1st Battalion, 2nd Marines

Locate, close with and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver or repel the enemy's assault with fire and close combat.



Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion, 2d Marines

Lt. Col. Thomas E. Driscoll

Lieutenant Colonel Driscoll is a native of Lodi, California. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering....

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Sergeant Major, 1st Battalion, 2d Marines

Sgt. Maj. Jacob W. Verschage

Sergeant Major (SgtMaj) Jacob W. Verschage was born in February 1984 in Rochester, New York. He enlisted in the Marine Corps as a Combat Engineer and graduated from Parris Island in March of 2003. Upon completion of entry levels schools, he was awarded the Combat Engineer Military Occupational...

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