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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




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




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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




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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




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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




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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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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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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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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




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Feb

2014

2nd Marine Logistics Group clears wooded airfield

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

Shouts of “Back cut, tree falling!” followed by the sound of a pine tree crashing to the ground could be heard throughout the northern airfield here, Feb. 5.  Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 2, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group were tasked with clearing more than 100 acres of wooded airfield to make it easier and safer





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