7th Engineer Support Battalion


7th Engineer Support Battalion


Provide general engineering support of an expeditionary nature to the Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF), to include mobility, counter mobility and survivability enhancements, Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD), and general supply support to include the handling, storage and distribution of bulk water and fuel.

7th Engineer Support Battalion Leaders

Lieutenant Colonel Penrod
Commanding Officer 7th Engineer Support Battalion

SgtMaj Charles W Weeks
Sergeant Major, 7th ESB

Featured Stories
MSgt Canaday Retirement

By MSgt Canaday | June 1, 2015

General and Mrs. Coglianese, Col. And Mrs. Frietz, Lt. Col. and Mrs. Penrod, Sgt. Maj. Weeks, distinguished guests, family, friends and Marines. Thank you for honoring me and my family today.  I stand before you humbled and flattered.First, it is only right to thank all of those who have stood by me through all these years.  My wife, my rock and my MORE
Marine Corps shows off versatility to Lake Elsinore during exercise

By Courtesy Story | March 27, 2015

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. - As Marines woke up to mist on their tents and fog on the lake, members of the Lake Elsinore community set up their chairs to observe the bridging missions the Marines would undertake over the course of the day. Nearly 100 Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group showed off their MORE
Marines conduct land and water bridging exercise at Lake Elsinore

By Courtesy Story | March 19, 2015

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. - Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group will assemble a continuous span improved ribbon bridge, and a medium-girder bridge in Lake Elsinore, Calif., March 24-25. At 7:00 a.m. Tuesday morning, approximately 100 Marines will construct the two bridges across a narrow channel on MORE
Marines with 7th ESB, 1st MLG support JTF-N road project in El Centro, California

By Sgt. Cody M. D. Haas | March 12, 2015

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - Military combat engineers strive for perfection in every construction project. For Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, it is a daily goal.Combat engineer Marines supported a Department of Defense road construction project at El Centro, California.Marines arrived during January, providing MORE
Voices around the Group: Q&A with Master Gunnery Sgt. Johnny Mendez

By Sgt. Sarah Fiocco | August 14, 2014

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Master Gunnery Sgt. Johnny Mendez, operations chief and the senior enlisted in his military occupational specialty, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, of Las Cruces, N.M., is coming up on his 25th year in the Marine Corps. He takes great pride in his job as a combat engineer and loves to be MORE