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III MEF Feature Stories
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U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment conduct a retirement ceremony for Maj. Dennis Nichols on Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Mar. 11, 2020. Maj. Nichols retired after 28 years of honorable service. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Eric Tso)

Photo by Cpl. Eric Tso

Deactivation of 1st Battalion, 12th Marines

26 May 2023 | Lt. Gen. James Bierman III Marine Expeditionary Force

III Marine Expeditionary Force