After another long deployment, "1/6 HARD” is coming home.
First Battalion, 6th Marines, out of Camp Lejeune, N.C., will return to the U.S. soon, according to a Marine Corps news release published today. The Corps has been flying forces from Lejeune’s 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, to replace them in combat, the service acknowledged earlier this week.
It has been a whirlwind few years for 1/6′s Marines, some of whom
pushed through major offensive on three consecutive deployments.
In 2008, 1/6 served as ground combat element of the Lejeune’s 24th
Marine Expeditionary Unit
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