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2nd Law Enforcement Battalion

Headquarters Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, NC
Marines from 2nd Radio Battalion and 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion take a ferry to Shackleford Banks Island to clean up trash and debris on the island’s beach on April 21, 2016. The day was organized by both the Single Marine program and the National Park Service with the help of Gunnery Sgt. Bernard Snyder, the Communications chief for 2nd LEB. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Miranda Faughn/Released)
A day at the beach: Lejeune Marines give back
Marines from 2nd Radio Battalion and 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion take a ferry to Shackleford Banks Island to clean up trash and debris on the island’s beach on April 21, 2016. The day was organized by both the Single Marine program and the National Park Service with the help of Gunnery Sgt. Bernard Snyder, the Communications chief for 2nd LEB. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Miranda Faughn/Released)
Marines from 2nd Radio Battalion and 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion hoist debris that they collected during the beach clean-up of Shackleford Banks Island April 21, 2016. The Marines picked up trash and debris to create a better environment for the wild horses that inhabit the island. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Miranda Faughn/Released)
A day at the beach: Lejeune Marines give back
Marines from 2nd Radio Battalion and 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion hoist debris that they collected during the beach clean-up of Shackleford Banks Island April 21, 2016. The Marines picked up trash and debris to create a better environment for the wild horses that inhabit the island. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Miranda Faughn/Released)
Gunnery Sgt. Bernard Snyder picks up pieces of trash with Marines from 2nd Radio Battalion and 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion to clean up Shackleford Banks Island on April 21, 2016. Snyder said he visited the island on his free time and noticed an opportunity to help better the island through community service. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Miranda Faughn/Released)
A day at the beach: Lejeune Marines give back
Gunnery Sgt. Bernard Snyder picks up pieces of trash with Marines from 2nd Radio Battalion and 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion to clean up Shackleford Banks Island on April 21, 2016. Snyder said he visited the island on his free time and noticed an opportunity to help better the island through community service. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Miranda Faughn/Released)
Clearing debris from the beach, Marines from 2nd Radio Battalion and 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion drag a fence to a ferry for removal as part of a beach clean-up of Shackleford Banks Island April 21, 2016. The Marines worked in cooperation with the Single Marine Program for transportation and the National Park service for removal of the trash. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Miranda Faughn/Released)
A day at the beach: Lejeune Marines give back
Clearing debris from the beach, Marines from 2nd Radio Battalion and 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion drag a fence to a ferry for removal as part of a beach clean-up of Shackleford Banks Island April 21, 2016. The Marines worked in cooperation with the Single Marine Program for transportation and the National Park service for removal of the trash. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Miranda Faughn/Released)
Cpl. Jacob Lebo, a rifleman with 1st Platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, mans the main security post built using more than 600 sandbags with his .50 caliber machine gun during the II Marine Expeditionary Force Command Post Exercise 3 at Camp Lejeune, N.C., April 20, 2016. During the CPX, 2nd LEB posted security around the campsite and defended it from mock enemies, ensuring the headquarters element could complete the mission safely. (U.S. Marine Corps photo illustration by Cpl. Michelle Reif/Released)
To take charge of this post; LEB heads up security during MEF CPX
Cpl. Jacob Lebo, a rifleman with 1st Platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, mans the main security post built using more than 600 sandbags with his .50 caliber machine gun during the II Marine Expeditionary Force Command Post Exercise 3 at Camp Lejeune, N.C., April 20, 2016. During the CPX, 2nd LEB posted security around the campsite and defended it from mock enemies, ensuring the headquarters element could complete the mission safely. (U.S. Marine Corps photo illustration by Cpl. Michelle Reif/Released)
Lance Cpl. Anton Louis Rowe, a military working dog handler with 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, conducts a perimeter security patrol with his explosive-detection dog Breezy, during the II Marine Expeditionary Force Command Post Exercise 3 at Camp Lejeune, N.C., April 20, 2016. During the CPX, 2nd LEB posted security around the campsite and defended it from mock enemies, ensuring the headquarters element could complete the mission safely. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Michelle Reif/Released)
To take charge of this post; LEB heads up security during MEF CPX
