1st Intelligence Battalion

 

1st Intelligence Battalion

Marines and Sailors with I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, bag food with local volunteers at the Fallbrook Food Pantry in Fallbrook, Calif., Aug. 15, 2015. The Fallbrook Food Pantry collects food donations from local businesses and redistributes the food to families going through difficult times. (USMC photo by Pfc. Devan K. Gowans/Released)
I MHG Marines, Sailors volunteer in Fallbrook
Marines and Sailors with I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, bag food with local volunteers at the Fallbrook Food Pantry in Fallbrook, Calif., Aug. 15, 2015. The Fallbrook Food Pantry collects food donations from local businesses and redistributes the food to families going through difficult times. (USMC photo by Pfc. Devan K. Gowans/Released)
Marines with 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, Marine Air Control Group 38, 3rd Marine Air Wing, fire a Stinger missile during a fire exercise, Aug. 10, 2015, aboard National Training Center Fort Irwin, Calif. During the exercise, Marines fired 60 Stinger missiles at remote-controlled airplanes to simulate a realistic encounter. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. April L. Price/Released)
Feel the sting with 3rd LAAD Bn.
Marines with 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, Marine Air Control Group 38, 3rd Marine Air Wing, fire a Stinger missile during a fire exercise, Aug. 10, 2015, aboard National Training Center Fort Irwin, Calif. During the exercise, Marines fired 60 Stinger missiles at remote-controlled airplanes to simulate a realistic encounter. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. April L. Price/Released)
Marines with Company B, 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, escort an M1161 Internally Transportable Vehicle through a simulated combat town during the first phase of a Limited Objective Experiment aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 13, 2015. The experiment is comprised of the integration of ITVs with infantry units to provide the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory with an understanding of how the vehicles will be added to the battalions. The second part of the experiment will take place at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., which will provide the Marines with extensive amounts of terrain to test the vehicles’ capabilities over a 3-week training period. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Rick Hurtado / Released)
Marines Test New Fighting Capabilities
Marines with Company B, 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, escort an M1161 Internally Transportable Vehicle through a simulated combat town during the first phase of a Limited Objective Experiment aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 13, 2015. The experiment is comprised of the integration of ITVs with infantry units to provide the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory with an understanding of how the vehicles will be added to the battalions. The second part of the experiment will take place at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., which will provide the Marines with extensive amounts of terrain to test the vehicles’ capabilities over a 3-week training period. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Rick Hurtado / Released)
Sergeant Maj. Bradley Kasal, left, the sergeant major of I Marine Expeditionary Force, left, Lt. Gen. David H. Berger, center, commanding general of I MEF, and 1st. Lt. Bernardo Reynoso, communication officer with 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, observe Marines with 1/7 as they move into a training area during an Integrated Training Exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 6, 2015.  ITX is conducted to enhance the integration and warfighting capability from all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force. Berger visited units currently training to support Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis Response Central Command 16.1. (U.S Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Rick Hurtado / Released).
I MEF Leaders Connect with their War Fighters
Sergeant Maj. Bradley Kasal, left, the sergeant major of I Marine Expeditionary Force, left, Lt. Gen. David H. Berger, center, commanding general of I MEF, and 1st. Lt. Bernardo Reynoso, communication officer with 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, observe Marines with 1/7 as they move into a training area during an Integrated Training Exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 6, 2015. ITX is conducted to enhance the integration and warfighting capability from all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force. Berger visited units currently training to support Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis Response Central Command 16.1. (U.S Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Rick Hurtado / Released).
Brigadier Gen. David Ottignon, the commanding general of 1st Marine Logistics Group, speaks to Pvt. Anthony Jones, a motor vehicle operator with Combat Logistics Battalion 1, Combat Logistics Regiment 1, while visiting his Marines during Integrated Training Exercise at Forward Operating Base 3 aboard Marine Corps Ground Air Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 5, 2015. Ottignon toured the FOB and spoke with his Marines about morale, training and readiness.
Top leader of 1st MLG engages with his warriors at ITX
Brigadier Gen. David Ottignon, the commanding general of 1st Marine Logistics Group, speaks to Pvt. Anthony Jones, a motor vehicle operator with Combat Logistics Battalion 1, Combat Logistics Regiment 1, while visiting his Marines during Integrated Training Exercise at Forward Operating Base 3 aboard Marine Corps Ground Air Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 5, 2015. Ottignon toured the FOB and spoke with his Marines about morale, training and readiness.
