2nd Battalion

 

2nd Battalion

2nd Marine Regiment

Camp Lejeune, N.C.
U.S. Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461 (HMH-461) conduct external lifts extractions on High Mobility Multi-Purpose Vehicles(HMMWV) during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 3-16 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Ca., May 13, 2016. 2nd Marines and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
ITX 3-16
U.S. Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461 (HMH-461) conduct external lifts extractions on High Mobility Multi-Purpose Vehicles(HMMWV) during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 3-16 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Ca., May 13, 2016. 2nd Marines and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
U.S. Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461 (HMH-461) conduct external lifts extractions on High Mobility Multi-Purpose Vehicles(HMMWV) during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 3-16 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Ca., May 13, 2016. 2nd Marines and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
ITX 3-16
U.S. Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461 (HMH-461) conduct external lifts extractions on High Mobility Multi-Purpose Vehicles(HMMWV) during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 3-16 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Ca., May 13, 2016. 2nd Marines and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
U.S. Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461 (HMH-461) conduct external lifts extractions on High Mobility Multi-Purpose Vehicles(HMMWV) during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 3-16 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Ca., May 13, 2016. 2nd Marines and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
ITX 3-16
U.S. Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461 (HMH-461) conduct external lifts extractions on High Mobility Multi-Purpose Vehicles(HMMWV) during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 3-16 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Ca., May 13, 2016. 2nd Marines and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
U.S Marines with 2nd Transportation Support Battalion (TSB), prepare to anchor ropes to a Humvee durring the Integrated training exercise (ITX) on 29 Palms, Ca., May. 13, 2016. 2nd TSB and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
ITX 3-16
U.S Marines with 2nd Transportation Support Battalion (TSB), prepare to anchor ropes to a Humvee durring the Integrated training exercise (ITX) on 29 Palms, Ca., May. 13, 2016. 2nd TSB and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
U.S Marines with 2nd Transportation Support Battalion (TSB),  prepare to anchor ropes to a Humvee durring the Integrated training exercise (ITX) on Twentynine Palms, Ca., May. 13, 2016. 2nd TSB and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
ITX 3-16
U.S Marines with 2nd Transportation Support Battalion (TSB), prepare to anchor ropes to a Humvee durring the Integrated training exercise (ITX) on Twentynine Palms, Ca., May. 13, 2016. 2nd TSB and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
U.S Marines with 2nd Transportation Support Battalion (TSB),  anchor ropes to a Humvee durring the Integrated training exercise (ITX) on 29 Palms, Ca., May. 13, 2016. 2nd TSB and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
ITX 3-16
U.S Marines with 2nd Transportation Support Battalion (TSB), anchor ropes to a Humvee durring the Integrated training exercise (ITX) on 29 Palms, Ca., May. 13, 2016. 2nd TSB and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
U.S Marines with 2nd Transportation Support Battalion (TSB),  prepare to anchor ropes to a Humvee durring the Integrated training exercise (ITX) on Twentynine Palms, Ca., May. 13, 2016. 2nd TSB and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
ITX 3-16
U.S Marines with 2nd Transportation Support Battalion (TSB), prepare to anchor ropes to a Humvee durring the Integrated training exercise (ITX) on Twentynine Palms, Ca., May. 13, 2016. 2nd TSB and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
U.S Marines with 2nd Transportation Support Battalion (TSB),  anchor ropes to a Humvee durring the Integrated training exercise (ITX) onTwentynine Palms, Ca., May. 13, 2016. 2nd TSB and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
ITX 3-16
U.S Marines with 2nd Transportation Support Battalion (TSB), anchor ropes to a Humvee durring the Integrated training exercise (ITX) onTwentynine Palms, Ca., May. 13, 2016. 2nd TSB and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
U.S Marines with 2nd Transportation Support Battalion (TSB), prepare to anchor ropes to a Humvee durring the Integrated training exercise (ITX) on Twentynine Palms, Ca., May. 13, 2016. 2nd TSB and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
ITX 3-16
U.S Marines with 2nd Transportation Support Battalion (TSB), prepare to anchor ropes to a Humvee durring the Integrated training exercise (ITX) on Twentynine Palms, Ca., May. 13, 2016. 2nd TSB and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
U.S Marines with 2nd Transportation Support Battalion (TSB),  anchor ropes to a Humvee durring the Integrated training exercise (ITX) onTwentynine Palms, Ca., May. 13, 2016. 2nd TSB and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
ITX 3-16
U.S Marines with 2nd Transportation Support Battalion (TSB), anchor ropes to a Humvee durring the Integrated training exercise (ITX) onTwentynine Palms, Ca., May. 13, 2016. 2nd TSB and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