Lance Cpl. Anton Louis Rowe, a military working dog handler with 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, conducts a perimeter security patrol with his explosive-detection dog Breezy, during the II Marine Expeditionary Force Command Post Exercise 3 at Camp Lejeune, N.C., April 20, 2016. During the CPX, 2nd LEB posted security around the campsite and defended it from mock enemies, ensuring the headquarters element could complete the mission safely. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Michelle Reif/Released)
Capt. Daniel Mora, a military police officer with 1st Platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, returns fire on simulated enemy combatants during a perimeter security patrol during the II Marine Expeditionary Force Command Post Exercise 3 at Camp Lejeune, N.C., April 20, 2016. During the CPX, 2nd LEB posted security around the campsite and defended it from mock enemies, ensuring the headquarters element could complete the mission safely. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Michelle Reif/Released)
To take charge of this post; LEB heads up security during MEF CPX
Capt. Daniel Mora, a military police officer with 1st Platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, returns fire on simulated enemy combatants during a perimeter security patrol during the II Marine Expeditionary Force Command Post Exercise 3 at Camp Lejeune, N.C., April 20, 2016. During the CPX, 2nd LEB posted security around the campsite and defended it from mock enemies, ensuring the headquarters element could complete the mission safely. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Michelle Reif/Released)
Marines with Bravo Company, 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, participated in familiarization training at Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 4, 2016, in order to improve their marksmanship skills with the M240 machine gun and M249 squad automatic weapon. The purpose of the shoot was to hone their accuracy, communication abilities and suppressive fire capabilities in order to prepare the unit for several upcoming training exercises. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Aaron K. Fiala/Released)
Machine gun training prepares 2nd LEB for future training exercises
Marines with Bravo Company, 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, participated in familiarization training at Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 4, 2016, in order to improve their marksmanship skills with the M240 machine gun and M249 squad automatic weapon. The purpose of the shoot was to hone their accuracy, communication abilities and suppressive fire capabilities in order to prepare the unit for several upcoming training exercises. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Aaron K. Fiala/Released)
Marines with Bravo Company, 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, participated in familiarization training at Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 4, 2016, in order to improve their marksmanship skills with the M240 machine gun and M249 squad automatic weapon. The purpose of the shoot was to hone their accuracy, communication abilities and suppressive fire capabilities in order to prepare the unit for several upcoming training exercises. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Aaron K. Fiala/Released)
Machine gun training prepares 2nd LEB for future training exercises
Marines with Bravo Company, 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, participated in familiarization training at Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 4, 2016, in order to improve their marksmanship skills with the M240 machine gun and M249 squad automatic weapon. The purpose of the shoot was to hone their accuracy, communication abilities and suppressive fire capabilities in order to prepare the unit for several upcoming training exercises. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Aaron K. Fiala/Released)
Marines with 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion conduct biometric exploitation during Tactical Site Exploitation training at Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 3, 2016. The unit built their own laboratory on the field to examine fingerprints and other critical pieces of evidence to recognize and assess possible enemy identities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Samuel Guerra/Released)
Crime stoppers: 2nd LEB maintains investigation awareness
Marines with 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion conduct biometric exploitation during Tactical Site Exploitation training at Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 3, 2016. The unit built their own laboratory on the field to examine fingerprints and other critical pieces of evidence to recognize and assess possible enemy identities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Samuel Guerra/Released)
Sgt. Alberto Camacho, military policeman for Charlie Company, 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, separates evidence without fingerprints during Tactical Site Exploitation training at Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 3, 2016. The training emphasizes the importance of leaving the evidence in pristine condition to ensure they get the most accurate intelligence necessary to identify the enemies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Samuel Guerra/Released)
Crime stoppers: 2nd LEB maintains investigation awareness
Sgt. Alberto Camacho, military policeman for Charlie Company, 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, separates evidence without fingerprints during Tactical Site Exploitation training at Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 3, 2016. The training emphasizes the importance of leaving the evidence in pristine condition to ensure they get the most accurate intelligence necessary to identify the enemies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Samuel Guerra/Released)
