15th Marine Expeditionary Unit

 

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).

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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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