The mission of the Marine infantry regiment is to defeat the enemy by fire, maneuver, and close combat; to conduct other operations as directed; and to composite task-organized units as required in order to defeat the enemy and otherwise influence the operational environment across the range of military operations.
Colonel Steven M. Sutey is a career infantryman who began his service as an assaultman with 3rd Battalion, 25th Marines. Commissioned in 1998 through the Platoon Leaders Course, he has since served as a platoon commander with 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines; a company commander and operations officer with 2d Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion; and commanding officer of 1st Battalion, 1st Marines.
Sergeant Major Watts enlisted in the Marine Corps and reported to 3rd Recruit Training Battalion,
A native of Jacksonville, NC, Lieutenant Colonel Butler IV graduated from Western Carolina
Master Gunnery Sergeant Clark was born 31 July 1979 and raised in Casper, Wyoming. He graduated