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1st Battalion 3d Marines

3d Marine Regiment

Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii
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Patrolling Exercise conducted by 1/3 Marines for Exercise Bougainville I
U.S. Marines are inserted by CH-53E Super Stallion during Exercise Bougainville I at Kahuku Training Area, Hawaii, March 12, 2018. Bougainville I is used to train Marines at the small-unit level and build their proficiency for future deployments. The Marines are with Company B, 1st Battalion, 3d Marine Regiment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Trevor Rowett)
Simulated casualty transport
1st Battalion, 3d Marines Change of Command
Capt. Peter Tate, battalion adjutant with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, salutes the colors as the National Anthem plays during the unit’s change of command ceremony at Dewey Square, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Dec. 21, 2017. The ceremony formally transferred authorities from Lt. Col. Jeremiah Salame to Lt. Col. Eric Meador. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Zachary Orr)
U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment and a members of the Indonesian Korps Marinir hold a python as part of a jungle survival class during Cooperation Afloat Readiness & Training (CARAT) in Banyuwangi, East Java, Indonesia, Sept. 11, 2017. CARAT builds, maintains and enhances bilateral defense and interoperability of military forces between the United States and Indonesia. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by  Lance Cpl. Osvaldo L. Ortega III)
CARAT 2017
U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment and a members of the Indonesian Korps Marinir hold a python as part of a jungle survival class during Cooperation Afloat Readiness & Training (CARAT) in Banyuwangi, East Java, Indonesia, Sept. 11, 2017. CARAT builds, maintains and enhances bilateral defense and interoperability of military forces between the United States and Indonesia. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Osvaldo L. Ortega III)
Sgt. Maj. Emilio Hernandez delivers the unit color.
Delivering the Unit Color
Sgt. Maj. Emilio Hernandez, sergeant major for 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, delivers the unit color to the incoming and outgoing commanding officers of the battalion during the unit’s change of command ceremony at Dewey Square, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Dec. 21, 2017. The ceremony formally transferred authorities from Lt. Col. Jeremiah Salame to Lt. Col. Eric Meador. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Zachary Orr)
A sunrise hangs over the horizon at the Jungle Warfare Training Center, aboard Camp Gonsalves, Okinawa, Japan, July 13, 2017. The Jungle Warfare Training Center provides individual and unit level training to increase survivability and lethality while operating in a jungle environment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Aaron S. Patterson)
Aries Company - Jungle Warfare Training Center
A sunrise hangs over the horizon at the Jungle Warfare Training Center, aboard Camp Gonsalves, Okinawa, Japan, July 13, 2017. The Jungle Warfare Training Center provides individual and unit level training to increase survivability and lethality while operating in a jungle environment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Aaron S. Patterson)
U.S. Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, rappel down a cliff at the Jungle Warfare Training Center aboard Camp Gonsalves, Okinawa, Japan, July 11, 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)
Aries Company - Jungle Warfare Training Center
U.S. Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, rappel down a cliff at the Jungle Warfare Training Center aboard Camp Gonsalves, Okinawa, Japan, July 11, 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)
Cpl. Bryan Hernandezrodriguez, a Hialeah, Florida native and rifleman assigned to Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, travels across a rope bridge 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)
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 across a rope bridge 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)
Simulated casualty transport
Simulated casualty transport
U.S. Marines assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, feed a simulated casualty through an obstacle during the 3rd Marine Division Annual Squad Competition December 7, 2017, at the Jungle Warfare Training Center in Okinawa, Japan. The squad competition is conducted to test and compare each unit to see which is the fittest for combat. The squads are with 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment; 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment; 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment and Combat Assault Battalion. The Hawaii-based battalion is forward deployed to Okinawa, Japan as part of the Unit Deployment Program. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Aaron S. Patterson)
U.S. Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, inflate their uniform as a flotation device during annual swim qualification aboard Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, June 25, 2017. The Marines completed their swim qualification to build confidence and increase survivability in the water. 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)
Lava Dogs increase survivability in the water
U.S. Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, inflate their uniform as a flotation device during annual swim qualification aboard Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, June 25, 2017. The Marines completed their swim qualification to build confidence and increase survivability in the water. 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)
Pfc. Charles M. Burroughs, a La Plata, Maryland native and Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear specialist with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, instructs Marines during annual gas chamber qualification aboard Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, June 26, 2017. The annual training familiarizes Marines with the use of their gas mask to prepare them for a biological or chemical attack. 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)
Nine seconds to save your life
Pfc. Charles M. Burroughs, a La Plata, Maryland native and Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear specialist with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, instructs Marines during annual gas chamber qualification aboard Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, June 26, 2017. The annual training familiarizes Marines with the use of their gas mask to prepare them for a biological or chemical attack. 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)
Underwater egress survival training
Underwater egress survival training
U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment conduct the second portion of underwater egress survival training using the Shallow Water Egress Trainer (SWET). The next step uses the Modular Amphibious Egress Trainer (MAET) better known as the “helo dunker.” The MAET simulates a helicopter body that lands in the water and then turns upside down The training ensures Marines have the necessary skills and calm demeanor needed to exit a sinking aircraft. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Capt. Ross D. Geske)
1st Battalion 3d Marines Leaders

Sergeant Major Emilio Hernandez
Sergeant Major
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Lieutenant Colonel Eric A. Meador
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