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Christopher Macelveen, squad leader with 1st Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, annotates instructions for his squad aboard a CH-53E Super Stallion, before conducting a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel mission in response to a scenario-based incident during an Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 1, 2015. ITX is conducted to enhance the integration and warfighting capability from all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Clarence A. Leake/Released)
‘Animal’ gone TRAP’n
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Christopher Macelveen, squad leader with 1st Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, annotates instructions for his squad aboard a CH-53E Super Stallion, before conducting a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel mission in response to a scenario-based incident during an Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 1, 2015. ITX is conducted to enhance the integration and warfighting capability from all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Clarence A. Leake/Released)
Marines with Battery B, 1st Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, participate in a fire support coordination exercise with ground combat element units aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California, July 29, 2015. The training event took place during an Integrated Training Exercise, which is conducted to enhance the integration and warfighting capability from all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force. 1/10 Marines provided fire support through artillery assets while enhancing communication efforts within the battery. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Rick Hurtado / Released)
'Nightmare' Puts Thunder in the Sky
Marines with Battery B, 1st Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, participate in a fire support coordination exercise with ground combat element units aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California, July 29, 2015. The training event took place during an Integrated Training Exercise, which is conducted to enhance the integration and warfighting capability from all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force. 1/10 Marines provided fire support through artillery assets while enhancing communication efforts within the battery. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Rick Hurtado / Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kyle Jones with Battery C, 1st Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, fires the M777 155mm howitzer as part of reinforcing ground combat element units in fire support coordination drills during an Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 27, 2015. ITX is conducted to enhance the integration and warfighting capability from all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Clarence A. Leake/Released)
Voodoo Gun 2 Makes it rain in the desert
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kyle Jones with Battery C, 1st Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, fires the M777 155mm howitzer as part of reinforcing ground combat element units in fire support coordination drills during an Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 27, 2015. ITX is conducted to enhance the integration and warfighting capability from all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Clarence A. Leake/Released)
Jerome Joseph, the tactical safety officer for 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, picks up debris off the side of the road to ensure Marines stay safe while conducting training aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 1. As the tactical safety officer, Joseph works tirelessly to ensure the Marines are mindful of safety at all times.
Veteran ensures 1/3 stays safe
Jerome Joseph, the tactical safety officer for 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, picks up debris off the side of the road to ensure Marines stay safe while conducting training aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 1. As the tactical safety officer, Joseph works tirelessly to ensure the Marines are mindful of safety at all times.
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Christopher Macelveen, squad leader with 1st Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, annotates instructions for his squad aboard a CH-53E Super Stallion, before conducting a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel mission in response to a scenario-based incident during an Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 1, 2015. ITX is conducted to enhance the integration and warfighting capability from all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Clarence A. Leake/Released)
‘Animal’ gone TRAP’n
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Christopher Macelveen, squad leader with 1st Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, annotates instructions for his squad aboard a CH-53E Super Stallion, before conducting a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel mission in response to a scenario-based incident during an Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 1, 2015. ITX is conducted to enhance the integration and warfighting capability from all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Clarence A. Leake/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kyle Jones with Battery C, 1st Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, fires the M777 155mm howitzer as part of reinforcing ground combat element units in fire support coordination drills during an Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 27, 2015. ITX is conducted to enhance the integration and warfighting capability from all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Clarence A. Leake/Released)
Voodoo Gun 2 Makes it rain in the desert
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kyle Jones with Battery C, 1st Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, fires the M777 155mm howitzer as part of reinforcing ground combat element units in fire support coordination drills during an Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 27, 2015. ITX is conducted to enhance the integration and warfighting capability from all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Clarence A. Leake/Released)
Army Sgt. Maj. Maureen Simpkins, the operations sergeant major for 4th Joint Communications Squadron, Joint Communications Support Element (Airborne), U.S. Army Reserves, and Master Gunnery Sgt. Paul Olson with 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Force Headquarters Group, Marine Corps Forces Reserve, oversee the cooperative training of Marines and Soldiers during Exercise Lightning Strike aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 29, 2015. The service members trained with various forms of communication equipment including both voice and data transmission. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel)
Marines and Soldiers boost communication for Exercise Lightning Strike
Army Sgt. Maj. Maureen Simpkins, the operations sergeant major for 4th Joint Communications Squadron, Joint Communications Support Element (Airborne), U.S. Army Reserves, and Master Gunnery Sgt. Paul Olson with 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Force Headquarters Group, Marine Corps Forces Reserve, oversee the cooperative training of Marines and Soldiers during Exercise Lightning Strike aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 29, 2015. The service members trained with various forms of communication equipment including both voice and data transmission. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel)
Captain Alexander R. Diener, a fire support coordinator with 4th Tank Battalion, 4th Marine Division, right, looks out onto the range as a Marine calls in to plot shots during a battalion-level Fire Support Coordination Exercise aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 21. Training included live fire exercises, simulated medical evacuation operations and employing artillery assets to support operations.
