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7th Engineer Support Battalion

1st MLG Bridge Air Delivery
1st MLG Bridge Air Delivery
A KC-130 Hercules with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 352 drops a five-bay Medium Girder Bridge attached to a 32-foot Type V platform onto a onto a predetermined Landing Zone at Yuma Proving Ground, June 5, 2018. The five-bay Medium Girder Bridge was used as part of an aerial resupply training mission in support of Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Conner Robbins)
7th Engineer Support Battalion - Dig Site Exercise
7th Engineer Support Battalion - Dig Site Exercise
A scraper is being prepared to assist in flattening out the dig site at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April. 20, 2018. During this training exercise, Marines terraform an area so a Forward Operating Base can be constructed with survivability positions, a helicopter landing zone, as well as a seven step military road. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Timothy Shoemaker)
7th Engineer Support Battalion - Dig Site Exercise
7th Engineer Support Battalion - Dig Site Exercise
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Jacob Howard, a heavy equipment operator with Engineer Equipment Platoon, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, operates a scraper during a field exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 20, 2018. This exercise improves unit readiness with construction, mobility, counter mobility and survivability training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Timothy Shoemaker)
7th Engineer Support Battalion - Dig Site Exercise
7th Engineer Support Battalion - Dig Site Exercise
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Jacob Howard, a heavy equipment operator with Engineer Equipment Platoon, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, redistributes land using a Medium Crawler Tractor during a field exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 17, 2018. The field exercise simulates a combat scenario in which the Marines are tasked to construct a Forward Operating Base. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Timothy Shoemaker)
7th Engineer Support Battalion - Dig Site Exercise
7th Engineer Support Battalion - Dig Site Exercise
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Jacob Howard, a heavy equipment operator with Engineer Equipment Platoon, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, operates a scraper during a field exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 20, 2018. A scraper is a military grade vehicle that is able to flatten out an area of dirt or mud. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Timothy Shoemaker)
7th Engineer Support Battalion - Dig Site Exercise
7th Engineer Support Battalion - Dig Site Exercise
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Jacob Howard, a heavy equipment operator with Engineer Equipment Platoon, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, operates a Medium Crawler Tractor during a field exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 17, 2018. This exercise improves unit readiness with construction, mobility, counter mobility, and survivability training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Timothy Shoemaker)
7th Engineer Support Battalion - Dig Site Exercise
7th Engineer Support Battalion - Dig Site Exercise
U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Scott Comment, a heavy equipment operator with Engineer Equipment Platoon, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, oversees a dig site to ensure everything is running smoothly during a field exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 20, 2018. During the training exercise, Marines receive practical application on how they would construct a Forward Operating Base in a combat environment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Timothy Shoemaker)
7th Engineer Support Battalion - Dig Site Exercise
7th Engineer Support Battalion - Dig Site Exercise
U.S. Marine Cpl. Tristan Russell, a heavy equipment operator with Engineer Equipment Platoon, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, guides another Marine operating a Medium Crawler Tractor during a field exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April. 17, 2018. During this training exercise, Marines altar the terrain of an area so a Forward Operating Base can be constructed with survivability positions, a helicopter landing zone, as well as a seven step military road. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Timothy Shoemaker)
7th Engineer Support Battalion - Dig Site Exercise
7th Engineer Support Battalion - Dig Site Exercise
The Medium Crawler Tracker is a tactical vehicle used by the military to easily move dirt and debris in order to alter terrain in an area during a field exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 17, 2018. Depending on the mission requirements for a Forward Operating Base, it can take the Marines a few hours to nearly a whole day of construction to operate inside the FOB. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Timothy Shoemaker)
7th Engineer Support Battalion - Dig Site Exercise
7th Engineer Support Battalion - Dig Site Exercise
The motor grader is a military-grade tactical vehicle that is used to flatten out a small area of dirt and mud at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April. 17, 2018. It can range anywhere from 36,800 to 45,020 pounds, depending on if it is equipped with small tools or armor. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Timothy Shoemaker)
7th Engineer Support Battalion - Dig Site Exercise
7th Engineer Support Battalion - Dig Site Exercise
U.S. Marine Cpl. Tristan Russell, a heavy equipment operator with Engineer Equipment Platoon, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, oversees his Marines during a field exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April. 20, 2018. During this training exercise, Marines altars the terrain of an area so a Forward Operating Base can be constructed with survivability positions, a helicopter landing zone, as well as a seven step military road. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Timothy Shoemaker)
7th Engineer Support Battalion - Dig Site Exercise
7th Engineer Support Battalion - Dig Site Exercise
