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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
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
Board by board: 7th ESB constructs FOB

By Lance Cpl. Keenan Zelazoski | June 11, 2014

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – What started out as a wide open, barren area, took the form of a Forward Operating Base as close to 100 Marines with Bravo Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, sawed boards to build guard towers, constructed earth berms surrounding its perimeter and set up a command and control center during MORE
Combat engineers build bridge over muddy water for World Famous Mud Run

By Lance Cpl. Keenan Zelazoski | June 2, 2014

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Every year the Marines of Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, construct a bridge for The World Famous Mud Race, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 29, 2014. The Mud Run is an annual 10-kilometer race with several obstacles, which can be negotiated individually or as a team. This year MORE