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When directed, I MEF deploys and is employed as a Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) in support of Combatant Commander (COCOM) requirements for contingency response or Major Theater War; with appropriate augmentation, serves as the core element of a Joint Task Force (JTF); prepares and deploys combat ready MAGTFÍs to support COCOM presence and crisis response; and supports service and COCOM initiatives as required.
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Marines and British Commandos assault Infantry Immersion Trainer

By Lance Cpl. Seth Starr | July 21, 2014

Marines from Supporting Arms Liaison Team B, 1st Air and Naval Gunfire Liaison Company and commandos from the British Armed Forces conducted a joint proficiency exercise aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., July, 17.  The purpose of the event was to enhance the skill set and operational capability of the British forces by passing on MORE
The devil is in the details: R3B streamlines retrograde decisions

By | July 17, 2014

One by one they trickled in, notebook in one hand, the other wiping a dripping brow resulting from even a brief walk in the sweltering summer heat. Soon, the seats were filled with captains, majors, lieutenant colonels and their counterparts, master sergeants and master gunnery sergeants, from what seemed to be nearly every staff section of  MORE
1/2 Motor transport Marines aid Camp Leatherneck while retrograding vehicles home 1/2 Motor transport Marines aid Camp Leatherneck while retrograding vehicles home

By | July 16, 2014

Motor Transport Marines with 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, have a distinct and important role keeping the coalition forces with Regional Command (Southwest) mobilized aboard Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, Afghanistan.  “Our job is to provide motor transport support to our battalion, but here we also support the task force since they    MORE
1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, supply Marines account for $117 million worth of gear 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, supply Marines account for $117 million worth of gear

By | July 16, 2014

Tracking equipment required to sustain missions for an infantry battalion in a combat zone may seem like it would be the work for an entire battalion itself. For 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, the supply shop consists of only five Marines.  The supply section is the responsible holder and maintainer of all of the battalion’s gear, equipment  MORE
Morganton, N.C. Marine officer receives achievement medal in Afghanistan Morganton, N.C. Marine officer receives achievement medal in Afghanistan

By | July 16, 2014

U.S. Marine 1st Lt. Joshua Bridges, a native of Morganton, North Carolina, and assessments and plans officer with Regional Command (Southwest), was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal during a ceremony aboard Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 13, 2014.  The 27- year-old graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in MORE
Georgian Army ends mission in Helmand province, Afghanistan Georgian Army ends mission in Helmand province, Afghanistan

By | July 16, 2014

Soldiers with the Republic of Georgia gathered for a ceremony marking their end of mission with Regional Command (Southwest) aboard Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, Afghanistan, as they bid farewell to their coalition counterparts, July 15, 2014.  While deployed in support of the International Security Assistance Force, Georgian soldiers worked  MORE
Afghan National Army soldiers train, graduate their own at Regional Corps Battle School for first time in Afghanistan Afghan National Army soldiers train, graduate their own at Regional Corps Battle School for first time in Afghanistan

By | July 14, 2014

Soldiers with the Afghan National Army graduated from a six-week combat training course at the Regional Corps Battle School aboard Camp Shorabak, Afghanistan, July 10, 2014.  This graduation was significant because it was the first combat training course completely operated by Afghan instructors without any influence by coalition forces.  “This MORE
Infantrymen engage Taliban insurgents during 4th of July weekend Infantrymen engage Taliban insurgents during 4th of July weekend

By | July 14, 2014

While many Americans in the United States were celebrating during the Fourth of July weekend, Marines with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, were engaging Taliban insurgents in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  The infantrymen along with Afghan National Army soldiers operated within close proximity of Camp Leatherneck to continue    MORE
I Marine Expeditionary Force change of command I Marine Expeditionary Force change of command

By | July 14, 2014

Marines and sailors of I Marine Expeditionary Force welcomed aboard their new commanding general, Lt. Gen. David H. Berger, during a change of command ceremony here July 11, 2014.  Lt. Gen. John A. Toolan, who served as the I MEF commanding officer for nearly two years, relinquished command of the unit to Berger, who most recently served as the    MORE
Women Marines Association members share career experiences Women Marines Association Members share career experiences

By | July 11, 2014

Retired Gunnery Sgt. Nancy Arroyoavila, president of the Edith Macias Vann, Southern California Chapter of the Women Marines Association, along with fellow WMA members, spoke to Marines at the Pacific Views Event Center aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 8, 2014.   Retired and former Marine women from the WMA teamed with the I  MORE
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