13th Marine Expeditionary Unit


13th Marine Expeditionary Unit

"The Fighting Thirteenth"

Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California
The 13th MEU 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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13th MEU Medical Response Training
U.S. Marines and Sailors of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, participated in tactical combat casualty care at Camp Pendleton, Calif. August 13, 2019. The Marines and Sailors of the 13th MEU took part in this class as part of their required training. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Robert L. 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) 725-0745

Deployment Readiness Coordinator: (760) 468-8171

Chaplain: (760) 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