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I Marine Expeditionary Force

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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.


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Iron Fist
Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Soldiers with 1st Amphibious Rapid Development Regiment, train with U.S. Marines assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines to load and exit a U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft and set up security perimeter during Iron Fist Jan. 18, 2019 on U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, CA. Exercise Iron Fist is an annual, multilateral training exercise where U.S. and Japanese service members train together and share techniques, tactics and procedures to improve their combined operational capabilities. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Cutler Brice)
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