In addition, it took the exhaustive efforts of the II MEF
and its ground combat element, the 2d MarDiv, to endure what amounted to an economy-of-force strategy in the province during the violent years of 2005-2006.
04 Nov 06--A lance corporal from II MHG, II MEF
, died in a wreck as a passenger in a car belonging to a fellow corporal.
Barnes helped set up the II MEF Wounded Warrior Support Section and now serves as its staff non-commissioned officer in charge.
But foremost, II MEF members know that their fellow Marines and veterans will continue to provide support as they heal and recover.
Personnel from the II MEF included embarkation officers who assisted with planning the load and the Port Operations Group, which is equivalent to an Army Port Support Activity.
It set us up for success with using this technology for follow on operations," stated Chief Warrant Officer 5 Gene Rose, the II MEF senior embarkation officer on site.
Morrison, 2nd Bn., 2nd Marine Div., II MEF
, Carlisle, Pa.
When we finished this deployment we all had great satisfaction knowing that we made a difference to someone's life as a result of standing around the clock CASEVAC mission for 7 months in the II MEF
area of responsibility."
Lawrence, 2nd Light Armored Recon Bn., 2nd Marine Div., II MEF, Tucson, Ariz.
Sullivan, 1st Bn., 2nd Marines, 2nd Marine Div., II MEF, Chatham, N.J.
Creager, 2nd Light Armored Recon Bn., 2nd Marine Div., II MEF
, Millington, Tenn.
Baum, 2nd Intelligence Bn., 2nd Marine Div., II MEF
, Hollidaysburg, Pa.