11th MEU PVC Patch – With Hook and Loop
A 4″ inch with Hook and Loop PVC patch of the 11th MEU.
11th Marine Expeditionary Unit
The 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (11th MEU) is one of seven Marine Expeditionary Units currently in existence in the United States Marine Corps. The Marine Expeditionary Unit is a Marine Air Ground Task Force with a strength of about 2,200 personnel. The MEU consists of a command element, a reinforced infantry battalion, a composite helicopter squadron and a logistics combat element. The 11th MEU is currently based out of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California with headquarters in Camp Del Mar.
The mission of the MEU is to provide geographic[clarification needed] combatant commanders with a forward-deployed, rapid-response force capable of conducting conventional amphibious and selected maritime special operations at night or under adverse weather conditions from the sea, by surface and/or by air while under communications and electronics restrictions.
Current subordinate units
Ground Combat Element: 1st Bn, 1st Marines
Aviation Combat Element: VMM-165 (Rein)
Logistics Combat Element: Combat Logistics Battalion 11