1st Law Enforcement Battalion

 

1st Law Enforcement Battalion

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)
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, the outgoing commanding officer of I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, relinquishes command of I MHG to Col. Roberta L. Shea aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 25, 2015. 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, the outgoing commanding officer of I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, relinquishes command of I MHG to Col. Roberta L. Shea aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 25, 2015. 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)
Lieutenant Gen. David H. Berger, the commanding general of I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, presents an award to Col. James H. Herrera, the outgoing commanding officer of I MHG, aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 25, 2015. Herrera relinquished command to Col. Roberta L. Shea. (Photo by LCpl. Danielle Rodrigues/Released)
I MHG welcomes new commanding officer
Lieutenant Gen. David H. Berger, the commanding general of I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, presents an award to Col. James H. Herrera, the outgoing commanding officer of I MHG, aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 25, 2015. Herrera relinquished command to Col. Roberta L. Shea. (Photo by LCpl. Danielle Rodrigues/Released)
Marines present flowers to the wife of Col. James H. Herrera, the outgoing commanding officer of I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 25, 2015. Herrera relinquished command of I MHG to Col. Roberta L. Shea. (Photo by LCpl. Danielle Rodrigues/Released)
I MHG welcomes new commanding officer
Marines present flowers to the wife of Col. James H. Herrera, the outgoing commanding officer of I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 25, 2015. Herrera relinquished command of I MHG to Col. Roberta L. Shea. (Photo by LCpl. Danielle Rodrigues/Released)
ARABIAN SEA (June 26, 2015) U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. Douglas Schaefer, right, presents the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit “Marine of the Week” award to Cpl. Damon Dryden aboard the USS Essex (LHD 2). Schaefer is the sergeant major of the 15th MEU and Dryden is an AV-8B Harrier airframes mechanic with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (Reinforced), 15th MEU, from Jeffersonville, Indiana. Dryden’s maintenance work ethic, leadership and knowledge are apparent throughout his shop and contagious among the Marines he mentors and works with. He is a collateral duty instructor and supervises safe maintenance practices during day-to-day maintenance tasks and has signed off on a total of 51 jobs totaling over 400 man-hours. He also worked tirelessly during two phase maintenance evolutions pulling a wing and engine to facilitate additional maintenance troubleshooting. The 15th MEU is embarked on the Essex Amphibious Ready Group and deployed to maintain regional security in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Anna Albrecht/Released)
15th MEU Marine of the Week
ARABIAN SEA (June 26, 2015) U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. Douglas Schaefer, right, presents the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit “Marine of the Week” award to Cpl. Damon Dryden aboard the USS Essex (LHD 2). Schaefer is the sergeant major of the 15th MEU and Dryden is an AV-8B Harrier airframes mechanic with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (Reinforced), 15th MEU, from Jeffersonville, Indiana. Dryden’s maintenance work ethic, leadership and knowledge are apparent throughout his shop and contagious among the Marines he mentors and works with. He is a collateral duty instructor and supervises safe maintenance practices during day-to-day maintenance tasks and has signed off on a total of 51 jobs totaling over 400 man-hours. He also worked tirelessly during two phase maintenance evolutions pulling a wing and engine to facilitate additional maintenance troubleshooting. The 15th MEU is embarked on the Essex Amphibious Ready Group and deployed to maintain regional security in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Anna Albrecht/Released)
ARABIAN SEA (June 26, 2015) U.S. Marine Cpl. Damon Dryden, middle, sits in the captain’s chair of the USS Essex (LHD 2) next to Staff Sgt. Matthew Spry, left, and Staff Sgt. Shane Kresge after being awarded the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit “Marine of the Week.” Dryden is an AV-8B Harrier airframes mechanic with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (Reinforced), 15th MEU and from Jeffersonville, Indiana. Spry and Kresge are both with VMM-161 (Rein.), 15th MEU. Dryden’s maintenance work ethic, leadership and knowledge are apparent throughout the shop and contagious among the Marines he mentors and works with. The 15th MEU is embarked on the Essex Amphibious Ready Group and deployed to maintain regional security in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Anna Albrecht/Released)
15th MEU Marine of the Week
ARABIAN SEA (June 26, 2015) U.S. Marine Cpl. Damon Dryden, middle, sits in the captain’s chair of the USS Essex (LHD 2) next to Staff Sgt. Matthew Spry, left, and Staff Sgt. Shane Kresge after being awarded the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit “Marine of the Week.” Dryden is an AV-8B Harrier airframes mechanic with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (Reinforced), 15th MEU and from Jeffersonville, Indiana. Spry and Kresge are both with VMM-161 (Rein.), 15th MEU. Dryden’s maintenance work ethic, leadership and knowledge are apparent throughout the shop and contagious among the Marines he mentors and works with. The 15th MEU is embarked on the Essex Amphibious Ready Group and deployed to maintain regional security in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Anna Albrecht/Released)
ARABIAN SEA (June 24, 2015) U.S. Marine Cpl. Ryan Jackson, middle, teaches his students how to set up a sparring match during a Martial Arts Instructor Course aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23).  Jackson is a rifleman and a martial arts instructor trainer with Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit. The students are going through the rigorous course in order to become MCMAP instructors for their respective units. Anchorage is part of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group, and, with the embarked 15th MEU, is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jamean Berry/ Released)