U.S. Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461 (HMH-461) conduct external lifts extractions on High Mobility Multi-Purpose Vehicles(HMMWV) during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 3-16 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Ca., May 13, 2016. 2nd Marines and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
ITX 3-16
U.S. Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461 (HMH-461) conduct external lifts extractions on High Mobility Multi-Purpose Vehicles(HMMWV) during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 3-16 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Ca., May 13, 2016. 2nd Marines and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
U.S Marines with 2nd Transportation Support Battalion (TSB), prepare to anchor ropes to a Humvee durring the Integrated training exercise (ITX) on Twentynine Palms, Ca., May. 13, 2016. 2nd TSB and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
ITX 3-16
U.S Marines with 2nd Transportation Support Battalion (TSB), prepare to anchor ropes to a Humvee durring the Integrated training exercise (ITX) on Twentynine Palms, Ca., May. 13, 2016. 2nd TSB and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
U.S. Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461 (HMH-461) conduct external lifts extractions on High Mobility Multi-Purpose Vehicles(HMMWV) during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 3-16 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Ca., May 13, 2016. 2nd Marines and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
ITX 3-16
U.S. Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461 (HMH-461) conduct external lifts extractions on High Mobility Multi-Purpose Vehicles(HMMWV) during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 3-16 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Ca., May 13, 2016. 2nd Marines and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
U.S Marines with 2nd Transportation Support Battalion (TSB),  prepares to anchor ropes to a Humvee durring the Integrated training exercise (ITX) on Twentynine Palms, Ca., May. 13, 2016. 2nd TSB and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
ITX 3-16
U.S Marines with 2nd Transportation Support Battalion (TSB), prepares to anchor ropes to a Humvee durring the Integrated training exercise (ITX) on Twentynine Palms, Ca., May. 13, 2016. 2nd TSB and subordinate units participated in ITX 3-16 to ensure all elements of Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 2 are prepared for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.
Marines and Sailors on Black Sea Rotational Force 14, with members of the Romanian Land Forces, worked together during Platinum Lynx at the Carpathian Mountains, Romania. Marines and Romanians fostered knowledge through weapons familiarization classes and mountain warfare training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Young/released)
Marines, Romanians scale to new heights in Platinum Lynx exercise.
Marines and Sailors on Black Sea Rotational Force 14, with members of the Romanian Land Forces, worked together during Platinum Lynx at the Carpathian Mountains, Romania. Marines and Romanians fostered knowledge through weapons familiarization classes and mountain warfare training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Young/released)
Marines and Sailors on Black Sea Rotational Force 14, with members of the Romanian Land Forces, worked together during Platinum Lynx at the Carpathian Mountains, Romania. Marines and Romanians fostered knowledge through weapons familiarization classes and mountain warfare training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Young/released)
Marines, Romanians scale to new heights in Platinum Lynx exercise.
Marines and Sailors on Black Sea Rotational Force 14, with members of the Romanian Land Forces, worked together during Platinum Lynx at the Carpathian Mountains, Romania. Marines and Romanians fostered knowledge through weapons familiarization classes and mountain warfare training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Young/released)
Marines and Sailors on Black Sea Rotational Force 14, with members of the Romanian Land Forces, worked together during Platinum Lynx at the Carpathian Mountains, Romania. Marines and Romanians fostered knowledge through weapons familiarization classes and mountain warfare training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Young/released)
Marines, Romanians scale to new heights in Platinum Lynx exercise.
Marines and Sailors on Black Sea Rotational Force 14, with members of the Romanian Land Forces, worked together during Platinum Lynx at the Carpathian Mountains, Romania. Marines and Romanians fostered knowledge through weapons familiarization classes and mountain warfare training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Young/released)
Marines and Sailors on Black Sea Rotational Force 14, with members of the Romanian Land Forces, worked together during Platinum Lynx at the Carpathian Mountains, Romania. Marines and Romanians fostered knowledge through weapons familiarization classes and mountain warfare training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Young/released)
Marines, Romanians scale to new heights in Platinum Lynx exercise.
Marines and Sailors on Black Sea Rotational Force 14, with members of the Romanian Land Forces, worked together during Platinum Lynx at the Carpathian Mountains, Romania. Marines and Romanians fostered knowledge through weapons familiarization classes and mountain warfare training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Young/released)
Marines and Sailors on Black Sea Rotational Force 14, with members of the Romanian Land Forces, worked together during Platinum Lynx at the Carpathian Mountains, Romania. Marines and Romanians fostered knowledge through weapons familiarization classes and mountain warfare training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Young/released)