MARFORRES integrates during FSCEX
Captain Alexander R. Diener, a fire support coordinator with 4th Tank Battalion, 4th Marine Division, right, looks out onto the range as a Marine calls in to plot shots during a battalion-level Fire Support Coordination Exercise aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 21. Training included live fire exercises, simulated medical evacuation operations and employing artillery assets to support operations.
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.
Marines with Company B, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, prepare to load onto a CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 366 aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 26. The Marines were inserted into an urban terrain to cordon and search the area for possible threats.
Lava Dogs go wheels up
Marines with Company B, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, prepare to load onto a CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 366 aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 26. The Marines were inserted into an urban terrain to cordon and search the area for possible threats.
U.S. Marines with 2nd platoon, Transportation Support Company, Combat Logistics Battalion 1, conduct vehicle recovery lane training during an Integrated Training Exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 21, 2015. ITX is conducted to enhance the integration and warfighting capability from all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force. CLB-1 is currently training to support Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis Response Central Command 16.1. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Clarence A. Leake/Released)
Need a tow: CLB-1 conducts vehicle recovery training
U.S. Marines with 2nd platoon, Transportation Support Company, Combat Logistics Battalion 1, conduct vehicle recovery lane training during an Integrated Training Exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 21, 2015. ITX is conducted to enhance the integration and warfighting capability from all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force. CLB-1 is currently training to support Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis Response Central Command 16.1. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Clarence A. Leake/Released)
Lance Cpl. Steven Hoggand, a machine gunner and section leader with 1st Platoon, Company C, 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, directs his Marines’ fire while suppressing an enemy position during platoon attack drills, July 24, aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif. Training began for the Marines of Company C with a combined arms fire and maneuver exercise as part of their Integrated Training Exercise in preparation for their upcoming deployment with Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis Response Central Command 16.1 scheduled to depart later this year.
1/7 Destroys in Platoon Attacks
Lance Cpl. Steven Hoggand, a machine gunner and section leader with 1st Platoon, Company C, 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, directs his Marines’ fire while suppressing an enemy position during platoon attack drills, July 24, aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif. Training began for the Marines of Company C with a combined arms fire and maneuver exercise as part of their Integrated Training Exercise in preparation for their upcoming deployment with Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis Response Central Command 16.1 scheduled to depart later this year.
Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 1, Ammunition Detachment, and 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, load a 7-ton Medium Tactical Vehicle with ammunition during an Integrated Training Exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 22, 2015. Ammunition distribution is performed at the field ammunition supply point, which is set-up and operated by CLB-1, Ammunition Detachment. CLB-1 is currently training to support Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis Response Central Command 16.1. (Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Rick Hurtado / Released)
FASP: Field Ready; Ammo Loaded; Supply for ITX made Possible
Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 1, Ammunition Detachment, and 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, load a 7-ton Medium Tactical Vehicle with ammunition during an Integrated Training Exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 22, 2015. Ammunition distribution is performed at the field ammunition supply point, which is set-up and operated by CLB-1, Ammunition Detachment. CLB-1 is currently training to support Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis Response Central Command 16.1. (Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Rick Hurtado / Released)
Lance Cpl. Colin Brennan, an assault man with Company A, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, prepares to insert a blasting cap into a claymore during training as the battalion prepares for an Integrated Training Exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 21. ITX focuses on the tactical application of combined arms maneuver warfare during global contingency operations.
1/3, 2nd CEB train to keep Marines ready
Lance Cpl. Colin Brennan, an assault man with Company A, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, prepares to insert a blasting cap into a claymore during training as the battalion prepares for an Integrated Training Exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 21. ITX focuses on the tactical application of combined arms maneuver warfare during global contingency operations.