U.S. Marines with Engineer Equipment Platoon, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, begin altering the terrain of an area in which a Forward Operating Base will be constructed during a training exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April. 17, 2018. During the training exercise, the Marines capabilities and skills are put to the test to operate in a field environment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Timothy Shoemaker)
7th Engineer Support Battalion - Dig Site Exercise
7th Engineer Support Battalion - Dig Site Exercise
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Jacob Howard, a heavy equipment operator with Engineer Equipment Platoon, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, operates a Medium Crawler Tractor during a field exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 17, 2018. The field exercise was designed to teach and train Marines in the proper way to build a Forward Operating Base in a hostile environment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Timothy Shoemaker)
Post-Blast Analysis Course
Post-Blast Analysis Course
U.S. Marines with 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, partner with U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians and Orange County Sheriff’s Department Hazardous Devices Section to brief other teams on their scenarios and how the approached the situation during the Post-Blast Analysis Course at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 13, 2018. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department Hazardous Devices Section and Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians from the U.S. Army and Marines Corps Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians participated in a long course where they learned about post-blast analysis and gained valuable skills to bring back to their organizations. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Quentarius Johnson)
Post-Blast Analysis Course
Post-Blast Analysis Course
U.S. Marines with 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, partner with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Hazardous Devices Section as they simulate a response to an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) that damaged a vehicle during the Post-Blast Analysis Course at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 13, 2018. The final day of the Post-Blast Analysis Course consisted of IED scenarios in which the Marines, Soldiers and sheriffs had to determine what type of IED had been detonated. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Quentarius Johnson)
Post-Blast Analysis Course
Post-Blast Analysis Course
U.S. Marines with 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, partner with U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians and Orange County Sheriff’s Department Hazardous Devices Section to brief other teams on their scenarios and how the approached the situation during the Post-Blast Analysis Course at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 13, 2018. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department Hazardous Devices Section and Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians from the U.S. Army and Marines Corps Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians participated in a long course where they learned about post-blast analysis and gained valuable skills to bring back to their organizations. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Quentarius Johnson)
Post-Blast Analysis Course
Post-Blast Analysis Course
An Orange County sheriff with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Hazardous Devices Section, searches for clues to identity what type of improvised explosive device was used in the scenario during the Post-Blast Analysis Course at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 13, 2018. In order to get an accurate assessment of the situation, the Marines, Soldiers, and sheriffs must search the entire area around the blast site. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Quentarius Johnson)
Post-Blast Analysis Course
Post-Blast Analysis Course
U.S. Marines with 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, partner with U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians and Orange County Sheriff’s Department Hazardous Devices Section to examine each crater and the effect of each explosive charge during the Post-Blast Analysis Course at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 12, 2018. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department Hazardous Devices Section and Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians from the U.S. Army and Marine Corps examined the crater’s size and depth to determine the amount of explosives used. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Quentarius Johnson)
Post-Blast Analysis Course
Post-Blast Analysis Course
A U.S. Marines with 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, uses his knife as a reference to calculate the trajectory from which the ordnance was fired during the Post-Blast Analysis Course at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 12, 2018. When calculating the ordnance’s trajectory, the Marines, Soldier, and members from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Hazardous Devices Section must use everything they learned throughout the course to make an accurate assessment. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Quentarius Johnson)
Post-Blast Analysis Course
Post-Blast Analysis Course
U.S. Marines with 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, along with Orange County Sheriff’s Department Hazardous Devices Section, examine fragmentation to identify what type of ordnance was detonated during the Post-Blast Analysis Course at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 12, 2018. By examining exploded ordnance, technicians are able to determine what type of ordnance was used, the amount of explosives used, if it was buried and the trajectory if it was fired. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Quentarius Johnson)
Post-Blast Analysis Course
Post-Blast Analysis Course
U.S. Marines with 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, partnered with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Hazardous Devices Section, collect fragmentation from an exploded ordnance during the Post-Blast Analysis Course at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 12, 2018. The Marines and sheriffs used fragmentation and other indicators from examining the crater in order to accurately identify the type of ordnance used. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Quentarius Johnson)
Post-Blast Analysis Course
Post-Blast Analysis Course
