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The mission of the 2d Marine Division (2dMarDiv) is to generate, train, and certify forces in order to conduct expeditionary operations in support of II Marine Expeditionary Force (II MEF) campaign objectives and crisis response tasking. On order, 2dMarDiv will plan and execute Division-level ground combat element operations as part of a Marine Air-Ground Task Force or Naval Expeditionary Force.
U.S. Marines with 10th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, activated the first regimental fire support battery during a ceremony on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Oct. 7, 2022. This activation will give fire support Marines the opportunity to gain additional capabilities to increase their lethal and non-lethal effects across the battlefield.
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jacob Shepard, a Brentwood, Tennessee, native and rifleman with 2d Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment reenlistments on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
A U.S. Marine Corps light armored vehicle makes its way down the beach. Marines with 2d Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2d Marine Division, conduct system checks and retrieve coordinates for the target placed off the coast of Onslow Beach. Once locked on the coordinates, the command is given, “fire, fire, fire.”
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Matthew Munger, with the Marine Corps Shooting Team, prepares to shoot his rifle during the 2022 National Matches on Camp Perry, Ohio, Aug. 3, 2022.
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Ryan Liston, a Broward County, Florida native and infantryman with 1st Battalion, 2d Marine Regiment, was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, July 26, 2022.
Cpl. Mabe recollects on what it takes to be recognized as a top performer within his MOS and gives advice on what Marines should strive to emulate.