II Marine Expeditionary Force

 

II Marine Expeditionary Force

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Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Cpl. Joseph Kellar, a data-systems administrator with Marine Wing Support Squadron 273, Marine Wing Support Group 27, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, poses for a photo at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., Dec. 16, 2019. “The only way to be a good leader is to lead yourself first," said Kellar a Ypsilanti, Mich., native. Kellar was praised by his command for moving 115 Marine Corps Enterprise Network computers in the absence of the data chief. He single-handedly re-imaged, de-issued, and replaced more than $266,000 of equipment for his command. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Aidan Parker)
Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Doyle, a general duty corpsman with II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, poses for a photo at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Jan. 14, 2020. Doyle is a native of Lowell, Mass. According to his leadership, Doyle is a selfless leader and mentor, works hard, and stays true to the Navy’s core values. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Haley Mcmenamin)
Lance Cpl. Fredrick Sattler, a radio operator with Combat Logistics Battalion 2, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, poses for a photo at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Jan. 15, 2020. "If you're able to achieve a positive mindset, you'll achieve a positive outcome," said Sattler, a San Pedro, Calif., native. According to his leadership, Sattler is the model of excellence in the field radio operator community and CLB 2 communications shop. He is constantly in the field with individual platoons, providing technical and operational expertise in radio communications, and spends his personal time creating solutions to problems in his occupational field, benefitting both his unit and the Marine Corps as a whole. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Scott Jenkins)
Cpl. Tanner Eldridge, a rifleman and squad leader with 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, poses for a photo on Camp Lejeune, N.C, Jan. 13, 2020. "A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way," said Eldridge, a Wasilla, Alaska, native. According to his leadership, Eldridge sets the example for his Marines by leading them with confidence and courage. He is not intimidated by taking on new leadership tasks. He is continually learning and teaching his Marines, is dedicated to learning. Eldridge also seeks self improvement and continually seeks to improve his squad since he joined the unit. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler M. Solak)
A U.S. Marine with the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 20.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, posts security during a military operations in urban terrain training event at Naval Station Rota, Spain, Jan. 9, 2020. The purpose of MOUT is to maintain mission readiness while providing scenarios that allow Marines and Sailors to practice their combat capabilities. SPMAGTF-CR-AF is deployed to conduct crisis-response and theater-security operations in Africa and promote regional stability by conducting military-to-military training exercises throughout Europe and Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kenny Gomez)
U.S. Marines with the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 20.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, maneuver to the next checkpoint during a military operations in urban terrain training event at Naval Station Rota, Spain, Jan. 9, 2020. The purpose of MOUT is to maintain mission readiness while providing scenarios that allow Marines and Sailors to practice their combat capabilities. SPMAGTF-CR-AF is deployed to conduct crisis-response and theater-security operations in Africa and promote regional stability by conducting military-to-military training exercises throughout Europe and Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kenny Gomez)
U.S. Marines with 2nd Radio Battalion and 8th Communication Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, anchor an antenna during a HAM Amateur Radio Licensing Course at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Jan. 10, 2020. The objective of the course was to increase the Marines’ knowledge on amateur radios and radio operating procedures in order to develop and enhance their capabilities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Larisa Chavez)
U.S. Marines with 2nd Radio Battalion and 8th Communication Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, set up an antenna during a HAM Amateur Radio Licensing Course at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Jan. 10, 2020. The objective of the course was to increase knowledge on amateur radios and radio operating procedures in order to develop and enhance the Marines’ capabilities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Larisa Chavez)
Dave Wood, president of the Brightleaf Amateur Radio Club, right, instructs U.S. Marines with 2nd Radio Battalion and 8th Communication Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, on amateur radios during a HAM Amateur Radio Licensing Course at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Jan. 10, 2020. The objective of the course was to increase knowledge on amateur radios and radio operating procedures in order to develop and enhance the Marines’ capabilities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Larisa Chavez)
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black, left, the 19th sergeant major of the Marine Corps, is briefed by Bill Oldenburg, transition readiness manager, during a visit to Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., Jan. 8, 2020. Black visited for familiarization with the current posture of installation services, health and welfare of service members, government employees and families within privatized military housing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Dominique Osthoff)
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black, left, the 19th sergeant major of the Marine Corps, greets Sgt. Maj. Bobby D. Frazier, right, sergeant major for Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Installations East - Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, during a visit to MCB Camp Lejeune, N.C., Jan. 08, 2020. Black visited for familiarization with the current posture of Installation services, health and welfare of the service members, government employees and families within prIvatized military housing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Dominique Osthoff)
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black, right, Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, addresses Marines attending a Transition Readiness Seminar on Marine Corps Air Station New River during a visit to MCAS New River, N.C., Jan. 08, 2020. Black visited for familiarization with the current posture of Installation services, health and welfare of the service members, government employees and families within privatized military housing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Dominique Osthoff)
U.S. Marines stationed at Marine Corps Air Station New River have lunch with Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black, center, the 19th sergeant major of the Marine Corps, during a visit to MCAS New River, North Carolina, Jan. 08, 2020. Black visited for familiarization with the current posture of Installation services, health and welfare of the service members, government employees and families within privatized military housing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Dominique Osthoff)
II MEF News
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II MEF Videos
Tank You for 78 Years
U.S. Marines with 2nd Tank Battalion, 2d Marine Division stand in formation during the unit’s 78th birthday ceremony at their battalion ramp in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Dec. 20, 2019. 2nd Tanks celebrated by rededicating their battalion’s battle streamers and recognizing three Marines as Tankers of the Year. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Anna Bibbo)
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