1st Radio Battalion

 

1st Radio Battalion

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Reginald Robinson and Col. William Mccollough, left, the former sergeant major and commanding officer of the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Central Command (SPMAGTF-CR-CC), pose for a photo with Col. Kenneth Kassner and Sgt. Maj. Chuong Nguyen, the commanding officer and sergeant major the incoming SPMAGTF-CR-CC, in an undisclosed location, Southwest Asia, April 23, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Trever A. Statz/Released)
SPMAGTF-CR-CC 16.1 and 16.2 SgtMaj and CO Change Over
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Reginald Robinson and Col. William Mccollough, left, the former sergeant major and commanding officer of the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Central Command (SPMAGTF-CR-CC), pose for a photo with Col. Kenneth Kassner and Sgt. Maj. Chuong Nguyen, the commanding officer and sergeant major the incoming SPMAGTF-CR-CC, in an undisclosed location, Southwest Asia, April 23, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Trever A. Statz/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Reginald Robinson, left, the former sergeant major of the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Central Command (SPMAGTF-CR-CC), shakes hands with Sgt. Maj. Chuong Nguyen, the sergeant major of the incoming SPMAGTF-CR-CC, in an undisclosed location, Southwest Asia, April 23, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Trever A. Statz/Released)
SPMAGTF-CR-CC 16.1 and 16.2 SgtMaj and CO Change Over
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Reginald Robinson, left, the former sergeant major of the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Central Command (SPMAGTF-CR-CC), shakes hands with Sgt. Maj. Chuong Nguyen, the sergeant major of the incoming SPMAGTF-CR-CC, in an undisclosed location, Southwest Asia, April 23, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Trever A. Statz/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Col. William Mccollough, left, the former commanding officer of the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Central Command (SPMAGTF-CR-CC), shakes hands with Col. Kenneth Kassner, the commanding officer of the incoming SPMAGTF-CR-CC, in an undisclosed location, Southwest Asia, April 23, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Trever A. Statz/Released)
SPMAGTF-CR-CC 16.1 and 16.2 SgtMaj and CO Change Over
U.S. Marine Corps Col. William Mccollough, left, the former commanding officer of the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Central Command (SPMAGTF-CR-CC), shakes hands with Col. Kenneth Kassner, the commanding officer of the incoming SPMAGTF-CR-CC, in an undisclosed location, Southwest Asia, April 23, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Trever A. Statz/Released)
Cpl. Raymond Buckley, right, a reconnaissance man with Company A, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, prepares for an amphibious operations training exercise during an Expeditionary Operations Training Group course at Camp Pendleton April 21, 2016. Buckley said the importance of rehearsing amphibious operations ahead of time is because it serves as the foundation for the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit deployment and future operations. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Demetrius Morgan/RELEASED)
Pride of the Pacific: Recon Marines prepare for 11th MEU deployment
Cpl. Raymond Buckley, right, a reconnaissance man with Company A, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, prepares for an amphibious operations training exercise during an Expeditionary Operations Training Group course at Camp Pendleton April 21, 2016. Buckley said the importance of rehearsing amphibious operations ahead of time is because it serves as the foundation for the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit deployment and future operations. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Demetrius Morgan/RELEASED)
Marines with Company A, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, wait to advance to their objective during an amphibious operations training exercise as part of an Expeditionary Operations Training Group course at Camp Pendleton April 21, 2016. During the course, the Marines conducted amphibious operations training exercise to prepare for their deployment with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit in the near future. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Demetrius Morgan/RELEASED)
Pride of the Pacific: Recon Marines prepare for 11th MEU deployment
Marines with Company A, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, wait to advance to their objective during an amphibious operations training exercise as part of an Expeditionary Operations Training Group course at Camp Pendleton April 21, 2016. During the course, the Marines conducted amphibious operations training exercise to prepare for their deployment with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit in the near future. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Demetrius Morgan/RELEASED)
Marines with Company A, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, carry a Combat Rubber Raiding Craft into the water in order to conduct beach searches during an amphibious operations training exercise, as part of an Expeditionary Operations Training Group course at Camp Pendleton April 21, 2016. Recon Marines specialize in providing in-depth reconnaissance on a designated area. This exercise was conducted in preparation for the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s deployment in the near future. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Demetrius Morgan/RELEASED)
Pride of the Pacific: Recon Marines prepare for 11th MEU deployment
Marines with Company A, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, carry a Combat Rubber Raiding Craft into the water in order to conduct beach searches during an amphibious operations training exercise, as part of an Expeditionary Operations Training Group course at Camp Pendleton April 21, 2016. Recon Marines specialize in providing in-depth reconnaissance on a designated area. This exercise was conducted in preparation for the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s deployment in the near future. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Demetrius Morgan/RELEASED)
Marines with Company A, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, advance to their objective during an amphibious operations training exercise as part of an Expeditionary Operations Training Group course at Camp Pendleton April 21, 2016. The Marines conducted beach surveys from designated positions in the ocean, where they observed and reported information to their headquarters team. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Demetrius Morgan/RELEASED)
Pride of the Pacific: Recon Marines prepare for 11th MEU deployment
Marines with Company A, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, advance to their objective during an amphibious operations training exercise as part of an Expeditionary Operations Training Group course at Camp Pendleton April 21, 2016. The Marines conducted beach surveys from designated positions in the ocean, where they observed and reported information to their headquarters team. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Demetrius Morgan/RELEASED)
