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15th Marine Expeditionary Unit

Camp Pendleton, CA
Mission
The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Provides a forward deployed, flexible sea-based Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) capable of conducting Amphibious Operations, crisis response and limited contingency operations, to include enabling the introduction of follow-on forces, and, designated special operations, in order to support the theater requirements of Geographic Combatant Commanders (GCC).

Featured Stories
15th MEU chaplain visits Marines

By Cpl. Anna Albrecht | December 15, 2014

The sun begins to break through the clouds after a long, stormy night here Dec. 12. U.S. Navy Cmdr. MORE
15th MEU trains at Dodger Stadium

By Courtesy Story | December 09, 2014

Marines from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit conducted a simulated raid to capture a high value MORE
15th MEU Marines begin RUT

By Staff Sgt. Miguel Carrasco | December 08, 2014

U.S. Marines and sailors from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit began realistic urban training here MORE
Leadership 101: Marine from Smithfield, Pennsylvania

By Cpl. Elize McKelvey | December 08, 2014

The Marine expeditionary unit represents everything the Marines Corps offers.The Marines that MORE
15th Marine Expeditionary Unit to train in Los Angeles

By Courtesy Story | December 04, 2014

Marines and Sailors from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit will be training at several locations in MORE
15th MEU Marines participate in ground interop

By Cpl. Anna Albrecht | December 01, 2014

U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit participated in ground-interoperability MORE
Leadership 101: Marine from Houston

By Sgt. Emmanuel Ramos | November 14, 2014

The Marine expeditionary unit represents everything the Marine Corps offers. The Marines that MORE
Marine’s best friend

By Cpl. Anna Albrecht | November 12, 2014

Not everyone training to be part of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s security element walks MORE
Marines sharpen skills during security element course

By Cpl. Anna Albrecht | November 12, 2014

Marines with Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, Combat Logistics Battalion MORE
Marines with 15th MEU complete security element course

By Cpl. Anna Albrecht | November 12, 2014

Marines in the security element course posted 360 degrees of security on Nov. 6, 2014, waiting for MORE
Featured Video

 

 

 NBC coverage of 15th MEU return 
May 13, 2013
Courtesy of KNSD-SD (NBC)

The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit returns, but it isn't your typical homecoming.

 

ABC coverage of 15th MEU return
May 13, 2013
Courtesy of KGTV-SD (ABC)

The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit is home after an 8 month deployment
in the Western Pacific. 2000 marines and sailors were reunited with loved
ones today.  The Marine helicopter squadron made quite an entrance here
at Air Station Camp Pendleton.

 

May 13, 2013
Courtesy of XETV-SD (CW)

2,000 Marines and Sailors are back home with their families tonight.  
The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit landed at Miramar this afternoon.
Their deployment included stops in Thailand, Bali, Australia, Jordan,
and Hong Kong.  They conducted exercises for regional security and crisis
response.
    May 13, 2013
Courtesy of KSWB-SD (FOX)

The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit is home after an 8 month
deployment in the Western Pacific.  2000 marines and sailors were
reunited with loved ones today.


  CBS coverage of 15th MEU return
May 13, 2013
Courtesy of KFMB-SD (CBS)

A happy homecoming at Camp Pendleton for members of the
15th Marine Expeditionary Unit. They're returning home from an
eight-month deployment in the Western Pacific and Middle East.
Their tour included stops in Australia and Hong Kong. They
will arrive at Naval Base San Diego tomorrow.







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