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
Deep Strike II 2017
U.S. Marines with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, take a part in Operation Deep Strike II at the River Valley, Calif., Sept. 11-18 , 2017. Deep Strike II is an exercise that allowed Marines with 1st Marine Division to train with Marines from 1st Marine Logistics Group to combine the efforts of ground and logistics combat elements in one long range military operation. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Justin Huffty)
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