1st Medical Battalion

 

1st Medical Battalion

Sailors from 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group and various other units learn about a handheld water testing system used by water purification specialists to keep Marines and Sailors healthy, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 19, 2015. Med. Bn. hosted a three-day training evolution with units across the western region to increase their readiness and proficiency in preventive medicine.
Medical Bn. Sailors Conduct Preventative Medicine Training
Sailors from 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group and various other units learn about a handheld water testing system used by water purification specialists to keep Marines and Sailors healthy, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 19, 2015. Med. Bn. hosted a three-day training evolution with units across the western region to increase their readiness and proficiency in preventive medicine.
Sailors from 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group and various other units receive training from the Camp Pendleton Game Wardens Office about snakes and how to avoid harm from wildlife aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 19, 2015. Med. Bn. hosted a three-day training evolution with units across the western region to increase their readiness and proficiency in preventive medicine
Medical Bn. Sailors Conduct Preventative Medicine Training
Sailors from 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group and various other units receive training from the Camp Pendleton Game Wardens Office about snakes and how to avoid harm from wildlife aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 19, 2015. Med. Bn. hosted a three-day training evolution with units across the western region to increase their readiness and proficiency in preventive medicine
Sailors from 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group and various other units receive training from the Camp Pendleton Game Wardens Office about snakes and how to avoid harm from wildlife aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 19, 2015. Med. Bn. hosted a three-day training evolution with units across the western region to increase their readiness and proficiency in preventive medicine.
Medical Bn. Sailors Conduct Preventative Medicine Training
Sailors from 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group and various other units receive training from the Camp Pendleton Game Wardens Office about snakes and how to avoid harm from wildlife aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 19, 2015. Med. Bn. hosted a three-day training evolution with units across the western region to increase their readiness and proficiency in preventive medicine.
Sailors from 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group and various other units are given a guided tour through the 22 Area Mess Hall aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 19, 2015, as they are taught how to inspect a facility for health and cleanliness. Med. Bn. hosted a three-day training evolution with units across the western region to increase their readiness and proficiency in preventive medicine.
Medical Bn. Sailors Conduct Preventative Medicine Training
Sailors from 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group and various other units are given a guided tour through the 22 Area Mess Hall aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 19, 2015, as they are taught how to inspect a facility for health and cleanliness. Med. Bn. hosted a three-day training evolution with units across the western region to increase their readiness and proficiency in preventive medicine.
Commanding Generals from each of the four Marine Logistics Groups came together at Camp Pendleton, Calif., for a Quad MLG Conference in an effort to plan for future organizational and logistics changes that will affect their units, Oct. 7, 2015. The four general officers discussed various topics and proposed plans that will help them stay on the same page while simultaneously operating within their specific operational capabilities and capacities.
Meeting of the Minds: 2015 Quad MLG Conference
Commanding Generals from each of the four Marine Logistics Groups came together at Camp Pendleton, Calif., for a Quad MLG Conference in an effort to plan for future organizational and logistics changes that will affect their units, Oct. 7, 2015. The four general officers discussed various topics and proposed plans that will help them stay on the same page while simultaneously operating within their specific operational capabilities and capacities.
Brigadier General David A. Ottignon, commanding general, 1st Marine Logistics Group, and Brig. General Charles G. Chiarotti, commanding general, 2nd MLG, discuss organizational details during a Quad MLG Conference where the commanding generals of the four Marine Logistics Groups came together in an effort to plan for future organization and logistic changes that will affect their units, aboard Camp Pendleton Calif., Oct. 7, 2015. The four general officers discussed various topics and proposed plans that will help them stay on the same page while simultaneously operating within their specific operational capabilities and capacities.
Meeting of the Minds: 2015 Quad MLG Conference
Brigadier General David A. Ottignon, commanding general, 1st Marine Logistics Group, and Brig. General Charles G. Chiarotti, commanding general, 2nd MLG, discuss organizational details during a Quad MLG Conference where the commanding generals of the four Marine Logistics Groups came together in an effort to plan for future organization and logistic changes that will affect their units, aboard Camp Pendleton Calif., Oct. 7, 2015. The four general officers discussed various topics and proposed plans that will help them stay on the same page while simultaneously operating within their specific operational capabilities and capacities.
Brigadier General David A. Ottignon, commanding general, 1st Marine Logistics Group, explains his thoughts during a Quad MLG Conference where the commanding generals of the four MLGs came together in an effort to plan for future organization and logistic changes that will affect their units, aboard Camp Pendleton Calif., Oct. 7, 2015. The four general officers discussed various topics and proposed plans that will help them stay on the same page while simultaneously operating within their specific operational capabilities and capacities.
Meeting of the Minds: 2015 Quad MLG Conference
Brigadier General David A. Ottignon, commanding general, 1st Marine Logistics Group, explains his thoughts during a Quad MLG Conference where the commanding generals of the four MLGs came together in an effort to plan for future organization and logistic changes that will affect their units, aboard Camp Pendleton Calif., Oct. 7, 2015. The four general officers discussed various topics and proposed plans that will help them stay on the same page while simultaneously operating within their specific operational capabilities and capacities.
Being a Marine is not a job but a way of life.  Give your all to be the best human being, teammate and Marine or Sailor possible.  The end result will be an unbeatable force ready to take on any mission, any place, and any time. When we do execute our missions and our lives in this way, we will take our proper place alongside the long line of Marines and Sailors who have preceded us.  Let's go!
