The 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit is a Marine Air-Ground Task Force that provides strategic speed and agility, ensuring our Marines are forward deployed and prepared to respond and protect U.S. national security interests around the globe. The Marine Expeditionary Unit can respond faster from longer ranges with greater capabilities across the range of military operations.
The Royal Saudi Land Forces (RSLF) commenced bi-lateral theater amphibious combat rehearsal (TACR) training alongside U.S. Marines and Sailors from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) and Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) in Tabuk, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, June 7.
U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harriers of the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) conducted a long-range strike from the North Atlantic into Lithuania’s Cudgel Range, May 13, 2021.
The 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s (MEU) 2021 deployment cycle brings with it a capability not yet employed by an East Coast MEU. In addition to the more traditional assets allocated to the MEU as it composited ground, logistics, and aviation combat elements in September 2020, the crisis response force was also assigned a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) detachment.
Colonel Ryan M Hoyle assumed duties as the Commanding Officer on 5 November 2021.Operational
Sergeant Major Johnson reported to MCRD Parris Island, South Carolina for recruit training in August