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Encyclopedia > I Marine Expeditionary Force

Presumably a USA force ?

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Lineage

  • Activated November 8th, 1969 at Okinawa, Japan as the "I Marine Expeditionary Force"
  • Redesignated August 18th, 1970 as the "I Marine Amphibious Force"
  • Relocated in April 1971 to Camp Pendleton, California
  • Redesignated February 5th, 1988 as the "I Marine Expeditionary Force"

This article is about the prefecture. ... Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton is near Oceanside, California. ... State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Official languages English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ...

Recent Service

Persian Gulf War

See also: 2003 invasion of Iraq and Gulf War (disambiguation) C Company, 1st Battalion, The Staffordshire Regiment, 1st UK Armoured Division The Persian Gulf War was a conflict between Iraq and a coalition force of 34 nations led by the United States. ... See also: 2003 invasion of Iraq and Gulf War (disambiguation) C Company, 1st Battalion, The Staffordshire Regiment, 1st UK Armoured Division The Persian Gulf War was a conflict between Iraq and a coalition force of 34 nations led by the United States. ...

Somalia

  • Participated in operations through Somalia - December 1992 - May 1993

Iraq

  • Participated in support of Operation Southern Watch - Iraq - January 1998 - February 1998
  • Participated in support of Operation Desert Thunder - Iraq - February 1998 - June 1998

Operation Southern Watch was an operation conducted by Joint Task Force Southwest Asia (JTF-SWA) with the mission of monitoring and controlling airspace south of the 33rd Parallel in Iraq, following the 1991 Gulf War up until the start of the Second Gulf War in 2003. ...

Iraq War

The 2003 invasion of Iraq, also called Operation Iraqi Freedom, was launched by the United States and the United Kingdom on March 20, 2003, with minor assistance from a loosely defined coalition. ... Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) is the military response to the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States . ... For other uses of the term, see Iraq war (disambiguation) The 2003 invasion of Iraq (also called the 2nd or 3rd Persian Gulf War) began on March 20, 2003, when forces belonging primarily to the United States and the United Kingdom invaded Iraq arguably without the explicit backing of the...

Notable Members

Lieutenant General is a military rank used in many countries. ... James Terry Conway is a Lieutenant General in the United States Marine Corps. ... Insignia of an 0-4 in the U.S. Armed Forces In the US Army, Air Force, Marine Corps and the British Army, a major is a commissioned officer superior to a captain and inferior to a lieutenant colonel. ... Francis Piccoli is a US Military Major and Public Affairs Officer attached to the I Marine Expeditionary Force serving in Iraq, and serves as a spokesman for the unit, most notably during battles throughout Fallujah in 2004 Personal Life Born in 1963, Piccoli lives in Woodbridge, Virgina where his children...

External Links

[1MEF Website]


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I Marine Expeditionary Force (1127 words)
I MEF was activated on 8 November 1969 at Okinawa Japan as the I Marine Amphibious Force.
I MEF, base in southern California at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, and III MEF, which is forward deployed on Okinawa, mainland Japan, and Hawaii, fall under the control of the Commander, Marine Forces, Pacific.
During this period, I Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) (REIN) conducted the longest sequence of coordinated combined arms overland attacks in the history of the Marine Corps.
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