1st Lt. Ian Simpson, 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion platoon commander, inspects the Mine Clearing Line Charge (MICLIC) missile before conducting high explosive training with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, during an Integrated Training Exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 21, 2015. ITX focuses on the tactical application of combined-arms maneuver warfare and is a platform for demonstrating warfighting capability from all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Clarence A. Leake/Released)
2nd CEB gets explosive on live fire range
1st Lt. Ian Simpson, 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion platoon commander, inspects the Mine Clearing Line Charge (MICLIC) missile before conducting high explosive training with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, during an Integrated Training Exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 21, 2015. ITX focuses on the tactical application of combined-arms maneuver warfare and is a platform for demonstrating warfighting capability from all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Clarence A. Leake/Released)
Marines with 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, attached to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, conduct security patrols during an Integrated Training Exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 14. ITX is conducted to enhance the integration and warfighting capability from all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force. (Photo by U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Clarence A. Leake/ Released)
Integrated Training Exercise (ITX)
Marines with 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, attached to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, conduct security patrols during an Integrated Training Exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 14. ITX is conducted to enhance the integration and warfighting capability from all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force. (Photo by U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Clarence A. Leake/ Released)
Family and friends prepare to greet the Marines and sailors of Task Force Al-Asad 15.1 during a homecoming celebration aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17, 2015. The task force, made up of Marines and Sailors from nine units within I Marine Expeditionary Force, returned home after a seven-month mentoring an training mission with Iraqi forces. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel)
Task Force Al-Asad 15.1 returns home
Family and friends prepare to greet the Marines and sailors of Task Force Al-Asad 15.1 during a homecoming celebration aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17, 2015. The task force, made up of Marines and Sailors from nine units within I Marine Expeditionary Force, returned home after a seven-month mentoring an training mission with Iraqi forces. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel)
Major Asa Warrington, the fires officer-in-charge with Task Force Al-Asad 15.1, hugs his family during a homecoming celebration aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17, 2015. The task force, made up of Marines and Sailors from nine units within I Marine Expeditionary Force, returned after more than seven months in Iraq, where they helped advise and train Iraqi soldiers. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel)
Task Force Al-Asad 15.1 returns home
Major Asa Warrington, the fires officer-in-charge with Task Force Al-Asad 15.1, hugs his family during a homecoming celebration aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17, 2015. The task force, made up of Marines and Sailors from nine units within I Marine Expeditionary Force, returned after more than seven months in Iraq, where they helped advise and train Iraqi soldiers. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel)
Marines with 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, conduct unknown distance shooting while their instructors watch during the Pre-Scout Sniper Course aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17, 2015. The six-week long course is designed to prepare and screen students for the follow-on training at Scout Sniper Basic School. (Photo by LCpl. Danielle Rodrigues/Released)
Marines with 1st Recon participate in Pre-Scout Sniper Course
Marines with 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, conduct unknown distance shooting while their instructors watch during the Pre-Scout Sniper Course aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17, 2015. The six-week long course is designed to prepare and screen students for the follow-on training at Scout Sniper Basic School. (Photo by LCpl. Danielle Rodrigues/Released)
Marines with 2nd Brigade Platoon, 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, I Marine Expeditionary Force, wait to be medically evacuated during a force-on-force training exercise aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 14, 2015. The training event aimed to enhance ANGLICO’s capabilities in urban environments, while conducting a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel mission by integrating close air support assets, joint terminal attack controllers and joint fire observers development. (Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Rick Hurtado/Release)
A Look Inside ANGLICO's TRAP Training
Marines with 2nd Brigade Platoon, 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, I Marine Expeditionary Force, wait to be medically evacuated during a force-on-force training exercise aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 14, 2015. The training event aimed to enhance ANGLICO’s capabilities in urban environments, while conducting a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel mission by integrating close air support assets, joint terminal attack controllers and joint fire observers development. (Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Rick Hurtado/Release)
A clown paints Marine family members’ faces at the 1st Intelligence Battalion family fun day aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 1, 2015. The family fun day allowed Marines and families of 1st Intel Battalion to celebrate their success and build camaraderie within the unit.
1st Intel builds camaraderie with family fun day
A clown paints Marine family members’ faces at the 1st Intelligence Battalion family fun day aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 1, 2015. The family fun day allowed Marines and families of 1st Intel Battalion to celebrate their success and build camaraderie within the unit.
