12th Marine Regiment

 

12th Marine Regiment

3d Marine Division

Okinawa, Japan
12th Marine Regiment Leaders

 

Commanding Officer
12th Marine Regiment
Colonel J.C. (Chris) Lewis
 
Sergeant Major
12th Marine Regiment
Sergeant Major John E. Bankus

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Thunder Videos

US Marines, Philippine Armed Forces Share Artillery Knowledge.

12th Marine Regiment combines skills with the Philippine 105mm howitzer April 26, during Exercise Balikatan 2015 at Crow Valley, Philippines. The U.S Marines fired simultaneously with the Philippine Marines at a simulated objective for enhanced combined capabilities during the final bilateral artillery fire. Includes sound bites from Sgt. Ryan Molina, Section Chief, 1st Battalion, 12th Marines; 1st Lt. Jose Noel B Bataga, Artillery Officer, Field Artillery Battalion and Col. Lance McDaniel, 12th Marine Regiment Commanding Officer.

Unit News
12th Marines Engage in Combined Arms During Exercise

By Lance Cpl. William Hester | March 20, 2015

An Okinawa based Marine Corps headquarters battery travelled to Hawaii to train directly with its MORE
12th Marine Regiment Maneuvers Through Dragon Fire Exercise 15-2

By Lance Cpl. William Hester | March 9, 2015

Rain falls for 18 hours straight onto the rocky, uninhabitable terrain in the Pohakuloa Training MORE
12th Marines Mess Hall competes for best mess hall in the Marine Corps

By Cpl. Tyler Giguere | March 9, 2015

Mess hall Marines brace for the oncoming meal-time rush of ravenous Marines. The day’s events go MORE
Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Officer joins US Marines for ITX

By Cpl. Thor Larson | March 5, 2015

After three years in the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, 1st Lt. Ryota Hasebe finally got his MORE
Ground Combat Element brings big guns for ITX 2-15:M777A2 Howitzer

