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Watch How The Forward-Operating Marine Expeditionary Brigades Project Power From The Sea

December 08, 2016

Commanded by a U.S. Marine flag officer and task-organized to meet specific threats in an ever-changing world, Marine Expeditionary Brigades (MEB) are made up of 14,500 Marines and Sailors deep Marine Air-Ground Task Forces (MAGTF) capable of conducting missions across the full range of military operations. Built around reinforced infantry regiments and accompanied by composite air and logistic groups, MEBs can function as part of a joint task force or alone.

An extraordinary expeditionary force in readiness focused on and capable of assuring partners, responding to crisis, and projecting power from the sea while operating forward within the threat of potential adversaries, MEB’s U.S. Marines and sailors provide combatant commanders a scalable contingency response to practically any raising potential situation encountered on any worldwide theater of operations. This video explains and outlines the organization for the Marine Expeditionary Brigade, thus showing why Marine Expeditionary Brigades are the tip of America’s sword around the world.