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2nd Civil Affairs Group
Country United States
Branch USMCR
Type Civil Affairs
Role Plan & conduct civil-military operations in concert with combat operations to reach the commander’s objectives.
Size Approximately 175
Part of Marine Forces Reserve
Garrison/HQ Naval Support Facility Anacostia
Washington, DC
Engagements Operation Enduring Freedom
Commanders
Current
commander
Col Leonard DeFrancisci

2nd Civil Affairs Group (2nd CAG) is a civil affairs (CA) unit of the United States Marine Corps. It is based at Naval Support Facility Anacostia, Washington, D.C. and is part of the Force Headquarters Group of the Marine Forces Reserve. 2nd CAG mostly supports II MEF.

Organization[edit | edit source]

2nd CAG is commanded by a Colonel and the unit has 38 Marine officers, 85 Marine enlisted, 4 Navy officers and 1 Navy enlisted. The unit consists of one headquarters detachment and four line detachments. The headquarters detachment also contains a standing G9 staff section of 24 Marines ready for rapid mobilization to support a brigade or larger unit.

History[edit | edit source]

On 1 October 2013, 2nd CAG stood up from 4th Civil Affairs Group.

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