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Aug

2014

Marine Bulk Fuel student gets perfect score in fuel course

PFC Richard Kinder, while attending the Bulk Fuel School Basic Course (Class 052-14), achieved a perfect 100% grade point average. The course is a 6 week 3 day training schedule that introduces the students to the fundamental requirements for petroleum logistics. PFC Kinder completed 11 tests answering over 100 questions to perfection.   The Bulk




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Aug

2014

Transportation Marines build cohesion, readiness during FEX

Lance Cpl. Sullivan Laramie, Transportation Marines build cohesion, readiness during FEX

More than 90 Marines with Transportation Support Company, Combat Logistics Battalion 6, 2nd Marine Logistics Group participated in a field exercise here, Aug. 18-21, 2014, to build unit cohesion and assess their capabilities before beginning a summer training package at the Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center.  “The exercise was




25

Aug

2014

Former Calif. Governor Pete Wilson participates in Marine Day at Camp Pendleton

Lance Cpl. Lauren Falk, CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.

The 1st Marine Logistics Group commanding general, Maj. Gen. Vincent Coglianese, hosted a visit from the Honorable Pete Wilson, former Governor of California and Marines, at Camp Pendleton, California Aug. 22, 2014. Wilson spent his visit with 1st MLG Marines participating in subordinate unit training to honor his service as a former Marine and




25

Aug

2014

Marines take a stroll down ‘IED lane’

Lance Cpl. Kirstin Merrimarahajara, HOLLY RIDGE, N.C.

More than 40 Marines and sailors with Combat Logistics Battalion 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, took a stroll down an improvised explosive device training lane during a two-day, counter-IED course in Holly Ridge, N.C., Aug. 19-20, 2014.  The first part of the course took place in a classroom where counter-IED instructors taught motor-transport and




22

Aug

2014

First in, last out: Sailor serves with Marine units making history in Afghanistan

Sgt. Jessica Ostroska, CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan

A day that many remember and few will ever forget – the day four planes were hijacked and America was attacked. It was a day that would change the lives of thousands of Americans, on that day and for many years to come.  Born May 13, 1977, Petty Officer 1st Class Aaron Spaulding’s life-long dream was to enlist into the Navy as a medical corpsman.




22

Aug

2014

Supply Marines with Marine Expeditionary Brigade - Afghanistan retrograde excess gear aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan

Cpl. Cody Haas, CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan

As Marines prepare to shift full security responsibility in Helmand province to Afghan National Security Forces by the end of 2014, they are also concentrating on getting all of their gear and equipment out of Afghanistan.  Nine Marine Expeditionary Brigade - Afghanistan Marines consisting of one supply officer, one supply chief, four supply




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Aug

2014

ANA opens new trauma center, brings improved medical capabilities to Helmand province

Staff Sgt. John Jackson, CAMP SHORABAK, Afghanistan

The Afghan National Army’s Surgeon General Maj. Gen. Mussa Wardak visited Camp Shorabak to celebrate the opening of the Afghan Army’s newest medical facility, Aug. 21.  Maj. Gen. Wardak along with Maj. Gen. Sayed Malouk, the commander of the 215th Corps, ANA, and Brig. Gen. Daniel D. Yoo, the commander of Regional Command (Southwest), cut the




22

Aug

2014

Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 1 conduct retrograde operation in Helmand province, Afghanistan

Cpl. Cody Haas, CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan

As the U.S. footprint throughout Afghanistan begins to shrink, the extra gear and equipment needs to be retrograded back to the States by a unit capable of moving large items in a timely fashion. For Marines and sailors with Combat Logistics Battalion 1, it is their mission.  Service members with CLB-1 conducted a retrograde operation aboard Patrol




22

Aug

2014

New Jersey Marine accounts for millions during Afghanistan drawdown

1st Lt. Garth Langley, CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan

Making sense of a military’s budget in a war zone is no easy task. Corporal Jesus O. Maldonado, 30, a native of Perth Amboy, New Jersey, and financial management resource analyst with Regional Command (Southwest), takes these matters seriously.  Maldonado deployed to Afghanistan during Jan. 2014, with Marine Expeditionary Brigade – Afghanistan, the




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Aug

2014

Minnesota Marine is a heavy lifter during Helmand drawdown

1st Lt. Garth Langley, CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan

During the final year of operations in Helmand province, U.S. forces with Marine Expeditionary Brigade – Afghanistan, Regional Command (Southwest), are hard at work. While some security force assistance advisors continue to train, advise and assist the Afghan National Security Forces, others are focused on ensuring the retrograde mission is met





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