A Message from the 37th Commandant of the Marine Corps
Being a Marine is not a job but a way of life. Give your all to be the best human being, teammate and Marine or Sailor possible. The end result will be an unbeatable force ready to take on any mission, any place, and any time. When we do execute our missions and our lives in this way, we will take our proper place alongside the long line of Marines and Sailors who have preceded us. Let's go!
Sailors with Bravo Surgical Company, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, perform life-saving drills, displaying their medical expeditionary capabilities in support of Marines from 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, during a mass casualty exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept 8, 2015 as part of Dawn Blitz 2015.
1st Medical Bn. conducts mass casualty drill during Exercise Dawn Blitz 15
Sailors with Bravo Surgical Company, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, perform life-saving drills, displaying their medical expeditionary capabilities in support of Marines from 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, during a mass casualty exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept 8, 2015 as part of Dawn Blitz 2015.
Sailors and Marines of 1st Medical Battalion conduct a mass casualty drill during Exercise Dawn Blitz 15.
Sailors and Marines of 1st Medical Battalion conduct a mass casualty drill during Exercise Dawn Blitz 15.
Sailors and Marines of 1st Medical Battalion conduct a mass casualty drill during Exercise Dawn Blitz 15.
Sailors and Marines of 1st Medical Battalion conduct a mass casualty drill during Exercise Dawn Blitz 15.
Sailors and Marines of 1st Medical Battalion conduct a mass casualty drill during Exercise Dawn Blitz 15.
Sailors and Marines of 1st Medical Battalion conduct a mass casualty drill during Exercise Dawn Blitz 15.
U.S. Marine Maj. General Vincent A. Coglinese, 1st Marine Logistics Group (1st MLG), speaks to Marines, Sailors, family, and friends who attended the 1st Marine Logistics Group Change of Command Ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 24, 2015. The Change of Command for 1st MLG showcased the passing of command from Maj. Gen. Vincent A. Coglinese to Brig. Gen. David a Ottignon. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Rodion Zabolotniy/Released)
1st Marine Logistics Group Change of Command
U.S. Marine Maj. General Vincent A. Coglinese, 1st Marine Logistics Group (1st MLG), speaks to Marines, Sailors, family, and friends who attended the 1st Marine Logistics Group Change of Command Ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 24, 2015. The Change of Command for 1st MLG showcased the passing of command from Maj. Gen. Vincent A. Coglinese to Brig. Gen. David a Ottignon. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Rodion Zabolotniy/Released)
U.S. Marine Maj. General Vincent A. Coglinese, 1st Marine Logistics Group (1st MLG), passes the Group Colors to Brig. Gen. David A Ottignon during the 1st Marine Logistics Group Change of Command Ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 24, 2015. The Change of Command for 1st MLG showcased the passing of command from Maj. Gen. Vincent A. Coglinese to Brig. Gen. David a Ottignon. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lauren Falk/Released)
1st Marine Logistics Group Change of Command
U.S. Marine Maj. General Vincent A. Coglinese, 1st Marine Logistics Group (1st MLG), passes the Group Colors to Brig. Gen. David A Ottignon during the 1st Marine Logistics Group Change of Command Ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 24, 2015. The Change of Command for 1st MLG showcased the passing of command from Maj. Gen. Vincent A. Coglinese to Brig. Gen. David a Ottignon. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lauren Falk/Released)
U.S. Marine Maj. General Vincent A. Coglinese, 1st Marine Logistics Group (1st MLG), and Brig. Gen. David A Ottignon render honors to colors during the pass in review of the 1st Marine Logistics Group Change of Command Ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 24, 2015. The Change of Command for 1st MLG showcased the passing of command from Maj. Gen. Vincent A. Coglinese to Brig. Gen. David a Ottignon. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lauren Falk/Released)
1st Marine Logistics Group Change of Command
U.S. Marine Maj. General Vincent A. Coglinese, 1st Marine Logistics Group (1st MLG), and Brig. Gen. David A Ottignon render honors to colors during the pass in review of the 1st Marine Logistics Group Change of Command Ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 24, 2015. The Change of Command for 1st MLG showcased the passing of command from Maj. Gen. Vincent A. Coglinese to Brig. Gen. David a Ottignon. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lauren Falk/Released)
U.S. Marines of 1st Marine Logistics Group take part in the Change of Command Ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 24, 2015. The Change of Command for 1st MLG showcased the passing of command from Maj. Gen. Vincent A. Coglinese to Brig. Gen. David a Ottignon. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lauren Falk/Released)
1st Marine Logistics Group Change of Command
U.S. Marines of 1st Marine Logistics Group take part in the Change of Command Ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 24, 2015. The Change of Command for 1st MLG showcased the passing of command from Maj. Gen. Vincent A. Coglinese to Brig. Gen. David a Ottignon. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lauren Falk/Released)
U.S. Marine Brig. Gen. David A Ottignon 1st Marine Logistics Group (1st MLG) speaks to Marines, Sailors, family, and friends who attended during the 1st Marine Logistics Group Change of Command Ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 24, 2015. The Change of Command for 1st MLG showcased the passing of command from Maj. Gen. Vincent A. Coglinese to Brig. Gen. David a Ottignon. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lauren Falk/Released)
1st Marine Logistics Group Change of Command
U.S. Marine Brig. Gen. David A Ottignon 1st Marine Logistics Group (1st MLG) speaks to Marines, Sailors, family, and friends who attended during the 1st Marine Logistics Group Change of Command Ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 24, 2015. The Change of Command for 1st MLG showcased the passing of command from Maj. Gen. Vincent A. Coglinese to Brig. Gen. David a Ottignon. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lauren Falk/Released)
Command Master Chief Edgar M. Santiago, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, speaks to Sailors and Marines during the 117th Hospital Corps Birthday ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 17, 2015. The Hospital Corps came into existence as an organized unit of the medical department under the provision of an act of congress approved June 17, 1898. The hospital corpsmen work in a wide variety of capacities and locations, including shore establishments such as naval hospitals and clinics, aboard ships, and as the primary medical caregivers for Sailors and Marines while underway and forward deployed. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/ Released)
1st Medical Bn. celebrates 117th Hospital Corps Birthday
Command Master Chief Edgar M. Santiago, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, speaks to Sailors and Marines during the 117th Hospital Corps Birthday ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 17, 2015. The Hospital Corps came into existence as an organized unit of the medical department under the provision of an act of congress approved June 17, 1898. The hospital corpsmen work in a wide variety of capacities and locations, including shore establishments such as naval hospitals and clinics, aboard ships, and as the primary medical caregivers for Sailors and Marines while underway and forward deployed. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/ Released)
