Facing Down Threats

Whether called upon to be first to distribute aid, or called to be the first to fight the forces of global tyranny, there is no better friend or worse enemy than a Marine Expeditionary Unit. These self-contained, forward-deployed forces remain ready to face down any threat in an uncertain world.

Conventional Warfare

Operation Moshtarak

2010/Afghanistan

See the largest offensive campaign of the war in Afghanistan, filmed on the front lines—by the Marines fighting on them. Follow the Marines during Operation Moshtarak as they drive the Taliban out of Marjah, effectively ending their two-year rule of the region.