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1st Battalion 3d Marines

3d Marine Regiment

Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii
Lava Dogs Photos
Staff Sgt. Yahshua Ervin assists a member of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force during  military operations on urbanized terrain, Aug. 16, 2017, in Hokudaien, Japan during Northern Viper 17. "The only way to get better at MOUT is repetion of drills. We look forward to continue MOUT with the JGSDF, they're highly motivated to learn and teach new techniques which grows the capability of each force," says Ervin.  Northern Viper is a combined-joint exercise held to enhance regional cooperation with participating nations to collectively deter security threats. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Savannah Mesimer)
U.S. Marines Japan Ground Self-Defense Force practice urbanized terrain training
Staff Sgt. Yahshua Ervin assists a member of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force during military operations on urbanized terrain, Aug. 16, 2017, in Hokudaien, Japan during Northern Viper 17. "The only way to get better at MOUT is repetion of drills. We look forward to continue MOUT with the JGSDF, they're highly motivated to learn and teach new techniques which grows the capability of each force," says Ervin. Northern Viper is a combined-joint exercise held to enhance regional cooperation with participating nations to collectively deter security threats. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Savannah Mesimer)
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. John Cavender, left, assigned to the 3rd Marine Regiment, and Lance Cpl. Matthew Daily, an A-gunner with the 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, shoot an M252 81mm medium weight mortar system in Chitose, Japan, during Northern Viper 2017, Aug. 13, 2017. Northern Viper maintains and strengthens the United States’ influence in the region and the U.S.-Japan Alliance. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ally Beiswanger)
Hawaii Marines make it rain with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. John Cavender, left, assigned to the 3rd Marine Regiment, and Lance Cpl. Matthew Daily, an A-gunner with the 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, shoot an M252 81mm medium weight mortar system in Chitose, Japan, during Northern Viper 2017, Aug. 13, 2017. Northern Viper maintains and strengthens the United States’ influence in the region and the U.S.-Japan Alliance. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ally Beiswanger)
Lt. Col. Jeremiah Salame, commanding officer for 1st Battalion, 3d Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, meets with leaders from the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force Aug. 12, 2017 in Chitose, Japan, in support of Northern Viper 17. They discussed different techniques for operating their mortar systems. Northern Viper maintains and strengthens the United States’ influence in the region and the U.S.-Japan Alliance. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ally Beiswanger)
Marines launch mortars in northern Japan
Lt. Col. Jeremiah Salame, commanding officer for 1st Battalion, 3d Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, meets with leaders from the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force Aug. 12, 2017 in Chitose, Japan, in support of Northern Viper 17. They discussed different techniques for operating their mortar systems. Northern Viper maintains and strengthens the United States’ influence in the region and the U.S.-Japan Alliance. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ally Beiswanger)
U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Brendan M. Barry (right), a Clayton, Missouri native and platoon commander assigned to Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, sprints to an objective for a live fire drill during Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) 17-14 aboard the North West Islands, Republic of Korea, August 10, 2017. KMEP 17-14 enables the Republic of Korea and U.S. Marines to focus on exchanging tactics, procedures, and increasing interoperability. The Hawaii-based battalion is forward deployed to Japan as part of the Unit Deployment Program. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Aaron S. Patterson)
Stress Shoot
U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Brendan M. Barry (right), a Clayton, Missouri native and platoon commander assigned to Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, sprints to an objective for a live fire drill during Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) 17-14 aboard the North West Islands, Republic of Korea, August 10, 2017. KMEP 17-14 enables the Republic of Korea and U.S. Marines to focus on exchanging tactics, procedures, and increasing interoperability. The Hawaii-based battalion is forward deployed to Japan as part of the Unit Deployment Program. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Aaron S. Patterson)