Marines with Company A, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, check their gear before conducting an amphibious operations training exercise during an Expeditionary Operations Training Group course at Camp Pendleton April 21, 2016. Before executing their mission, Recon Marines tested their Combat Rubber Raiding Craft’s top speeds and made sure their gear was secured in preparation for the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s deployment in the near future. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Demetrius Morgan/RELEASED)
Pride of the Pacific: Recon Marines prepare for 11th MEU deployment
Marines with Company A, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, check their gear before conducting an amphibious operations training exercise during an Expeditionary Operations Training Group course at Camp Pendleton April 21, 2016. Before executing their mission, Recon Marines tested their Combat Rubber Raiding Craft’s top speeds and made sure their gear was secured in preparation for the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s deployment in the near future. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Demetrius Morgan/RELEASED)
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Sgt. Jesus Maldonado engages in conversation about radio equipment at the Pacific Views Events Center during the “Tactical & Technology Day” on Camp Pendleton April 20, 2016. This exhibition gives Marines an opportunity to present feedback to companies about their experience with equipment produced by the each organization. Maldonado is a training chief with the Comptroller’s office, 1st Marine Division, and is a Perth Amboy, N.J. native. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Shellie Hall/ Not Released)
I MEF hosts “Tactical & Technology” day
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Sgt. Jesus Maldonado engages in conversation about radio equipment at the Pacific Views Events Center during the “Tactical & Technology Day” on Camp Pendleton April 20, 2016. This exhibition gives Marines an opportunity to present feedback to companies about their experience with equipment produced by the each organization. Maldonado is a training chief with the Comptroller’s office, 1st Marine Division, and is a Perth Amboy, N.J. native. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Shellie Hall/ Not Released)
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Sgt. Ryan Hamilton and Gunnery Sgt. William Meehan, right, handle night vision equipment at the Pacific Views Events Center during the “Tactical & Technology Day” on Camp Pendleton April 20, 2016. This event showcases the latest technology and training opportunities for Marines. Meehan is the satellite communications staff non-commissioned officer in charge with Marine Corps Technical Systems Support Activity and is a Woburn, Mass. native. Hamilton is a digital wide-band repairman with Marine Corps Technical Systems Support Activity and is a Clear Lake, Wash. native. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Shellie Hall/ Not Released)
I MEF hosts “Tactical & Technology” day
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Sgt. Ryan Hamilton and Gunnery Sgt. William Meehan, right, handle night vision equipment at the Pacific Views Events Center during the “Tactical & Technology Day” on Camp Pendleton April 20, 2016. This event showcases the latest technology and training opportunities for Marines. Meehan is the satellite communications staff non-commissioned officer in charge with Marine Corps Technical Systems Support Activity and is a Woburn, Mass. native. Hamilton is a digital wide-band repairman with Marine Corps Technical Systems Support Activity and is a Clear Lake, Wash. native. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Shellie Hall/ Not Released)
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - 1st Lt. Carl Welch inquires about the Ground Renewable Expeditionary Energy Network System at the Pacific Views Events Center during the “Tactical & Technology Day” on Camp Pendleton April 20, 2016. The system collects solar energy and converts it into useable energy. Welch is a communications officer with 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, and is a Port Orchard, Wash. native. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Shellie Hall/ Not Released)
I MEF hosts “Tactical & Technology” day
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - 1st Lt. Carl Welch inquires about the Ground Renewable Expeditionary Energy Network System at the Pacific Views Events Center during the “Tactical & Technology Day” on Camp Pendleton April 20, 2016. The system collects solar energy and converts it into useable energy. Welch is a communications officer with 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, and is a Port Orchard, Wash. native. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Shellie Hall/ Not Released)
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Marines discuss tactical data links with a vendor at the Pacific Views Events Center during the “Tactical & Technology Day” on Camp Pendleton April 20, 2016. The exhibition was hosted by I Marine Expeditionary Force to feature expeditionary energy technology including renewable and solar technology, power and energy distribution, generators, and batteries. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Shellie Hall/ Not Released)
I MEF hosts “Tactical & Technology” day
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Marines discuss tactical data links with a vendor at the Pacific Views Events Center during the “Tactical & Technology Day” on Camp Pendleton April 20, 2016. The exhibition was hosted by I Marine Expeditionary Force to feature expeditionary energy technology including renewable and solar technology, power and energy distribution, generators, and batteries. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Shellie Hall/ Not Released)
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Sgt. David Matlock learns about a 3-D laser printer at the Pacific Views Events Center during the “Tactical & Technology Day” on Camp Pendleton April 20, 2016.  More than 20 companies from around the country attended the event where they showcased their current and future technologies and received user feedback. Matlock is a radio technician with 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, and is a Calhoun, Ga. native. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Shellie Hall/ Not Released)
I MEF hosts “Tactical & Technology” day
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Sgt. David Matlock learns about a 3-D laser printer at the Pacific Views Events Center during the “Tactical & Technology Day” on Camp Pendleton April 20, 2016. More than 20 companies from around the country attended the event where they showcased their current and future technologies and received user feedback. Matlock is a radio technician with 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, and is a Calhoun, Ga. native. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Shellie Hall/ Not Released)
Mission
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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