1st Marine Logistics Group
1st Dental Battalion


1st Dental Battalion ensures operational readiness by providing quality dental healthcare to warfighters on a global level.



We will be the most modern, integrated, trained, and fully-ready expeditionary Dental Battalion; employing the skills of a highly capable staff providing quality, technologically innovative care while maximizing partnerships to achieve high-reliability in ensuring Operational Readiness and Dental Health for our beneficiaries.

1st Dental Battalion Leaders

CAPT Shay S. Razmi
Commanding Officer 1st Dental Battalion

Captain Razmi was commissioned as an Ensign with the HPSP program in 1997.  She entered the Navy Dental Corps as a commissioned Lieutenant in 1998 after graduation from Dental school and Officer Indoctrination School.  She was first stationed at Naval Dental Center Great Lakes, IL where she completed a residency program in Advanced Education in

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HMCM(FMF/SW/IW) Steven L. Hart
Command Master Chief 1st Dental Battalion

Master Chief Hart assumed his current post as the Command Master Chief for 1st Dental Battalion/Naval Dental Center Camp Pendleton, California on November 06, 2019.  A native of Franklinton, LA., he began his naval career at Recruit Training Command (RTC) Great Lakes, followed by Hospital Corpsman “A” School in Great Lakes, Illinois, in November

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CAPT Sherry A. Caraveo
Executive Officer 1st Dental Battalion

Captain Caraveo was born in Montgomery, Alabama.  At the age of two she moved with her parents to their native country, Colombia, where she grew up until she was 16.  Her current home of record is San Diego, CA.  Prior to her commission in the Navy she was enlisted in the US Army, and served two and a half years on active duty and 7 years in the

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