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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.



Acronym:

II MEF

Broader Terms:

Camp Lejeune
Marine Expeditionary Force
Marine Forces Atlantic
United States Marine Corps Forces Command
United States Marine Forces, Europe
United States Marine Forces, South
US Marine Corps

Narrower Terms:

22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit
24th Marine Expeditionary Unit
26th Marine Expeditionary Unit
2nd Marine Aircraft Wing
2nd Marine Division
2nd Marine Logistics Group

Related Terms:

11th Marine Expeditionary Unit
13th Marine Expeditionary Unit
15th Marine Expeditionary Unit
1st Marine Division
22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit
24th Marine Expeditionary Unit
26th Marine Expeditionary Unit
31st Marine Expeditionary Unit
Camp Lejeune
I Marine Expeditionary Force
III Marine Expeditionary Force
Marine Expeditionary Force
Marine Expeditionary Unit


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