On order, 2d Battalion, 5th Marines conducts expeditionary, combined-arms, and mechanized operations in order to support theater engagement plans and contingency operations.



2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment Leaders

Lieutenant Colonel Robert M. Jones
Commanding Officer, 2d Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment

Lieutenant Colonel Robert (RJ) M. Jones Jr. enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in May 1999 and reported to Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment in Camp Pendleton. He served as a rifle platoon squad leader and 60mm mortar section leader. During his tour with 2/4 he deployed to Okinawa, Japan, twice in support of the 31st Marine

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Sergeant Major J. J. Borunda
Sergeant Major, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment

Sergeant Major Juan J. Borunda Jr. was born in Roswell, New Mexico.  He enlisted in the Delayed Entry Program for the Marine Corps in August 1994 and reported for recruit training at MCRD San Diego in July 1995.  After completion of recruit training he received orders to School Of Infantry Camp Pendleton California for MOS training as a 0311,

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