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II MEF Information Group

II Marine Expeditionary Force

Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, NC
Marines evaluating Food Service Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, II MEF, walk down the main 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. Evaluators toured the area of operations, to include inspecting everything from sanitation, taste and the quality of the food served.
Igniting the fire: II MIG Food Service Company participates in the W.P.T. Hill competition
Marines evaluating Food Service Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, II MEF, walk down the main 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. Evaluators toured the area of operations, to include inspecting everything from sanitation, taste and the quality of the food served. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Leynard Kyle Plazo)
Evaluators with II Marine Expeditionary Force observe a terrain model detailing the layout of the area of operations 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 Marine Corps for outstanding performance. Evaluator’s judged the unit based on their standards regarding operations, sanitation, taste and quality of the food served.
Igniting the fire: II MIG Food Service Company participates in the W.P.T. Hill competition
Evaluators with II Marine Expeditionary Force observe a terrain model detailing the layout of the area of operations 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 Marine Corps for outstanding performance. Evaluator’s judged the unit based on their standards regarding operations, sanitation, taste and quality of the food served. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Leynard Kyle Plazo)
Lance Cpl. Clery Esperian, a food service specialist with II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, II MEF, kneads dough to make desserts 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. The food service Marines of II MIG won the previous annual W.P.T. Hill award.
Igniting the fire: II MIG Food Service Company participates in the W.P.T. Hill competition
Lance Cpl. Clery Esperian, a food service specialist with II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, II MEF, kneads dough to make desserts 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. The food service Marines of II MIG won the previous annual W.P.T. Hill award. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Leynard Kyle Plazo)
Marines with Food Service Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, II MEF, presents the desserts served to the Marines of 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.  Marines were evaluated on standards regarding their operations, sanitation, taste and quality of food served.
Igniting the fire: II MIG Food Service Company participates in the W.P.T. Hill competition
Marines with Food Service Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, II MEF, presents the desserts served to the Marines of 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. Marines were evaluated on standards regarding their operations, sanitation, taste and quality of food served. (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)
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
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
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)
U.S. Marines with II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group (MIG) conduct buddy rushes on a Field Exercise (FEX) at Landing Zone Parrot, Jacksonville, NC, Sept. 13, 2017. II MIG performed the FEX in order to maintain combat readiness skills in preparation for possible upcoming combat operations.
II MIG Field Exercise
U.S. Marines with II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group (MIG) conduct buddy rushes on a Field Exercise (FEX) at Landing Zone Parrot, Jacksonville, NC, Sept. 13, 2017. II MIG performed the FEX in order to maintain combat readiness skills in preparation for possible upcoming combat operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy J. Lutz)
U.S. Marines with II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group (MIG), conduct a spontaneous capsicum gas ambush procedure on a Field Exercise (FEX) at Landing Zone Parrot, Jacksonville, NC, Sept. 13, 2017. II MIG performed the FEX in order to maintain combat readiness skills in preparation for possible upcoming combat operations.
II MIG Field Exercise
U.S. Marines with II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group (MIG), conduct a spontaneous capsicum gas ambush procedure on a Field Exercise (FEX) at Landing Zone Parrot, Jacksonville, NC, Sept. 13, 2017. II MIG performed the FEX in order to maintain combat readiness skills in preparation for possible upcoming combat operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy J. Lutz)
Marines run back to their vehicle after an improvised explosive device detonates during a convoy operation as part of the final exercise of Mountain Warfare Training in Bridgeport, Calif., Sept. 5, 2017. Mountain Warfare Training prepares Marines to fight in high altitude and low temperature environments through a series of training exercises, followed by a final practical application that combines and tests the learned skills.
Marines head into final exercise at Mountain Warfare Training
Marines run back to their vehicle after an improvised explosive device detonates during a convoy operation as part of the final exercise of Mountain Warfare Training in Bridgeport, Calif., Sept. 5, 2017. Mountain Warfare Training prepares Marines to fight in high altitude and low temperature environments through a series of training exercises, followed by a final practical application that combines and tests the learned skills. The Marines are with 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, 3rd LEB, 2nd Intelligence Battalion, 6th Communication Battalion, 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, and 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gloria Lepko)
Marines prepare to enter and search a structure for notional improvised explosive devices during a tactical site exploitation drill as part of Mountain Warfare Training in Bridgeport, Calif., Aug. 29, 2017. The first non-infantry iteration of Mountain Warfare Training is a field operation that prepares Marines for mission readiness and aims to build resilience to high altitude atmospheres through real-life training exercises in a mountainous setting.
Marines elevate combat skills during Mountain Warfare Training
Marines prepare to enter and search a structure for notional improvised explosive devices during a tactical site exploitation drill as part of Mountain Warfare Training in Bridgeport, Calif., Aug. 29, 2017. The first non-infantry iteration of Mountain Warfare Training is a field operation that prepares Marines for mission readiness and aims to build resilience to high altitude atmospheres through real-life training exercises in a mountainous setting. The Marines are with 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, 3rd LEB, 2nd Intelligence Battalion, 6th Communication Battalion, 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, and 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gloria Lepko)
Run to Remember participants pose for a group photo before beginning the race at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Aug 5, 2017. The run is held every first Saturday of August in honor of Sgt. Lucas Pyeatt, a cryptologic linguist killed in action during Operation Enduring Freedom, February 2011, and other service members killed in action.
Never Forgotten: 2nd Radio Bn holds 5th annual memorial run
Run to Remember participants pose for a group photo before beginning the race at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Aug 5, 2017. The run is held every first Saturday of August in honor of Sgt. Lucas Pyeatt, a cryptologic linguist killed in action during Operation Enduring Freedom, February 2011, and other service members killed in action.
Col. David Owen and Sgt. Maj. Rene Salinas unveil the new unit colors for II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group during a redesignation ceremony, during which II Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group was renamed II MEF Information Group at Camp Lejeune, N.C., July 21, 2017. The unit’s redesignation to II MIG is the first visible action complimentary to the forthcoming capabilities that support the Commandant’s priorities to modernize the force and develop increased capability in the information environment. Owen is the Commanding Officer and Salinas is the Sergeant Major of II MIG.
II MHG redesignates as II MIG
Col. David Owen and Sgt. Maj. Rene Salinas unveil the new unit colors for II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group during a redesignation ceremony, during which II Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group was renamed II MEF Information Group at Camp Lejeune, N.C., July 21, 2017. The unit’s redesignation to II MIG is the first visible action complimentary to the forthcoming capabilities that support the Commandant’s priorities to modernize the force and develop increased capability in the information environment. Owen is the Commanding Officer and Salinas is the Sergeant Major of II MIG.
Featured News
Never Forgotten: 2nd Radio Bn holds 5th annual memorial run By Pvt. Nicholas Guevara | August 5, 2017
II MHG redesignates as II MIG By 1st Lt. Monica Witt | July 21, 2017
Mission
II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group (II MIG) provides intelligence, communications, supporting arms liaison, and law and order capabilities in order to support Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Command Elements (CE's); II MIG CE provides command, security, infrastructure, and logistics support to the II Marine Expeditionary Force CE, 2d Marine Expeditionary Brigade CE, and assigned units in order to enable and sustain MAGTF operations.
Leaders

Colonel David S. Owen
Commanding Officer, II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group
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Sergeant Major Rene Salinas
Sergeant Major, II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group
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