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May

2014

Day of the NCO: Sergeants, corporals take the helm at CLB-2

Cpl. Shawn Valosin, CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.

Noncommissioned officers with Combat Logistics Battalion 2, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group received the opportunity to spend a day in the life of their most senior leadership here, May 6.  NCOs with proven leadership abilities were selected to fill command positions across the battalion to empower them to make decisions in




22

Apr

2014

Super squad competition pushes Marines to the limit

Cpl. Shawn Valosin, CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.

They were on call for nearly a week, the anticipation building, until finally, at 2 a.m., the call came. All squad leaders were ordered to report to the armory with their Marines.   After checking out weapons, six squads of Marines with 2nd Maintenance Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 25, 2nd Marine Logistics Group threw on their packs and




07

Feb

2014

First sergeant retires after 25 years

Lance Cpl. Shawn Valosin, CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.

The Marine Corps said goodbye to one of its first sergeants after 25 years of faithful service. 1st Sgt. Kevin E. Hart, the company first sergeant for Headquarters and Support Company, Combat Logistics Regiment 27, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, retired during a ceremony Feb. 7, here.    Col. Gary F. Keim, the commanding officer of CLR-27, 2nd MLG




15

Jan

2014

What’s to come: Maintenance Bn. holds townhall for Marines, families

Lance Cpl. Shawn Valosin, CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.

 Leaders with 2nd Maintenance Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 25, 2nd Marine Logistics Group hosted a town hall meeting for service members and their families at the Base Theater here, Jan. 14.  The unit used the meeting to discuss what happened last year, what is planned for this year and what support is available to military families




20

Dec

2013

Med Bn. runs to celebrate holidays

Lance Cpl. Shawn Valosin, CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.

“There are three things you need to know before we start. First, we’re going to have a pretty slow pace so we can stay together and have fun. Second, we’re running to the [2nd Marine Logistics Group] building, so we’re going to need people to ring the bell out front. Lastly, we’re running through the MLG building. Once we get in there we’re going




22

Nov

2013

Fire team challenge increases proficiency, builds camaraderie

Lance Cpl. Shawn Valosin, CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.

Marines with Transportation and Support Company, Combat Logistics Battalion 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group participated in a fire team challenge at the Lejeune Military Operations on Urbanized Terrain (MOUT) town here Nov. 20.  Service members had to perform challenges at seven different stations and show proficiency in skills outside of their




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Nov

2013

The running dead: 2nd Medical Bn. holds zombie run

Lance Cpl. Shawn Valosin, CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.

Service members with 2nd Medical Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 25, 2nd Marine Logistics Group participated in a zombie run here, Oct. 31.  Marines and sailors were encouraged to wear costumes for the Halloween-themed event and run the one-mile course, which was patrolled by zombies.   Each runner was given two streamers prior to starting




15

Aug

2013

Storming the beach: 2nd Maintenance Battalion pounds sand for a little physical training

Lance Cpl. Shawn Valosin, CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.

While most battalions conduct physical training on the road or at the gym, 2nd Maintenance Battalion decided to go back to their roots and hit the beach here, Aug. 14.    The battalion ran three miles and switched from pavement to wet sand on the return trip. Immediately following the run, the companies within the battalion competed against one




13

Aug

2013

From cancer to company commander

Lance Cpl. Shawn Valosin, CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.

Marines here were greeted by two special guests the morning of Aug. 02. Although one was an easily recognizable Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter, he was not the guest of honor.  Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson was welcomed aboard Camp Lejeune not to teach Marines about mix martial arts, but for a much higher purpose.  Like Marines and cage




12

Jul

2013

New beginnings: CLB-24 receives new commanding officer

Lance Cpl. Shawn Valosin, CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - Service members with Combat Logistics Battalion 24, Combat Logistics Regiment 27, 2nd Marine Logistics Group and loved ones gathered in a gymnasium here for a traditional ceremony to honor two Marines, July 12.   Lt. Col. Daniel J. Bradley, the commanding officer of CLB-24 relinquished command to Lt. Col. Matthew A. Dumenigo.