II Marine Expeditionary Force

Camp Lejeune is the major Marine Corps base on the East Coast. It is the home of the 2nd MEF. Units located here include:

2nd Marine Division 

2nd Marine Regiment
6th Marine Regiment
8th Marine Regiment
10th Marine Regiment
2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion
2nd Combat Engineer Battalion
2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion
2nd Reconnaissance Battalion
2nd Tank Battalion

Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command
2nd Marine Logistics Group

Combat Logistics Regiment 2
Combat Logistics Regiment 25
2nd Medical Battalion
2nd Dental Battalion
8th Engineer Support Battalion

2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade
22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit
24th Marine Expeditionary Unit
26th Marine Expeditionary Unit
2nd Intelligence Battalion

United States Marine Corps School of Infantry - East
Marine Raider Regiment

2nd Marine Air Wing

Marine Corps Air Station New River is a helicopter and tilt-rotor air station. There are MV-22 Ospreys, CH-53E Super Stallions, UH-1Y Venoms, and AH-1W Supercobras flown from this air station.

 

Units at the air station include:

Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron
Marine Aircraft Group 26

Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 162

Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261

Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263

Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 264

Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 266

Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365

Marine Medium Tiltrotor Training Squadron 204

Marine Wing Support Squadron 272

Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 26

Marine Aircraft Group 29

Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 167

Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 269

Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 366

Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461

Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 464

Marine Heavy Helicopter Training Squadron 302

Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 29

Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron One
Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training
Marine Air Control Squadron 2, Detachment B

The Sound of Freedom

Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point is the headquarters of the 2d Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW). It is home to squadrons of AV-8B Harriers, C-130's, and UAV's. It also provides command and control for the airspace in support of the 2nd MAW.

 

Units at the air station include:

Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron
Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 2
Marine Aircraft Group 14

Marine Attack Squadron 223

Marine Attack Squadron 231

Marine Attack Squadron 542

Marine Attack Training Squadron 203

Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252

KC-130J Fleet Replacement Detachment

Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 2

Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 14

Marine Air Control Group 28
Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training
Combat Logistics Company 21
Fleet Readiness Center East

2nd Marine Air Wing

Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort is a fighter jet and maintenance repair station. There are F-18's and F-35's flown from this air station.

 

Units at the air station include:

Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron
Marine Aircraft Group 31

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 115

Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 224

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 312

Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 533

Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501

Marine Wing Support Detachment 273

Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 31

Marine Air Control Squadron 2, Detachment A
Combat Logistics Company 23

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