11th Marine Expeditionary Unit

 

11th Marine Expeditionary Unit

'Pride of the Pacific'

Camp Pendleton, CA
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), shares a laugh with his family during a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. Trollinger reliquished his command of the 11th MEU to Col. Clay C. Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
11th Marine Expeditionary Unit Change of Command Ceremony
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), shares a laugh with his family during a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. Trollinger reliquished his command of the 11th MEU to Col. Clay C. Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Colonels Matthew G. Trollinger, left, and Clay C. Tipton stand in the reviewing area during the pass and review for a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. Trollinger relinquished his command of the 11th MEU to Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
11th Marine Expeditionary Unit Change of Command Ceremony
U.S. Marine Corps Colonels Matthew G. Trollinger, left, and Clay C. Tipton stand in the reviewing area during the pass and review for a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. Trollinger relinquished his command of the 11th MEU to Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
The 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) color guard passes by the reviewing area during the pass and review for a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. U.S. Marine Corps Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer, 11th MEU, relinquished his command to Col. Clay C. Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
11th Marine Expeditionary Unit Change of Command Ceremony
The 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) color guard passes by the reviewing area during the pass and review for a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. U.S. Marine Corps Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer, 11th MEU, relinquished his command to Col. Clay C. Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
The 1st Marine Division band plays for Marines and sailors with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), family members and friends during a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. U.S. Marine Corps Col. Matthew G. Trollinger relinquished his command of the 11th MEU to Col. Clay C. Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
11th Marine Expeditionary Unit Change of Command Ceremony
The 1st Marine Division band plays for Marines and sailors with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), family members and friends during a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. U.S. Marine Corps Col. Matthew G. Trollinger relinquished his command of the 11th MEU to Col. Clay C. Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), passes the Marine Corps colors to Col. Clay C. Tipton for a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. Trollinger relinquished his command of the 11th MEU to Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
11th Marine Expeditionary Unit Change of Command Ceremony
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), passes the Marine Corps colors to Col. Clay C. Tipton for a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. Trollinger relinquished his command of the 11th MEU to Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), passes the Marine Corps colors to Col. Clay C. Tipton for a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. Trollinger relinquished his command of the 11th MEU to Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
11th Marine Expeditionary Unit Change of Command Ceremony
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), passes the Marine Corps colors to Col. Clay C. Tipton for a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. Trollinger relinquished his command of the 11th MEU to Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, right, commanding officer, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), and Col. Clay C. Tipton shake hands at the conclusion of a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. Trollinger relinquished his command of the 11th MEU to Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
11th Marine Expeditionary Unit Change of Command Ceremony
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, right, commanding officer, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), and Col. Clay C. Tipton shake hands at the conclusion of a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. Trollinger relinquished his command of the 11th MEU to Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, right, bows his head during the invocation for a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. Trollinger relinquished his command of the 11th MEU to Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
11th Marine Expeditionary Unit Change of Command Ceremony
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, right, bows his head during the invocation for a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. Trollinger relinquished his command of the 11th MEU to Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Clay C. Tipton, left, and his wife Julie bow their heads during the invocation for a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. U.S. Marine Corps Col. Matthew G. Trollinger relinquished his command of the 11th MEU to Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
11th Marine Expeditionary Unit Change of Command Ceremony
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Clay C. Tipton, left, and his wife Julie bow their heads during the invocation for a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. U.S. Marine Corps Col. Matthew G. Trollinger relinquished his command of the 11th MEU to Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Colonels Matthew G. Trollinger, left, and Clay C. Tipton stand in the reviewing area during a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. Trollinger relinquished his command of the 11th MEU to Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
11th Marine Expeditionary Unit Change of Command Ceremony
U.S. Marine Corps Colonels Matthew G. Trollinger, left, and Clay C. Tipton stand in the reviewing area during a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. Trollinger relinquished his command of the 11th MEU to Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps SgtMaj. Keith Massi carries the Marine Corps colors to the reviewing area during a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. U.S. Marine Corps Col. Matthew G. Trollinger relinquished his command of the 11th MEU to Col. Clay C. Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
11th Marine Expeditionary Unit Change of Command Ceremony
