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2nd Battalion, 11th Marines

 

2nd Battalion, 11th Marines

1st Marine Division

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U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division participate in exercise Steel Knight (SK) 2019 at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Dec. 2, 2018. SK is an annual exercise used to enhance the Marines' and Sailors' skills, tactics, and combat readiness by performing in various dynamic scenarios, ground combat maneuver operations, and live fire ranges. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alexa M. Hernandez)
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U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, participate in exercise Steel Knight (SK) 2019 at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Dec. 2, 2018. SK is an annual exercise used to enhance the Marines and Sailors skills, tactics, and combat readiness by performing in various dynamic scenarios, ground combat maneuver operations, and live fire ranges. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Frank Cordoba)
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U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, attend their centennial ceremony at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Nov 15, 2018. The unit’s veterans and active duty Marines participated in the ceremony, celebrating 100 years of the unit’s history. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brienne Collinsmiller)
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U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, attend their centennial ceremony at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Nov 15, 2018. The unit’s veterans and active duty Marines participated in the ceremony, celebrating 100 years of the unit’s history. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brienne Collinsmiller)
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U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, attend their centennial ceremony at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Nov 15, 2018. The unit’s veterans and active duty Marines participated in the ceremony, celebrating 100 years of the unit’s history. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brienne Collinsmiller)
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U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Elijah Feliciano, an assistant gunner with 2nd Battalion, 11th Marines, 1st Marine division (MARDIV), pulls the firing cord on an M777 towed 155mm howitzer during exercise Summer Fury, at Range 2057 South, Calif., Aug. 1, 2018. The exercise was conducted to increase 1st MARDIV operations proficiency by incorporating establishing, transitioning and phasing control of aircraft and missiles across multiple locations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Audrey M. C. Rampton)
Mission
2d Battalion, 11th Marines (2/11) is a 155mm howitzer battalion comprised of: HQ Battery, Battery E 2/11 (Echo Battery), Battery F 2/11 (Fox Battery), Battery G 2/11 (Golf Battery). Our primary mission is Direct Support to the 5th Marine Regiment in time of conflict. That support may come in the traditional fashion of artillery support to maneuver forces or by providing batteries to serve as provisional rifle companies. 2/11 was the first battalion in the Marine Corps to fully transition three firing batteries to the M777 howitzer. The command has roughly 750 Marines and Sailors assigned to it.


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