MARINE CORPS NEWS

Clear


1 2 3 4 5 ... 6 next

06

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,




20

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




16

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




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




03

Mar

2014

PREP course helps service members, spouses maintain healthy marriage

Lance Cpl. Shawn Valosin, MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.

Service members and their spouses gathered at the Religious Education Center aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 26-27 for a marriage Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program [PREP] workshop.  The program was developed by three professors at the University of Denver more than a decade ago and is still being updated and built upon to




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




04

Feb

2014

2nd MLG trains with Raven system

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

Marines from 2nd Marine Logistics Group split into groups to train with the Raven RQ-11B here Feb. 4.  The Raven system is the most updated model of lightweight unmanned aerial vehicles used for reconnaissance missions overseas.  The training included classroom lessons as well as practical application in the field to prepare the Marines for use in





1 2 3 4 5 ... 6 next