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Installation Overview --Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

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Installation Overview --Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

United States Marines with 2nd Marine Logistics Group attend the retirement ceremony of Chief Warrant Officer 5 (CWO5) Timothy Andrew, on Camp Lejeune

Photo courtesy U.S. Marine Corps; photo by: Cpl. Michael Augusto

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune is home to more than 47,000 Marine and Sailors from around the world.

There are five major Marine Corps commands and one Navy command aboard Camp Lejeune: Marine Corps Base owns all the real estate, operates entry-level and career level formal schools, and provides support and training for tenant commands; the Command Element, II Marine Expeditionary Force (II MEF) conducts operational planning for Fleet Marine Force commands; 2d Marine Division is the Ground Combat Element of II MEF; 2d Force Service Support Group is the Combat Service and Support Element of II MEF; II MEF augmentation Command Element is prepared to augument, reinforce, or reconstitute active component headquarters/MAGTFs and to function as an independent MAGTF Command Element; II Marine Expeditionary Force Augmentation Command Element (II MACE) is located at the II MEF headquarters and functions as a Selected Marine Corps Reserve unit in support of the II MEF. Camp Lejeune is the home base for the Chemical, Biological, Incident Response Force (CBIRF). The Naval Hospital provides primary medical care to Marines, Sailors and their families stationed at Camp Lejeune, Camp Geiger, Camp Johnson, and New River Air Station.

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