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Marines


III MARINE EXPEDITIONARY FORCE
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FORWARD. FAITHFUL. FOCUSED.

Mission

III MEF provides the United States with a forward-deployed force in readiness in the Pacific Theater, as a globally responsive, expeditionary, and fully scalable Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF), capable of generating, deploying, and employing forces for crisis response, forward presence, major combat operations, and campaigns.

 

  • Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz Reactivation and Naming Ceremony at Asan Beach, National Historical Park, Asan, Guam, on Jan. 26, 2023.
  • This training allowed small unit leaders to practice decision making and problem solving in a realistic scenario. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Israel Chincio)
  • Winter Workhorse is an annual exercise for CLR-3 to train to carry out mission essential tasks in forward-deployed, austere environments. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Weston Brown)
  • KMEP is conducted routinely to maintain the trust, proficiency, and readiness of the ROK-U.S. Alliance. 3d Battalion, 4th Marines is forward deployed in the Indo-Pacific under 4th Marines, 3d Marine Division as part of the Unit Deployment Program. Blankenship is a native of Wheeling, West Virginia. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Michael Taggart)

 

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