2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade

 

2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Maj. Gen. Stephen Neary, commanding general, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade (left) and Rear Adm. Brad Skillman, commander, Expeditionary Strike Group 2 (right) conduct a commander’s update brief aboard the Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) during Exercise Baltic Operations 2019. BALTOPS is the premier annual maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Region, marking the 47th year of one of the largest exercises in Northern Europe enhancing flexibility and interoperability among allied and partner nations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Theodore Green)
Members of 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade pose for a photo before the start of Exercise Baltic Operations 2019 aboard USS Mount Whitney June 7, 2019. BALTOPS is the premier annual maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Region, marking the 47th year of one of the largest exercises in Northern Europe enhancing flexibility and interoperability among allied and partner nations. (Courtesy Photo)
U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Stephen M. Neary, commanding general of 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, presents a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal to Cpl. Elijah Ballantyne, a 2nd MEB supply administrator, at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Dec. 11, 2018. Ballantyne received the award for his exemplary performance while supporting the unit during Exercise Trident Juncture 18 in Norway. The award is earned by exemplifying superior performance outside one’s designated military occupational specialty. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Patrick Osino)
U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Stephen M. Neary, commanding general of 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, presents a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal to Cpl. Jordan Deisler, a 2nd MEB administrative specialist, at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Dec. 11, 2018. Deisler received the award for his exemplary performance while supporting the unit during Exercise Trident Juncture 18 in Norway. The award is earned by exemplifying superior performance outside one’s designated military occupational specialty. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Patrick Osino)
U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Stephen M. Neary, commanding general of 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, presents a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal to Cpl. Cody Sherington, a 2nd MEB data systems administrator, at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Dec. 11, 2018. Sherington received the award for his exemplary performance while supporting the unit during Exercise Trident Juncture 18 in Norway. The award is earned by exemplifying superior performance outside one’s designated military occupational specialty. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Patrick Osino)
U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Stephen M. Neary, commanding general of 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, stands with the unit’s most recent recipients of a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Dec. 11, 2018. The Marines received the award for their exemplary performance while supporting the unit during Exercise Trident Juncture 18 in Norway. The award is earned by exemplifying superior performance outside one’s designated military occupational specialty. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Patrick Osino)
U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Stephen M. Neary, commanding general of 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, and Sgt. Maj. Joy M. Kitashima of II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, presents a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal to Lance Cpl. Matthew Ellis, a 2nd MEB intelligence specialist, at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Dec. 11, 2018. Ellis received the award for his exemplary performance while supporting the unit during Exercise Trident Juncture 18 in Norway. The award is earned by exemplifying superior performance outside one’s designated military occupational specialty. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Patrick Osino)
Approximately 300 Marines from units all across II Marine Expeditionary Force receive an orientation brief after arriving at Vaernes Air Station, Norway, from Camp Lejeune, N.C., on Oct. 3, 2018, in order to participate in Exercise Trident Juncture 2018. Trident Juncture 18 enhances the U.S. and NATO Allies' abilities to work together collectively to conduct military operations under challenging conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by GySgt. Rebekka S. Heite)
U.S. Marines prepare to receive approximately 300 Marines from units all across II Marine Expeditionary Force as they arrive at Vaernes Air Station, Norway, from Camp Lejeune, N.C., on Oct. 3, 2018, in order to participate in Exercise Trident Juncture 2018. Trident Juncture 18 enhances the U.S. and NATO Allies' abilities to work together collectively to conduct military operations under challenging conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by GySgt. Rebekka S. Heite)
Approximately 300 Marines from units all across II Marine Expeditionary Force arrive at Vaernes Air Station, Norway, from Camp Lejeune, N.C., on Oct. 3, 2018, in order to participate in Exercise Trident Juncture 2018. Trident Juncture 18 enhances the U.S. and NATO Allies' abilities to work together collectively to conduct military operations under challenging conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by GySgt. Rebekka S. Heite)
U.S. Marines, Norwegian Soldiers, and civilians work together to offload equipment that will be used during Trident Juncture 18 at Trondheim Port, Norway, on Oct. 11, 2018. Trident Juncture 18 enhances the U.S. and NATO Allies' abilities to work together collectively to conduct military operations under challenging conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Maj. Jordan Cochran)
U.S. Marine Col. John Sullivan, 2d Marine Expeditionary Brigade chief of staff, is interviewed by Norweigan media as equipment that will be used during Trident Juncture 18 is offloaded at Trondheim Port, Norway, on Oct. 11, 2018. Trident Juncture 18 enhances the U.S. and NATO Allies' abilities to work together collectively to conduct military operations under challenging conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Maj. Jordan Cochran)
U.S. Marines, U.S. Sailors, Norwegian Soldiers, and civilians work together to offload equipment that will be used during Trident Juncture 18 at Trondheim Port, Norway, on Oct. 11, 2018. Trident Juncture 18 enhances the U.S. and NATO Allies' abilities to work together collectively to conduct military operations under challenging conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Maj. Jordan Cochran)
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The 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade provides a scalable, joint-capable Marine Air-Ground Task Force to conduct crisis response and/or contingency response in order to support Combatant Command theater objectives.