U.S. Marine Corps SgtMaj. Keith Massi carries the Marine Corps colors to the reviewing area during a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. U.S. Marine Corps Col. Matthew G. Trollinger relinquished his command of the 11th MEU to Col. Clay C. Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, left, renders a salute during the national anthem as part of a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. Trollinger relinquished his command of the 11th MEU to Col. Clay C. Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
11th Marine Expeditionary Unit Change of Command Ceremony
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, left, renders a salute during the national anthem as part of a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. Trollinger relinquished his command of the 11th MEU to Col. Clay C. Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps BGen. David W. Coffman, Deputy Commanding General, I Marine Expeditionary Force, presents the Legion of Merit to Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), during a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. Trollinger relinquished his command of the 11th MEU to Col. Clay C. Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
11th Marine Expeditionary Unit Change of Command Ceremony
U.S. Marine Corps BGen. David W. Coffman, Deputy Commanding General, I Marine Expeditionary Force, presents the Legion of Merit to Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), during a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. Trollinger relinquished his command of the 11th MEU to Col. Clay C. Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps BGen. David W. Coffman, Deputy Commanding General, I Marine Expeditionary Force, addresses the crowd during a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. U.S. Marine Corps Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, relinquished his command to Col. Clay C. Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
11th Marine Expeditionary Unit Change of Command Ceremony
U.S. Marine Corps BGen. David W. Coffman, Deputy Commanding General, I Marine Expeditionary Force, addresses the crowd during a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. U.S. Marine Corps Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, relinquished his command to Col. Clay C. Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), addresses the crowd during a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. Trollinger relinquished his command of the 11th MEU to Col. Clay C. Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
11th Marine Expeditionary Unit Change of Command Ceremony
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), addresses the crowd during a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. Trollinger relinquished his command of the 11th MEU to Col. Clay C. Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Clay C. Tipton addresses the crowd during a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. Trollinger reliquished his command of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit to Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
11th Marine Expeditionary Unit Change of Command Ceremony
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Clay C. Tipton addresses the crowd during a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17. Trollinger reliquished his command of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit to Tipton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)
A contingent of Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit participated in a Command and Control (C2)/Fires Subject Matter Expert Exchange in Chile from June 8-12. During the C2/Fires training the Marines engaged with Chile Cuerpo de Infanteria on the development of amphibious capabilities, concepts of C2 and Fires standard operating procedures. (Courtesy photo by Capt. Christopher P. Walker/Released)
Subject Matter Expert Exchange: Chile
A contingent of Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit participated in a Command and Control (C2)/Fires Subject Matter Expert Exchange in Chile from June 8-12. During the C2/Fires training the Marines engaged with Chile Cuerpo de Infanteria on the development of amphibious capabilities, concepts of C2 and Fires standard operating procedures. (Courtesy photo by Capt. Christopher P. Walker/Released)
A contingent of Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit participated in a Command and Control (C2)/Fires Subject Matter Expert Exchange in Chile from 8-12 June. During the C2/Fires training the Marines engaged with Chile Cuerpo de Infanteria on the development of amphibious capabilities, concepts of C2 and Fires standard operating procedures. (Courtesy photo by Capt. Christopher P. Walker/Released)
Subject Matter Expert Exchange: Chile
A contingent of Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit participated in a Command and Control (C2)/Fires Subject Matter Expert Exchange in Chile from 8-12 June. During the C2/Fires training the Marines engaged with Chile Cuerpo de Infanteria on the development of amphibious capabilities, concepts of C2 and Fires standard operating procedures. (Courtesy photo by Capt. Christopher P. Walker/Released)
A contingent of Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit participated in a Command and Control (C2)/Fires Subject Matter Expert Exchange in Chile from June 8-12. During the C2/Fires training the Marines engaged with Chile Cuerpo de Infanteria on the development of amphibious capabilities, concepts of C2 and Fires standard operating procedures. (Courtesy photo by Capt. Christopher P. Walker/Released)
Subject Matter Expert Exchange: Chile
A contingent of Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit participated in a Command and Control (C2)/Fires Subject Matter Expert Exchange in Chile from June 8-12. During the C2/Fires training the Marines engaged with Chile Cuerpo de Infanteria on the development of amphibious capabilities, concepts of C2 and Fires standard operating procedures. (Courtesy photo by Capt. Christopher P. Walker/Released)
Marines stand in formation during the adoption ceremony of the 11th MEU by the city of Yorba Linda, May 16. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable, and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
Yorba Linda Adoption Ceremony of 11th MEU
Marines stand in formation during the adoption ceremony of the 11th MEU by the city of Yorba Linda, May 16. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable, and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
The Mayor Pro Tem of Yorba Linda, Tom Lindsey, left, and Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, second left, commanding officer of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, pay respect during the playing of the National Anthem at the adoption ceremony of the 11th MEU by the city of Yorba Linda. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable, and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
Yorba Linda Adoption Ceremony of 11th MEU
