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7th Marine Regiment

1st Marine Division

Mission

On-order, 7th Marines conducts mechanized, combined-arms operations and other expeditionary operations in order to support theater engagement plans and contingency operations. The Regiment will be prepared to deploy within 48-hours of the receipt of an execute order as either the ground combat element for the 1st MEB or as a major subordinate element of the 1st Marine Division. As directed, the Regiment will prepare infantry battalions for deployment to the PACOM AOR in order to support III MEF operations and training.

Featured Stories
Marines awarded for heroic actions in Afghanistan

1/7 Marine receives Silver Star Medal for heroic actions in OEF

By Cpl. James Gulliver | February 20, 2014

Under a moonlit night in the heart of Helmand Province, Afghanistan, Marines with 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, exited their helicopter and immediately rushed to secure the landing zone. The squad leader issued the order for a reconnaissance mission to be conducted which was followed by one of the hardest fought engagements during the MORE
1/7 seize bunkers to kick off ITX

1/7 seize bunkers to kick off ITX

By Cpl. Joseph Scanlan | February 04, 2014

Platoon after platoon assaulted the Combat Center’s Range 410A for the first training event of 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment’s Integrated Training Exercise here, Jan. 19. ITX is a 30-day training evolution that entails a collective training experience to prepare a battalion for the Marine Corps’ current mission, which for 1st Bn., 7th Marines, MORE
Infantrymen work hand in hand with Afghans during counterinsurgency exercise

Infantrymen work hand in hand with Afghans during counterinsurgency exercise

By Cpl. Joseph Scanlan | December 19, 2013

On a range that could easily be mistaken for a city from a distance, Marines and Afghan role-players clear door to door under small arms fire in one of the largest urban training facilities in the Marine Corps. For the final event of 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment’s Mission Rehearsal Exercise, the battalion conducted a counterinsurgency MORE
Marines utilize shock-absorbing concrete during live fire training

Marines utilize shock-absorbing concrete during live fire training

By Cpl. Joseph Scanlan | December 18, 2013

 Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, swarmed the Combat Center when they conducted live fire training in an urban facility, here, during their Mission Readiness Exercise Dec. 6. The facility, titled Range 210, resembled an urban environment and was unique because its buildings’ walls were constructed of shock absorbent MORE
7th Marine Regiment welcomes new commander

7th Marine Regiment welcomes new commander

By Sgt. Jacob Harrer | October 21, 2013

Marines and sailors with 7th Marine Regiment received a new commanding officer during a change of command ceremony here, Oct. 17. Colonel Austin E. Renforth relinquished command to Col. Jay M. Bargeron, who previously served as the ground colonels monitor at the Manpower and Reserve Affairs Department, Headquarters Marine Corps, Marine Corps Base MORE
7th Marine Regiment Videos

Video: RCT-6 Transfers Authority in Helmand

 

Video: Secretary of the Navy visits Marines, sailors in Helmand province

 


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