15th Marine Expeditionary Unit
Definition/Scope: The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (15th MEU) is one of seven Marine Expeditionary Units currently in existence in the United States Marine Corps. The MEU is a Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) with a strength of about 2,200 personnel. The MEU consists of a command element, a reinforced infantry battalion, a composite helicopter squadron and a combat logistics battalion. The 15th MEU is currently based out of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.
Broader Terms:I Marine Expeditionary Force
Narrower Terms:Aviation Combat Element
Related Terms:11th Marine Expeditionary Unit