What regiments are in the 3rd Marine Division?

What regiments are in the 3rd Marine Division?

The Division is divided into the Third Marine Regiment at Kaneohe Bay, HI, the Twelfth Marine Regiment located at Camp Hansen, and the Fourth Marine Regiment at Camp Schwab. In addition, we are further broken down into a Headquarters Battalion on Camp Courtney, and a Force Recon Battalion located at Camp Schwab.

What is the 3rd battalion in charge of?

Known as either “Trinity” or “America’s Battalion”, the unit falls under the command of the 3rd Marine Regiment of the 3rd Marine Division….3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines.

3rd Battalion 3rd Marines
Branch United States Marine Corps
Type Light infantry
Role Locate, close with and destroy the enemy with fire and maneuver

Where is 3rd battalion Marines?

Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California
3rd Battalion, 5th Marines (3/5, nicknamed Dark Horse) is an infantry battalion in the United States Marine Corps. The battalion is based at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California and consists of approximately 1,000 Marines and Fleet Marine Force Navy personnel.

What is the most decorated Marine battalion?

2/5 is the most highly decorated battalion in the Marine Corps, and their motto, “Retreat, Hell!”, comes from the French trenches of World War I, when a Marine officer named Lloyd W. Williams was advised by a French officer to retreat and replied, “Retreat?

What is a Hollywood Marine?

Due to their close proximity to Tinseltown, Marines who graduate from MCRD San Diego are usually called “Hollywood Marines” by their MCRD Parris Island, S.C. counterparts and often ridiculed as having an easier training and lifestyle.

How big is the 3rd Marine Division?

3rd Marine Division
Size Marine Division
Part of III Marine Expeditionary Force
Garrison/HQ Camp Courtney
Nickname(s) “Fighting Third” “Caltrap”