Tammie Ashley sits outside of the 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion kennels with her son’s former Military Working Dog, Sirius, at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 25, 2016. Tammie’s son and Sirius’ former handler, Sgt. Joshua Ashley, was killed while on patrol in 2012 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, The Ashley family adopted Sirius after a passing of the leash retirement ceremony. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Michelle Reif/Released.)
Bringing a part of Josh home; MWD of fallen handler adopted by family
Tammie Ashley sits outside of the 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion kennels with her son’s former Military Working Dog, Sirius, at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 25, 2016. Tammie’s son and Sirius’ former handler, Sgt. Joshua Ashley, was killed while on patrol in 2012 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, The Ashley family adopted Sirius after a passing of the leash retirement ceremony. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Michelle Reif/Released.)
Military Working Dog Sirius, who served with 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, anxiously observes his retirement ceremony at the Ashley Kennels at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 26, 2016. Sirius was adopted by the family of his former handler, Sgt. Joshua Ashley, who was killed while they were on patrol together in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in 2012. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Michelle Reif/Released.)
Bringing a part of Josh home; MWD of fallen handler adopted by family
Military Working Dog Sirius, who served with 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, anxiously observes his retirement ceremony at the Ashley Kennels at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 26, 2016. Sirius was adopted by the family of his former handler, Sgt. Joshua Ashley, who was killed while they were on patrol together in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in 2012. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Michelle Reif/Released.)
Military Working Dog Sirius sits near the memorial stone of his former handler, Sgt. Joshua Ashley, outside of 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion’s Ashley Kennels at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 25, 2016, shortly after his retirement ceremony and adoption. Sirius’ former handler, Sgt. Joshua Ashley, was killed while on patrol in 2012 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Ashley’s family adopted Sirius, in keeping with the fallen Marine’s wishes. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Michelle Reif/Released.)
Bringing a part of Josh home; MWD of fallen handler adopted by family
Military Working Dog Sirius sits near the memorial stone of his former handler, Sgt. Joshua Ashley, outside of 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion’s Ashley Kennels at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 25, 2016, shortly after his retirement ceremony and adoption. Sirius’ former handler, Sgt. Joshua Ashley, was killed while on patrol in 2012 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Ashley’s family adopted Sirius, in keeping with the fallen Marine’s wishes. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Michelle Reif/Released.)
Military Working Dog Sirius sits next to one of his previous handlers, Sgt. Frederick Roethler, after retiring from service during a ceremony at 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion’s Ashley Kennels at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 26, 2016. Sirius was adopted by the family of Sgt. Joshua Ashley, who was Sirius’ handler before Ashley was killed in action while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in 2012. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Michelle Reif/Released.)
Bringing a part of Josh home; MWD of fallen handler adopted by family
Military Working Dog Sirius sits next to one of his previous handlers, Sgt. Frederick Roethler, after retiring from service during a ceremony at 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion’s Ashley Kennels at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 26, 2016. Sirius was adopted by the family of Sgt. Joshua Ashley, who was Sirius’ handler before Ashley was killed in action while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in 2012. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Michelle Reif/Released.)
Tammie Ashley sits outside of the 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion kennels with her son’s former Military Working Dog, Sirius, at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 25, 2016. Tammie’s son and Sirius’ former handler, Sgt. Joshua Ashley, was killed while on patrol in 2012 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The Ashley family adopted Sirius after a passing of the leash retirement ceremony. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Erick Galera/Released.)
Bringing a part of Josh home; MWD of fallen handler adopted by family
Tammie Ashley sits outside of the 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion kennels with her son’s former Military Working Dog, Sirius, at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 25, 2016. Tammie’s son and Sirius’ former handler, Sgt. Joshua Ashley, was killed while on patrol in 2012 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The Ashley family adopted Sirius after a passing of the leash retirement ceremony. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Erick Galera/Released.)