By Lance Cpl. William Hester | January 31, 2015

Crisp, desert air greets the early rising Marines of Alpha Battery, as they prepare themselves and MORE
12th Marines Photos
U.S. Marine Sgt. Jacob J. Baumann, left, and Hajime Nakama, the Mayor of Kin Town, pose for a photo with an award Sgt. Baumann received March 6 on Camp Hansen. Baumann, from Junction City, Kansas, was awarded for helping save the life an elderly Okinawan Gentlemen Dec. 23. Baumann was driving his car near Camp Hansen, where he is stationed, when he saw someone riding a bike fall and not get up. Because of Baumann’s military training, he realized the man’s heartbeat was irregular so he began CPR. He resuscitated the man before the paramedics arrived to take over for Baumann. Because of his actions, Baumann received an award from Kin Town’s fire and emergency services as well as the Navy and Marine Corps achievement medal. “I would like to thank (Sgt. Baumann) for his quick actions that helped to save a life,” said Nakama. “I think that he is a positive role model for his fellow Marines.” Baumann is a fire support man with Headquarters Battery, 12th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force.
Kansas Marine awarded for saving Okinawan life
U.S. Marine Sgt. Jacob J. Baumann, left, and Hajime Nakama, the Mayor of Kin Town, pose for a photo with an award Sgt. Baumann received March 6 on Camp Hansen. Baumann, from Junction City, Kansas, was awarded for helping save the life an elderly Okinawan Gentlemen Dec. 23. Baumann was driving his car near Camp Hansen, where he is stationed, when he saw someone riding a bike fall and not get up. Because of Baumann’s military training, he realized the man’s heartbeat was irregular so he began CPR. He resuscitated the man before the paramedics arrived to take over for Baumann. Because of his actions, Baumann received an award from Kin Town’s fire and emergency services as well as the Navy and Marine Corps achievement medal. “I would like to thank (Sgt. Baumann) for his quick actions that helped to save a life,” said Nakama. “I think that he is a positive role model for his fellow Marines.” Baumann is a fire support man with Headquarters Battery, 12th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force.
U.S. Marine Sgt. Jacob J. Baumann and Hajime Nakama, the Mayor of Kin Town, center, pose for a photo after receiving an award March 6 on Camp Hansen. Baumann, from Junction City, Kansas, was awarded for helping save the life an elderly Okinawan Gentlemen Dec. 23. Baumann was driving his car near Camp Hansen, where he is stationed, when he saw someone riding a bike fall and not get up. Because of Baumann’s military training, he realized the man’s heartbeat was irregular so he began CPR. He resuscitated the man before the paramedics arrived to take over for Baumann. Because of his actions, Baumann received an award from Kin Town’s fire and emergency services as well as the Navy and Marine Corps achievement medal. “I would like to thank (Sgt. Baumann) for his quick actions that helped to save a life,” said Nakama. “I think that he is a positive role model for his fellow Marines.” Baumann is a fire support man with Headquarters Battery, 12th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force.
Kansas Marine awarded for saving Okinawan life
U.S. Marine Sgt. Jacob J. Baumann and Hajime Nakama, the Mayor of Kin Town, center, pose for a photo after receiving an award March 6 on Camp Hansen. Baumann, from Junction City, Kansas, was awarded for helping save the life an elderly Okinawan Gentlemen Dec. 23. Baumann was driving his car near Camp Hansen, where he is stationed, when he saw someone riding a bike fall and not get up. Because of Baumann’s military training, he realized the man’s heartbeat was irregular so he began CPR. He resuscitated the man before the paramedics arrived to take over for Baumann. Because of his actions, Baumann received an award from Kin Town’s fire and emergency services as well as the Navy and Marine Corps achievement medal. “I would like to thank (Sgt. Baumann) for his quick actions that helped to save a life,” said Nakama. “I think that he is a positive role model for his fellow Marines.” Baumann is a fire support man with Headquarters Battery, 12th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force.
Lance Cpl. Christian J. Hernandez cleans the breach of a M777A2 lightweight 155 mm howitzer Jan. 30 at Marine Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms during Integrated Training Exercise 2-15 to keep the weapon firing properly. The howitzer is capable of firing high explosive, illuminating, smoke and satellite guided rounds. Hernandez, a Buford, Georgia, native, is a cannoneer with Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 3rd Battalion, 12th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force for ITX 2-15 as part of the ground combat element of Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force 4. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. William Hester/ Released)
Ground Combat Element brings big guns for ITX 2-15:M777A2 Howitzer
Lance Cpl. Christian J. Hernandez cleans the breach of a M777A2 lightweight 155 mm howitzer Jan. 30 at Marine Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms during Integrated Training Exercise 2-15 to keep the weapon firing properly. The howitzer is capable of firing high explosive, illuminating, smoke and satellite guided rounds. Hernandez, a Buford, Georgia, native, is a cannoneer with Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 3rd Battalion, 12th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force for ITX 2-15 as part of the ground combat element of Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force 4. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. William Hester/ Released)
Cpl. Armontey D. Parks carries charges for the M777A2 lightweight 155 mm howitzer Jan. 31 at Marine Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms during Integrated Training Exercise 2-15. Different charges are used to adjust the distance the round will travel. Parks, a Saginaw, Michigan, native, is a cannoneer with Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 3rd Battalion, 12th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force as part of the ground combal element of Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force 4 for ITX 2-15.
Ground Combat Element brings big guns for ITX 2-15:M777A2 Howitzer
Cpl. Armontey D. Parks carries charges for the M777A2 lightweight 155 mm howitzer Jan. 31 at Marine Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms during Integrated Training Exercise 2-15. Different charges are used to adjust the distance the round will travel. Parks, a Saginaw, Michigan, native, is a cannoneer with Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 3rd Battalion, 12th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force as part of the ground combal element of Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force 4 for ITX 2-15.
Lance Cpl. Christian J. Hernandez (left) and Lance Cpl. Giovonni Mejia fire the M777A2 lightweight 155 mm howitzer Jan. 31 to support units engaged in the mechanized assault course at Marine Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms during Integrated Training Exercise 2-15. “Fighting with combined arms is on of the most important parts of the (Marine Air-Ground Task Force),” said Lt. Col. Neil J. Owens. Giovonni, a Dallas, Texas native and Hernandez, a Buford, Georgia, native are both cannoneers with 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 3rd Battalion, 12th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force for ITX 2-15, as part of the ground combat element for SPMAGTF-4. Owens, a Medford, Massechusetts, native, is the commanding officer for 3rd Bn., 12th Marines.
Ground Combat Element brings big guns for ITX 2-15:M777A2 Howitzer
Lance Cpl. Christian J. Hernandez (left) and Lance Cpl. Giovonni Mejia fire the M777A2 lightweight 155 mm howitzer Jan. 31 to support units engaged in the mechanized assault course at Marine Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms during Integrated Training Exercise 2-15. “Fighting with combined arms is on of the most important parts of the (Marine Air-Ground Task Force),” said Lt. Col. Neil J. Owens. Giovonni, a Dallas, Texas native and Hernandez, a Buford, Georgia, native are both cannoneers with 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 3rd Battalion, 12th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force for ITX 2-15, as part of the ground combat element for SPMAGTF-4. Owens, a Medford, Massechusetts, native, is the commanding officer for 3rd Bn., 12th Marines.
Smoke explodes out of the M777A2 lightweight 155 mm howitzer as Marines from Alpha Battery provide indirect fire to units engaged in the mechanized assault course Jan. 31 at Marine Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms during Integrated Training Exercise 2-15. Artillery is used to provide suppressive, indirect fire to ground and air units on the battlefield. The Marines are with Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 3rd Battalion, 12th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force as part of the ground combat element for  Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force 4 for ITX 2-15.
Ground Combat Element brings big guns for ITX 2-15:M777A2 Howitzer
Smoke explodes out of the M777A2 lightweight 155 mm howitzer as Marines from Alpha Battery provide indirect fire to units engaged in the mechanized assault course Jan. 31 at Marine Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms during Integrated Training Exercise 2-15. Artillery is used to provide suppressive, indirect fire to ground and air units on the battlefield. The Marines are with Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 3rd Battalion, 12th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force as part of the ground combat element for Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force 4 for ITX 2-15.
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12th Marine Regiment
3d Marine Division
UNIT 36050
FPO AP 96385-6050
12th Marines Staff
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S-1 Adjutant Officer
DSN: 315-623-4141
COM: 011-81-611-723-4141

