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CommandersCommanderColonel Rob WeilerNotable
commandersCharles A. Doyen
Hiram I. Bearss
Wendell Neville
Logan Feland
Samuel Harrington
Julian C. Smith
Charles Barrett
Alfred H. Noble
LeRoy P. Hunt
Merritt A. Edson
Oliver P. Smith
John H. Griebel
Victor H. Krulak
John T. Selden
Harold D. Harris
Lewis W. Walt
Fred E. Haynes Jr.
Martin Brandtner
Lawrence D. Nicholson
Thomas V. Draude[1]
Kenneth R. Kassner [2]

The 5th Marine Regiment (also referred to as "5th Marines") is an infantry regiment of the United States Marine Corps based at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California. It is the most highly decorated regiment in the Marine Corps[3] and falls under the command of the 1st Marine Division and the I Marine Expeditionary Force (I MEF).

Current Units

The Regiment comprises four infantry battalions and one headquarters company:

  • Headquarters Company 5th Marines (HQ/5th Marines)
  • 1st Battalion, 5th Marines (1/5)
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines (2/5)
  • 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines (3/5)
  • 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines (2/4) – (assigned to the 5th Marine Regiment for the purpose of facilitating 4th Marines as a "host" regimental headquarters for battalions on unit deployment program assig

    World War II

    • Guadalcanal Campaign
    • Korean War

      • Battle of Pusan Perimeter
      • Battle of Inchon
      • Battle of Chosin Reservoir
      • Battle of Hwacheon
      • Vietnam War

        Operation Desert Storm
        War on Terror

        Operation Desert Storm
        War on Terror

        The 5th Marine Regiment (also referred to as "5th Marines") is an infantry regiment of the United States Marine Corps based at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California. It is the most highly decorated regiment in the Marine Corps[3] and falls under the command of the 1st Marine Division and the I Marine Expeditionary Force (I MEF).