Chief Hospital Corpsman James Boening, center, the oldest corpsman present, Hospital Corpsman Justin Sontoyo, left, the youngest corpsman present, and 1st Medical Battalion’s Command Master Chief Edgar M. Santiago, right, eat a piece of cake during the 117th Hospital Corps Birthday ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 17, 2015. It is naval tradition for the third piece of cake to be passed from the oldest corpsman present to the youngest and for the first piece of cake to be presented to the guest of honor. The Hospital Corps came into existence as an organized unit of the medical department under the provision of an act of congress approved June 17, 1898. The hospital corpsmen work in a wide variety of capacities and locations, including shore establishments such as naval hospitals and clinics, aboard ships, and as the primary medical caregivers for Sailors and Marines while underway and forward deployed. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/ Released)
1st Medical Bn. celebrates 117th Hospital Corps Birthday
Chief Hospital Corpsman James Boening, center, the oldest corpsman present, Hospital Corpsman Justin Sontoyo, left, the youngest corpsman present, and 1st Medical Battalion’s Command Master Chief Edgar M. Santiago, right, eat a piece of cake during the 117th Hospital Corps Birthday ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 17, 2015. It is naval tradition for the third piece of cake to be passed from the oldest corpsman present to the youngest and for the first piece of cake to be presented to the guest of honor. The Hospital Corps came into existence as an organized unit of the medical department under the provision of an act of congress approved June 17, 1898. The hospital corpsmen work in a wide variety of capacities and locations, including shore establishments such as naval hospitals and clinics, aboard ships, and as the primary medical caregivers for Sailors and Marines while underway and forward deployed. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/ Released)
Service members of 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, and distinguished guests, wait for the 117th Hospital Corps Birthday ceremony to begin aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 17, 2015. The Hospital Corps came into existence as an organized unit of the medical department under the provision of an act of congress approved June 17, 1898. The hospital corpsmen work in a wide variety of capacities and locations, including shore establishments such as naval hospitals and clinics, aboard ships, and as the primary medical caregivers for Sailors and Marines while underway and forward deployed. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/ Released)
1st Medical Bn. celebrates 117th Hospital Corps Birthday
Service members of 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, and distinguished guests, wait for the 117th Hospital Corps Birthday ceremony to begin aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 17, 2015. The Hospital Corps came into existence as an organized unit of the medical department under the provision of an act of congress approved June 17, 1898. The hospital corpsmen work in a wide variety of capacities and locations, including shore establishments such as naval hospitals and clinics, aboard ships, and as the primary medical caregivers for Sailors and Marines while underway and forward deployed. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/ Released)
Service members of 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, and distinguished guests, bow their head during the invocation at the 117th Hospital Corps Birthday ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 17, 2015. The Hospital Corps came into existence as an organized unit of the medical department under the provision of an act of congress approved June 17, 1898. The hospital corpsmen work in a wide variety of capacities and locations, including shore establishments such as naval hospitals and clinics, aboard ships, and as the primary medical caregivers for Sailors and Marines while underway and forward deployed. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/ Released)
1st Medical Bn. celebrates 117th Hospital Corps Birthday
Service members of 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, and distinguished guests, bow their head during the invocation at the 117th Hospital Corps Birthday ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 17, 2015. The Hospital Corps came into existence as an organized unit of the medical department under the provision of an act of congress approved June 17, 1898. The hospital corpsmen work in a wide variety of capacities and locations, including shore establishments such as naval hospitals and clinics, aboard ships, and as the primary medical caregivers for Sailors and Marines while underway and forward deployed. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/ Released)
Members of the 1st Medical Battalion Color Guard march on the Colors during the 117th Hospital Corps Birthday ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 17, 2015. The Hospital Corps came into existence as an organized unit of the medical department under the provision of an act of congress approved June 17, 1898. The hospital corpsmen work in a wide variety of capacities and locations, including shore establishments such as naval hospitals and clinics, aboard ships, and as the primary medical caregivers for Sailors and Marines while underway and forward deployed. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/ Released)
1st Medical Bn. celebrates 117th Hospital Corps Birthday
Members of the 1st Medical Battalion Color Guard march on the Colors during the 117th Hospital Corps Birthday ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 17, 2015. The Hospital Corps came into existence as an organized unit of the medical department under the provision of an act of congress approved June 17, 1898. The hospital corpsmen work in a wide variety of capacities and locations, including shore establishments such as naval hospitals and clinics, aboard ships, and as the primary medical caregivers for Sailors and Marines while underway and forward deployed. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/ Released)
A data network specialist from Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group, communicates with an MV-22 Osprey pilot during an en-route care exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 28, 2015. During the four-day exercise, corpsmen trained to prepare a Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force group that is going to forward deploy later this year. The more than 40 corpsmen set up a shock trauma platoon facility, or mobile emergency room, to treat simulated casualties. The casualties were stabilized in the STP and then flown out via aircraft. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/Released)
Emerging communications capability set to save lives during critical en-route care operations
A data network specialist from Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group, communicates with an MV-22 Osprey pilot during an en-route care exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 28, 2015. During the four-day exercise, corpsmen trained to prepare a Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force group that is going to forward deploy later this year. The more than 40 corpsmen set up a shock trauma platoon facility, or mobile emergency room, to treat simulated casualties. The casualties were stabilized in the STP and then flown out via aircraft. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/Released)
A corpsman with Alpha Surgical Company, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, treats a simulated casualty during an en-route care exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 28, 2015. During the four-day exercise, corpsmen trained to prepare a Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force group that is going to forward deploy later this year. The more than 40 corpsmen set up a shock trauma platoon facility, or mobile emergency room, to treat simulated casualties. The casualties were stabilized in the STP and then flown out via aircraft. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/Released)
Emerging communications capability set to save lives during critical en-route care operations
A corpsman with Alpha Surgical Company, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, treats a simulated casualty during an en-route care exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 28, 2015. During the four-day exercise, corpsmen trained to prepare a Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force group that is going to forward deploy later this year. The more than 40 corpsmen set up a shock trauma platoon facility, or mobile emergency room, to treat simulated casualties. The casualties were stabilized in the STP and then flown out via aircraft. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/Released)
Sailors with Alpha Surgical Company, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, treat a simulated casualty during an en-route care exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 28, 2015. During the four-day exercise, corpsmen trained to prepare a Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force group that is going to forward deploy later this year. The more than 40 corpsmen set up a shock trauma platoon facility, or mobile emergency room, to treat simulated casualties. The casualties were stabilized in the STP and then flown out via aircraft. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/Released)
Emerging communications capability set to save lives during critical en-route care operations
Sailors with Alpha Surgical Company, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, treat a simulated casualty during an en-route care exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 28, 2015. During the four-day exercise, corpsmen trained to prepare a Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force group that is going to forward deploy later this year. The more than 40 corpsmen set up a shock trauma platoon facility, or mobile emergency room, to treat simulated casualties. The casualties were stabilized in the STP and then flown out via aircraft. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/Released)
Corpsmen with Alpha Surgical Company, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, transfer a simulated casualty onto an MV-22 Osprey during an en-route care exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 28, 2015. During the four-day exercise, corpsmen trained to prepare a Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force group that is going to forward deploy later this year. The more than 40 corpsmen set up a shock trauma platoon facility, or mobile emergency room, to treat simulated casualties. The casualties were stabilized in the STP and then flown out via aircraft. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/Released)
Emerging communications capability set to save lives during critical en-route care operations
Corpsmen with Alpha Surgical Company, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, transfer a simulated casualty onto an MV-22 Osprey during an en-route care exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 28, 2015. During the four-day exercise, corpsmen trained to prepare a Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force group that is going to forward deploy later this year. The more than 40 corpsmen set up a shock trauma platoon facility, or mobile emergency room, to treat simulated casualties. The casualties were stabilized in the STP and then flown out via aircraft. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/Released)
Major Elishama Wheeler, G-6 Operations Officer, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group, explains an emerging communications capability called digital interoperability to Maj. Gen. Vincent A. Coglianese, 1st MLG Commanding General, during an en-route care exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 28, 2015. During the four-day exercise, corpsmen trained to prepare a Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force group that is going to forward deploy later this year. The more than 40 corpsmen set up a shock trauma platoon facility, or mobile emergency room, to treat simulated casualties. The casualties were stabilized in the STP and then flown out via aircraft. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/Released)
Emerging communications capability set to save lives during critical en-route care operations
Major Elishama Wheeler, G-6 Operations Officer, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group, explains an emerging communications capability called digital interoperability to Maj. Gen. Vincent A. Coglianese, 1st MLG Commanding General, during an en-route care exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 28, 2015. During the four-day exercise, corpsmen trained to prepare a Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force group that is going to forward deploy later this year. The more than 40 corpsmen set up a shock trauma platoon facility, or mobile emergency room, to treat simulated casualties. The casualties were stabilized in the STP and then flown out via aircraft. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/Released)
Corpsmen with Alpha Surgical Company, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, treat a simulated casualty during an en-route care exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 28, 2015. During the four-day exercise, corpsmen trained to prepare a Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force group that is going to forward deploy later this year. The more than 40 corpsmen set up a shock trauma platoon facility, or mobile emergency room, to treat simulated casualties. The casualties were stabilized in the STP and then flown out via aircraft. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/Released)
Emerging communications capability set to save lives during critical en-route care operations
Corpsmen with Alpha Surgical Company, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, treat a simulated casualty during an en-route care exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 28, 2015. During the four-day exercise, corpsmen trained to prepare a Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force group that is going to forward deploy later this year. The more than 40 corpsmen set up a shock trauma platoon facility, or mobile emergency room, to treat simulated casualties. The casualties were stabilized in the STP and then flown out via aircraft. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/Released)
A corpsman with Alpha Surgical Company, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, treats a simulated casualty during an en-route care exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 28, 2015. During the four-day exercise, corpsmen trained to prepare a Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force group that is going to forward deploy later this year. The more than 40 corpsmen set up a shock trauma platoon facility, or mobile emergency room, to treat simulated casualties. The casualties were stabilized in the STP and then flown out via aircraft. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/Released)
