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II Marine Expeditionary Force

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U.S. Marines with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit move and secure cargo aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) during composite training unit exercise in the Atlantic Ocean Oct. 9, 2019. Combat cargo Marines are key members of the team that ensure all gear and equipment is loaded safely and efficiently. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Tanner Seims)
U.S. Marines with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit move and secure cargo aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) during composite training unit exercise in the Atlantic Ocean Oct. 9, 2019. Combat cargo Marines are key members of the team that ensure all gear and equipment is loaded safely and efficiently. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Tanner Seims)
U.S. Marines with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit move and secure cargo aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) during composite training unit exercise in the Atlantic Ocean Oct. 9, 2019. Combat cargo Marines are key members of the team that ensure all gear and equipment is loaded safely and efficiently. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Tanner Seims)
U.S. Marines with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit move and secure cargo aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) during composite training unit exercise in the Atlantic Ocean Oct. 9, 2019. Combat cargo Marines are key members of the team that ensure all gear and equipment is loaded safely and efficiently. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Tanner Seims)
U.S. Marines with Assault Amphibious Vehicle Platoon, Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, splash into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 12, 2019. The 26th MEU is underway conducting a composite training unit exercise with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Patricia A. Morris)
U.S. Marines with Assault Amphibious Vehicle Platoon, Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, begin training off the coast of Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 12, 2019. The 26th MEU is underway conducting a composite training unit exercise with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Patricia A. Morris)
U.S. Marines with Assault Amphibious Vehicle Platoon, Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, drive into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 12, 2019. The 26th MEU is underway conducting a composite training unit exercise with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Patricia A. Morris)
U.S. Marines with Assault Amphibious Vehicle Platoon, Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, drive into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 12, 2019. The 26th MEU is underway conducting a composite training unit exercise with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Patricia A. Morris)
Seaman Stephen Morris, hospital corpsman with 2nd Dental Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, poses for a photo at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 11, 2019. "There's no better in the business than a Navy corpsman," said Morris. Morris was deployed to Jordan as part of exercise Eager Lion 2019. According to his leadership, while deployed he helped complete four quick reaction force drills and provided eight periods of instruction concerning combat medicine helping the unit maintain a high level of combat readiness. He also volunteered to help the chaplain during a community outreach event to the local mosque, which contributed to foreign relationship initiatives. (Courtesy Photo)
Sgt. Kyle W. Lynch, a tiltrotor mechanic with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 266, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, poses for a photo at Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C., Oct. 10, 2019. "Dont talk about it; be about it," said Lynch, an Isabel, Kan., native. Lynch completed a seven-day fuel cell installation in 2.5 days with minimal Marines, allowing the aircraft to fly out early for an exercise. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ethan Pumphret)
U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division fire M252 81mm mortar systems for a Fire Support Coordination Exercise during Integrated Training Exercise 1-20 at Marine Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., Oct. 4, 2019. The Marines were coordinated by forward observers in fire support teams in conjunction with M777-A2 Howitzers and rotary elements to train for success on a modern battlefield. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy J. Lutz)
U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, conduct a Fire Support Coordination Exercise in conjunction with 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2d MarDiv during Integrated Training Exercise 1-20 at Marine Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., Oct. 3, 2019. The FST Marines were coordinating a wide range of high caliber and explosive rounds from multiple sources on several communications systems to ensure their success on a modern battlefield. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy J. Lutz)
U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division utilize M252 81mm mortar systems for a Fire Support Coordination Exercise during Integrated Training Exercise 1-20 at Marine Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., Oct. 4, 2019. The Marines were coordinated by forward observers in fire support teams in conjunction with M777-A2 Howitzers and rotary elements to train for success on a modern battlefield. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy J. Lutz)
II MEF News
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New Outdoor Infantry Immersion Trainer coming to Camp Lejeune in 2021 By Cpl. Miranda DeKorte | October 2, 2019
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Prime Minister of Norway thanks II MEF Marines, Sailors By Lance Cpl. Nicholas Guevara | September 27, 2019
SECDEF visits MCB Camp Lejeune, MCAS New River By 1st Lt. Andrew Martino | September 26, 2019
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II Marine Expeditionary Force is comprised of several vital commands that make it the naval expeditionary force-in-readiness that it is. The several subordinate commands are strategically placed throughout the world ready to fight and win our nations battles. (U.S. Marine Corps motion graphic by Cpl. Peter Fillo)
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