3D Marine Expeditionary Brigade

 

3D Marine Expeditionary Brigade

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Okinawa, Japan
U.S. Forces, Japan Elevates Health Protection Condition and Restricts Non-Essential Travel to the Republic of Korea
U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. William J. Bowers, commanding general of Marine Corps Installations Pacific, speaks to Marines during a professional military education training at Camp Courtney, Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 24, 2020. Bowers covered the Battle of Guadalcanal and its relevance to operations today. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Francesca Landis)
U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Paul J. Rock, commanding general of 3D Marine expeditionary Brigade, introduces Brig. Gen. William J. Bowers, commanding general of Marine Corps Installations Pacific, the speaker for this professional military education training at Camp Courtney, Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 24, 2020.Bowers covered the Battle of Guadalcanal and its relevance to operations today. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Francesca Landis)
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Joseph McAlarnen, right, with 3D Marine Expeditionary Brigade, and Capt. Atsushi Kawabata, left, with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade, brief during a Rehearsal of Concept drill, which simulates various courses of action with U.S. forces and Japanese member during Exercise Yama Sakura 77 on Camp Courtney, Okinawa, Japan, Dec. 7, 2019.
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines, Japan and the United States conducted the closing ceremony of exercise KAMANDAG 3 at Marine Barracks Rudiardo Brown, Taguig, Manila, Philippines, Oct. 18, 2019.
COLONEL ERNESTO P. RAVINA AIR BASE, Philippines – The Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. Armed Forces came together to conduct a combined arms final exercise, the culminating live fire training event of exercise KAMANDAG 3 at Colonel Ernesto P. Ravina Air Base, Philippines, 17 Oct. 2019.
SUBIC BAY, Philippines – Service members from the United States Navy, Philippine Marine Corps, Philippine Air Force and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force led multiple cooperative health engagements and community relations events as part of a humanitarian and civic assistance effort during exercise KAMANDAG 3 at several locations throughout Luzon, Philippines, Oct. 9-17, 2019.
COLONEL ERNESTO P. RAVINA AIR BASE, Philippines — U.S. Marines and Philippine Airmen conducted air defense and ground threat reaction training as part of Exercise KAMANDAG 3 at Colonel Ernesto P. Ravina Air Base, Philippines, Oct. 10-14, 2019.
3d Marine Expeditionary Brigade News
Philippines, Japan, US conduct closing ceremony for exercise KAMANDAG 3 By | October 18, 2019
US, Philippine, JGSDF service members conduct HCA during KAMANDAG 3 By | October 17, 2019
US Marines, Philippine Air Force support air defense, ground threat reaction training By | October 14, 2019
Japanese service members, Philippine and U.S. Marines conduct amphibious landing By | October 12, 2019
Japanese service members, Philippine and U.S. Marines conduct amphibious landing By | October 12, 2019
Mission Statement

The 3D MEB maintains a forward presence in the US Pacific Command (USPACOM) area of responsibility (AOR) and conducts combined operations exercises and training throughout the region to support III MEF's theater security cooperation plan in order to strengthen alliance relationships and enhance regional security. On order, 3D MEB conducts crisis response/consequence management as directed by III MEF in order to mitigate regional insecurity.