2nd Battalion, 11th Marines

 

2nd Battalion, 11th Marines

1st Marine Division

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Corporal Edwin Aguinaldo, section chief, Kilo Battery, 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, supervises a fire mission during the 11th Marines fire exercise here, Aug. 22, 2013. Eleventh Marines, an artillery regiment comprised of four battalions, demonstrated their ability to shoot, move and communicate to support of 1st Marine Division during a large-scale, live-fire training exercise, Aug. 19 through 28. Aguinaldo is a native of Kapolei, Hawaii.
On the Gun Line with Cannon Cockers during regimental fire exercise
Corporal Edwin Aguinaldo, section chief, Kilo Battery, 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, supervises a fire mission during the 11th Marines fire exercise here, Aug. 22, 2013. Eleventh Marines, an artillery regiment comprised of four battalions, demonstrated their ability to shoot, move and communicate to support of 1st Marine Division during a large-scale, live-fire training exercise, Aug. 19 through 28. Aguinaldo is a native of Kapolei, Hawaii.
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U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion 11th Marine Regiment (2/11) march on the national colors during the 2/11 Change of Command ceremony at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 30, 2012. Lt. Col. Joseph Allena Relinquished command of 2/11 to Lt. Col. Christian Ellinger. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Michael Walters)
U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion 11th Marine Regiment (2/11) march on the national colors during the 2/11 Change of Command ceremony at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 30, 2012. Lt. Col. Joseph Allena Relinquished command of 2/11 to Lt. Col. Christian Ellinger. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Michael Walters)
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U.S. Marine Corps Col. Stephen Liszewski, left, commanding officer, 11th Marine Regiment, and Lt. Col. Joseph Allena, commanding officer, 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment (2/11), talk prior to the 2/11 Change of Command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 30, 2012. Allena Relinquished command of 2/11 to Lt. Col. Christian Ellinger. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Michael Walters)
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Stephen Liszewski, left, commanding officer, 11th Marine Regiment, and Lt. Col. Joseph Allena, commanding officer, 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment (2/11), talk prior to the 2/11 Change of Command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 30, 2012. Allena Relinquished command of 2/11 to Lt. Col. Christian Ellinger. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Michael Walters)
Mission
2d Battalion, 11th Marines (2/11) is a 155mm howitzer battalion comprised of: HQ Battery, Battery E 2/11 (Echo Battery), Battery F 2/11 (Fox Battery), Battery G 2/11 (Golf Battery), and K 3/12 (Kilo Battery). Our primary mission is Direct Support to the 5th Marine Regiment in time of conflict. That support may come in the traditional fashion of artillery support to maneuver forces or by providing batteries to serve as provisional rifle companies. 2/11 was the first battalion in the Marine Corps to fully transition three firing batteries to the M777 howitzer. The command has roughly 750 Marines and Sailors assigned to it.


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