Provide throughput support for II Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) and other Marine Air-Ground Task Force operations to enable the distribution of equipment, personnel and supplies by air, ground, and sea.
LtCol Peterson was born in Dover, New Hampshire. She was commissioned as then-Second Lieutenant Lapointe in the Marine Corps in May 2003, upon graduation from the United States Naval Academy.
Sergeant Major Mercedes was born on 21 August 1976 in the Dominican Republic. He later moved to Bronx, New York. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in October of 2001. He attended Recruit Training at Parris Island, SC on 8 April 2002. Upon graduation of Recruit Training in July 2002, Private First Class Mercedes attended Marine Combat Training at Camp