Wil Myers, a player of the San Diego Padres, answers questions from children of a servicemembers during a Military Kids Baseball Clinic, July 2, 2015 in San Diego. Among the children who participated in the event, 50 are dependents of Marines and Sailors currently serving with I Marine Expeditionary Force. The day at the ballpark included batting, pitching and out-fielding drills. The event has taken place three years in a row and is sponsored by the United Services Automobile Association. (Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Rick Hurtado/Released)
SD Padres host I MEF Kids during Baseball Clinic
Wil Myers, a player of the San Diego Padres, answers questions from children of a servicemembers during a Military Kids Baseball Clinic, July 2, 2015 in San Diego. Among the children who participated in the event, 50 are dependents of Marines and Sailors currently serving with I Marine Expeditionary Force. The day at the ballpark included batting, pitching and out-fielding drills. The event has taken place three years in a row and is sponsored by the United Services Automobile Association. (Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Rick Hurtado/Released)
Patrick Coghlan, an intern with the scouting team for the San Diego Padres, tosses a baseball to the daughter of a servicemember during a Military Kids Baseball Clinic July 2, 2015, in San Diego. Among the children who participated in the event, 50 were dependents of Marines and Sailors currently serving with I Marine Expeditionary Force. The day at the ballpark included batting, pitching and out-fielding drills. The event has taken place three years in a row and is sponsored by the United Services Automobile Association. (Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Rick Hurtado/Released)
SD Padres host I MEF Kids during Baseball Clinic
Patrick Coghlan, an intern with the scouting team for the San Diego Padres, tosses a baseball to the daughter of a servicemember during a Military Kids Baseball Clinic July 2, 2015, in San Diego. Among the children who participated in the event, 50 were dependents of Marines and Sailors currently serving with I Marine Expeditionary Force. The day at the ballpark included batting, pitching and out-fielding drills. The event has taken place three years in a row and is sponsored by the United Services Automobile Association. (Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Rick Hurtado/Released)
Lieutenant Col. Brian Russell, the outgoing commanding officer of 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, prepares to turn over the company colors to the incoming commanding officer, Lt. Col. Jonathan Sims, at a change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 18, 2015.
1st ANGLICO welcomes new commanding officer
Lieutenant Col. Brian Russell, the outgoing commanding officer of 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, prepares to turn over the company colors to the incoming commanding officer, Lt. Col. Jonathan Sims, at a change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 18, 2015.
Sergeant Maj. Darryl Sisneros, the sergeant major of I Marine Headquarters Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, and the president of the mess, presents a token of appreciation to the guest of honor, Col. James H. Herrera, the I MHG commanding officer, during a mess night in Carlsbad, California, June 18, 2015. Sisneros described mess night as a time for Marines to strengthen the customs and traditions of the corps and reaffirm their common bonds as Marines. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel)
Mess night honors commanding officer
Sergeant Maj. Darryl Sisneros, the sergeant major of I Marine Headquarters Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, and the president of the mess, presents a token of appreciation to the guest of honor, Col. James H. Herrera, the I MHG commanding officer, during a mess night in Carlsbad, California, June 18, 2015. Sisneros described mess night as a time for Marines to strengthen the customs and traditions of the corps and reaffirm their common bonds as Marines. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel)
Lieutenant Col. Peter J. Lang II, officer in charge, Georgia Deployment Program, International Security Assistance Force-Rotation 14, and mentor to the 51st Georgian Light Infantry Battalion commander, is awarded the Bronze Star Medal by Lt. Gen. David H. Berger, the commanding general of I Marine Expeditionary Force, June 29, 2015. The Bronze Star Medal is an individual military award of the U.S. armed forces that may be awarded for acts of heroism, merit or meritorious service in a combat zone.
Recognizing Meritorious Service
Lieutenant Col. Peter J. Lang II, officer in charge, Georgia Deployment Program, International Security Assistance Force-Rotation 14, and mentor to the 51st Georgian Light Infantry Battalion commander, is awarded the Bronze Star Medal by Lt. Gen. David H. Berger, the commanding general of I Marine Expeditionary Force, June 29, 2015. The Bronze Star Medal is an individual military award of the U.S. armed forces that may be awarded for acts of heroism, merit or meritorious service in a combat zone.
Lieutenant Col. Peter J. Lang II, officer in charge, Georgia Deployment Program, International Security Assistance Force-Rotation 14, and mentor to the 51st Georgian Light Infantry Battalion commander, is congratulated by fellow Marines after being awarded the Bronze Star Medal, June 29, 2015. The Bronze Star Medal is an individual military award of the U.S. armed forces that may be awarded for acts of heroism, merit or meritorious service in a combat zone.
