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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.

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Colonel Anthony M. Henderson
Deputy Commanding General, II MEF, And Commander, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade

Colonel Anthony M. Henderson is a native of Washington, D.C. and attended elementary through high school in the Washington D.C. and Maryland public school systems. Colonel Henderson graduated from Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 1989 with a B.A. in History and 1993 with a Juris Doctorate in Law. He is a licensed attorney in the State of Louisiana.

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Colonel David R. Everly
Chief of Staff, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade

Colonel Everly is a native of Inglewood, California. He graduated from the University of Southern California with a BS in Business Administration.

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Sergeant Major Brad W. Baiotto
Sergeant Major, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade

Sergeant Major Baiotto is from Glendora California.  He went to boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit

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