Military Working Dog Sirius sits near the memorial stone of his former handler, Sgt. Joshua Ashley, outside of 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion’s Ashley Kennels at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 25, 2016, shortly after his retirement ceremony and adoption. Sirius’ former handler, Sgt. Joshua Ashley, was killed while on patrol in 2012 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Ashley’s family adopted Sirius, in keeping with the fallen Marine’s wishes. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Michelle Reif/Released.)
Bringing a part of Josh home; MWD of fallen handler adopted by family
Military Working Dog Sirius sits near the memorial stone of his former handler, Sgt. Joshua Ashley, outside of 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion’s Ashley Kennels at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 25, 2016, shortly after his retirement ceremony and adoption. Sirius’ former handler, Sgt. Joshua Ashley, was killed while on patrol in 2012 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Ashley’s family adopted Sirius, in keeping with the fallen Marine’s wishes. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Michelle Reif/Released.)
Cpl. Jake Korb, a policeman with 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, stands guard at the front gate of the forward operating base at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 9, 2016. During the time the Marines spent in the field, they encountered multiple obstacles, and confronted different scenarios in preparation for an upcoming deployment with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit. The obstacles that they faced included rugged environments, improvised explosive devices and ambushes by the enemy. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Luke Hoogendam/Released)
Marines with 2nd LEB conduct policing operations for an upcoming deployment with the 24th MEU
Cpl. Jake Korb, a policeman with 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, stands guard at the front gate of the forward operating base at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 9, 2016. During the time the Marines spent in the field, they encountered multiple obstacles, and confronted different scenarios in preparation for an upcoming deployment with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit. The obstacles that they faced included rugged environments, improvised explosive devices and ambushes by the enemy. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Luke Hoogendam/Released)
Marines with 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion stay vigilant as they drive through a village with possible hostiles and improvised explosive devices at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 9, 2016. During the time the Marines spent in the field, they encountered multiple obstacles and confronted different scenarios in preparation for an upcoming deployment with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit. The obstacles that they faced included rugged environments, improvised explosive devices and ambushes by the enemy. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Luke Hoogendam/Released)
Marines with 2nd LEB conduct policing operations for an upcoming deployment with the 24th MEU
Marines with 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion stay vigilant as they drive through a village with possible hostiles and improvised explosive devices at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 9, 2016. During the time the Marines spent in the field, they encountered multiple obstacles and confronted different scenarios in preparation for an upcoming deployment with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit. The obstacles that they faced included rugged environments, improvised explosive devices and ambushes by the enemy. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Luke Hoogendam/Released)
Marines with 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion confront -rock-throwing hostiles at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 9, 2016. This kind of training allows 2nd LEB to develop and practice all the capabilities that the unit brings to the Marine Expeditionary Unit. The obstacles that they faced included rugged environments, improvised explosive devices and ambushes by the enemy. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Luke Hoogendam/Released)
Marines with 2nd LEB conduct policing operations for an upcoming deployment with the 24th MEU
Marines with 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion confront -rock-throwing hostiles at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 9, 2016. This kind of training allows 2nd LEB to develop and practice all the capabilities that the unit brings to the Marine Expeditionary Unit. The obstacles that they faced included rugged environments, improvised explosive devices and ambushes by the enemy. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Luke Hoogendam/Released)
Marines with 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion prepare to confront possible hostiles at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 9, 2016. This kind of training allows 2nd LEB to develop and practice all the capabilities that the unit brings to the Marine Expeditionary Unit. The obstacles that they faced included rugged environments, improvised explosive devices and ambushes by the enemy. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Luke Hoogendam/Released)
Marines with 2nd LEB conduct policing operations for an upcoming deployment with the 24th MEU
Marines with 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion prepare to confront possible hostiles at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 9, 2016. This kind of training allows 2nd LEB to develop and practice all the capabilities that the unit brings to the Marine Expeditionary Unit. The obstacles that they faced included rugged environments, improvised explosive devices and ambushes by the enemy. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Luke Hoogendam/Released)
Marines with 2nd Law Enforcment Battalion huddle together in silence in rememberance of Sgt. Joshua Ashley during a memorial ceremony at the Protestant chapel aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Sept. 12.  Ashley, a military dog handler, was killed in Afghanistan in July while conducting operations in Helmand province. (Photo by Sgt. Bobby J. Yarbrough)
Saying Goodbye
Marines with 2nd Law Enforcment Battalion huddle together in silence in rememberance of Sgt. Joshua Ashley during a memorial ceremony at the Protestant chapel aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Sept. 12. Ashley, a military dog handler, was killed in Afghanistan in July while conducting operations in Helmand province. (Photo by Sgt. Bobby J. Yarbrough)
Marines with 2nd Law Enforcment Battalion present Jon and Tammie Ashley, the parents of Sgt. Joshua Ashley, with his military police badge following a memorial ceremony at the Protestant chapel aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Sept. 12. Sgt. Joshua Ashley was killed in Afghanistan in July while conducting operations in the Helmand province. (Photo by Sgt. Bobby J. Yarbrough)
Badge of Honor
Marines with 2nd Law Enforcment Battalion present Jon and Tammie Ashley, the parents of Sgt. Joshua Ashley, with his military police badge following a memorial ceremony at the Protestant chapel aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Sept. 12. Sgt. Joshua Ashley was killed in Afghanistan in July while conducting operations in the Helmand province. (Photo by Sgt. Bobby J. Yarbrough)
Serius, a military working dog, stares at a portrait of Sgt. Joshua Ashley during a memorial ceremony at the Protestant chapel aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Sept. 12. Serius was by Ashley's side when he was killed in Afghanistan in July during operations in the Helmand province. (Photo by Sgt. Bobby J. Yarbrough)
Reflection
Serius, a military working dog, stares at a portrait of Sgt. Joshua Ashley during a memorial ceremony at the Protestant chapel aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Sept. 12. Serius was by Ashley's side when he was killed in Afghanistan in July during operations in the Helmand province. (Photo by Sgt. Bobby J. Yarbrough)
Lance Cpl. Joe Singer, a military working dog handler with Military Police Support Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, performs explosive detection training with his dog, Lubus, aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C., June 9, 2010. The purpose of the training is to keep both the Marines and their dogs ready for detecting explosives such as improvised explosive devices and caches while in the battlefield.
MHG military working dogs perform explosive detection training
Lance Cpl. Joe Singer, a military working dog handler with Military Police Support Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, performs explosive detection training with his dog, Lubus, aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C., June 9, 2010. The purpose of the training is to keep both the Marines and their dogs ready for detecting explosives such as improvised explosive devices and caches while in the battlefield.
Cpl. Benjamin Shaffer, the chief military working dog handler with Military Police Support Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, praises Shandi after she found explosive odors planted by the Marines aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C., June 9, 2010. Dog handlers and their dogs perform daily training to keep themselves prepared for deployment.
MHG military working dogs perform explosive detection training
Cpl. Benjamin Shaffer, the chief military working dog handler with Military Police Support Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, praises Shandi after she found explosive odors planted by the Marines aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C., June 9, 2010. Dog handlers and their dogs perform daily training to keep themselves prepared for deployment.
Gunnery Sgt. William Abernathy, the company first sergeant for Military Police Support Comapny, II Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group supervises two Marines in loading and firing a .50 caliber Browning machine gun aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., Aug. 28, 2010. Abernathy uses the stick he is leaning on to get the attention of his Marines when the sounds of the machine guns drown out his voice.
Battle hardened Marine uses experience, wisdom to teach others
Gunnery Sgt. William Abernathy, the company first sergeant for Military Police Support Comapny, II Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group supervises two Marines in loading and firing a .50 caliber Browning machine gun aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., Aug. 28, 2010. Abernathy uses the stick he is leaning on to get the attention of his Marines when the sounds of the machine guns drown out his voice.
Mission Statement