Emerging communications capability set to save lives during critical en-route care operations
A corpsman with Alpha Surgical Company, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, treats a simulated casualty during an en-route care exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 28, 2015. During the four-day exercise, corpsmen trained to prepare a Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force group that is going to forward deploy later this year. The more than 40 corpsmen set up a shock trauma platoon facility, or mobile emergency room, to treat simulated casualties. The casualties were stabilized in the STP and then flown out via aircraft. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/Released)
Sailors with 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade, notionally asses a patient for care as part of a simulated casualty evacuation at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014. The casualty evacuation was part of Large Scale Exercise 2014, being conducted from Aug. 8-14. LSE-14 is a bilateral training exercise between the U.S. and Canada which includes live, simulated, and constructive operations to enhance both countries’ ability to activate and deploy a Marine Air Ground Task Force with speed and effectiveness in support of the full range of military operations as required by combatant commanders. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel)
Corpsmen practice treating combat casualties at LSE-14
Sailors with 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade, notionally asses a patient for care as part of a simulated casualty evacuation at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014. The casualty evacuation was part of Large Scale Exercise 2014, being conducted from Aug. 8-14. LSE-14 is a bilateral training exercise between the U.S. and Canada which includes live, simulated, and constructive operations to enhance both countries’ ability to activate and deploy a Marine Air Ground Task Force with speed and effectiveness in support of the full range of military operations as required by combatant commanders. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel)
A corpsman with 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade, transports a simulated wounded Marine as part of a mock casualty evacuation at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014. The casualty evacuation was part of Large Scale Exercise 2014, being conducted from Aug. 8-14. LSE-14 is a bilateral training exercise between the U.S. and Canada which includes live, simulated, and constructive operations to enhance both countries’ ability to activate and deploy a Marine Air Ground Task Force with speed and effectiveness in support of the full range of military operations as required by combatant commanders. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel)
Corpsmen practice treating combat casualties at LSE-14
A corpsman with 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade, transports a simulated wounded Marine as part of a mock casualty evacuation at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014. The casualty evacuation was part of Large Scale Exercise 2014, being conducted from Aug. 8-14. LSE-14 is a bilateral training exercise between the U.S. and Canada which includes live, simulated, and constructive operations to enhance both countries’ ability to activate and deploy a Marine Air Ground Task Force with speed and effectiveness in support of the full range of military operations as required by combatant commanders. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel)
A corpsman with 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade, prepares to perform surgery on a mock casualty as part of a simulated casualty evacuation at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014. The casualty evacuation was part of Large Scale Exercise 2014, being conducted from Aug. 8-14. LSE-14 is a bilateral training exercise between the U.S. and Canada which includes live, simulated, and constructive operations to enhance both countries’ ability to activate and deploy a Marine Air Ground Task Force with speed and effectiveness in support of the full range of military operations as required by combatant commanders. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel)
Corpsmen practice treating combat casualties at LSE-14
A corpsman with 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade, prepares to perform surgery on a mock casualty as part of a simulated casualty evacuation at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014. The casualty evacuation was part of Large Scale Exercise 2014, being conducted from Aug. 8-14. LSE-14 is a bilateral training exercise between the U.S. and Canada which includes live, simulated, and constructive operations to enhance both countries’ ability to activate and deploy a Marine Air Ground Task Force with speed and effectiveness in support of the full range of military operations as required by combatant commanders. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel)
The 1st Marine Division Band performs during a change of command ceremony hosted by 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 17, 2014. Navy Capt. James A. LeTexier, commanding officer, 1st Med. Bn., passed on command of the battalion to Navy Capt. Theodore P. Briski, who recently served as the executive officer of Naval Hospital Lemoore, Calif.
1st Med. Bn. hosts change of command ceremony
The 1st Marine Division Band performs during a change of command ceremony hosted by 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 17, 2014. Navy Capt. James A. LeTexier, commanding officer, 1st Med. Bn., passed on command of the battalion to Navy Capt. Theodore P. Briski, who recently served as the executive officer of Naval Hospital Lemoore, Calif.
Navy Capt. Theodore P. Briski, commanding officer, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, addresses Marines, sailors, family and friends during the battalion’s change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 17, 2014. Navy Capt. James A. LeTexier, commanding officer, 1st Med. Bn., passed on the command of the battalion to Briski, who recently served as the executive officer of Naval Hospital Lemoore, Calif.
1st Med. Bn. hosts change of command ceremony
Navy Capt. Theodore P. Briski, commanding officer, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, addresses Marines, sailors, family and friends during the battalion’s change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 17, 2014. Navy Capt. James A. LeTexier, commanding officer, 1st Med. Bn., passed on the command of the battalion to Briski, who recently served as the executive officer of Naval Hospital Lemoore, Calif.
Navy Capt. Theodore P. Briski (left), incoming commanding officer, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group and Navy Capt. James A. LeTexier salute the colors during the change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 17, 2014. LeTexier passed on command of the battalion to Briski, who recently served as the executive officer of Naval Hospital Lemoore, Calif.
1st Med. Bn. hosts change of command ceremony
Navy Capt. Theodore P. Briski (left), incoming commanding officer, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group and Navy Capt. James A. LeTexier salute the colors during the change of command ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 17, 2014. LeTexier passed on command of the battalion to Briski, who recently served as the executive officer of Naval Hospital Lemoore, Calif.
