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 Videos
V2/7 rush Machine Gun hill
Machine gunners with 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division rush machine gun hill to achieve suppression of company objective two during the live-fire portion of the Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation at Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 20, 2017. The 2/7 MCCRE is in preparation for their upcoming deployment on the Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Austin Mealy)
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