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1st Marine Division
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3rd Battalion, 7th Marines


On order, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines deploys by air to locate, close with, and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver or repel enemy assault by fire and close combat. As directed, conduct Military operation in urban terrain. Be prepared to conduct Military Operations Other Than War in permissive/non-permissive environments.

3rd Battalion 7th Marines Leaders

Lieutenant Colonel Tyler J. Holt
Commanding Officer, 3d Battalion, 7th Marines

Lieutenant Colonel Holt received his commission through the Platoon Leaders Class.  Second Lieutenant Holt reported to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment in January 2005 and served as a Rifle Platoon Commander during their deployment to Ramadi in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.  Upon returning from deployment, First Lieutenant Holt remained

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Sergeant Major Robert L. Jernigan
Sergeant Major, 3d Battalion, 7th Marines

SgtMaj Jernigan is a native of Gates County, NC.  He graduated from Gates County High School in May 2002, enlisting in the Marine Corps in June 2002.

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1st Marine Division