Sergeant Rolando Morales, left, chief scout with Alpha Company, 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, and Lance Cpl. Vladimir Charles, right, a scout with Alpha Co., 1st LAR, pose in front of a static display of equipment as part of Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force ASEAN, aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD-23), March 31, 2014. As part of SPMAGTF-ASEAN, 1st LAR showcased their territorial defense capabilities alongside units with 1st MLG on their mission to support the U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations press conference in Hawaii, April 1-4, 2014. SPFMAGTF-ASEAN conducted further training at sea starting April 7, 2014.
1st LAR showcases MAGTF's defensive capabilities during ASEAN conference
Sergeant Rolando Morales, left, chief scout with Alpha Company, 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, and Lance Cpl. Vladimir Charles, right, a scout with Alpha Co., 1st LAR, pose in front of a static display of equipment as part of Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force ASEAN, aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD-23), March 31, 2014. As part of SPMAGTF-ASEAN, 1st LAR showcased their territorial defense capabilities alongside units with 1st MLG on their mission to support the U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations press conference in Hawaii, April 1-4, 2014. SPFMAGTF-ASEAN conducted further training at sea starting April 7, 2014.
Lance Cpl. Jonathan S. Streit, a light armored vehicle crewman with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, cleans the barrel of a 25mm bushmaster chaingun while part of Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force ASEAN, aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD-23), April 15, 2014. As part of SPMAGTF-ASEAN, 1st LAR showcased their territorial defense capabilities alongside units with 1st MLG on their mission to support the U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations press conference in Hawaii, April 1-4, 2014. SPFMAGTF-ASEAN conducted further training at sea starting April 7, 2014. Streit is from Montrose, Colorado. (U.S. Marine Corps photo courtesy of Lance Cpl. Shaltiel Dominguez/ Released)
1st LAR showcases MAGTF's defensive capabilities during ASEAN conference
Lance Cpl. Jonathan S. Streit, a light armored vehicle crewman with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, cleans the barrel of a 25mm bushmaster chaingun while part of Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force ASEAN, aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD-23), April 15, 2014. As part of SPMAGTF-ASEAN, 1st LAR showcased their territorial defense capabilities alongside units with 1st MLG on their mission to support the U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations press conference in Hawaii, April 1-4, 2014. SPFMAGTF-ASEAN conducted further training at sea starting April 7, 2014. Streit is from Montrose, Colorado. (U.S. Marine Corps photo courtesy of Lance Cpl. Shaltiel Dominguez/ Released)
Lance Cpl. Vladimir Charles, a scout with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, performs maintenance on the .50 caliber sniper rifle while part of Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force ASEAN, aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD-23), April 15, 2014. As part of SPMAGTF-ASEAN, 1st LAR showcased their territorial defense capabilities alongside units with 1st MLG on their mission to support the U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations press conference in Hawaii, April 1-4, 2014. SPFMAGTF-ASEAN conducted further training at sea starting April 7, 2014. Charles is from Brooklyn, N.Y. (U.S. Marine Corps photo courtesy of Lance Cpl. Shaltiel Dominguez/ Released)
1st LAR showcases MAGTF's defensive capabilities during ASEAN conference
Lance Cpl. Vladimir Charles, a scout with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, performs maintenance on the .50 caliber sniper rifle while part of Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force ASEAN, aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD-23), April 15, 2014. As part of SPMAGTF-ASEAN, 1st LAR showcased their territorial defense capabilities alongside units with 1st MLG on their mission to support the U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations press conference in Hawaii, April 1-4, 2014. SPFMAGTF-ASEAN conducted further training at sea starting April 7, 2014. Charles is from Brooklyn, N.Y. (U.S. Marine Corps photo courtesy of Lance Cpl. Shaltiel Dominguez/ Released)
Lance Cpl. Jose Arredondo, a light armored vehicle crewman with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, cleans the barrel of a 25mm Bushmaster chain gun while part of Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force ASEAN, aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD-23), April 15, 2014. As part of SPMAGTF-ASEAN, 1st LAR showcased their territorial defense capabilities alongside units with 1st MLG on their mission to support the U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations press conference in Hawaii, April 1-4, 2014. SPFMAGTF-ASEAN conducted further training at sea starting April 7, 2014. Arredondo is from Reno, Nevada.
1st LAR showcases MAGTF's defensive capabilities during ASEAN conference
Lance Cpl. Jose Arredondo, a light armored vehicle crewman with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, cleans the barrel of a 25mm Bushmaster chain gun while part of Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force ASEAN, aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD-23), April 15, 2014. As part of SPMAGTF-ASEAN, 1st LAR showcased their territorial defense capabilities alongside units with 1st MLG on their mission to support the U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations press conference in Hawaii, April 1-4, 2014. SPFMAGTF-ASEAN conducted further training at sea starting April 7, 2014. Arredondo is from Reno, Nevada.
Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael L. Matthews, corpsman, Preventative Medicine Unit, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, teaches an Operational Preventative Medicine course aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 16, 2014. The day-long class teaches corpsmen measures of preventative care they should consider when planning and conducting operations around the globe. Ten levels of preventative care are taught during the course, including medical intelligence, camp layout, hygiene, habitability, pest management, inspections and reports, waste disposal, water sanitation, disease tracking and food preparation and sanitation.
Corpsmen take lead in operational preventative medicine
Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael L. Matthews, corpsman, Preventative Medicine Unit, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, teaches an Operational Preventative Medicine course aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 16, 2014. The day-long class teaches corpsmen measures of preventative care they should consider when planning and conducting operations around the globe. Ten levels of preventative care are taught during the course, including medical intelligence, camp layout, hygiene, habitability, pest management, inspections and reports, waste disposal, water sanitation, disease tracking and food preparation and sanitation.
