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II MSB Change of Command Ceremony

U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Spencer D. Sweet, the incoming commanding officer of II Marine Expeditionary Force Support Battalion, left, receives the...

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CMC and SMMC visit 1st Battalion, 2d Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Eric M. Smith, the 39th Commandant of the Marine Corps, speaks to Marines with 1st Battalion, 2d Marine Regiment, 2d Marine...

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Helicopter Sea Squadron 28 conducts pre-flight training

U.S. Navy Sailors with Helicopter Sea Squadron 28 conduct pre-flight training aboard the Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney...

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24th MEU (SOC) Trains with Latvian National Guard and Spanish Marines during BALTOPS 24

U.S. Marines with Battalion Landing Team 1/8, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Operations Capable (SOC), Combat Logistics Battalion 1/8,...

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VMM-365 (REIN), 24th MEU (SOC) Aircraft Static Display for Swedish Air Force

A U.S. Marine Corps pilots with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 365 (Reinforced), 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Operations...

 

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  • Gotland Island: Setting Up Communication

    Jun 18 2024
    Gotlands län
    U.S. Marine Cpl. Alan Hernandez Vazquez, a transmissions system operator, with Combat Logistics Battalion 8, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, conducts communication operations during BALTOPS 24 as part of Marine Rotational Forces Europe 24.2 in Gotland, Sweden, June 13, 2024. MRF-E focuses on regional engagements throughout Europe by conducting various exercises, mountain-warfare training, and military-to-military engagements, which enhances the overall interoperability of the U.S. Marine Corps with allies and partners. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jackson Kirkiewicz)
  • Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 2 change of command ceremony

    Jun 18 2024
    Marine Corps Air Station Cherry
    U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Anthony Cesaro, right, a native of Illinois and outgoing Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron (MWHS) 2, passes the organizational colors to Lt. Col. Michael Souza, a native of Connecticut and oncoming commanding officer of MWHS-2 during a change of command ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, June 13, 2024. The ceremony represented a transfer of responsibility, authority, and accountability from Cesaro to Souza (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Theodore Bergan)
  • 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division Change of Command 2024

    Jun 18 2024
    Camp Lejeune
    U.S. Marines with the 2d Marine Division (MARDIV) Band perform during a change of command ceremony on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, June 13, 2024. During the ceremony, U.S. Marine Corps Col. Gregory P. Gordon, the outgoing commanding officer of 6th Marine Regiment, 2d MARDIV, relinquished command to Col. Neil R. Berry. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Grace Stover)
  • Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 261 returns home from deployment

    Jun 11 2024
    Marine Corps Air Station New River
    U.S. Marines and Sailors of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 261 embrace their loved ones at Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina, June 3, 2024. VMM-261 returned home from a 9-month deployment in support of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Christopher Hernandez)
  • BLT 1/8, 24th MEU (SOC) Live-Fire Range Aboard USS Wasp (LHD 1)

    Jun 11 2024
    Atlantic Ocean
    U.S. Marines and Sailors with Alpha Company, Battalion Landing Team 1/8, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Operations Capable (SOC), conduct a live-fire weapons familiarization drill aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) while underway in the Atlantic Ocean, June 8, 2024. The Wasp Amphibious Ready Group-24th MEU (SOC) is conducting operations in U.S. Naval Forces Europe area of operations to support high-end warfighting exercises while demonstrating speed and agility operating in a dynamic security environment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Elton Taylor)
  • BALTOPS 24 Pre-Sail Conference

    Jun 11 2024
    Klaipeda
    U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Samuel L. Meyer, commanding general of Task Force 61/2, discusses amphibious warfare tactics and operations during the Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 24 Pre-Sail Conference at Klaipeda, Lithuania, June 5, 2024. BALTOPS 24 is the premier maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic region led by U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa and executed by Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO, providing a unique training opportunity to strengthen combined response capabilities critical to preserving freedom of navigation and security of the Baltic Sea. TF 61/2 commands and controls fleet Marine forces in support of the U.S. Sixth Fleet commander while synchronizing Navy and Marine Corps units and capabilities in the U.S. European Command and U.S. Africa Command area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Marc Imprevert)
  • II MEF Navy Career Fair

    Jun 11 2024
    Camp Lejeune
    U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Elisabeth Basham, left, a command career counselor with the Naval Medical Readiness and Training command (NMRTC), and Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Tiara Monroe, center, a dental technician with NMRTC, learn about cardiovascular implants from Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Chessa Sheppard, right, a cardiovascular technician with Expeditionary Medical Facility Kilo during a Navy Career Fair at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, June 6, 2024. The career fair, hosted by II Marine Expeditionary Force, served as a valuable platform for Sailors to increase awareness of diverse Navy career paths. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack Labrador)
  • Combat Logistics Regiment 2 Field Meet

    Jun 11 2024
    Camp Lejeune
    U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, compete in a tug-of-war competition during the CLR-2 field meet on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, June 6, 2024. CLR-2 Marines and Sailors participated in a field meet with various athletic events, promoting cohesion, camaraderie, and physical fitness within the unit. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jessica J. Mazzamuto)
  • Headquarters and Service Battalion Holds Battalion Run

    Jun 11 2024
    Camp Lejeune
    U.S. Marines with Headquarters and Service Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, participate in a Battalion run on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, June 7, 2024.  Marines with H&S Battalion held a Battalion run to build camaraderie and increase physical readiness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christian Salazar)
  • Dakota Meyer Medal of Honor recipient visits 2nd MLG Human Performance Center

    Jun 11 2024
    Camp Lejeune
    Dakota Meyer, left, Medal of Honor recipient, speaks with U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Michael E. McWilliams, commanding general, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, about the capabilities of the Human Performance Center on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, June 3, 2024. Dakota Meyer is one of three Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipients during the Global War on Terror. Meyer spoke with 2nd MLG's leadership discussing the overall benefits of the Human Performance Center and how it could be used as a tool to assist Marines in improving in all areas of mind, body, and spirit. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christian Salazar)
FAST Co. Europe
April 15, 2024 | 0:30
Task Force 61/2.3 FASTEUR provides capabilities such as rapid response expeditionary anti-terrorism and security operations in support of Commanders, United States European Command and as directed by Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet in order to protect vital naval and national assets. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Cameron Ross)

Task Force 61/2.3 FASTEUR provides capabilities such as rapid response expeditionary anti-terrorism and security operations in support of Commanders, United States European Command and as directed by Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet in order to protect vital naval and national assets. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Cameron Ross)

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