2nd Intelligence Battalion
|2nd Intelligence Battalion|
2nd Intel Insignia
|Active||1 February 1989 – present|
|Part of||II Marine Expeditionary Force|
|Garrison/HQ||Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune|
|Motto||“Vigilantia, Circumspectia et
prudentia Cum trecenti
|Engagements||Operation Desert Storm
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation Iraqi Freedom
|LtCol Edward R. Sullivan |
The 2nd Intelligence Battalion (2nd Intel) is a United States Marine Corps military intelligence and counterintelligence unit based at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. They provide the II Marine Expeditionary Force with intelligence products and analysis.
Plan and direct, collect, process, produce and disseminate intelligence, and provide counterintelligence support to the MEF Command Element, MEF major subordinate commands, subordinate Marine Air Ground Task Forces (MAGTF), and other commands as directed.
- Headquarters Company
- Echo Company
- Foxtrot Company
- Golf Company
- Battleground Surveillance Company
2nd Intelligence Battalion has deployed every year in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom since 2003. They have been deployed for 7 months out of every year to support intelligence requirements in Al Anbar Province.
A unit citation or commendation is an award bestowed upon an organization for the action cited. Members of the unit who participated in said actions are allowed to wear on their uniforms the awarded unit citation. 2nd Intel Battalion has been presented with the following awards:
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