Petty Officer 3rd Class Shirley A. Rojas, corpsman, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, takes notes during an Operational Preventative Medicine course aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 16, 2014. The 26-year-old Newburgh, N.Y. native attended the day-long class teaches corpsmen measures of preventative care they should consider when planning and conducting operations around the globe. Ten levels of preventative care are taught during the course, including medical intelligence, camp layout, hygiene, habitability, pest management, inspections and reports, waste disposal, water sanitation, disease tracking and food preparation and sanitation.
Corpsmen take lead in operational preventative medicine
Petty Officer 3rd Class Shirley A. Rojas, corpsman, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, takes notes during an Operational Preventative Medicine course aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 16, 2014. The 26-year-old Newburgh, N.Y. native attended the day-long class teaches corpsmen measures of preventative care they should consider when planning and conducting operations around the globe. Ten levels of preventative care are taught during the course, including medical intelligence, camp layout, hygiene, habitability, pest management, inspections and reports, waste disposal, water sanitation, disease tracking and food preparation and sanitation.
Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael L. Matthews, a corpsman with Preventative Medicine Unit, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, teaches an Operational Preventative Medicine course aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 16, 2014. The day-long class teaches corpsman measures of preventative care they should consider when planning and conducting operations around the globe. Ten levels of preventative care are taught during the course, including medical intelligence, camp layout, hygiene, habitability, pest management, inspections and reports, waste disposal, water sanitation, disease tracking and food preparation and sanitation. Matthews, 24, is from Arroyo Grande, Calif.
Corpsmen take lead in operational preventative medicine
Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael L. Matthews, a corpsman with Preventative Medicine Unit, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, teaches an Operational Preventative Medicine course aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 16, 2014. The day-long class teaches corpsman measures of preventative care they should consider when planning and conducting operations around the globe. Ten levels of preventative care are taught during the course, including medical intelligence, camp layout, hygiene, habitability, pest management, inspections and reports, waste disposal, water sanitation, disease tracking and food preparation and sanitation. Matthews, 24, is from Arroyo Grande, Calif.
Petty Officer 3rd Class Ian Gebalski, a corpsman with Bravo Surgical Company, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, observes the new Portable Patient Transport Life Support System aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014. The PPTLSS was designed as a lightweight, mobile replacement for the current, bulky, life-support systems used for serious injuries. It provides highly efficient components Navy personnel need to evacuate wounded Marines and sailors from the battlefield.
1st Medical Bn. sailors train with new life support system
Petty Officer 3rd Class Ian Gebalski, a corpsman with Bravo Surgical Company, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, observes the new Portable Patient Transport Life Support System aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014. The PPTLSS was designed as a lightweight, mobile replacement for the current, bulky, life-support systems used for serious injuries. It provides highly efficient components Navy personnel need to evacuate wounded Marines and sailors from the battlefield.
Petty Officer 3rd Class Ian Gebalski, a corpsman with Bravo Surgical Company, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, observes the new Portable Patient Transport Life Support System aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014. The PPTLSS was designed as a lightweight, mobile replacement for the current, bulky, life-support systems used for serious injuries. It provides highly efficient components Navy personnel need to evacuate wounded Marines and sailors from the battlefield.
1st Medical Bn. sailors train with new life support system
Petty Officer 3rd Class Ian Gebalski, a corpsman with Bravo Surgical Company, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, observes the new Portable Patient Transport Life Support System aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014. The PPTLSS was designed as a lightweight, mobile replacement for the current, bulky, life-support systems used for serious injuries. It provides highly efficient components Navy personnel need to evacuate wounded Marines and sailors from the battlefield.
A member of the Combat Support Systems Program Management Office of Marine Corps Systems Command, describes the different components of the new Portable Patient Transport Life Support System during training aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014. The PPTLSS was designed as a lightweight, mobile replacement for the current, bulky, life-support systems used for serious injuries. It provides highly efficient components Navy personnel need to evacuate wounded Marines and sailors from the battlefield.
1st Medical Bn. sailors train with new life support system
A member of the Combat Support Systems Program Management Office of Marine Corps Systems Command, describes the different components of the new Portable Patient Transport Life Support System during training aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014. The PPTLSS was designed as a lightweight, mobile replacement for the current, bulky, life-support systems used for serious injuries. It provides highly efficient components Navy personnel need to evacuate wounded Marines and sailors from the battlefield.
Corporal Elijah Williams, a motor transportation mechanic with 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, shows a student how to properly do a squat during a morning workout at Jefferson Elementary School, Feb. 13, 2014. Marines with Combat Logistics Regiment 1 and 1st Medical Bn., volunteered their time to support more than 500 students in their new fitness program known as “Motion.” During their stay Marines led various events, such as push-ups, squats, soccer and basketball.
1st MLG Marines motivate students at local elementary
Corporal Elijah Williams, a motor transportation mechanic with 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, shows a student how to properly do a squat during a morning workout at Jefferson Elementary School, Feb. 13, 2014. Marines with Combat Logistics Regiment 1 and 1st Medical Bn., volunteered their time to support more than 500 students in their new fitness program known as “Motion.” During their stay Marines led various events, such as push-ups, squats, soccer and basketball.
