An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

2d Marine Expeditionary Brigade
The official logo for 2d Marine Expedition Brigade.
Self-sufficient and interoperable
Official U.S. Marine Corps Website


Faces of BALTOPS 22

Cpl. Aishiya S. Jefferson, an intelligence specialist with 2d Marine Expeditionary Brigade


2d MEB aboard USS Mt. Whitney

The U.S. flag flies above USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), which is currently underway participating in exercise BALTOPS22.


2d MEB, ESG-2 support DV tour

U.S. Navy Rear Adm. John V. Menoni, commander, ESG-2, speaks to distinguished visitors during a tour aboard USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during BALTOPS22.


ESG-2 Commander visits Gotland

U.S. Navy Rear Adm. John V. Menoni, commander, ESG-2, visits Swedish Army service members with 181st Armored Brigade during exercise BALTOPS22



The MEB Command Element (CE) provides a Marine Air Ground Task Force /Joint Task Force(MAGTF/JTF)-capable headquarters that can rapidly deploy and when directed composites with naval and / or land-based forward-deployed and/or rapidly deployable forces to form a MAGTF or the core element of a JTF headquarters in order to fulfill Geographic Combatant Commander (GCC) operational requirements.

Featured News


Latest Videos

II Marine Expeditionary Force
April 26, 2021 | 2:18
II Marine Expeditionary Force
April 26, 2021 | 2:18
Player Embed Code:


Brigadier General Andrew T. Priddy
Commanding General, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade

Brigadier General (BGen) Andrew T. Priddy is currently serving as the Commanding General of 2d Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB) and the Deputy Commanding General of II Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF). Born in Michigan and raised in Channahon, Illinois, BGen Priddy received his commission in 1995 from the United States Naval Academy and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Ocean Engineering.

Read Biography

Colonel Kevin Shea
Chief of Staff, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade

Colonel Shea was commissioned from the United states Military Academy in 1999. As a company grade officer, his operational assignments include: Rifle Platoon Commander and Combined Anti-Armor Platoon Commander with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines (Unit Deployment Program and Operation IRAQI FREEDOM 1) and weapons Company and Company A Commander with 1st Battalion, 8th Marines (Operation IRAQI FREEDOM 06-08.2 and 9-1).

Read Biography

Sergeant Major Wesley O. Turner II
Sergeant Major, II MEF Information Group

SgtMaj Turner enlisted in the Marine Corps in December of 1997, and completed his recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, California. Upon completion of initial training PFC Turner was assigned to the Motor Transport Operators Course at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri for primary MOS training as a 3531 Motor Transport Operator. PFC Turner reported for duty as a Motor Transport Operator to 7th Motor Transport Battalion Camp Pendleton, CA in May of 1998.

Read Biography

2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade