1st Marine Division

 

1st Marine Division

1st Marine Division

Camp Pendleton, CA
Unit News
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1/7 destroys in platoon attack July 27, 2015 — It was a warm morning when Marines from 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, rose at 3:17 a.m. to begin preparation for platoon attacks aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 24. Training began for the Marines of Company C with a combined arms fire and maneuver exercise as part of their MORE
Marines aim for success in Pre-Scout Sniper Course July 23, 2015 — Marines with 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, conducted unknown distance shooting during the Pre-Scout Sniper Course aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, July 17, 2015. The six-week long course is designed to prepare and screen students for follow-on training at Scout Sniper Basic MORE
Marines and Sailors from 2/4 host award ceremony July 21, 2015 — In the Marine Corps, leadership awards have been a central way to encourage high standards for leadership amongst personnel as well as recognize those who have demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities. On July 17, 2015, four Marines and one Sailor were presented with awards during a 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines Association award ceremony aboard MORE
‘1st Tanks’ demonstrates tactical efficiency July 21, 2015 — Marines of Company A, 1st Tank Battalion, conducted a rare tactical refueling exercise at Acorn Training Area, July 16, 2015.The exercise was conducted in conjunction with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 465 during the company's gunnery. A gunnery is a series of tests conducted by a tank company to evaluate platoon leaders and the Marines under MORE
Devil Pups participate in mud run and interact with 1st Recon July 20, 2015 — Marines with 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, demonstrated their small boat amphibious capabilities to the Devil Pups aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, July 12, 2015.The demonstration was held at the Del Mar boat basin along with a question and answer session to give the Devil Pups an in-depth look at the recon MORE
1st Recon conducts static line into the ocean July 20, 2015 — Marines with Company A, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, performed parachute jumps into the ocean at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, July 14-15, 2015. The Marines and sailors conducted low-level parachute operations with intentional water landings to make insertions, where other means such as boats or high-altitude MORE
Marines with 2/1 participate in Raid Leaders Course July 14, 2015 — His weapon was steady and level as he glided over the flat terrain. Bullets quickly riddled the circular target with holes as the Marine sighted in on his next objective. When he was finished, an instructor tallied his score, which resulted in two push-ups for two missed shots.Marines with 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Division participated in Special MORE
1st Marine Division holds the first super squad competition in 15 years July 8, 2015 — Marines and Sailors from across the 1st Marine Division came together for the Division’s Super Squad Competition aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 30, 2015.One squad from nine battalions was selected to represent their unit to compete head-to-head in the 36-hour event.“It’s a competition to highlight the best squads in the MORE
The Highlanders celebrate 30 years of glory July 7, 2015 — Every year around midsummer, about midday, you can spot an arguably peculiar event beginning to form up in the thick grassy plains and dirt roads leading from the Los Pulgas area of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif.Down the path the entire 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, led by a bagpiper, comes marching in a scene reminiscent of MORE
Kassner assumes command of 5th Marine Regiment June 25, 2015 — After serving as the commanding officer of the 5th Marine Regiment for the past two years, Col. Jason Q. Bohm relinquished his command to Col. Kenneth R. Kassner aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, June 24, 2015.After being commissioned in 1991 and assigned as a platoon commander with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, Kassner stated it MORE

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