U.S. Marines assigned to Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, exits out the back of a Korean Amphibious Assault Vehicle with Republic of Korea Marines, during the Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) 17-14 aboard the North West Islands, Republic of Korea, August 9, 2017. KMEP 17-14 enables the Republic of Korea and U.S. Marines to focus on exchanging tactics, procedures, and increasing interoperability. The Hawaii-based battalion is forward deployed to Japan as part of the Unit Deployment Program. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Aaron S. Patterson)
Lava Dogs honor allegiance to ROK Marines
U.S. Marines assigned to Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, exits out the back of a Korean Amphibious Assault Vehicle with Republic of Korea Marines, during the Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) 17-14 aboard the North West Islands, Republic of Korea, August 9, 2017. KMEP 17-14 enables the Republic of Korea and U.S. Marines to focus on exchanging tactics, procedures, and increasing interoperability. The Hawaii-based battalion is forward deployed to Japan as part of the Unit Deployment Program. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Aaron S. Patterson)
Cpl. Pierre B. Swanson (right), a Crockett, California native and rifleman assigned to 2nd Platoon, Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, runs through a screen of red smoke with a Republic of Korea Marine during the Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) 17-14 aboard the North West Islands, Republic of Korea, August 9, 2017. KMEP 17-14 enables the Republic of Korea and U.S. Marines to focus on exchanging tactics, procedures, and increasing interoperability. The Hawaii-based battalion is forward deployed to Japan as part of the Unit Deployment Program. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Aaron S. Patterson)
Lava Dogs honor allegiance to ROK Marines
Cpl. Pierre B. Swanson (right), a Crockett, California native and rifleman assigned to 2nd Platoon, Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, runs through a screen of red smoke with a Republic of Korea Marine during the Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) 17-14 aboard the North West Islands, Republic of Korea, August 9, 2017. KMEP 17-14 enables the Republic of Korea and U.S. Marines to focus on exchanging tactics, procedures, and increasing interoperability. The Hawaii-based battalion is forward deployed to Japan as part of the Unit Deployment Program. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Aaron S. Patterson)
Cpl. Bryan Hernandezrodriguez, a Hialeah, Florida native and rifleman assigned to Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, travels through the “Pit and Pond” obstacle during the endurance course, aboard Camp Gonzales, Okinawa, Japan, July 7, 2017.The Jungle Warfare Training Center provides individual and unit level training to increase survivability and lethality while operating in a jungle environment. The Hawaii-based battalion is forward deployed to Okinawa, Japan as part of the Unit Deployment Program. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Aaron S. Patterson/Released)
Hawaii Marines endure the jungles of Japan
Cpl. Bryan Hernandezrodriguez, a Hialeah, Florida native and rifleman assigned to Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, travels through the “Pit and Pond” obstacle during the endurance course, aboard Camp Gonzales, Okinawa, Japan, July 7, 2017.The Jungle Warfare Training Center provides individual and unit level training to increase survivability and lethality while operating in a jungle environment. The Hawaii-based battalion is forward deployed to Okinawa, Japan as part of the Unit Deployment Program. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Aaron S. Patterson/Released)
U.S. Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, conduct a movement to Range 1 aboard Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, June 14, 2017. The Hawaii-based battalion is forward deployed to Okinawa, Japan as part of the Unit Deployment Program.
1st Battalion, 3rd Marines acquire their Battlesight Zero
U.S. Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, conduct a movement to Range 1 aboard Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, June 14, 2017. The Hawaii-based battalion is forward deployed to Okinawa, Japan as part of the Unit Deployment Program.
MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII – A Marine with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment runs from a CH-53E super stallion helicopter assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 after fast roping into Landing Zone 216 during a simulation of Operation Gothic Serpent aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Dec. 10, 2016. Operation Gothic Serpent was a military operation conducted by U.S. Special Forces in Somalia, Africa from August to October 1993. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Brittney Vella/Released)
Hawaii Marines Simulate Operation Gothic Serpent
MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII – A Marine with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment runs from a CH-53E super stallion helicopter assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 after fast roping into Landing Zone 216 during a simulation of Operation Gothic Serpent aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Dec. 10, 2016. Operation Gothic Serpent was a military operation conducted by U.S. Special Forces in Somalia, Africa from August to October 1993. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Brittney Vella/Released)
Pfc. Michael Farmer, a machine gunner assigned to Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, fires the M-240B machine gun during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 2-17 at Range 410A, aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, Feb. 5, 2017. ITX is a combined-arms exercise which gives all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force an opportunity to utilize capabilities during large scale missions to become a more ready fighting force. 1/3 is currently participating as the ground combat element for this exercise. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Aaron S. Patterson/Released)
1st Battalion, 3rd Marines tear up Range 400
Pfc. Michael Farmer, a machine gunner assigned to Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, fires the M-240B machine gun during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 2-17 at Range 410A, aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, Feb. 5, 2017. ITX is a combined-arms exercise which gives all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force an opportunity to utilize capabilities during large scale missions to become a more ready fighting force. 1/3 is currently participating as the ground combat element for this exercise. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Aaron S. Patterson/Released)
Pfc. Derek T. Hall, a tube-launched optically tracked wire-guided (TOW) gunner assigned to Combined Anti-Armor Team 1, Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, fires a TOW missile during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 2-17 aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, Feb. 16, 2017. ITX is a combined-arms exercise which gives all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force an opportunity to utilize capabilities during large scale missions to become a more ready fighting force. 1/3 is currently participating as the ground combat element for this exercise. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Aaron S. Patterson/Released)
ITX 2-17 Final Exercise
Pfc. Derek T. Hall, a tube-launched optically tracked wire-guided (TOW) gunner assigned to Combined Anti-Armor Team 1, Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, fires a TOW missile during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 2-17 aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, Feb. 16, 2017. ITX is a combined-arms exercise which gives all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force an opportunity to utilize capabilities during large scale missions to become a more ready fighting force. 1/3 is currently participating as the ground combat element for this exercise. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Aaron S. Patterson/Released)
A Marine assigned to Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, fires the M240B machine gun during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 2-17 at Range 230, aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, Jan. 29, 2017. ITX is a combined-arms exercise which gives all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force an opportunity to utilize capabilities during large scale missions to become a more ready fighting force. 1/3 is currently participating as the ground combat element for this exercise. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Aaron S. Patterson/Released)
Lava Dogs - Veni, Vidi, Vici
A Marine assigned to Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, fires the M240B machine gun during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 2-17 at Range 230, aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, Jan. 29, 2017. ITX is a combined-arms exercise which gives all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force an opportunity to utilize capabilities during large scale missions to become a more ready fighting force. 1/3 is currently participating as the ground combat element for this exercise. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Aaron S. Patterson/Released)
