alan Blackburn, the platoon commander for 1st Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion 3rd Marine Regiment, annotates information from a biometric scanner after capturing enemy role players during a ground air integrated training mission aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 26.  During the mission, Marines landed on the outskirts of a small town and cordoned off all points of entry before securing three targeting buildings and capturing several weapons caches.
Lava Dogs go wheels up
1st Lt. Alan Blackburn, the platoon commander for 1st Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion 3rd Marine Regiment, annotates information from a biometric scanner after capturing enemy role players during a ground air integrated training mission aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 26. During the mission, Marines landed on the outskirts of a small town and cordoned off all points of entry before securing three targeting buildings and capturing several weapons caches.
Marines with 1st Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, detain and identify enemy role players using a biometric scanner during a ground air integrated training mission aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 26.  During the mission, Marines landed on the outskirts of a small town and cordoned off all points of entry before securing three targeting buildings and capturing several weapons caches.
Lava Dogs go wheels up
Marines with 1st Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, detain and identify enemy role players using a biometric scanner during a ground air integrated training mission aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 26. During the mission, Marines landed on the outskirts of a small town and cordoned off all points of entry before securing three targeting buildings and capturing several weapons caches.
Lance Cpl. James Anderson, a rifleman, and Pfc. Jesus Reyes, a mortar man, both attached to 1st Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, detain and search a role player posing as an enemy aggressor during a ground air integrated training mission aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 26.  During the mission, Marines landed on the outskirts of a small town and cordoned off all points of entry before securing three targeting buildings and capturing several weapons caches.
Lava Dogs go wheels up
Lance Cpl. James Anderson, a rifleman, and Pfc. Jesus Reyes, a mortar man, both attached to 1st Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, detain and search a role player posing as an enemy aggressor during a ground air integrated training mission aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 26. During the mission, Marines landed on the outskirts of a small town and cordoned off all points of entry before securing three targeting buildings and capturing several weapons caches.
Pfc. Jesus Reyes, a mortar man with 1st Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, detains a role player posing as an enemy aggressor during a Ground Air Integrated Training exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 26. During the exercise, Marines landed on the outskirts of a small town and cordoned off all points of entry before securing three targeting buildings and capturing several weapons caches.
Lava Dogs go wheels up
Pfc. Jesus Reyes, a mortar man with 1st Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, detains a role player posing as an enemy aggressor during a Ground Air Integrated Training exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 26. During the exercise, Marines landed on the outskirts of a small town and cordoned off all points of entry before securing three targeting buildings and capturing several weapons caches.
Lance Cpl. Michael Anderson, a rifleman with Company B, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, conducts a biometric scan on a possible high value target role player during ground air integration training aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Calif., July 26. The training allowed the Marines to employ the technology in a realistic scenario in order to become more familiar with the devices.
Lava Dogs go wheels up
Lance Cpl. Michael Anderson, a rifleman with Company B, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, conducts a biometric scan on a possible high value target role player during ground air integration training aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Calif., July 26. The training allowed the Marines to employ the technology in a realistic scenario in order to become more familiar with the devices.
Pfc. Caleb Crabtree, a rifleman with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, posts security while participating in ground air integration training aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Calif., July 26. The training allowed the Marines to perform a cordon of the area and searches for weapons and high value targets.
Lava Dogs go wheels up
Pfc. Caleb Crabtree, a rifleman with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, posts security while participating in ground air integration training aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Calif., July 26. The training allowed the Marines to perform a cordon of the area and searches for weapons and high value targets.
A CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 366 takes off with Marines from 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, to conduct ground air integration training aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Calif., July 26. The infantry Marines were inserted on the outskirts of an urban environment where they conducted searches and seizures.
Lava Dogs go wheels up
A CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 366 takes off with Marines from 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, to conduct ground air integration training aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Calif., July 26. The infantry Marines were inserted on the outskirts of an urban environment where they conducted searches and seizures.
Petty Officer 3rd Class Steven Martinez, left, a corpsman, and Staff Sgt. Joseph Quintanilla, a platoon sergeant, both with Company B, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, brace as a CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 366 takes off after inserting the company into a landing zone aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 26. The Marines were inserted to conduct ground air integration training.
Lava Dogs go wheels up
Petty Officer 3rd Class Steven Martinez, left, a corpsman, and Staff Sgt. Joseph Quintanilla, a platoon sergeant, both with Company B, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, brace as a CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 366 takes off after inserting the company into a landing zone aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 26. The Marines were inserted to conduct ground air integration training.
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.
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