Recognizing Meritorious Service
Lieutenant Col. Peter J. Lang II, officer in charge, Georgia Deployment Program, International Security Assistance Force-Rotation 14, and mentor to the 51st Georgian Light Infantry Battalion commander, is congratulated by fellow Marines after being awarded the Bronze Star Medal, June 29, 2015. The Bronze Star Medal is an individual military award of the U.S. armed forces that may be awarded for acts of heroism, merit or meritorious service in a combat zone.
U.S. Marines participate alongside joint and multinational service members in the command post exercise portion of Khaan Quest 2015 at Five Hills Training Area in Tavantolgoi, Mongolia, June 24, 2015. In its 34th iteration, Khaan Quest is a multinational exercise hosted annually by Mongolian Armed Forces and co-sponsored by U.S. Army, Pacific, and U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific. The command post exercise trains participants to establish and globally deploy battalion assets during peacekeeping operations through exercising scenario-based missions. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Marisa Lindsay/Released)
Peacekeeping scenario exercise strengthens multilateral operations during Khaan Quest 2015
U.S. Marines participate alongside joint and multinational service members in the command post exercise portion of Khaan Quest 2015 at Five Hills Training Area in Tavantolgoi, Mongolia, June 24, 2015. In its 34th iteration, Khaan Quest is a multinational exercise hosted annually by Mongolian Armed Forces and co-sponsored by U.S. Army, Pacific, and U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific. The command post exercise trains participants to establish and globally deploy battalion assets during peacekeeping operations through exercising scenario-based missions. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Marisa Lindsay/Released)
Colonel James H. Herrera, the outgoing commanding officer of I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, passes the unit colors to Col. Roberta L. Shea, the newly-appointed commanding officer of I MHG, aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 25, 2015. The passing of the colors is symbolic of the outgoing officer passing command to the incoming officer. (Photo by LCpl. Danielle Rodrigues/Released)
I MHG welcomes new commanding officer
Colonel James H. Herrera, the outgoing commanding officer of I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, passes the unit colors to Col. Roberta L. Shea, the newly-appointed commanding officer of I MHG, aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 25, 2015. The passing of the colors is symbolic of the outgoing officer passing command to the incoming officer. (Photo by LCpl. Danielle Rodrigues/Released)
Colonel James H. Herrera, commanding officer of I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, relinquished command to Col. Roberta L. Shea aboard Marine Corps base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 25, 2015. I MHG provides intelligence, communications, supporting arms liaison, and law and order capabilities in order to support the Marine Air Ground Task Force Command Element. (Photo by LCpl. Danielle Rodrigues/Released)
I MHG welcomes new commanding officer
Colonel James H. Herrera, commanding officer of I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, relinquished command to Col. Roberta L. Shea aboard Marine Corps base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 25, 2015. I MHG provides intelligence, communications, supporting arms liaison, and law and order capabilities in order to support the Marine Air Ground Task Force Command Element. (Photo by LCpl. Danielle Rodrigues/Released)
Marines with 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, search a downed UH-1 Huey helicopter for sensitive electronic components during a training exercise in Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., where they were tasked with sanitizing a wreckage site of any intelligence or ordnance an enemy force could use to their advantage, June 17, 2015. The Marines of 1st EOD Co. are preparing for an upcoming deployment with Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force – Crisis Response – Central Command where they will participate in a fast reaction force role.
1st EOD Company Gets Versatile with Pre-Deployment Training
Marines with 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, search a downed UH-1 Huey helicopter for sensitive electronic components during a training exercise in Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., where they were tasked with sanitizing a wreckage site of any intelligence or ordnance an enemy force could use to their advantage, June 17, 2015. The Marines of 1st EOD Co. are preparing for an upcoming deployment with Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force – Crisis Response – Central Command where they will participate in a fast reaction force role.
