1st Medical Battalion

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1st Medical Battalion
1st Medical Battalion (FtO).svg
1st Medical Battalion emblem
ActiveSeptember 6, 1940 - present
CountryUnited States
BranchUSN & USMC
TypeMedical
Part ofCombat Logistics Regiment 15
1st Marine Logistics Group
Garrison/HQMarine Corps Base Camp Pendleton
Nickname"Cheaters of Death"
EngagementsWorld War II
Korean War
Vietnam War
Operation Desert Storm
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation Iraqi Freedom
* 2003 invasion of Iraq
Commanders
Current
commander
Captain J. A. LeTexier, MSC, USN
 
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1st Medical Battalion
1st Medical Battalion (FtO).svg
1st Medical Battalion emblem
ActiveSeptember 6, 1940 - present
CountryUnited States
BranchUSN & USMC
TypeMedical
Part ofCombat Logistics Regiment 15
1st Marine Logistics Group
Garrison/HQMarine Corps Base Camp Pendleton
Nickname"Cheaters of Death"
EngagementsWorld War II
Korean War
Vietnam War
Operation Desert Storm
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation Iraqi Freedom
* 2003 invasion of Iraq
Commanders
Current
commander
Captain J. A. LeTexier, MSC, USN

1st Medical Battalion is a unit of the United States Marine Corps operated by the United States Navy that provides medical support to Marine Corps forces forward deployed to operations or humanitarian missions. The unit is based out of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton and falls under the command of Combat Logistics Regiment 15 and the 1st Marine Logistics Group.

Mission[edit]

Provides health service support to the operating units of the First Marine Expeditionary Force to save every life

Subordinate units[edit]

Each Surgical Company is composed of 1 Embark Section 1 Forward Resuscitative Surgical System (FRSS) and 2 Shock Trauma Platoons.

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