The Mayor Pro Tem of Yorba Linda, Tom Lindsey, left, and Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, second left, commanding officer of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, pay respect during the playing of the National Anthem at the adoption ceremony of the 11th MEU by the city of Yorba Linda. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable, and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
The Mayor Pro Tem of Yorba Linda, Tom Lindsey, right, and Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, exchange gifts during the adoption ceremony of the 11th MEU by the city of Yorba Linda. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable, and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
Yorba Linda Adoption Ceremony of 11th MEU
The Mayor Pro Tem of Yorba Linda, Tom Lindsey, right, and Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, exchange gifts during the adoption ceremony of the 11th MEU by the city of Yorba Linda. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable, and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, center, commanding officer of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, accepts a certificate from a representative from Senator Bob Huff's office during the adoption ceremony of the 11th MEU by the city of Yorba Linda. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable, and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
Yorba Linda Adoption Ceremony of 11th MEU
Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, center, commanding officer of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, accepts a certificate from a representative from Senator Bob Huff's office during the adoption ceremony of the 11th MEU by the city of Yorba Linda. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable, and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
The Mayor Pro Tem of Yorba Linda, Tom Lindsey, left, and Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, stand for a photo during the adoption ceremony of the 11th MEU by the city of Yorba Linda. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable, and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
Yorba Linda Adoption Ceremony of 11th MEU
The Mayor Pro Tem of Yorba Linda, Tom Lindsey, left, and Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, stand for a photo during the adoption ceremony of the 11th MEU by the city of Yorba Linda. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable, and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, expresses his appreciation at the adoption ceremony of the 11th MEU by the city of Yorba Linda. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable, and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
Yorba Linda Adoption Ceremony of 11th MEU
Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, expresses his appreciation at the adoption ceremony of the 11th MEU by the city of Yorba Linda. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable, and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
Children play with communication gear provided by Marines of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit at a display of capabilities for the city of Yorba Linda during an adoption ceremony, May 16. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
Yorba Linda Adoption Ceremony of 11th MEU
Children play with communication gear provided by Marines of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit at a display of capabilities for the city of Yorba Linda during an adoption ceremony, May 16. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
A woman examines an M4 Carbine with an M203 grenade launcher attachment during a display of capabilities by Marines of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit at the city of Yorba Linda during an adoption ceremony May 16. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
Yorba Linda Adoption Ceremony of 11th MEU
A woman examines an M4 Carbine with an M203 grenade launcher attachment during a display of capabilities by Marines of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit at the city of Yorba Linda during an adoption ceremony May 16. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
A child examines an M4 Carbine during a weapons showcase held by the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit for the city of Yorba Linda during an adoption ceremony, May 16. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable, and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
Yorba Linda Adoption Ceremony of 11th MEU
A child examines an M4 Carbine during a weapons showcase held by the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit for the city of Yorba Linda during an adoption ceremony, May 16. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable, and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
Hospitalman First Class Paul D. O'brien, a corpsman with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, speaks with visitors at a medical display during the adoption ceremony at the city of Yorba Linda, May 16. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
Yorba Linda Adoption Ceremony of 11th MEU
Hospitalman First Class Paul D. O'brien, a corpsman with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, speaks with visitors at a medical display during the adoption ceremony at the city of Yorba Linda, May 16. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
A child looks down the sight of an M110 semi-automatic sniper system (SASS) at a weapons showcase held by Marines of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit during a display of capabilities to the city of Yorba Linda for an adoption ceremony, May 16. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
Yorba Linda Adoption Ceremony of 11th MEU
A child looks down the sight of an M110 semi-automatic sniper system (SASS) at a weapons showcase held by Marines of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit during a display of capabilities to the city of Yorba Linda for an adoption ceremony, May 16. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
Children examine weapons at a showcase held by Marines of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit during a display of capabilities to the city of Yorba Linda at an adoption ceremony, May 16. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
Yorba Linda Adoption Ceremony of 11th MEU
Children examine weapons at a showcase held by Marines of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit during a display of capabilities to the city of Yorba Linda at an adoption ceremony, May 16. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
Marines examine a vehicle dedicated to Cpl. Claudio Patino IV at the adoption ceremony in the city of Yorba Linda, May 16. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
Yorba Linda Adoption Ceremony of 11th MEU
