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I Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) Information Group (I MIG) provides administrative, training, and logistical support while in CONUS and forward deployed to the I MEF and I MEB Command Elements. Additionally, function as Higher Headquarters for the four Major Subordinate Elements in order to allow I MEF CE to execute warfighting functions in support of service and COCOM initiatives as required.

Plan and direct, collect process, produce and disseminate intelligence, and provide, counterintelligence support to the MEF Command Element, MEF major subordinate commands, subordinate Marine Air Group Task Force(MAGTF), and other commands as directed

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Brig. Gen. Daniel D. Yoo, commanding general, I Marine Expeditionary Force (Fwd), and Sgt. Maj. Douglas E. Berry, sergeant major, I MEF (Fwd), salute the colors as the national anthem plays during I MEF (Fwd)'s reactivation ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 23, 2013. During the ceremony, Brig. Gen. Yoo and Sgt. Maj. Berry officially uncased the unit's colors to symbolize the official reactivation of I MEF (Fwd).

Photo by Sgt. Frances Johnson

I MEF (Forward) reactivates for historic Afghanistan deployment

24 Oct 2013 | Sgt. Frances Johnson

The I Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) reactivated during a ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 23, in preparation for an upcoming deployment to Afghanistan during early 2014.
 
I MEF (Fwd) will assume command of Regional Command (Southwest), which is comprised of Helmand and Nimroz provinces.
 
Brigadier Gen. Daniel D. Yoo, commanding general of I MEF (Fwd), and Sgt. Maj. Douglas E. Berry, sergeant major, I MEF (Fwd), uncased the unit’s battle colors during the ceremony representing the official reactivation.
 
“This is the most important thing I MEF will do,” said Lt. Gen. John A. Toolan, commanding general, I MEF. “It’s a great team. You have my full support, but it’s going be a tough job.”
 
The significance of the upcoming deployment was echoed by Brig. Gen. Yoo as he spoke of the enduring commitment of those who have served in the past.

“I think we all understand that we are about to embark on a historic deployment,” said Brig. Gen. Yoo. “There are many challenges and opportunities that lie ahead of us, but we are very mindful as mentioned earlier today about all the sacrifices of those who have gone before us.”
 
The Marines and sailors of I MEF (Fwd) will replace II MEF (Fwd), who are currently deployed from Camp Lejeune, N.C. I MEF had previously transferred authority of RC (SW) to II MEF (Fwd), February 28, 2013.


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Brig. Gen. Daniel D. Yoo, commanding general, I Marine Expeditionary Force (Fwd), and Sgt. Maj. Douglas E. Berry, sergeant major, I MEF (Fwd), salute the colors as the national anthem plays during I MEF (Fwd)'s reactivation ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 23, 2013. During the ceremony, Brig. Gen. Yoo and Sgt. Maj. Berry officially uncased the unit's colors to symbolize the official reactivation of I MEF (Fwd).

Photo by Sgt. Frances Johnson

I MEF (Forward) reactivates for historic Afghanistan deployment

24 Oct 2013 | Sgt. Frances Johnson

The I Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) reactivated during a ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 23, in preparation for an upcoming deployment to Afghanistan during early 2014.
 
I MEF (Fwd) will assume command of Regional Command (Southwest), which is comprised of Helmand and Nimroz provinces.
 
Brigadier Gen. Daniel D. Yoo, commanding general of I MEF (Fwd), and Sgt. Maj. Douglas E. Berry, sergeant major, I MEF (Fwd), uncased the unit’s battle colors during the ceremony representing the official reactivation.
 
“This is the most important thing I MEF will do,” said Lt. Gen. John A. Toolan, commanding general, I MEF. “It’s a great team. You have my full support, but it’s going be a tough job.”
 
The significance of the upcoming deployment was echoed by Brig. Gen. Yoo as he spoke of the enduring commitment of those who have served in the past.

“I think we all understand that we are about to embark on a historic deployment,” said Brig. Gen. Yoo. “There are many challenges and opportunities that lie ahead of us, but we are very mindful as mentioned earlier today about all the sacrifices of those who have gone before us.”
 
The Marines and sailors of I MEF (Fwd) will replace II MEF (Fwd), who are currently deployed from Camp Lejeune, N.C. I MEF had previously transferred authority of RC (SW) to II MEF (Fwd), February 28, 2013.


Photo Information

Brig. Gen. Daniel D. Yoo, commanding general, I Marine Expeditionary Force (Fwd), and Sgt. Maj. Douglas E. Berry, sergeant major, I MEF (Fwd), salute the colors as the national anthem plays during I MEF (Fwd)'s reactivation ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 23, 2013. During the ceremony, Brig. Gen. Yoo and Sgt. Maj. Berry officially uncased the unit's colors to symbolize the official reactivation of I MEF (Fwd).

Photo by Sgt. Frances Johnson

I MEF (Forward) reactivates for historic Afghanistan deployment

24 Oct 2013 | Sgt. Frances Johnson

The I Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) reactivated during a ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 23, in preparation for an upcoming deployment to Afghanistan during early 2014.
 
I MEF (Fwd) will assume command of Regional Command (Southwest), which is comprised of Helmand and Nimroz provinces.
 
Brigadier Gen. Daniel D. Yoo, commanding general of I MEF (Fwd), and Sgt. Maj. Douglas E. Berry, sergeant major, I MEF (Fwd), uncased the unit’s battle colors during the ceremony representing the official reactivation.
 
“This is the most important thing I MEF will do,” said Lt. Gen. John A. Toolan, commanding general, I MEF. “It’s a great team. You have my full support, but it’s going be a tough job.”
 
The significance of the upcoming deployment was echoed by Brig. Gen. Yoo as he spoke of the enduring commitment of those who have served in the past.

“I think we all understand that we are about to embark on a historic deployment,” said Brig. Gen. Yoo. “There are many challenges and opportunities that lie ahead of us, but we are very mindful as mentioned earlier today about all the sacrifices of those who have gone before us.”
 
The Marines and sailors of I MEF (Fwd) will replace II MEF (Fwd), who are currently deployed from Camp Lejeune, N.C. I MEF had previously transferred authority of RC (SW) to II MEF (Fwd), February 28, 2013.