U.S. Marine Assault Amphibian Vehicles manned by Japanese Ground Self Defense Force soldiers head ashore during Exercise Iron Fist 2017 aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 25. Marines and JGSDF soldiers conducted an amphibious assault , launching from the USS Anchorage to the Red Beach Training Area. Iron Fist is an annual, bilateral training exercise where the U.S. and Japanese service members train together and share techniques, tactics and procedures to improve their combined operational capabilities.

Iron Fist - February 25, 2017 - Camp Pendleton

Congratulations to Sgt Major Slade on his retirement after 31 years of service to the Corps.  The committee wishes the Slade family the best of luck and much love as you move on to the next chapter of your lives.  It has been an honor working alongside you and your family in our support of the Marines, Sailors and families of the 13th MEU.

Sgt Major Slade's Retirement Ceremony - March 10, 2017

For an album of pictures of various events, please click here!


Car Wash - October 20, 2016

Homecoming - September 10, 2016 

Anaheim 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Adoption Committee

Supporting the Marines, Sailors and families of the 13th MEU