Marines, Romanians scale to new heights in Platinum Lynx exercise
Marines and Sailors on Black Sea Rotational Force 14, with members of the Romanian Land Forces, worked together during Platinum Lynx at the Carpathian Mountains, Romania. Marines and Romanians fostered knowledge through weapons familiarization classes and mountain warfare training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Young/released)
Marines and Sailors on Black Sea Rotational Force 14, with members of the Romanian Land Forces, worked together during Platinum Lynx at the Carpathian Mountains, Romania. Marines and Romanians fostered knowledge through weapons familiarization classes and mountain warfare training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Young/released)
Marines, Romanians scale to new heights in Platinum Lynx exercise.
Marines and Sailors on Black Sea Rotational Force 14, with members of the Romanian Land Forces, worked together during Platinum Lynx at the Carpathian Mountains, Romania. Marines and Romanians fostered knowledge through weapons familiarization classes and mountain warfare training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Young/released)
Marines and Sailors on Black Sea Rotational Force 14, with members of the Romanian Land Forces, worked together during Platinum Lynx at the Carpathian Mountains, Romania. Marines and Romanians fostered knowledge through weapons familiarization classes and mountain warfare training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Young/released
Marines, Romanians scale to new heights in Platinum Lynx exercise.
Marines and Sailors on Black Sea Rotational Force 14, with members of the Romanian Land Forces, worked together during Platinum Lynx at the Carpathian Mountains, Romania. Marines and Romanians fostered knowledge through weapons familiarization classes and mountain warfare training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Young/released
Marines and Sailors on Black Sea Rotational Force 14, with members of the Romanian Land Forces, worked together during Platinum Lynx at the Carpathian Mountains, Romania. Marines and Romanians fostered knowledge through weapons familiarization classes and mountain warfare training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Young/released
Marines, Romanians scale to new heights in Platinum Lynx exercise.
Marines and Sailors on Black Sea Rotational Force 14, with members of the Romanian Land Forces, worked together during Platinum Lynx at the Carpathian Mountains, Romania. Marines and Romanians fostered knowledge through weapons familiarization classes and mountain warfare training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Young/released
Marines and Sailors on Black Sea Rotational Force 14, with members of the Romanian Land Forces, worked together during Platinum Lynx at the Carpathian Mountains, Romania. Marines and Romanians fostered knowledge through weapons familiarization classes and mountain warfare training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Young/released)
Marines, Romanians scale to new heights in Platinum Lynx exercise.
Marines and Sailors on Black Sea Rotational Force 14, with members of the Romanian Land Forces, worked together during Platinum Lynx at the Carpathian Mountains, Romania. Marines and Romanians fostered knowledge through weapons familiarization classes and mountain warfare training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Young/released)
Lieutenant Col. Joel Schmidt, the battalion commander of 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, cuts a ribbon during a ribbon cutting ceremony held at the battalion command post aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC, April 25, 2014. Also known as the NCO mess, the lounge is a place where the noncommissioned officers can participate in professional development through discussion, debate and mentorship in an environment that fosters critical thinking and education.
Warlords foster critical thinking and education with NCO lounge
Lieutenant Col. Joel Schmidt, the battalion commander of 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, cuts a ribbon during a ribbon cutting ceremony held at the battalion command post aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC, April 25, 2014. Also known as the NCO mess, the lounge is a place where the noncommissioned officers can participate in professional development through discussion, debate and mentorship in an environment that fosters critical thinking and education.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at the battalion command post of 2nd Batt¬alion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC, April 25, 2014, in which an NCO lounge was dedicated to the noncommissioned officers within the battalion. The lounge was dedicated by the battalion commander, Lt. Col. Joel Schmidt, as a way to demonstrate his dedication, trust and confidence in the battalion’s NCOs.
Warlords foster critical thinking and education with NCO lounge
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at the battalion command post of 2nd Batt¬alion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC, April 25, 2014, in which an NCO lounge was dedicated to the noncommissioned officers within the battalion. The lounge was dedicated by the battalion commander, Lt. Col. Joel Schmidt, as a way to demonstrate his dedication, trust and confidence in the battalion’s NCOs.
Mission

To locate, close with, and destroy the enemy, by fire and manuever, or repel the enemy assault by fire and close combat.

 

Leaders

Commanding Officer, 2d Battalion, 2d Marines
Lieutenant Colonel Elvino M. Mendonca Jr.
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Sergeant Major, 2d Battalion, 2d Marines
Sergeant Major Jeffrey Craig
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