Conduct law and order operations in order to enhance the security environment and promote the rule of law in support of Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) operations.

Conduct law and order functions to include law enforcement, policing, police advising/training, and limited detention/correction, patrol/incident response operations, route regulation/enforcement, investigations, Joint Prosecution and Exploitation Center operations, Tactical Site Exploitation, identity operations/biometrics support, Protective Services operations, Military Working Dog operations, police intelligence, physical security and crime prevention expertise/assessments, accident investigations, customs/border clearance support operations, and Military Police support to civil authorities.



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Rockets away: 2nd LEB takes to the firing line

June 07, 2016

Marines with Bravo Company, 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion took to the firing line with the AT-4 rocket launcher at Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, June 3, 2016. MORE
A day at the beach: Lejeune Marines give back

April 26, 2016

Over time the beaches of Shackleford Banks Island can gather debris. Instead of leaving the island polluted, Marines with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment; 2nd Radio Battalion; 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion and 2nd Marine Logistics Group chose to make a difference by volunteering to restore the island’s natural beauty during a beach clean-up, April 21, 2016. MORE
Combing the crime scene with 2nd LEB

April 25, 2016

Marines combed through a simulated crime scene for evidence during a tactical site exploitation exercise at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., April 20, 2016.The site exploitation course conducted by 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion is a week-long course that trains Marines how to delicately and safely store or remove evidence such as cigarette MORE
LEB heads up security during II MEF Command Post Exercise 3

April 23, 2016

It is commonly known in warfighting strategy that to conquer an enemy you must sever the head from the body. When the head of the II Marine Expeditionary Force took to the simulated battlefield, the Military Police faithfully protected it from enemies, ensuring that the headquarters element completed the mission. 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion MORE
To take charge of this post; LEB heads up security during MEF CPX

April 22, 2016

It is commonly known in warfighting strategy that to conquer an enemy you must sever the head from the body. When the head of the II Marine Expeditionary Force took to the simulated battlefield, the Military Police faithfully protected it from enemies, ensuring that the headquarters element completed the mission. 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion MORE
Crime stoppers: 2nd LEB maintains investigation awareness

March 08, 2016

Marines with 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion sustained criminal investigation techniques while conducting tactical site exploitation training at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 1–4. “This law enforcement training is designed to focus on patrolling, site exploitation and forensic operations, which analyze captured enemy MORE
Bringing part of Josh home: MWD of fallen handler adopted by family

February 29, 2016

Military Working Dog handlers often describe the bond between themselves and their dogs as unbreakable and everlasting. Their dogs are more than just their best friends; they are their brothers, an extension of themselves, comrades in arms. For the family of fallen Marine Sgt. Joshua Ashley, adopting MWD Sirius into their family was like reuniting MORE
Providing security: Marines with 2nd LEB conduct site security operations

February 19, 2016

Marines with 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion prepared future security operations during site security operations training at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 17.The Marines went to Forward Operating Base Hawk to participate in a scenario, which involved supporting a critical infrastructure, said Cpl. Ian R. Seely, a marksman observer with MORE
Marines with 2nd LEB conduct policing operations for an upcoming deployment with the 24th MEU

February 11, 2016

Marines with 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force, experienced policing in a hostile environment in preparation for an upcoming deployment with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit at Camp Lejeune N.C., Feb. 9, 2016. MORE
Security Measures: 2nd LEB protects valuable assets

August 06, 2015

Forty Marines with Bravo Company, 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, conducted a week long exercise in which the Marines simulated the protection of a submarine during fueling operations at a port, at range Greater Sandy Run Area Forward Operating Base aboard Camp Lejeune, August 4-7, 2015.The MORE
US, Moroccan military personnel refine escalation-of-force tactics during African Lion 14

March 30, 2014

Royal Moroccan Armed Forces soldiers and a joint-contingent of U.S. military police personnel, including U.S. Marines from 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, U.S. soldiers and airmen, shared tactics and techniques for nonlethal weapons enforcement and escalation-of-force operations during African Lion 14 in Tifnit Training Area, Morocco.“It’s a very MORE