1st Marine Division

 

1st Marine Division

Camp Pendleton, CA
Mission
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.
1st Marine Division Stories
Marine killed in action at the Chosin Reservoir receives final send off from Fox Company By Cpl. Joseph Prado | September 27, 2018
Golden Gloves: The Fighters of the 1st Marine Division Boxing Team By Lance Cpl. Megan Brown | May 2, 2018
Marine Receives Navy and Marine Corps Medal for Heroic Actions By Story by Petty Officer 1st Class Jacquelyn Childs | September 8, 2017
Giving After Grief By Sgt. Emmanuel Ramos | November 9, 2016
Marines' Memorial Association reconnects with modern generation of Marines By Lance Cpl. Bradley Morrow | September 19, 2016
1st Marine Division Videos
Christian Valdes Personality Feature
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Christian A. Vlades, an aviation logistics information management and support marine with 3rd Marine Air Wing, attends Battle of the Badges in Las Vegas, Nev., Oct. 24, 2018. Battle of the Badges is an amateur boxing event for service members to improve public relations with local youth and fundraise for local community events. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Rhita Daniel)
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