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11th Marine Expeditionary Unit

'Pride of the Pacific'

Camp Pendleton, CA
The 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit is a forward-deployed, flexible sea-based Marine air-ground task force 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.
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11th MEU participates in MALUS AMPHEX U.S. and Malaysian and Armed Forces Kick-Off Joint Exercise

By N/A | August 28, 2014

Members of the United States and Malaysian armed forces came together to officially open Malaysia – United States Amphibious Exercise 2014 during an opening dinner at Kg Tanduo, Malaysia, Aug. 26. The exercise, planned over the span of several months, is designed to improve participating forces’ amphibious training, readiness and MORE
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11th MEU visits historic Iwo Jima 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit visits Iwo To during transit through U.S 7th Fleet

By Capt. Joshua Diddams | August 21, 2014

Marines and sailors with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Amphibious Squadron 5 were afforded a rare opportunity to visit Iwo To (formally known as Iwo Jima) while transiting through the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility Aug. 16, 2014.  Through the natural course of transit while deployed during WESTPAC 14-2, the Makin Island Amphibious MORE
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High angle sniper shoot 11th MEU conducts first training evolution

By Cpl. Demetrius Morgan | August 08, 2014

The 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit has worked long and hard to ensure all elements of the MEU are officially certified as a fully capable fighting force. Despite accomplishing all predeployment certification requirements, the 11th MEU continued to train at a high level and conducted a plethora of different training evolutions on Marine Corps MORE
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VMM-163, Osprey aerial refuel 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit conducts long-range insert

By Courtesy Story | July 31, 2014

Marines from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, supported by sailors from Amphibious Squadron 5 and the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, conducted a long range insertion of more than 800 nautical miles into Bellows Training Area, Hawaii, July 31, 2014.  Four MV-22B Ospreys, refueled en route by a KC-130J Super Hercules, departed the USS Makin MORE
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11th MEU celebrates completing pre-deployment training 11th MEU celebrates completing pre-deployment training

By Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel | July 01, 2014

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, held a field meet aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 27, 2014. The meet was the last group activity the Marines had before going on leave to prepare for deployment.  The 11th MEU includes Marines from throughout I MEF including Marine Medium Tilt Rotor Squadron 163; MORE
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11th MEU Contact Information
11th MEU Company Duty Office:

11th MEU Command Chaplain:
760-763-3832 (office)
757-705-4984 (mobile)

11th Marine Expeditionary Unit
P.O. Box 555361
Camp Pendleton, CA 92055-5361