II Marine Expeditionary Force
Definition/Scope: The II Marine Expeditionary Force (II MEF) is a Marine Air-Ground Task Force consisting of ground, air and logistics forces capable of projecting offensive combat power ashore while sustaining itself in combat without external assistance for a period of 60 days. The II MEF is commanded by a Lieutenant General, who serves under Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command, providing Marine fighting formations and units to European Command, Central Command and Southern Command.
Broader Terms:Camp Lejeune
Narrower Terms:22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit
Related Terms:11th Marine Expeditionary Unit