1st Battalion 3d Marines

 

1st Battalion 3d Marines

3d Marine Regiment

Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii
1st Battalion 3d Marines Leaders

1/3 Commanding Officer

1/3 Sergeant Major

Commanding Officer
1st Battalion, 3d Marines
Lieutenant Colonel Quintin D. Jones
Sergeant Major
1st Battalion, 3d Marines
Sergeant Major Matthew J. Fouss

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Lava Dogs Videos

Lava Dog Marines Conduct Long Range Raid

Marines with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment conduct a long range raid from Pohang, South Korea to Okinawa, Japan, March 21, 2016. The exercise consisted of three MV-22 Ospreys, which transported the Marines and a refueling stop in Iwakuni, Japan to complete the raid. 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment is currently forward deployed to the asia-pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Corporal Jorge A. Rosales/ Released).

Lava Vengeance

Combined Task Force (CTF) 13 conducts a simulated long range raid on Camp Hanson, Okinawa Japan, March 21, 2016. CTF-13 conducted the raid, which commenced in South Korea, to demonstrate air assault, multi-continent long-range raid capabilities and the ability to deliver security and stability.

MCMAP with ROK Marines

Marines with 1st Battalion 3rd Marines -”The Lava Dogs” conduct Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP) training with Republic of Korea (ROK) Marines as part of the Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP), outside Pohang, South Korea, April 2, 2016. KMEP is a program designed to increase interoperability and camaraderie between U.S. Marines and ROK Marines. The alliance between the United States and the Republic of Korea has grown even stronger.

