II Marine Expeditionary Force

 

II Marine Expeditionary Force

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Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Marines with 2nd Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force, participated in the infantry immersion trainer and convoy operations at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Nov. 14-17, 2017.
2nd ANGLICO prepares for deployment: Infantry Immersion Trainer and Convoy Operations
Marines with 2nd Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force conduct a convoy operation at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 16, 2017. The Marines gained experience and knowledge on conducting convoys to further enhance their capabilities for an upcoming deployment to Afghanistan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ashley Lawson)
Marines with 2nd Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force, participated in the infantry immersion trainer and convoy operations at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Nov. 14-17, 2017.
2nd ANGLICO prepares for deployment: Infantry Immersion Trainer and Convoy Operations
A Marine with 2nd Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force calls in a medical evacuation at the infantry immersion trainer at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 15, 2017. The training was designed to simulate the midst of combat while being able to provide fire support and medical evacuation capabilities for an upcoming deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ashley Lawson)
Marines with 2nd Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force, participated in the infantry immersion trainer and convoy operations at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Nov. 14-17, 2017.
2nd ANGLICO prepares for deployment: Infantry Immersion Trainer and Convoy Operations
Marines with 2nd Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force clear a room and evacuate casualties after a notional bombing attack at the infantry immersion trainer at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 15, 2017. The Marines underwent four days of training to ensure that they are familiar with ground operations along with their usual job of providing liaison assets to foreign countries. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ashley Lawson)
Marines with 2nd Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force, participated in the infantry immersion trainer and convoy operations at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Nov. 14-17, 2017.
2nd ANGLICO prepares for deployment: Infantry Immersion Trainer and Convoy Operations
Marines with 2nd Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force speak with a Georgian interpreter at the Infantry Immersion Trainer at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 15, 2017. The Marines underwent four days of training to ensure that they are familiar with ground operations along with their usual job of providing liaison assets to foreign countries. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ashley Lawson)
Marines with Food Service Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, II MEF, participated in the W.P.T. Hill competition showcasing their capabilities within a training or deployed environment at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 15, 2017. The W.P.T. Hill award recognizes the best expeditionary dining facility in the entire Marine Corps for outstanding performance.
Igniting the fire: II MIG Food Service Company participates in the W.P.T. Hill competition
Marines with II Marine Expeditionary Force enter the expeditionary dining facility during the Maj. Gen. William Pendleton Thompson Hill Awards for food service excellence competition at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 15, 2017. The W.P.T. Hill award recognizes the best expeditionary dining facility in the entire Marine Corps for outstanding performance. Food service Marines with II MEF Information Group are able to provide the same commodities and food quality that one would have back on base during training or in deployed environments. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Leynard Kyle Plazo)
Marines with Food Service Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, II MEF, participated in the W.P.T. Hill competition showcasing their capabilities within a training or deployed environment at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 15, 2017. The W.P.T. Hill award recognizes the best expeditionary dining facility in the entire Marine Corps for outstanding performance.
Igniting the fire: II MIG Food Service Company participates in the W.P.T. Hill competition
Lt. Gen. Robert F. Hedelund, the commanding general of II Marine Expeditionary Force, speaks to Lance Cpl. Darius Meabon (left) and Lance Cpl. Ramiro Rojo (center), food service specialists with Food Service Company, II MEF Information Group, II MEF, during the Maj. Gen. William Pendleton Thompson Hill Awards for food service excellence competition at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 15, 2017. The W.P.T. Hill award recognizes the best expeditionary dining facility in the entire Marine Corps for outstanding performance. Hedelund toured the area of operations, speaking to Marines and witnessing the demonstrated capabilities of multiple units participating in the competition. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Leynard Kyle Plazo)
Marines with Food Service Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, II MEF, participated in the W.P.T. Hill competition showcasing their capabilities within a training or deployed environment at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 15, 2017. The W.P.T. Hill award recognizes the best expeditionary dining facility in the entire Marine Corps for outstanding performance.
Igniting the fire: II MIG Food Service Company participates in the W.P.T. Hill competition
A Marine with II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, II MEF, serves food during the Maj. Gen. William Pendleton Thompson Hill Awards for food service excellence competition at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 15, 2017. The W.P.T. Hill award recognizes the best expeditionary dining facility in the entire Marine Corps for outstanding performance. Marines from across II MEF gathered to eat at II MIG expeditionary dining facility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Leynard Kyle Plazo)
Marines with Food Service Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, II MEF, participated in the W.P.T. Hill competition showcasing their capabilities within a training or deployed environment at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 15, 2017. The W.P.T. Hill award recognizes the best expeditionary dining facility in the entire Marine Corps for outstanding performance.
