I MEF provides the Marine Corps a globally responsive, expeditionary, and fully scalable Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF), capable of generating, deploying, and employing ready forces and formations for crisis response, forward presence, major combat operations, and campaigns.
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Calif. – The Marines and Sailors of Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 169, and Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 462, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, returned from deployments in support of the Unit Deployment Program and 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, to their home stations of Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton and MCAS Miramar, California, respectively, earlier this month.
PALAWAN, Philippines - As part of the expansive KAMANDAG 7 exercise, U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Southeast Asia and their Philippine Marine Corps counterparts, 3rd Marine Brigade, forged a deeper alliance on the island of Palawan Nov. 18, 2023.
In Oceanside, California, Nov. 15, 2023, U.S. Marines with the Meteorology and Oceanography section of 1st Intelligence Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, led the Alamosa Elementary School 5th grade class in a discussion about weather changes and how it impacts the environment.
A Maritime Sensing Team with Marine Rotational Force-Southeast Asia completed a Maritime Domain Awareness training exercise at Lebanon Beach from October 9 to 12, 2023.
This Veterans Day, retired U.S. Marine Corps and Army veteran Maj. Billy Hall celebrated the 82nd anniversary of his graduation from Marine Corps Recruit Training with the Marines of Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 267, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing during an honor flight over Camp Pendleton and the Laguna Beach Veterans Day celebration, Nov. 11, 2023.
PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 10, 2023) – Underway aboard the ships of the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group, the Marines and Sailors of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit gained an appreciation for their roots as an expeditionary force in readiness on a day normally spent reflecting on Marine Corps history and heritage.