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1st Battalion, 8th Marines

 

1st Battalion, 8th Marines

6th Marines

Camp Lejeune
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U.S. Marines and Sailors from 1st Battalion, 8th Marines participate in a memorial ceremony in Belleau, France marking the 104th Anniversary of the Battle of Belleau Wood.
U.S. Marines and Sailors from 1st Battalion, 8th Marines participate in a memorial ceremony in Belleau, France marking the 104th Anniversary of the Battle of Belleau Wood.
U.S. Marines and Sailors from 1st Battalion, 8th Marines participate in a memorial ceremony in Belleau, France marking the 104th Anniversary of the Battle of Belleau Wood.
Belleau Wood has become a symbol of Marine courage and tenacity. We pause to honor the Marines who fought at Belleau Wood a century ago.
We pay highest tribute to the sacrifices they made and the remarkable warrior spirit they embodied. It is a great privilege to carry on the legacy Marines forged at Belleau Wood.
“Belleau Wood was a demonstration of an unrivaled commitment to our allies and our partners, and to the cause of liberty…just as it was necessary then, our relationships and our collective commitment will be pivotal in the fights ahead.” -General D. H. Berger, 38th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps.
MISSION

Locate, close with and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver or repel the enemy's assault with fire and close combat

LEADERS
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Lieutenant Colonel Christopher R. Richardella
Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, 6th Marine Regiment
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Major Keith I. Toucey III
Executive Officer, 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, 6th Marine Regiment
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Sergeant Major Dragos Coca
Sergeant Major, 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, 6th Marine Regiment
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Master Gunnery Sergeant Salvador D. Lopez
Operations Chief, 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, 6th Marine Regiment
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OOD CONTACT NUMBER

910-915-3034