Lava Dogs Photos
U.S. Marines and Sailors with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, also known as “The Lava Dogs”, present a gift to Republic of Korea (ROK) marines during the Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) in South Korea, April 13, 2016. KMEP is a program designed to increase interoperability and camaraderie between U.S. Marines and ROK marines. The alliance between America and the Republic of Korea has grown ever stronger based upon the shared interests and common values of both nations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by MCIPAC Combat Camera Lance Cpl. Sean M. Evans/ Released)
ROK Field Day
U.S. Marines and Sailors with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, also known as “The Lava Dogs”, present a gift to Republic of Korea (ROK) marines during the Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) in South Korea, April 13, 2016. KMEP is a program designed to increase interoperability and camaraderie between U.S. Marines and ROK marines. The alliance between America and the Republic of Korea has grown ever stronger based upon the shared interests and common values of both nations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by MCIPAC Combat Camera Lance Cpl. Sean M. Evans/ Released)
U.S. Marines and Sailors with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, also known as “The Lava Dogs”, present a gift to Republic of Korea (ROK) marines during the Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) in South Korea, April 13, 2016. KMEP is a program designed to increase interoperability and camaraderie between U.S. Marines and ROK marines. The alliance between America and the Republic of Korea has grown ever stronger based upon the shared interests and common values of both nations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by MCIPAC Combat Camera Lance Cpl. Sean M. Evans/ Released)
ROK Field Day
U.S. Marines and Sailors with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, also known as “The Lava Dogs”, present a gift to Republic of Korea (ROK) marines during the Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) in South Korea, April 13, 2016. KMEP is a program designed to increase interoperability and camaraderie between U.S. Marines and ROK marines. The alliance between America and the Republic of Korea has grown ever stronger based upon the shared interests and common values of both nations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by MCIPAC Combat Camera Lance Cpl. Sean M. Evans/ Released)
U.S. Marines and Sailors with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, also known as “The Lava Dogs”, present a gift to Republic of Korea (ROK) marines during the Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) in South Korea, April 13, 2016. KMEP is a program designed to increase interoperability and camaraderie between U.S. Marines and ROK marines. The alliance between America and the Republic of Korea has grown ever stronger based upon the shared interests and common values of both nations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by MCIPAC Combat Camera Lance Cpl. Sean M. Evans/ Released)
ROK Field Day
U.S. Marines and Sailors with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, also known as “The Lava Dogs”, present a gift to Republic of Korea (ROK) marines during the Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) in South Korea, April 13, 2016. KMEP is a program designed to increase interoperability and camaraderie between U.S. Marines and ROK marines. The alliance between America and the Republic of Korea has grown ever stronger based upon the shared interests and common values of both nations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by MCIPAC Combat Camera Lance Cpl. Sean M. Evans/ Released)
U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, also known as “The Lava Dogs”, and Australian soldiers with Bravo Company, 6th Royal Australian Regiment, participaite in a field meet that includes competitive events designed to encourage comradery and teamwork during exercise Ssang Yong 16 in South Korea, March 23, 2016. Ssang Yong is a biennial combined amphibious exercise conducted by forward deployed U.S. forces with the Republic of Korea Navy and Marine Corps, Australian Army and Royal New Zealand Army Forces in order to strengthen our interoperability and working relationships across a wide range of military operations - from disaster relief to complex expeditionary operations. The Marines of 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines are a mission-tailored fighting force able to rapidly deploy during crisis or conflict in diverse operational environments. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by MCIPAC Combat Camera Cpl. Erick Loarca/ Released)
U.S. Marines and australian Soldiers participate in a field meet
U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, also known as “The Lava Dogs”, and Australian soldiers with Bravo Company, 6th Royal Australian Regiment, participaite in a field meet that includes competitive events designed to encourage comradery and teamwork during exercise Ssang Yong 16 in South Korea, March 23, 2016. Ssang Yong is a biennial combined amphibious exercise conducted by forward deployed U.S. forces with the Republic of Korea Navy and Marine Corps, Australian Army and Royal New Zealand Army Forces in order to strengthen our interoperability and working relationships across a wide range of military operations - from disaster relief to complex expeditionary operations. The Marines of 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines are a mission-tailored fighting force able to rapidly deploy during crisis or conflict in diverse operational environments. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by MCIPAC Combat Camera Cpl. Erick Loarca/ Released)
U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, also known as “The Lava Dogs”, conduct inflatable boat training with the Republic of Korea (ROK) marines as a part of the Korea Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) in South Korea, April 04, 2016. KMEP is a program designed to increase interoperability and camaraderie between U.S. Marines and ROK marines. The alliance between the United States and the Republic of Korea has grown ever stronger based upon the shared interests and common values of both nations. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by MCIPAC Combat Camera Cpl. Erick Loarca/ Released)
Inflatable Boat Training
U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, also known as “The Lava Dogs”, conduct inflatable boat training with the Republic of Korea (ROK) marines as a part of the Korea Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) in South Korea, April 04, 2016. KMEP is a program designed to increase interoperability and camaraderie between U.S. Marines and ROK marines. The alliance between the United States and the Republic of Korea has grown ever stronger based upon the shared interests and common values of both nations. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by MCIPAC Combat Camera Cpl. Erick Loarca/ Released)
U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, also known as “The Lava Dogs”, and Australian soldiers with Bravo Company, 6th Royal Australian Regiment, participaite in a field meet that includes competitive events designed to encourage comradery and teamwork during exercise Ssang Yong 16 in South Korea, March 23, 2016. Ssang Yong is a biennial combined amphibious exercise conducted by forward deployed U.S. forces with the Republic of Korea Navy and Marine Corps, Australian Army and Royal New Zealand Army Forces in order to strengthen our interoperability and working relationships across a wide range of military operations - from disaster relief to complex expeditionary operations. The Marines of 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines are a mission-tailored fighting force able to rapidly deploy during crisis or conflict in diverse operational environments. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by MCIPAC Combat Camera Cpl. Erick Loarca/ Released)
U.S. Marines and australian Soldiers participate in a field meet
U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, also known as “The Lava Dogs”, and Australian soldiers with Bravo Company, 6th Royal Australian Regiment, participaite in a field meet that includes competitive events designed to encourage comradery and teamwork during exercise Ssang Yong 16 in South Korea, March 23, 2016. Ssang Yong is a biennial combined amphibious exercise conducted by forward deployed U.S. forces with the Republic of Korea Navy and Marine Corps, Australian Army and Royal New Zealand Army Forces in order to strengthen our interoperability and working relationships across a wide range of military operations - from disaster relief to complex expeditionary operations. The Marines of 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines are a mission-tailored fighting force able to rapidly deploy during crisis or conflict in diverse operational environments. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by MCIPAC Combat Camera Cpl. Erick Loarca/ Released)
U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, also known as “The Lava Dogs”, and 1st Tanks, 4th Marine Regiment, pose for a group photo with Australian soldiers with Bravo Company, 6th Royal Australian Regiment during exercise Ssang Yong 16 in South Korea, March 17, 2016. Ssang Yong is a biennial combined amphibious exercise conducted by forward deployed U.S. forces with the Republic of Korea Navy and Marine Corps, Australian Army and Royal New Zealand Army Forces in order to strengthen our interoperability and working relationships across a wide range of military operations - from disaster relief to complex expeditionary operations. The American-Australian alliance has grown ever stronger based upon the shared interests and common values of both nations. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by MCIPAC Combat Camera Lance Cpl. Sean M. Evans/ Released)
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U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, also known as “The Lava Dogs”, and 1st Tanks, 4th Marine Regiment, pose for a group photo with Australian soldiers with Bravo Company, 6th Royal Australian Regiment during exercise Ssang Yong 16 in South Korea, March 17, 2016. Ssang Yong is a biennial combined amphibious exercise conducted by forward deployed U.S. forces with the Republic of Korea Navy and Marine Corps, Australian Army and Royal New Zealand Army Forces in order to strengthen our interoperability and working relationships across a wide range of military operations - from disaster relief to complex expeditionary operations. The American-Australian alliance has grown ever stronger based upon the shared interests and common values of both nations. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by MCIPAC Combat Camera Lance Cpl. Sean M. Evans/ Released)
U.S. Marines with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, also known as “The Lava Dogs”, conduct a coalition platoon attack drill during exercise Ssang Yong 16 in South Korea, March 17, 2016. Ssang Yong is a biennial combined amphibious exercise conducted by forward deployed U.S. forces with the Republic of Korea Navy and Marine Corps, Australian Army and Royal New Zealand Army Forces in order to strengthen our interoperability and working relationships across a wide range of military operations - from disaster relief to complex expeditionary operations. The Marines of 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines are a mission-tailored fighting force able to rapidly deploy during crisis or conflict in diverse operational environments. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by MCIPAC Combat Camera Lance Cpl. Sean M. Evans/ Released)
Pass it On
U.S. Marines with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, also known as “The Lava Dogs”, conduct a coalition platoon attack drill during exercise Ssang Yong 16 in South Korea, March 17, 2016. Ssang Yong is a biennial combined amphibious exercise conducted by forward deployed U.S. forces with the Republic of Korea Navy and Marine Corps, Australian Army and Royal New Zealand Army Forces in order to strengthen our interoperability and working relationships across a wide range of military operations - from disaster relief to complex expeditionary operations. The Marines of 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines are a mission-tailored fighting force able to rapidly deploy during crisis or conflict in diverse operational environments. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by MCIPAC Combat Camera Lance Cpl. Sean M. Evans/ Released)
1st Battalion 3d Marines Staff
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S-1 officer/ Adjutant
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S-1 Chief
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S-2 Officer
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S-2 Chief
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Operations Officer
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Operations Chief
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Air Officer
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BN Gunner
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NBC
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S-4 Officer
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S-4 Chief
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Embark
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Ammo Chief
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Supply
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MMO
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Motor Transport
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Communications officer
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Communications chief
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Radio chief
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Wire Chief
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Tech Chief
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Data Chief
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1/3 Family Readiness Officer
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After Hours Duty Desk
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1st Battalion 3d Marines Companies
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Commanding Officer 

