Check out what’s been happening in this week’s edition of Around the MEF. Marines with Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, compete in the unit’s Warrior Games. Veterans from 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, commemorate those who served during the Battle of Fallujah in Iraq. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus speaks to service members at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. For more information: https://www.dvidshub.net/video/488184/marines-compete-mag-39-warrior-games https://www.dvidshub.net/video/487700/commemoration-marines-thundering-third https://www.dvidshub.net/video/488389/secretary-navys-address-marines-sailors-and-civilians-camp-pendleton
Taken: 10.21.2016 | Video by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel
Three Marines with I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group were presented awards by the Marine Corps Association and Foundation at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Oct. 14, 2016. The awards were part of the I MEF Headquarters Group’s “Protect What You’ve Earned” campaign essay contest held April to June 2016. More than 40 essays were submitted. “The purpose of the essay contest was threefold: First, to promote individual reflection in each individual Marine. Second, we wanted to provoke discussion so as the Marines reflected on what was important to them they would share it with their fellow Marines,” said Col. Roberta L. Shea, the commanding officer of I MEF Headquarters Group. “Lastly, to help...
10.14.2016 | CAMP PENDLETON, CA, US | Story by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel