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
1st Marine Division Arrests By | July 25, 2019
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
1st Marine Division Videos
1st MarDiv Supersquad 2019 Teaser
U.S. Marines from across the 1st Marine Division will participate in the Super Squad Competition held annually at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Aug. 25-30, 2018. The competition tests the Marines in a broad spectrum of infantry-related skills, to include offensive and defensive operations, to determine the most lethal infantry squad in the 1st Marine Division. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Joseph Prado)
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