S-1 Chief
DSN: 315-623-4170
COM: 011-81-611-723-4170
S-2 Officer
DSN: 315-623-7267
COM: 011-81-611-723-7267

S-2 Chief
DSN: 315-623-7266
COM: 011-81-611-723-7266
S-3 Officer
DSN: 315-623-4520
COM: 011-81-611-723-4520

S-3 Alpha
DSN: 315-623-4105
COM: 011-81-611-723-4105

S-3 Ops Chief
DSN: 315-623-7461
COM: 011-81-611-723-7461

MAGTF Plans Chief
DSN: 315-623-4176
COM: 011-81-611-723-4176
S-4 Officer
DSN: 315-623-7277
COM: 011-81-611-723-7277

S-4 Chief
DSN: 315-623-7295
COM: 011-81-611-723-7295

Motor Transport Officer
DSN: 315-623-7683
COM: 011-81-611-723-7683

Supply Officer
DSN: 315-623-7679
COM: 011-81-611-723-7679

Messhall Officer
DSN: 315-623-4231
COM: 011-81-611-723-4231

Medical Officer
DSN: 315-623-4390
COM: 011-81-611-723-4390

Embark Officer
DSN: 315-623-7295
COM: 011-81-611-723-7295
S-6 Officer
DSN: 315-623-7350
COM: 011-81-611-723-7350

S-6 Platoon Commander
DSN: 315-623-7318
COM: 011-81-611-723-7318

S-6 Chief
DSN: 315-623-4473
COM: 011-81-611-723-4473

S-6 Platoon Sergeant
DSN: 315-623-4719
COM: 011-81-611-723-4719

Wire Chief
DSN: 315-623-4398
COM: 011-81-611-723-4398

Radio Chief
DSN: 315-623-7318
COM: 011-81-611-723-7318

Data Chief
DSN: 315-623-4810
COM: 011-81-611-723-4810

EMF Chief
DSN: 315-623-4647
COM: 011-81-611-723-4647

USMC SAAR Form DD2875

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AMHS ACCOUNT CREATION
Supply Officer
DSN: 315-623-7679
COM: 011-81-611-723-7679
Chaplain
DSN: 315-623-7398
COM: 011-81-611-723-7398

Regiment RP
DSN: 315-623-7056
COM: 011-81-611-723-7056
Medical Officer
DSN: 315-623-4390
COM: 011-81-611-723-4390
Career Planner
DSN: 315-623-7750
COM: 011-81-611-723-7750
12th Marine Regiment Family Readiness Officer
DSN: 315-623-4086
COM: 011-81-611-723-4086