1st Marine Division

 

1st Marine Division

1st Marine Division

Camp Pendleton, CA
Unit News
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1st Marine Division demonstrates its amphibious capabilities for Secretary of Defense August 30, 2015 — Marines and sailors with 1st Marine Division had the opportunity to conduct an amphibious raid demonstration in conjunction with a visit from the secretary of defense at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Aug. 27, 2015.U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter observed the training conducted by multiple units within the Blue Diamond. MORE
Tougher than Grease: Dark Horse Ajax Challenge August 25, 2015 — Marines and Sailors assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, executed the Dark Horse Ajax Challenge aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Aug. 20, 2015.The eight-mile course tested the Marines’ and Sailors’ endurance and leadership skills with trials spread across the Camp San Mateo area.“We call it the MORE
Recon Marines hang with HMLA 369 August 25, 2015 — As clouds of dust from the rotor wash of a UH-1Y Huey helicopter cleared and Marines dismounted the fast-rope, Gunnery Sgt. Brett Lane, a platoon sergeant with Company A, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, charges through the wash to clear the cable from the landing zone.Approximately 40 Marines with MORE
Once a Marine always a Marine: 1st Marine Division honors veterans August 21, 2015 — Reunions within the Marine Corps provide a setting for generations of Marines to interact and share experiences with one another. On Aug. 18-22, 2015, the 1st Marine Division Association hosted their 68th annual reunion in order to honor Marines and Sailors of the unit who served valiantly in their time.The 1st Marine Division Association is an MORE
Strong hand, weak hand: 1st Recon slides into action August 19, 2015 — Marines assigned to Company A, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, fast-roped as part of Helicopter Rope Suspension Techniques training aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Aug. 17, 2015. “[The Marines] are practicing HRST operation proficiency and efficiency in rappelling and fast-roping out of helicopters,” said MORE
Marines remain relevant to shifting battlefield August 18, 2015 — Marines from 1st and 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, participated in a Military Operations in Urban Terrain exercise during 1st Marine Division Schools’ Urban Leaders Course at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Aug. 12, 2015.The Urban Leaders Course is a 15-day period of instruction that includes classwork, combat marksmanship and MORE
Prepare to March: 7th Marine Regiment Celebrates 98 Years August 17, 2015 — The annals of the Marine Corps are filled with 240 years’ worth of heroic actions and selfless service. These past actions continue to inspire the Marines of today’s Corps, and challenge them to meet the same level of excellence and professionalism worthy of the units they represent.While the 7th Marine Regiment may not be the oldest unit in the MORE
1st Marine Division brings out the big guns: Summer Fire Exercise 15 August 17, 2015 — The Marine Corps frequently trains Marines to hone unit capabilities and individual skill sets in order maintain its role as the nation’s rapid response force. From Aug. 6-17, Marines with 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, conducted Summer Fire Exercise 15 (SUMMER FIREX 15) to sustain core proficiencies and further develop their ability to MORE
Thundering 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines prepares for reactivation August 12, 2015 — The Marines of 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines, 7th Marine Regiment, unveiled their new command post aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California. Aug. 7, 2015.The battalion was deactivated in May, 2014 after the Marine Corps began decreasing its footprint in order to comply with lowering its force size to about 175,000 as MORE
Brazilians, Marines talk rockets August 12, 2015 — Two Brazilian artillery officers with the Corpo de Fuzileiros Navais, visited 5th Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, to share and discuss information on military operations, unit structure and different weapons systems, aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Aug. 5-9, 2015. CFN is a strategic partner and one of the MORE

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