Executive Officer 

Company First Sergeant 

Company Gunnery Sergeant 

 Captain Vega, Francisco J

1stLt Lewis, Jonathan D

1stSgt Tahir, Adam W

GySgt Valerio, Arismendy R 

 

 

 

 

 

Commanding Officer 

Executive Officer 

Company First Sergeant 

Company Gunnery Sergeant 

1stLt Stofberg, Carl B

 1stLt Utu, Bjorn R

1stSgt Kuss, Kenneth L 

GySgt Jumawan, Erwin D 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commanding Officer 

Executive Officer 

Company First Sergeant 

Company Gunnery Sergeant 

Captain Tweed, Matthew I

 1stLt Harb Gene, A

 1stSgt Rivera, Christopher L

SSgt Lemere, Daniel J 

 

     

Commanding Officer 

Executive Officer 

Company First Sergeant 

Company Operations Chief 

Captain Peacock, Phillip J

1stLt Figueroa, Marcelino M

1stSgt Cortes, Erick

MSgt Driggs, Michael R 

       

Commanding Officer 

Executive Officer 

Company First Sergeant 

Company Gunnery Sergeant 

 Major Athanas, Christopher T

2ndLt Coggins, Robert L

 1stSgt Elliott, David M

GySgt Kelly, Chad D