Marines examine a vehicle dedicated to Cpl. Claudio Patino IV at the adoption ceremony in the city of Yorba Linda, May 16. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
A Marine describes his in-helmet radio during a showcase of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit to the city of Yorba Linda during an adoption ceremony, May 16. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable, and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
Yorba Linda Adoption Ceremony of 11th MEU
A Marine describes his in-helmet radio during a showcase of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit to the city of Yorba Linda during an adoption ceremony, May 16. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable, and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
A woman examines an M249 squad automatic weapon (SAW) during a weapons showcase held by Marines of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit at a display of capabilities to the city of Yorba Linda during an adoption ceremony, May 16. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable, and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
Yorba Linda Adoption Ceremony of 11th MEU
A woman examines an M249 squad automatic weapon (SAW) during a weapons showcase held by Marines of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit at a display of capabilities to the city of Yorba Linda during an adoption ceremony, May 16. The 11th MEU is a flexible, adaptable, and persistent force capable of rapidly responding to crises and contingencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Gunnery Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus/Released)
Sergeant Maj. Troy E. Black, left, the outgoing sergeant major of 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, salutes Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer of the 11th MEU, during a relief and appointment ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 14, 2015. Sgt. Maj. Keith Massi relieved Black as the 11th MEU sergeant major.
11th MEU relief and appointment
Sergeant Maj. Troy E. Black, left, the outgoing sergeant major of 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, salutes Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer of the 11th MEU, during a relief and appointment ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 14, 2015. Sgt. Maj. Keith Massi relieved Black as the 11th MEU sergeant major.
Sergeant Maj. Troy E. Black, left, the outgoing sergeant major of 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, salutes Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer of the 11th MEU, during a relief and appointment ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 14, 2015. Sgt. Maj. Keith Massi relieved Black as the 11th MEU sergeant major.
11th MEU relief and appointment
Sergeant Maj. Troy E. Black, left, the outgoing sergeant major of 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, salutes Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer of the 11th MEU, during a relief and appointment ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 14, 2015. Sgt. Maj. Keith Massi relieved Black as the 11th MEU sergeant major.
Corporal Kristopher B. Goad, an administrative specialist with 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, presents gifts of appreciation to Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black’s family on behalf of the 11th MEU during a relief and appointment ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif. Sgt. Maj. Keith Massi relieved Black as the 11th MEU sergeant major.
11th MEU relief and appointment
Corporal Kristopher B. Goad, an administrative specialist with 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, presents gifts of appreciation to Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black’s family on behalf of the 11th MEU during a relief and appointment ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif. Sgt. Maj. Keith Massi relieved Black as the 11th MEU sergeant major.
Sergeant Maj. Keith Massi, left, salutes Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer of 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, during a relief and appointment ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 14, 2015. Massi relieved Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black as the 11th MEU sergeant major.
11th MEU relief and appointment
Sergeant Maj. Keith Massi, left, salutes Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer of 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, during a relief and appointment ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 14, 2015. Massi relieved Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black as the 11th MEU sergeant major.
Sergeant Maj. Keith Massi, left, salutes Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer of 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, during a relief and appointment ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 14, 2015. Massi relieved Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black as the 11th MEU sergeant major.
11th MEU relief and appointment
Sergeant Maj. Keith Massi, left, salutes Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer of 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, during a relief and appointment ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 14, 2015. Massi relieved Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black as the 11th MEU sergeant major.
Mission
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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By 1st Lt. Colleen McFadden | July 31, 2015

Col. Matthew G. Trollinger, commanding officer of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, relinquished MORE
11th MEU Makes New Friends, Strengthens Ties with Local Community

By Cpl. Ricardo Hurtado | May 19, 2015

Communities near military installations have a unique perspective on the lifestyle service members MORE
Southern California Marines return from seven months forward deployed

By Courtesy Story | February 24, 2015

More than 2,200 Marines and sailors from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit are scheduled to return MORE
Ground control to Major Tom

By 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Amphibious Squadron Five Public Affairs | February 23, 2015

The vast array of communications equipment aboard U.S. Navy vessels allow Marines and Sailors to see MORE
CLB-11 squad competition comes to a close

By Cpl. Demetrius Morgan | February 9, 2015

Marines and sailors with Combat Logistics Battalion 11, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, completed MORE
11th MEU Contact Information

11th MEU Company Duty Office:

760-815-3619

11th MEU Command Chaplain:

760-763-3832 (office)

949-307-6087 mobile)

james.peugh@usmc.mil


11th Marine Expeditionary Unit

P.O. Box 555361

Camp Pendleton, CA 92055-5361

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