Igniting the fire: II MIG Food Service Company participates in the W.P.T. Hill competition
Pfc. Zimaiah McMillan, a food service specialist with II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, II MEF, prepares curry during the Maj. Gen. William Pendleton Thompson Hill Awards for food service excellence competition at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 15, 2017. The W.P.T. Hill award recognizes the best expeditionary dining facility in the entire Marine Corps for outstanding performance. Food service Marines within the unit are participating in the first round of the competition. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Leynard Kyle Plazo)
Cpl. Richard Myer, a squad leader with 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, fast ropes out of an MV-22 Osprey during Fast Rope Masters Course 18-1 at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 9 2017.  Marines fast roped out of various helicopters day and night. The course requires Marines to be proficient at fast roping and helping other Marines fast rope out of various aircraft. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Victoria Ross)
Fast rope masters
Cpl. Richard Myer, a squad leader with 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, fast ropes out of an MV-22 Osprey during Fast Rope Masters Course 18-1 at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 9 2017. Marines fast roped out of various helicopters day and night. The course requires Marines to be proficient at fast roping and helping other Marines fast rope out of various aircraft. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Victoria Ross)
Marines wait to fast rope out of an MV-22 Osprey during Fast Rope Masters Course 18-1 at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 9, 2017. Marines learned how to assist each other in descending a fast rope out of various types of aircraft. Fast roping is a useful way of inserting into an area of operation when landing an aircraft is not an option. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Victoria Ross)
Fast rope masters
Marines wait to fast rope out of an MV-22 Osprey during Fast Rope Masters Course 18-1 at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 9, 2017. Marines learned how to assist each other in descending a fast rope out of various types of aircraft. Fast roping is a useful way of inserting into an area of operation when landing an aircraft is not an option. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Victoria Ross)
Sgt. Jonah Geligoff, a low altitude air defense gunner, with 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, climbs aboard an MV-22 Osprey during Fast Rope Masters Course 18-1 at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 9, 2017. Marines tested their abilities to descend a fast rope and help others descend, day and night, during the five-day course. Once qualified, Marines return to their units as a battalion asset. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Victoria Ross)
Fast rope masters
Sgt. Jonah Geligoff, a low altitude air defense gunner, with 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, climbs aboard an MV-22 Osprey during Fast Rope Masters Course 18-1 at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 9, 2017. Marines tested their abilities to descend a fast rope and help others descend, day and night, during the five-day course. Once qualified, Marines return to their units as a battalion asset. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Victoria Ross)
Marines secure a fast rope while a squad member descends during Fast Rope Masters Course 18-1 at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 9, 2017. Marines fast roped out of an MV-22 Osprey day and night. Newly certified Marines bolster unit readiness because they are now qualified to assist other Marines fast roping into an area of operation. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Victoria Ross)
Fast rope masters
Marines secure a fast rope while a squad member descends during Fast Rope Masters Course 18-1 at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 9, 2017. Marines fast roped out of an MV-22 Osprey day and night. Newly certified Marines bolster unit readiness because they are now qualified to assist other Marines fast roping into an area of operation. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Victoria Ross)
An Afghan National Army instructor with the Helmand Regional Military Training Center observes as an ANA soldier with 6th Kandak, 1st Brigade, 215th Corps fires an M24 sniper rifle during a battle sight zero range at Camp Shorabak, Afghanistan, Nov. 7, 2017. Approximately 15 soldiers with 6th Kandak, 1st Brigade are enhancing their long-range firing capabilities as part of the operational readiness cycle. The ORC is an eight-week training program designed to build the warfighting capabilities of an infantry kandak to more effectively combat the Taliban throughout the province. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Lucas Hopkins)
6th Brigade, 1st Kandak soldiers execute sniper range
An Afghan National Army instructor with the Helmand Regional Military Training Center observes as an ANA soldier with 6th Kandak, 1st Brigade, 215th Corps fires an M24 sniper rifle during a battle sight zero range at Camp Shorabak, Afghanistan, Nov. 7, 2017. Approximately 15 soldiers with 6th Kandak, 1st Brigade are enhancing their long-range firing capabilities as part of the operational readiness cycle. The ORC is an eight-week training program designed to build the warfighting capabilities of an infantry kandak to more effectively combat the Taliban throughout the province. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Lucas Hopkins)
II MEF News
2nd ANGLICO prepares for deployment: Infantry Immersion Trainer and Convoy Operations By Cpl. Ashley Lawson | November 17, 2017
Igniting the fire: II MIG Food Service Company participates in the W.P.T. Hill competition By Lance Cpl. Leynard Kyle Plazo | November 17, 2017
Fast rope masters By Cpl. Victoria Ross | November 15, 2017
Explosive entrance: 2nd CEB conducts basic division engineer course By Lance Cpl. Leynard Kyle Plazo | November 7, 2017
Fire from the sky: Marines fire mortars as part of Exercise Bold Alligator By Pfc. Nicholas Guevara | October 26, 2017
II MEF Videos
8th ESB deconstructs beach houses, builds unit cohesion
Marines with 8th Engineer Support Battalion, Alpha Company, deconstructed old beach houses and created improvised beach landings at Onslow Beach, Camp Lejeune, N.C., Aug. 28 though Sept. 8 in preparation for Exercise Bold Alligator.
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