The 2nd Marine Division (2nd MARDIV) is a division of the United States Marine Corps, which forms the ground combat element of the II Marine Expeditionary Force (II MEF). The division is based at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina and headquartered at Julian C. Smith Hall.
The 2nd Marine Division earned renown in World War II, distinguishing itself at Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan, Tinian, and Okinawa
The lineal forebearer of the 2nd Marine Division is the 2nd Marine Brigade, which was activated on 1 July 1936 at San Diego, California.
The 2nd Marine Division was officially organized on February 1, 1941 at Camp Elliott, California by change of designation from the 2nd Marine Brigade.
Best Friends Section: 2ndLt Martin GySgt Remaly Sgt Mastro Sgt Granter Sgt Lutz Cpl Scott Cpl Teske Cpl Searls Cpl Oliver Cpl Peters LCpl Metka LCpl Penzik LCpl Stewart LCpl Norris LCpl Sommer
Others: 2d MarDiv LtCol Sieffert - G4 LtCol Plavell - G2 LtCol Canfield - G3 training, 3/8 CO Maj Johnson - G1 Maj Shaffer - G4A Maj Lovewell - G2A Ms. Morey - FRO
IIMEF Comptroller LtCol Ford Maj Blackman Capt Unger Capt Servin Mr. Esterly CWO Marker CWO Pearson WO McNamee MGySgt Knowles MSgt Fields
2d MLG Comptroller Maj Fraisure 1stLt Goralski CWO McNamee
Best Moment 2ndLt Martin, LCpl Stewart, & a sand bag... Promoting Marines Paintball & Pancho Villa SBR audit drills 'First to Fight' PME small unit leadership PMEs Casino night at O-Club The Docs gave LCpl Norris CPR, on his leg 'Combat basketball' as section PT CG meetings C/S meetings Planning meetings 'Look BaBa, in need to know 'de number' -- FY09 closeout (in the red of course) Finally got the opportunity to write fitreps
Worst Moment None
Chain of Command CG: MGen Tryon ADC: BGen Osterman; BGen Craparotta C/S: Col Fuquea; Col Love AC/S Comptroller: Maj Rose; Maj Taylor; Capt Servin
Other Memories SBR Audit LOI 14-09 DivO 7112.1 DivBul 7000 (Budget Summit) Other policy letters