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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




03

Feb

2014

Family, friends, service members remember 2nd Supply Bn. Marines

Cpl. Devin Nichols, CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.

Family, friends and fellow service members gathered together at Marston Pavilion here Jan. 31.  This was not a normal congregation.  Tears, sorrows and mourn filled the room as individuals paid their respects to Lance Cpl. Nicholas S. Buscarnera and Pfc. Skyler D. Way, both ammunition technicians with 2nd Supply Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics




24

Jan

2014

Breaking records: LS Co Marine sets new standard at Machine Gunner Course

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

Marines wishing to attain the machine gunner specialty must pour over nomenclature on weapon systems as well as disassemble and assemble the systems over the course of a few weeks.   Each week is dedicated to a specific weapon system. Marines going through the machine gunner course at the Battle Skills Training School, however, only get a day




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





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