Cpl. Sergio F. Rodriguez, a field radio operator assigned to Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, prepares to conduct live fire urban operations during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 2-17 at Range 230, aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, Jan. 30, 2017. ITX is a combined-arms exercise which gives all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force an opportunity to utilize capabilities during large scale missions to become a more ready fighting force. 1/3 is currently participating as the ground combat element for this exercise. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Aaron S. Patterson/Released)
Lava Dogs - Veni, Vidi, Vici
Cpl. Sergio F. Rodriguez, a field radio operator assigned to Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, prepares to conduct live fire urban operations during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 2-17 at Range 230, aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, Jan. 30, 2017. ITX is a combined-arms exercise which gives all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force an opportunity to utilize capabilities during large scale missions to become a more ready fighting force. 1/3 is currently participating as the ground combat element for this exercise. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Aaron S. Patterson/Released)
Pfc. James S. Meaney, left, a machine gunner assigned to Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, and Cpl. Peter H. Gnuyen, right, an intel analyst with 1/3, provide security during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 2-17 at Range 230, aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, Jan. 30, 2017. ITX is a combined-arms exercise which gives all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force an opportunity to utilize capabilities during large scale missions to become a more ready fighting force. 1/3 is currently participating as the ground combat element for this exercise. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Aaron S. Patterson/Released)
Lava Dogs - Veni, Vidi, Vici
Pfc. James S. Meaney, left, a machine gunner assigned to Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, and Cpl. Peter H. Gnuyen, right, an intel analyst with 1/3, provide security during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 2-17 at Range 230, aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, Jan. 30, 2017. ITX is a combined-arms exercise which gives all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force an opportunity to utilize capabilities during large scale missions to become a more ready fighting force. 1/3 is currently participating as the ground combat element for this exercise. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Aaron S. Patterson/Released)
1st Battalion 3d Marines Leaders

Sergeant Major Emilio Hernandez
Sergeant Major
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Lieutenant Colonel Jeremiah Salame
Commanding Officer
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1st Battalion 3d Marines Staff
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Billet Phone Number
S-1 OFFICER/ADJUTANT
DSN: 315-457-2581
COM: 808-257-2581
S-1 CHIEF
DSN: 315-457-2290
COM: 808-257-2290
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S-2 OFFICER
DSN: 315-457-2207
COM: 808-257-2207
S-2 CHIEF
DSN: 315-457-2000
COM: 808-257-2000
S-2 CLERK
DSN: 315-457-2313
COM: 808-257-2313
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OPERATIONS OFFICER
DSN: 315-457-2065
COM: 808-257-2065
OPERATIONS CHIEF
DSN: 315-457-2300
COM: 808-257-2300
ASSISTANT OPS CHIEF
DSN: 315-457-2298
COM: 808-257-2298
BN GUNNER
DSN: 315-457-2009
COM: 808-257-2009
CBRN/NBC
DSN: 315-457-1695
COM: 808-257-1695
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S-4 OFFICER
DSN: 315-457-2295
COM: 808-257-2295
S-4
DSN: 315-457-1971
COM: 808-257-1971
ARMORY
DSN: 315-457-5071
COM: 808-257-5071
SUPPLY
DSN: 315-457-1434
COM: 808-257-1434
MMO
DSN: 315-457-2559
COM: 808-257-2559
MOTOR TRANSPORT
DSN: 315-457-1340
COM: 808-257-1340
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COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER
DSN: 315-457-2872
COM: 808-257-2872
COMMUNICATIONS CHIEF
DSN: 315-457-2084
COM: 808-257-2084
RADIO/WIRE
DSN: 315-457-2875
COM: 808-257-2875
MAINTENANCE
DSN: 315-457-2871
COM: 808-257-2871
DATA HELP DESK
DSN: 315-457-0737
COM: 808-257-0737
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FAMILY READINESS OFFICER
DSN: 315-457-2295
COM: 808-257-2295
BB: 808-285-2190
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OOD
DSN: 315-457-0737
COM: 808-257-0737
CELL: 808-927-6635
ALPHA DNCO
CELL: 808-927-6588
BRAVO DNCO
CELL: 808-927-6634
CHARLIE DNCO
CELL: 808-927-6586
WPNS DNCO
CELL: 808-927-6578
H&S DNCO
DSN: 315-457-1678/1568
COM: 808-257-1678/1568
1st Battalion 3d Marines Companies
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COMMANDER
DSN: 315-457-5155
COM: 808-257-5155
FIRST SERGEANT
DSN: 315-457-8327
COM: 808-257-8327
COMPANY CLERK
DSN: 315-457-5155
COM: 808-257-5155
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COMMANDER
DSN: 315-457-1530
COM: 808-257-1530
FIRST SERGEANT
DSN: 315-457-2580
COM: 808-257-2580
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COMMANDER
DSN: 315-457-2416
COM: 808-257-2416
FIRST SERGEANT
DSN: 315-457-1791
COM: 808-257-1791
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COMMANDER
DSN: 315-457-3581
COM: 808-257-3581
FIRST SERGEANT
DSN: 315-457-2592
COM: 808-257-2592
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COMMANDER
DSN: 315-457-1652
COM: 808-257-1652
FIRST SERGEANT
DSN: 315-457-1135
COM: 808-257-1135