USMC Stands Up First MEF Support Battallion

2/12/18: The first Marine Expeditionary Force Support Battalion in the Marine Corps was activated during a ceremony at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 9, 2018.

The new battalion, part of the II MEF Information Group, is designed to provide and coordinate combat-service support as well as security and administrative services to the MEF Command Element or Marine Expeditionary Brigade Command Element and MEF Information Group in order to sustain command and control of Marine Air-Ground Task Force operations.

The activation of the MSB is in line with the Commandant’s priorities to modernize the force and develop increased 21st century war fighting capabilities.

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Video by Cpl. Ashley Lawson 

II Marine Expeditionary Force

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