13th Marine Expeditionary Unit


13th Marine Expeditionary Unit

"The Fighting Thirteenth"


The 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit provides a forward deployed, flexible sea-based Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) capable of conducting amphibious operations, crisis response and limited contingency operations, including enabling the introduction of follow on forces and designated special operations in order to support the theater requirements of Geographic Combatant Commanders.

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SPMAGTF-CR-CC 20.2: Meet The Marines of 2/5
A U.S. Marine with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, assigned to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Crisis Response - Central Command 20.2, mentors his Marines in Jordan, Aug. 24, 2020. The SPMAGTF-CR-CC is a crisis response force, prepared to mobilize a variety of capabilities across the region. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Robert Kuehn)
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Unit Phone Number: (760) 763 0880

Command Duty Officer: (760) 468 3536

Communication Strategy and Operations  (Public Affairs Office): (760) 468 7916

Deployment Readiness Coordinator: (760) 468 8171

Chaplain: (760) 725 7137


24/7 Sexual Assault Support Line: (760) 500-1707


Mailing Address:

13th Marine Expeditionary Unit

P.O. Box 555363

Camp Pendleton CA, 92055


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@Official13thMEU completes nine month deployment in @CENTCOM Read more here: https://t.co/xScHPrNRFW @USMARCENThttps://t.co/l1MuKOg0G2
Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) training with @modgovae, @USMARCENT and @USAFCENT in #UAEhttps://t.co/FbjyflCy8w
Female Engagement Team The FET works specifically with women and partnered forces to build trust and beneficial r… https://t.co/oNjgcqoyIx
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#UAE Armed Forces @USMC Complete Defense Training in UAE. This training marks the 3rd iteration of bilateral live… https://t.co/8YJU0AFc8O
Train as a Team @SPMAGTF_CR_CC and #Qatar Marine Forces shared infantry skills and tactics during a recent bilater… https://t.co/qY0P8Z4zrv
Stronger together 🇶🇦🇺🇸 @MOD_Qatar and @USMC Marine Forces recently participated in an infantry subject matter expe… https://t.co/NYiAhUtnmq
Permissible and Prohibited Marines, read MARADMIN 016/21 about permissible and prohibited conduct related to publ… https://t.co/85bRlJJh5Z
Low light- no problem @SPMAGTF_CR_CC Marines rehearse air-ground integration at night to sustain crisis response… https://t.co/qGIwpHtlvP
Happy New Year from all of us with @SPMAGTF_CR_CC ! https://t.co/LelTJIMqX3
RT @OIRSpox: Partner forces in Syria @MaghaweirThowra assisted @CJTFOIR bringing in the New Year with a mortar and HIMARS shoot. Good train…
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