Sergeant David Perry, a motor transportation mechanic with 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, plays tether ball with a student during a morning workout at Jefferson Elementary School, Feb. 13, 2014. Marines with Combat Logistics Regiment 1 and 1st Medical Bn., volunteered their time to support more than 500 students in their new fitness program known as “Motion.” During their stay Marines led various events, such as push-ups, squats, soccer and basketball.
1st MLG Marines motivate students at local elementary school
Sergeant David Perry, a motor transportation mechanic with 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, plays tether ball with a student during a morning workout at Jefferson Elementary School, Feb. 13, 2014. Marines with Combat Logistics Regiment 1 and 1st Medical Bn., volunteered their time to support more than 500 students in their new fitness program known as “Motion.” During their stay Marines led various events, such as push-ups, squats, soccer and basketball.
Marines with Combat Logistics Regiment 1, 1st Marine Logistics Group, play goalie during a morning workout at Jefferson Elementary School, Feb. 13, 2014. Marines with CLR-1 and 1st Medical Battalion, volunteered their time to support more than 500 students in their new fitness program known as “Motion.” During their visit Marines led various events, such as push-ups, squats, soccer and basketball.
1st MLG Marines motivate students at local elementary school
Marines with Combat Logistics Regiment 1, 1st Marine Logistics Group, play goalie during a morning workout at Jefferson Elementary School, Feb. 13, 2014. Marines with CLR-1 and 1st Medical Battalion, volunteered their time to support more than 500 students in their new fitness program known as “Motion.” During their visit Marines led various events, such as push-ups, squats, soccer and basketball.
Sergeant Cynthia Zermeno, (left) a training noncommissioned officer with 1st Medical Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 15,1st Marine Logistics Group, and Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathalia Londono, (right) a master at arms with Marine Corps Security Forces Battalion, land an unmanned aerial vehicle during a UAV course aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014. The UAV course is two weeks long and focuses on familiarizing Marines and sailors with the equipment needed to control a UAV primarily through practical application.
Eyes in the sky: 1st MLG Marine trains with UAVs
Sergeant Cynthia Zermeno, (left) a training noncommissioned officer with 1st Medical Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 15,1st Marine Logistics Group, and Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathalia Londono, (right) a master at arms with Marine Corps Security Forces Battalion, land an unmanned aerial vehicle during a UAV course aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014. The UAV course is two weeks long and focuses on familiarizing Marines and sailors with the equipment needed to control a UAV primarily through practical application.
Staff Sgt. Juan-Ricardo Ortega, an infantry unit leader with Marine Corps Security Forces Battalion, inspects an unmanned aerial vehicle after a landing during a UAV training course aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 31, 2014. The UAV course is two weeks long and focuses on familiarizing Marines and sailors with the equipment primarily through practical application.
Eyes in the sky: 1st MLG Marine trains with UAVs
Staff Sgt. Juan-Ricardo Ortega, an infantry unit leader with Marine Corps Security Forces Battalion, inspects an unmanned aerial vehicle after a landing during a UAV training course aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 31, 2014. The UAV course is two weeks long and focuses on familiarizing Marines and sailors with the equipment primarily through practical application.
First Lt. Ricky Mansyur, a supply officer with Combat Logistics Battalion 7, Combat Logistics Regiment 1, 1st Marine Logistics Group, hugs his wife, Megan, before boarding a bus as part of his first step of traveling to Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, from Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 10, 2014 Marines with CLB-7, along with elements of 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Dental Battalion and 7th Engineer Support Battalion, will support I Marine Expeditionary Force (Fwd) in assuming responsibilities as the logistics battalion for Regional Command (Southwest). Mansyur is a native of New Jersey, N.J.
1st MLG supports Afghanistan retrograde
First Lt. Ricky Mansyur, a supply officer with Combat Logistics Battalion 7, Combat Logistics Regiment 1, 1st Marine Logistics Group, hugs his wife, Megan, before boarding a bus as part of his first step of traveling to Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, from Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 10, 2014 Marines with CLB-7, along with elements of 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Dental Battalion and 7th Engineer Support Battalion, will support I Marine Expeditionary Force (Fwd) in assuming responsibilities as the logistics battalion for Regional Command (Southwest). Mansyur is a native of New Jersey, N.J.
Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 7, Combat Logistics Regiment 1, 1st Marine Logistics Group, board buses as they start their trip to Afghanistan aboard Camp 
Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 10, 2014. They bid their loved ones farewell as they departed for a six-month-long deployment to Camp Leatherneck alongside corpsmen with 
1st Medical Battalion, 1st MLG. Marines with CLB-7, along with elements of 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Dental Battalion and 7th Engineer Support Battalion, will support I Marine Expeditionary Force (Fwd) in assuming responsibilities as the logistics battalion for Regional Command (Southwest).
1st MLG supports Afghanistan retrograde
Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 7, Combat Logistics Regiment 1, 1st Marine Logistics Group, board buses as they start their trip to Afghanistan aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 10, 2014. They bid their loved ones farewell as they departed for a six-month-long deployment to Camp Leatherneck alongside corpsmen with 1st Medical Battalion, 1st MLG. Marines with CLB-7, along with elements of 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Dental Battalion and 7th Engineer Support Battalion, will support I Marine Expeditionary Force (Fwd) in assuming responsibilities as the logistics battalion for Regional Command (Southwest).
Mission
Provides health service support to the operating units of the First Marine Expeditionary Force to save every life.

1st Medical Battalion Leaders

Captain Briski
Commanding Officer 1st Medical Battalion
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Commander Ronald L. Schoonover
Executive Officer 1st Medical Battalion
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Master Chief Edgar M. Santiago
Master Chief 1st Medical Battalion
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