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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. 

 

Operation Firebreak
1st Marine Logistics Group
April 25, 2022 | 5:14
Operation Firebreak
1st Marine Logistics Group
April 25, 2022 | 5:14
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1st Marine Division Colors Rededication Ceremony
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I MIG: Pride and Purpose
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Brahma Challenge
1st Marine Logistics Group Campaign Order Announcement
Extreme Readiness
Steel Knight 22
Making Martial Arts Instructors
U.S. Marines Conduct External Lift Operations
1st Landing Support Battalion Steel Knight 22
Underwater Egress Trainer
LEON Platoon Conducts Littoral Dive Missions
1st LAR Unitas 2021
3/4 Always Training Always Ready
Resilience Seminar
STRATMOBEX
UNITAS 2021
An EOTG Series: Boat Raid Course
I MIG Marines attend Innovation Bootcamp
Red Patch
13th MEU UET
7th Engineer Support Battalion Squad Competition
7th Engineer Support Battalion Squad Competition
11th Marines FIREX: The King of Battle
Mechanized Raid Course
Recon Ex: Working Hand in Hand
1st Medical Battalion En Route Care
Super Squad 21
1st LSB Conducts Parachute Operations
Why I Reenlisted: Sgt. Asia Schmitz
Chapter 3: Readiness
Covid-19 Q&A with CDR Gilstrap
Career Retention Commanding Generals Delegation of Authority
Introduction to Super Squad 21
Introduction to Super Squad 21
U.S. Marines Conduct Air Delivery Operations
An EOTG Series: TRAP Course
Vaccines Still Prevent The Spread Of COVID-19
Message to the Brigade of Midshipmen from 1st MARDIV
Covid Vaccine and the Second Shot
35XX First-Term Reenlistment Incentives
Range 800 Opening
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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif. – Col. Ian R. Clark, commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, congratulates the Marine graduates of Expeditionary Warfare School, Command and Staff, and Career Course Seminar on Camp Pendleton May 26, 2016. The College of Distance Education and Training mission is to design, develop, deliver, evaluate, manage, and resource distance learning products and programs across the Marine Corps training and education continuum in order to increase operational readiness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tony Simmons/Released) - Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif. – Col. Ian R. Clark, commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, congratulates the Marine graduates of Expeditionary Warfare School, Command and Staff, and Career Course Seminar on Camp Pendleton May 26, 2016. The College of Distance Education and Training mission is to design, develop, deliver, evaluate, manage, and resource distance learning products and programs across the Marine Corps training and education continuum in order to increase operational readiness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tony Simmons/Released)

I MEF Leaders

George W. Smith Jr.
Commanding General, I Marine Expeditionary Force

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Brig. Gen. Ryan S. “Chick” Rideout
Deputy Commanding General, I Marine Expeditionary Force

Brigadier General Rideout assumed duties as Deputy Commanding General, I Marine Expeditionary Force in July 2021. His previous assignment was serving as Director, Military Advisor Group, Combined Joint Task Force - Operation INHERENT RESOLVE based in Baghdad, Iraq from June of 2020 to June 2021. Fleet Marine Force assignments include: Commanding

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Colonel Brian Rideout
Chief of Staff, I Marine Expeditionary Force

Colonel Rideout holds a baccalaureate degree in Psychology from Ohio Wesleyan University, a Master of Science in Information Technology Management from the Naval Postgraduate School, a Master of Military Studies from Marine Corps University and a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College.  He is a graduate

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CMDCM(FMF/SW/AW/IW) Toby A. Ruiz
Command Master Chief

 Though a native of Montebello, California, Master Chief Ruiz calls Monte Vista, Colorado home.  He enlisted in the Navy in March 1991, reported to basic training at RTC Great Lakes, Illinois and completed Signalman “A” School at NTC Orlando, Florida.  After serving two tours as a collateral-duty Command Career Counselor in 2000 and 2003, he became

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