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 R.S. Gonzales
Sergeant Major, 7th ESB

Featured Stories
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
1st MLG Marines participate in I MEF Motor Transportation Conference

By Lance Cpl. Shaltiel Dominguez | July 22, 2014

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – For Cpl. Kandice Barney, a training noncommissioned officer with Support Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, attending the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force motor transportation conference for the very first time provided her a wealth of knowledge, which she can use to help her Marines progress in their careers.“Right MORE
New commanding officer takes 7th ESB helm

By Lance Cpl. Shaltiel Dominguez | July 7, 2014

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif - “You’re the backbone of what we do, and I’m proud of every one of you,” said Lt. Col. John Martinko during a change of command ceremony to his family, which includes not only his wife and three children, but also his Marines. “Each and every one of you made me a better person and leader. For that, I’ll always be grateful.” MORE