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When directed, II Marine Expeditionary Force deploys and is employed as a Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) in support of Combatant Commander (CCDR) requirements for contingency response or Major Theater War.  With appropriate augmentation, II MEF serves as the core element of a Joint Task Force (JTF); prepares and deploys combat ready MAGTF’s to support CCDR presence and crisis response; and supports service and CCDR initiatives as required.

 

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Motivator of the Week

Lance Cpl. Marco A. Cerda, a network administrator with Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2d MLG, poses for a photo on MCB Camp Lejeune, N.C., January 5, 2020. "Take the good, remove the bad, and add your own mix," said Cerda, a San Juan, Texas, native. According to his leadership, Lance Cpl. Cerda is being recommended for Motivator of the Week for actions while serving as the noncommissioned officer in-charge of the Network on the Move asset. He takes initiative and sets the example for his peers to emulate with his positive attitude and motivation. Lance Cpl. Cerda has become an asset to both the communications section and CLR-2 with his uncommon dedication to the mission. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Scott Jenkins)
Lance Cpl. Muya M. Malenga, a administrative specialist/legal clerk with Head Quarters Company, 2d Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, poses for a photo on Camp Lejeune, N.C., January, 7, 2021. "Courage is not having the strength to go on, it is going on when you do not have the strength," said Malenga, a Las Vegas, NV, native. According to his leadership, Malenga has been an asset since his arrival. LCpl Malenga ensures his duties are completed to the best of his ability and takes personal pride in the quality of his work and attention to detail.  Although legal is one of the busiest sections within the S1, any time LCpl Malenga does have, he utilizes to ask questions and cross train with his peers in order to grow within his field.  As a result, he has been able to more efficiently track and process over 150 administrative separations, command investigations, NJPs, and courts martials.  LCpl Malenga is a trustworthy team player who is always ready and willing to cover down for his team in any capacity he is needed while maintaining an enthusiastic positive attitude and uplifting everyone around him. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jennifer E. Reyes)
Sgt. Jamir K. Smith, an avionics technician with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 167, Marine Aircraft Group 29, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, poses for a photo at Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C. , November 17, 2020. "It's better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one, than have an opportunity and not be prepared," said Smith, a Brooklyn, N.Y., native. According to his leadership, Smith's guidance resulted in 689 maintenance action form sign-offs, accounting for over 3,149 maintenance man-hours completed with in the avionics department. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Elias E. Pimentel III)
Sgt. Christopher Leon, a field radio operator with 2nd Air-Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, poses for a photo on Camp Lejeune, N.C., January 7, 2021. "If you're not a starter and you think you should be, give them no choice on the decision. Play so well it's undeniable," said Leon, a Brooklyn, N.Y., native. According to his leadership, Sgt. Leon is a fire and forget Marine in the truest sense. Leon leads from the front and sets the example for his peers and junior Marines to emulate by ensuring that the Marines understand all aspects and capabilities of 2nd ANGLICO. Leon is constantly coordinating professional military education events for his Marines, maintaining a constant learning environment for those within 2nd ANGLICO. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Megan Roses)

 

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Leaders

Lieutenant General Brian D. Beaudreault
Commanding General, II Marine Expeditionary Force

Lieutenant General Beaudreault was commissioned in May 1983 upon graduation from the University of

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Brigadier General David L. Odom
Deputy Commanding General, II MEF, and Commander, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade

Brigadier General David L. Odom is the Deputy Commanding General, II Marine Expeditionary Force. 

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Sergeant Major Lonnie N. Travis, Jr.
Sergeant Major, II Marine Expeditionary Force

Sergeant Major Travis began his current assignment as the II Marine Expeditionary Force Sergeant

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MCPO (FMF/MCD/FPJ) Jody Gene Fletcher
Command Master Chief, II Marine Expeditionary Force

A native of Pensacola Florida, Master Chief Fletcher began his Naval service in October 1992. After

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