Navy divers and Marines with 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, and 4th Reconnaissance Battalion participate in a dive supervisor course aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, June 17, 2015. The two-week long course focuses on preparing students with the necessary training to operate the Mark 25 and scuba diving gear in multiple scenarios and settings in order to qualify as dive supervisors. (Photo by LCpl. Danielle Rodrigues/Released)
Marines and Sailors Qualify as Dive Supervisors
Navy divers and Marines with 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, and 4th Reconnaissance Battalion participate in a dive supervisor course aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, June 17, 2015. The two-week long course focuses on preparing students with the necessary training to operate the Mark 25 and scuba diving gear in multiple scenarios and settings in order to qualify as dive supervisors. (Photo by LCpl. Danielle Rodrigues/Released)
Marines with 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, members of the Coast Guard’s Maritime Safety and Security team, and Air Force Pararescuemen trained together during Exercise Angel Thunder off the coast of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 9-11, 2015. Exercise Angel Thunder is a joint personnel recovery operation designed to provide military branches and partner nations the opportunity to train together in order to prepare for times of war and crisis. (Photo by LCpl. Danielle Rodrigues/Released)
1st Recon conducts joint training during Angel Thunder
Marines with 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, members of the Coast Guard’s Maritime Safety and Security team, and Air Force Pararescuemen trained together during Exercise Angel Thunder off the coast of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 9-11, 2015. Exercise Angel Thunder is a joint personnel recovery operation designed to provide military branches and partner nations the opportunity to train together in order to prepare for times of war and crisis. (Photo by LCpl. Danielle Rodrigues/Released)
Sergeant Major William T. Sowers speaks after taking over as the senior enlisted advisor of the 1st Marine Division during a relief and appointment ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 12, 2015. Sowers recently completed his last assignment as the sergeant major for the Marine Corps Training and Education Command in Quantico, Va.
Sowers takes charge as 1st Marine Division's Sgt. Maj.
Sergeant Major William T. Sowers speaks after taking over as the senior enlisted advisor of the 1st Marine Division during a relief and appointment ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 12, 2015. Sowers recently completed his last assignment as the sergeant major for the Marine Corps Training and Education Command in Quantico, Va.
Lieutenant Col. Damon K. Burrows, left, the newly-appointed commanding officer of 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, receives the battalion colors from Lt. Col. Matthew R. Simmons, outgoing commanding officer, during a change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 4, 2015. Burrows most recently served as the assistant chief of staff, G-6, for the 1st Marine Logistics Group, I MEF, and said he plans to increase the battalion’s cyber operations presence and effectiveness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel)
9th Communication Battalion opens chapter with new commander
Lieutenant Col. Damon K. Burrows, left, the newly-appointed commanding officer of 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, receives the battalion colors from Lt. Col. Matthew R. Simmons, outgoing commanding officer, during a change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 4, 2015. Burrows most recently served as the assistant chief of staff, G-6, for the 1st Marine Logistics Group, I MEF, and said he plans to increase the battalion’s cyber operations presence and effectiveness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel)
Lieutenant Col. Seth E. Anderson, the new commanding officer of 1st Intelligence Battalion, and Lt. Col. William T. Wilburn, the previous commanding officer of 1st Intel, observe the pass in review during a change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 11, 2015. The pass in review allows the incoming commanding officer to inspect the Marines in his charge as they march past.
1st Intel welcomes new commanding officer
Lieutenant Col. Seth E. Anderson, the new commanding officer of 1st Intelligence Battalion, and Lt. Col. William T. Wilburn, the previous commanding officer of 1st Intel, observe the pass in review during a change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 11, 2015. The pass in review allows the incoming commanding officer to inspect the Marines in his charge as they march past.
Lieutenant Col. William T. Wilburn, the outgoing commanding officer of 1st Intelligence Battalion,  passes the colors to the incoming commanding officer, Lt. Col. Seth E. Anderson, during the 1st Intel change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 11, 2015. Wilburn passed the colors to Anderson to signify the handing over of authority as the commanding officer of 1st Intel.
1st Intel welcomes new commanding officer
Lieutenant Col. William T. Wilburn, the outgoing commanding officer of 1st Intelligence Battalion, passes the colors to the incoming commanding officer, Lt. Col. Seth E. Anderson, during the 1st Intel change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 11, 2015. Wilburn passed the colors to Anderson to signify the handing over of authority as the commanding officer of 1st Intel.
Sailors from units across Camp Pendleton attend the Petty Officer Selectee Leadership Course June 3, 2015, at Field Medical Training Battalion-West aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif. The course is designed to equip Sailors with the skills and information they need to be effective leaders.
Petty officer selectees prepare for new role, responsibilities
Sailors from units across Camp Pendleton attend the Petty Officer Selectee Leadership Course June 3, 2015, at Field Medical Training Battalion-West aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif. The course is designed to equip Sailors with the skills and information they need to be effective leaders.
