3rd Battalion 14th Marines

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3rd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment
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3rd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment insignia
Active N/A
Country United States
Allegiance United States of America
Branch United States Marine Corps
Type Artillery
Role Provide fires in support of 4th Marine Division
Part of 14th Marine Regiment
4th Marine Division
Garrison/HQ Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Engagements World War II
* Battle of Iwo Jima
Iraq Campaign

3rd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment (3/14) is a reserve artillery battalion comprising four firing batteries and a headquarters battery. The battalion is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and its primary weapon system is the M777 howitzer with a maximum effective range of 30 km. They fall under the command of the 14th Marine Regiment and the 4th Marine Division.

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Current units[edit]

Name Location
Headquarters Battery Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Golf Battery Fort Dix, New Jersey
Hotel Battery Richmond, Virginia
India Battery Allentown, Pennsylvania
Mike Battery Chattanooga, Tennessee

History[edit]

Mike Battery out of Chattanooga, Tennessee served in Fallujah, Iraq in late 2004 during Operation Phantom Fury and is currently deployed again in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. They are attached to 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion and are working in the vicinity of Ar Rutbah.[1] Formerly they were part of 4th Battalion 14th Marines

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