U.S. Marines fight to earn MCMAP instructor tab
ARABIAN SEA (June 24, 2015) U.S. Marine Cpl. Ryan Jackson, middle, teaches his students how to set up a sparring match during a Martial Arts Instructor Course aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). Jackson is a rifleman and a martial arts instructor trainer with Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit. The students are going through the rigorous course in order to become MCMAP instructors for their respective units. Anchorage is part of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group, and, with the embarked 15th MEU, is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jamean Berry/ Released)
ARABIAN SEA (June 24, 2015) U.S. Marines practice sparing during a Martial Arts Instructor Course aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The students are going through the rigorous course in order to become MCMAP instructors for their respective units. Anchorage is part of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group, and, with the embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jamean Berry/Released)
U.S. Marines fight to earn MCMAP instructor tab
ARABIAN SEA (June 24, 2015) U.S. Marines practice sparing during a Martial Arts Instructor Course aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The students are going through the rigorous course in order to become MCMAP instructors for their respective units. Anchorage is part of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group, and, with the embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jamean Berry/Released)
ARABIAN SEA (June 24, 2015) U.S. Marines spar during a Martial Arts Instructor Course aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The students are going through the rigorous course in order to become MCMAP instructors for their respective units. Anchorage is part of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group, and, with the embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jamean Berry/Released)
U.S. Marines fight to earn MCMAP instructor tab
ARABIAN SEA (June 24, 2015) U.S. Marines spar during a Martial Arts Instructor Course aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The students are going through the rigorous course in order to become MCMAP instructors for their respective units. Anchorage is part of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group, and, with the embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jamean Berry/Released)
ARABIAN SEA (June 23, 2015) U.S. Marine Cpl. Ryan Jackson instructs Marines on how to teach a Marine Corps Martial Arts Course. Jackson is a rifleman and a martial arts instructor trainer with Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit.  Jackson goes above and beyond his normal duties as a rifleman to take on the challenge of being an instructor trainer for MCMAP. "This helps them build as a team to work better with their peers, subordnants and their leaders." said Jackson.  USS Anchorage (LPD 23): Anchorage is part of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 15th MEU, is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jamean Berry/Released)
Small Unit Leadership
ARABIAN SEA (June 23, 2015) U.S. Marine Cpl. Ryan Jackson instructs Marines on how to teach a Marine Corps Martial Arts Course. Jackson is a rifleman and a martial arts instructor trainer with Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit. Jackson goes above and beyond his normal duties as a rifleman to take on the challenge of being an instructor trainer for MCMAP. "This helps them build as a team to work better with their peers, subordnants and their leaders." said Jackson. USS Anchorage (LPD 23): Anchorage is part of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 15th MEU, is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jamean Berry/Released)
ARABIAN SEA (June 23, 2015) U.S. Marine Cpl. Ryan Jackson leads his students in a guided discussion during a Martial Arts Instructor Course.  Jackson is a rifleman and a martial arts instructor trainer with Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit.   USS Anchorage (LPD 23): Anchorage is part of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 15th MEU, is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jamean Berry/Released)
U.S. Marines fight to earn MCMAP instructor tab
ARABIAN SEA (June 23, 2015) U.S. Marine Cpl. Ryan Jackson leads his students in a guided discussion during a Martial Arts Instructor Course. Jackson is a rifleman and a martial arts instructor trainer with Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit. USS Anchorage (LPD 23): Anchorage is part of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 15th MEU, is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jamean Berry/Released)
ARABIAN SEA (June 24, 2015) U.S. Marine Cpl. Million Sudler conducts squad push-ups during a Martial Arts Instructor Course aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23).  Sudler is a rifleman with Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit. The students are going through the rigorous course in order to become MCMAP instructors for their respective units. Anchorage is part of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 15th MEU, is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jamean Berry/Released)
U.S. Marines fight to earn MCMAP instructor tab
ARABIAN SEA (June 24, 2015) U.S. Marine Cpl. Million Sudler conducts squad push-ups during a Martial Arts Instructor Course aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). Sudler is a rifleman with Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit. The students are going through the rigorous course in order to become MCMAP instructors for their respective units. Anchorage is part of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 15th MEU, is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jamean Berry/Released)
MISSION
Conduct Law and Order Operations in order to enhance the security environment and promote the rule of law in support of Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) operations.
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