I Marine Expeditionary Force

 

I Marine Expeditionary Force

In Every Clime and Place

U.S. Marines with 1st Marine Division present colors during the 75th Commemoration of the Battle of Peleliu, Sept. 23. The Marine Corps joined by other U.S. military branches and foreign service members to observe a ceremony in honor of the battle with Maj. Gen. Robert Castellvi, commanding general, 1st Marine Division. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by 1st Lt. Oscar R. Castro)
U.S. Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Law Enforcement Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, aim at potential threats during dismounted patrols and detainee operations at De Luz Combat Town at Camp Pendleton, June 5, 2019. Company A participated in detainee operations and patrolling to prepare its Marines with the knowledge required to operate in a deployed environment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Rachel R. Mendieta)
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Anthony Dyke, a military policeman with Alpha Company, 1st Law Enforcement Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, posts security while conducting dismounted patrols and detainee operations at De Luz Combat Town at Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 5, 2019. Alpha Company participated in detainee operations and patrolling to prepare its Marines to operate in a deployed environment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Rachel R. Mendieta)
Staff Sgt. Serafin Salazar, Jr., center left, poses with the Acevedo family and fellow Marines after being presented with the Master Gunnery Sergeant Gerardo Acevedo Award on May 29, 2019, during a ceremony at the School of Infantry West aboard Camp Pendleton, California. The award, formerly known as the “Motor Transport Operation Chief of the Year,” was renamed this year in honor of Master Gunnery Sgt. Gerardo Acevedo, a motor transport operation chief who passed away Feb. 3, 2018. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Asia J. Sorenson)
Staff Sgt. Serafin Salazar, Jr., left, speaks with Lidia Acevedo, widow of Master Gunnery Sgt. Gerardo Acevedo, after being presented with the Master Gunnery Sergeant Gerardo Acevedo Award on May 29, 2019, during a ceremony at the School of Infantry West aboard Camp Pendleton, California. The award, formerly known as the “Motor Transport Operation Chief of the Year,” was renamed this year in honor of Master Gunnery Sgt. Gerardo Acevedo, a motor transport operation chief who passed away Feb. 3, 2018. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Asia J. Sorenson)
A U.S. Marine high-fives a Torrance resident during the Torrance Armed Forces Day Parade in Torrance, Calif., May 18. The parade, celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, is the nation’s longest running parade sponsored by any city. I Marine Expeditionary Force Marines regularly attend community events all over the West Coast to show our continued support to the local communities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Asia J. Sorenson)
U.S. Marines march toward Torrance City Hall during the Torrance Armed Forces Day Parade in Torrance, Calif., May 18. The parade, celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, is the nation’s longest running parade sponsored by any city. I Marine Expeditionary Force Marines regularly attend community events all over the West Coast to show our continued support to the local communities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Asia J. Sorenson)
Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert. B. Neller addresses Marines at the School of Infantry West aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 8, 2019. Neller addressed current affairs, the future of our Corps, and answered Marines’ questions during a town hall meeting. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jacob Farbo.)
Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps Ronald L. Green addresses Marines at the Pendleton Theater and Training Center aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 8, 2019. Green spoke before Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller during a town hall meeting where they addressed current affairs, the future of our Corps, and answered Marines’ questions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Asia J. Sorenson)
A U.S. Marine Corps Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement with Marine Wing Support Squadron 371, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, is driven onto a Landing Craft Utility from Assault Craft Unit 1 during maritime movement operations at Port Hueneme, Calif., as part of Exercise Pacific Blitz 19, March 12. PacBlitz19 is designed to train Marines and Sailors in maritime prepositioning force operations and aims to increase proficiency, expand levels of cooperation and to enhance maritime capabilities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jacob A. Farbo)
A U.S. Sailor mans the mooring lines of the USS Somerset (LPD 25) during maritime movement operations at Port Hueneme, Calif., as part of Exercise Pacific Blitz 19, March 12. PacBlitz19 is designed to train Marines and Sailors in maritime prepositioning force operations and aims to increase proficiency, expand levels of cooperation and to enhance maritime capabilities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jacob A. Farbo)
190225-M-EC058-0041 (Feb. 25, 2019) U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Joseph L. Osterman, the commanding general of I Marine Expeditionary Force, poses for a photo during a visit aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4). Marines and Sailors with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit are conducting routine operations as part of the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group in the eastern Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Dalton S. Swanbeck)
190225-M-EC058-0503 (Feb. 25, 2019) U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Joseph L. Osterman, the commanding general of I Marine Expeditionary Force, prepares to board an MV-22 Osprey during a visit aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4). Marines and Sailors with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit are conducting routine operations as part of the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group in the eastern Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Dalton S. Swanbeck)
Mission

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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U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Daniel Hipol, Executive Officer for Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force- WASP, explains the importance of Naval integration and partner nations, aboard the USS Wasp (LHD 1), in the Pacific Ocean, Oct. 1, 2019. The SPMAGTF-WASP provides an excellent venue to increase overall readiness and military proficiency for all participants. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Robert L Kuehn)
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I MEF Information Group Change of Command By Lance Cpl. Haley McMenamin | July 31, 2019
Whatcha gonna do when they come for you? By Cpl. Rachel Mendieta | July 1, 2019
Master Gunnery Sgt. Acevedo Award presented to Motor Transport Operation Chief of the Year By Sgt. Asia J. Sorenson | June 10, 2019
His legacy is people: Marine retires after 30 faithful years of service By Sgt. Logan Block | January 29, 2019
Groundbreaking Marine Unit Returns Home By Courtesy Asset | December 21, 2018

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