Marines with Reconnaissance Platoon, 1st Radio Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, provide security during an amphibious training evolution aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 4, 2015. The week-long training focused on preparing the Marines for reconnaissance missions from the sea. (Photo by LCpl. Danielle Rodrigues)
Marines with 1st Radio Recon conduct amphibious training
Marines with Reconnaissance Platoon, 1st Radio Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, provide security during an amphibious training evolution aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 4, 2015. The week-long training focused on preparing the Marines for reconnaissance missions from the sea. (Photo by LCpl. Danielle Rodrigues)
Lieutenant Col. Shawn Beltran, outgoing commanding officer of 5th Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, salutes during the playing of the national anthem during a change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 4, 2015. Lt. Col. William Weis relieved Beltran during the ceremony and said he looks forward to his new duties.
5/11 bids farewell to commanding officer, welcomes new leadership
Lieutenant Col. Shawn Beltran, outgoing commanding officer of 5th Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, salutes during the playing of the national anthem during a change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 4, 2015. Lt. Col. William Weis relieved Beltran during the ceremony and said he looks forward to his new duties.
Service members pay respects to fallen Marines at a memorial service aboard Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California, June 3. The ceremony honored six Marines killed in a UH-1Y helicopter crash while conducting relief efforts in Nepal.
HMLA-469 hosts memorial ceremony
Service members pay respects to fallen Marines at a memorial service aboard Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California, June 3. The ceremony honored six Marines killed in a UH-1Y helicopter crash while conducting relief efforts in Nepal.
Lt. Col. Edward W. Powers, commanding officer of Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 469, speaks during a memorial service aboard Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California, June 3. The ceremony honored six Marines killed in a UH-1Y helicopter crash while conducting relief efforts in Nepal.
HMLA-469 hosts memorial ceremony
Lt. Col. Edward W. Powers, commanding officer of Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 469, speaks during a memorial service aboard Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California, June 3. The ceremony honored six Marines killed in a UH-1Y helicopter crash while conducting relief efforts in Nepal.
Lt. Col. Edward W. Powers, commanding officer of Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 469, gives his condolences to families and friends of fallen Marines during a memorial service aboard Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California, June 3. The ceremony honored six Marines killed in a UH-1Y helicopter crash while conducting relief efforts in Nepal.
HMLA-469 hosts memorial ceremony
Lt. Col. Edward W. Powers, commanding officer of Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 469, gives his condolences to families and friends of fallen Marines during a memorial service aboard Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California, June 3. The ceremony honored six Marines killed in a UH-1Y helicopter crash while conducting relief efforts in Nepal.
Family and friends gather in front of a display dedicated to fallen Marines at a memorial service aboard Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California, June 3. The ceremony honored six Marines killed in a UH-1Y helicopter crash while conducting relief efforts in Nepal.
HMLA-469 hosts memorial ceremony
Family and friends gather in front of a display dedicated to fallen Marines at a memorial service aboard Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California, June 3. The ceremony honored six Marines killed in a UH-1Y helicopter crash while conducting relief efforts in Nepal.
Marines with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 469 conduct a 21-gun salute during a memorial service aboard Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California, June 3. The ceremony honored Marines killed in a UH-1Y helicopter crash while conducting relief efforts in Nepal.
HMLA-469 hosts memorial ceremony
Marines with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 469 conduct a 21-gun salute during a memorial service aboard Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California, June 3. The ceremony honored Marines killed in a UH-1Y helicopter crash while conducting relief efforts in Nepal.
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

Featured Stories
SPMAGTF-CR-CC security forces refine combat skills during live-fire range

By Cpl. Jonathan Boynes | August 25, 2015

Enthusiasm: it's one of the intangible characteristics that separate Marinesfrom every other branch MORE
Marines and Sailors Help Feed Fallbrook Families

By Pfc. Devan Gowans | August 24, 2015

Marines and Sailors with I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group volunteered at a charity MORE
Feel the sting with 3rd LAAD Bn.

By Lance Cpl. April Price | August 20, 2015

“Ready, aim, fire!” As a Stinger missile slices through the air, it leaves behind a distinct trail MORE
St. Louis Marine uses faith to help build better Corps

By Cpl. Jonathan Boynes | August 19, 2015

The Marine Corps, like America, is a melting pot of beliefs, cultures, and values. This diversity MORE
Marines remain relevant to shifting battlefield

By Courtesy Story | August 18, 2015

Marines from 1st and 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, participated in a Military Operations in MORE