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1

What is the mission of the Marine Division?

to execute amphibious assult operations and such other operations as may be directed.
Must be able to provide the gound amphibioius forcible-entry capablity to an amphibious task force (ATF)

2

What is the mission of the headquarters battalion?

To execute command, control, and administration of the Marine Division

3

What is the mission of the infantry regiment?

to locate, close with and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver or to repel his assult by fire and close combat.

4

What is the mission of the infantry battalion?

to locate, close with and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver or to repel his assult by fire and close combat.

5

What is the mission of artillery in the Marine Division?

To furnish close and continous fire support by neutralizing, destroying or suppressing targets that threaten the success of the supported unit

6

What is the mission of the tank battalion?

To close with and destroy the enemy by using armor-protected firepower, shock effect, and maneuver and to provide anti-mechanized fire in support of the Marine Division

7

What is the mission of the assault amphibian battalion?

To land the surface assault elements of the landing force and their equipment in a single lift from assault shipping during amphibious operation to inland ovjectives and to conduct mechanized operations and related combat support in subsequent operations

8

What is the mission of the combat engineer battalion?

to enhance the mobility, counter mobility and survivablity of the marine division through close combat engineer support and to provide the limited general engineering support that is required for the functioning of the marine division

9

What is the mission of the LAR battalion?

to conduct reconnaissance, security and economy-of-force operations and, within capabilities, conduct limited offensive or delaying operation that exploit the units mobility and firepower.

10

What is the mission of a reconnaissance battalion?

to conduct ground reconnaissance and obervation in support of the marine division and its elements.