15th Marine Expeditionary Unit


15th Marine Expeditionary Unit

America's Vanguard Force

Camp Pendleton, CA

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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15th MEU relief and appointment
The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit hosted a relief and appointment ceremony on the Camp Del Mar parade deck at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, June 17, 2021. During the ceremony, Sgt. Maj. Daniel E. Mangrum, outgoing sergeant major, transferred his duties and responsibilities to Sgt. Maj. Oranjel A. Leavy. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Desiree King)
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