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1st Marine Division

The Old Breed

Camp Pendleton, CA
Today, 1st Marine Division is a multi-role, expeditionary ground combat force. The Division is employed as the ground combat element (GCE) of I MEF or may provide task-organized forces for assault operations and such operations as may be directed. The 1st Marine Division must be able to provide the ground amphibious forcible entry capability to the naval expeditionary force (NEF) and to conduct subsequent land operations in any operational environment.
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The Blue Diamond: 74 year legacy

By Courtesy Story | January 23, 2015

Marines, sailors and veterans of the 1st Marine Division honored the division’s 74th anniversary MORE
Corpsman uses environment for medical treatment

By Cpl. Christopher J. Moore | December 15, 2014

Adapt and overcome. This is a phrase often used by Marines in the field. It relates back to the idea MORE
5/11 Marines Refresh Combat Skills Through Hand Grenade Training

By Cpl. Ricardo Hurtado | November 19, 2014

Marines are known for being riflemen above all else. Regardless of their military occupational MORE
1/11 polishes direct fire skills

By Lance Cpl. Jonathan Boynes | November 6, 2014

Artillery units traditionally support ground troops with precise, long-range indirect fire, and are MORE
Integrated Task Force artillery Marines send first rounds downrange

By Sgt. Alicia R. Leaders | November 3, 2014

Although artillery’s usual purpose is to support infantry troops on the ground, Battery A Marines MORE
Pre-Scout Sniper Training: Passing the torch

By Cpl. Seth Starr | October 30, 2014

1st Marine Division Schools recently began the second week of training for Marines attending the MORE
Marines perfect tactical insertions during HRST course

By Lance Cpl. Jonathan Boynes | October 28, 2014

Since its inception, the Marine Corps has been the premiere fighting force globally renowned for its MORE
Kicking down doors

By Lance Cpl. Garrett White | October 27, 2014

Marines with 1st Platoon, Company C, 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, conducted urban operations MORE




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