EAST CENTRAL FRONT
Participated in the defense of the Korean Demilitarized Zone,
July 1953-March 1955
The Regiment departed Korea on 10 March 1955 relocating to Camp Pendleton, California on 24 March 1955.
The 1st and 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines participated in the Cuban Missle Crisis, 27 October - 14 November 1962.
Deployed during July - August 1965 to the Republic of Vietnam
The 7th Marines sailed for Okinawa 23 May 1965 arriving between 9 - 18 June 1965.
The 3d Battalion, 7th Marines landed at Qui Nhon, Republic of Vietnam 1 July 1965. The first unit of the Regiment to commence operations against the enemy in Vietnam.
The rest of the Regiment entered the Republic of Vietnam between 7 July - 14 August 1965.
Participated in the war in Vietnam,1 July 1965- 13 October 1970,
Fire Support Base ROSS
Landing Zone BALDY
QUAN QUE SON
The 7th Marines departed the Republic of Vietnam and relocated during 23 September - 23 October 1970 to Camp Pendlelton, California.
and Reassigned to the 5th Marine Amphibious Brigade
Reassigned during April 1971 to the 1st Marine Division.
Relocated during January 1990 to
Twentynine Palms, California
Participated in Operations Desert Shield And Desert Storm, Southwest Asia
August 1990 - March 1991
Participated in Operation Restore Hope, Somalia, December 1992 - April 1993