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Cpl. Aishiya S. Jefferson, an intelligence specialist with 2d Marine Expeditionary Brigade
The U.S. flag flies above USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), which is currently underway participating in exercise BALTOPS22.
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.
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.
During a routine exercise in Norway, turned reunion, two friends that were separated by years and countries were brought back together on a ship in the Arctic Circle. This friendship began when U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Nicholas Westley attended The Basic School (TBS) back in spring of 2016, where he met Italian Lt. Niccolo Sammartino.
U.S. Marines with 8th Communication Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, which provides assured command and control to II MEF commanders during Exercise Cold Response 2022, introduced PacStar Radio over Internet Protocol (RoIP), a critical communication capability which enables instantaneous and simultaneous two-way radio communication using local and worldwide internet networks.
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - U.S. Marines with 2d Marine Expeditionary Brigade , II Marine Expeditionary Force, hosted a Naval Warfighting Symposium for Expeditionary Strike Group Two , U.S. 2nd Fleet, on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Nov. 3, 2021. This exchange was an opportunity enhance joint capabilities between services.
6/22/2021 - https://www.navalnews.com/naval-news/2021/06/nato-50th-baltops-exercise-concludes/
5/17/2021 - https://sldinfo.com/2021/05/ii-mef-marines-prepare-for-the-high-end-fight-mefex-21-1-and-dynamic-cape-21/
3/30/2021 - https://www.2ndmeb.marines.mil/In-The-News/Article/2555598/liaison-officers-from-allied-and-partner-nations-visit-camp-lejeune/
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.
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).
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.