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
3D printing in the Marine Corps: An industry of untapped potential By Cpl. Joseph Prado | February 26, 2019
Great Love Happens Once: The Enduring Story of John and Lena Basilone By Cpl. Teagan Fredericks | February 14, 2019
Iron Fist 2019 Strengthens U.S.-Japan Alliance; Certifies ARDB By Cpl. Cutler Brice | February 13, 2019
From temporary to permanent: the story of the 1st Marine Division White House By Lance Cpl. Cameron Fina | January 30, 2019
Television series “SEAL Team” films on Camp Pendleton By Cpl. Joseph Prado | January 28, 2019
1st Marine Division Videos
Northern Edge 19 - Fighting In Every Climb and Place
U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 7, and U.S. Airmen with 3rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, participated in exercise Northern Edge (NE) May 13-24, 2019 at Fort Greely, Alaska. Approximately 10,000 U.S. military personnel participated in exercise NE 2019, a joint training exercise hosted by U.S. Pacific Air Forces that prepares joint forces to respond to crises in the Indo-Pacific region. Exercise Northern Edge 2019 provides the two MEFs assigned to the Indo-Pacific region an opportunity to exercise joint operations and engagement in the region.(U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Branden J. Bourque)
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