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Jun

2014

CLR-25 welcomes new commanding officer

Sgt. Paul Peterson, CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.

The Marines and sailors of Combat Logistics Regiment 25, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force welcomed their new commanding officer, Col. Kevin J. Stewart, during a change of command ceremony here, June 4.  Stewart accepted the regimental colors from Col. Terrence A. O’Connell, the outgoing commanding officer of CLR-25,




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May

2014

CLB-2 conducts NEO exercise aboard Quantico for upcoming deployment

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

Marines and sailors with Combat Logistics Battalion 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force conducted an interoperability exercise focused on noncombatant evacuation operations aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, May 12 to14.  During a NEO, an evacuation control center is established and serves to provide essential




12

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




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Apr

2014

8th ESB stays sharp on trigger

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

Marines with Alpha Company, 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group assaulted the SR-8 range here with M-249 Squad Automatic Weapons, M-240B medium machine guns and the Corps’ old work horse, the M-2.50-caliber machine gun, April 14.  “We want to familiarize our Marines with the weapons systems they will be using on convoys




31

Mar

2014

Navy JROTC gets a taste of Marine life

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

Eighteen students from the Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps class at Dreher High School, Columbia, S.C. visited multiple facilities around the base here to get a feel of what it’s like to be a Marine, March 27.  The cadets slept in barracks, ate in dining facilities and were given a demonstration of some of the capabilities of the




24

Mar

2014

Pull! 2nd Dental spouses hit the range

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

Spouses of sailors with 2nd Dental Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force broke the mold in their latest meeting at the McIntyre Shooting Complex here, March 21.  Normally they gather at an indoor setting, where the spouses play games, sit through power points, and enjoy a diverse food spread. This morning,




18

Mar

2014

Giving blood, saving lives: 2nd MLG donates

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

While much of America was focused on St. Patrick’s Day weekend and the thought of grabbing a frosty pint, Marines and sailors with 2nd Marine Logistics Group were voluntarily giving up a different kind of pint here, March 14.  The Armed Services Blood Program sent a mobile team to the 2nd MLG headquarters building to screen, collect and process




14

Mar

2014

Deadly by day or night: Bridge Co. maintains combat readiness

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

They gathered in the pitch black. It was freezing as the Marines prepped their gear and warmed the boat engines in the dark. After daybreak, they finally boarded their floatable bridge sections en route to the ranges across the New River here, March 10, with a full day of shooting still ahead of them.  Even with the war in Afghanistan winding




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Feb

2014

GSM Marines follow in the footsteps of their predecessors

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

More than 150 Marines and sailors with General Support Maintenance Company, 2nd Maintenance Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group conducted a nine-mile hike through the townships of Carolina Beach and Kure Beach Feb 27.  The hike was used to train and educate the Marines about the Civil War battle of Fort Fisher and allow them to walk in the





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