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3D Assault Amphibian Battalion

1st Marine Division

Mission
To land the surface assault element of the landing force and their equipment in a single lift from assault shipping during amphibious operations to inland objectives; to conduct mechanized operations and related combat support in subsequent operations ashore.

In The News

Marine save motorist's life in Riverside County

By Nathan Marks, Union Tribune San Diego | Oct 05, 2012

Sgt. Ronny Pool and Staff Sgt. Javier Acosta have been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan a combined six times MORE


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3rd Tracks complete field exercise with warrior night celebration

By Lance Cpl. Christopher J. Moore | March 26, 2014

Dozens of vehicles and hundreds of Marines set out on a rigorous nine-day exercise, pushing their MORE
Gators return home after six months in Japan

By Sgt. Timothy Lenzo | November 20, 2013

The day was filled with anticipation as families and friends waited to see the Marines they waved MORE
Families prepare as Gator company heads to Okinawa

By Cpl. James Gulliver | November 15, 2013

As family members and Marines said their final goodbyes, the Downing family stood stoic among the MORE
Gators bid farewell to Charlie Company, 3rd AABn.

By Lance Cpl. Christopher J. Moore | November 07, 2013

Marines with 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion bid farewell to Charlie Company during a deactivation MORE
Gators swim to ship, shore

By Sgt. Jessica Ostroska | November 06, 2013

The ocean was a dark, metallic grey along the shoreline. Visibility was only a few feet in distance. MORE

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