3rd Medical Battalion

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3d Medical Battalion
3D MEDICAL BATTALION LOGO.jpg
3d Medical Battalion insignia
Active N/A
Country United States
Branch USMC
Type Logistics
Role Medical Support
Size 350 Marines and Sailors
Part of 3d Marine Logistics Group
Garrison/HQ Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan
Engagements Vietnam War
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Commanders
Current
commander
Captain Jason Darby, MSC, USN

The 3d Medical Battalion (3D MED BN) is a medical support unit of the United States Marine Corps and is headquartered at Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan. The unit falls under the command of 3rd Marine Logistics Group.

Current units[edit]

  • Headquarters and Service Company
  • Alpha Company
  • Bravo Company

Mission[edit]

To provide direct and general Health Service Support to III MEF in order to sustain the combat effort across the full spectrum of MAGTF operations.

History[edit]

Vietnam War[edit]

The Gulf War and the 1990s[edit]

Old 3rd Medical Battalion logo.

Global War on Terror[edit]

See also[edit]

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