U.S. Marines with 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, partner with U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians and Orange County Sheriff’s Department Hazardous Devices Section, to examine a carter to determine the trajectory in which ordnance was fired during the Post-Blast Analysis Course at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 12, 2018. When calculating the ordnance’s trajectory, the Marines, Soldiers, and sheriffs must use everything they learned throughout the course to make an accurate assessment. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Quentarius Johnson)
Post-Blast Analysis Course
Post-Blast Analysis Course
U.S. Marines with 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, partner with U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians and Orange County Sheriff’s Department Hazardous Devices Section to examine each crater and the effects of each explosive charge during the Post-Blast Analysis Course at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 11, 2018. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department Hazardous Devices Section and Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians from the U.S. Army and Marines Corps Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians examined the crater’s size and depth to determine the amount of explosives used. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Quentarius Johnson)
Post-Blast Analysis Course
Post-Blast Analysis Course
A U.S. Marine with 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, connects a charge to the main line in preparation for detonation during the Post-Blast Analysis Course at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 11, 2018. The Marines, Soldiers, and sheriffs then make their way to the designated safe area to watch the explosions before conducting a post-blast analysis. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Quentarius Johnson)
Post-Blast Analysis Course
Post-Blast Analysis Course
U.S. Marines with 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, along with Orange County Sheriff’s Department Hazardous Devices Section, cover charges of composition C-4 and trinitrotoluene (TNT) after placing them in the ground during the Post-Blast Analysis Course at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 11, 2018. The Marines and sheriffs covered the charges in preparation for detonation. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Quentarius Johnson)
Post-Blast Analysis Course
Post-Blast Analysis Course
U.S. Marine Master Sgt. Lee Eckert with 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, leads the initial analysis by examining the crater left behind after the explosion during the Post-Blast Analysis Course at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 11, 2018. Post-blast analysis is used to determine what type of ordnance was used, the amount of explosives that were used, if it was buried and the trajectory if it was fired. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Quentarius Johnson)
Post-Blast Analysis Course
Post-Blast Analysis Course
A U.S. Marine with 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, uses a pickaxe to dig a hole in which composition C-4 and trinitrotoluene (TNT) chargers will be placed during the Post-Blast Analysis Course at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 11, 2018. To show how terrain and the placement of ordnance effects the outcome of the craters during the post-blast analysis explosive chargers are placed in different areas. This included some charges placed on the surface of the ground to show the effect of an ordnance strike as an alternative to being buried. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Quentarius Johnson)
Post-Blast Analysis Course
Post-Blast Analysis Course
U.S. Marines with 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, partner with Orange County Sheriff’s Department Hazardous Devices Section to set explosive charges during the Post-Blast Analysis Course at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 11, 2018. During this portion of the Post-Blast Analysis Course, the Marines and sheriffs were tasked with the preparation of various sized charges of composition C-4 and trinitrotoluene (TNT) to be placed in the ground before detonation. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Quentarius Johnson)
Post-Blast Analysis Course
Post-Blast Analysis Course
U.S. Marines with 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, partner with Orange County Sheriff’s Department Hazardous Devices Section to set explosive charges during the Post-Blast Analysis Course at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 11, 2018. The Marines and sheriffs prepare charges of trinitrotoluene (TNT) to be placed in the ground before detonation. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Quentarius Johnson)
Post-Blast Analysis Course
Post-Blast Analysis Course
A U.S. Marine with 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, places a charge of trinitrotoluene (TNT) in a muddy portion of the ground during the Post-Blast Analysis Course at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 11, 2018. To show how terrain effects the outcome of craters explosive chargers are placed in different areas. This Includes dry packed dirt, loose dirt, and mud. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Quentarius Johnson)
Post-Blast Analysis Course
Post-Blast Analysis Course
U.S. Marines with 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, examine the components left behind after the detonation ordnance at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 10, 2018. The purpose of examining exploded ordnance is to determine what type of ordnance was used, the amount of explosives used, if it was buried and the trajectory if it was fired. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Quentarius Johnson)
Post-Blast Analysis Course
Post-Blast Analysis Course
U.S. Marines with 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, examine the components left behind after the detonation ordnance at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 10, 2018. The purpose of examining exploded ordnance is to determine what type of ordnance was used, the amount of explosives used, if it was buried, and the trajectory if it was fired. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Quentarius Johnson)
Post-Blast Analysis Course
Post-Blast Analysis Course
U.S. Marines with 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, along with Orange County Sheriff’s Department Hazardous Devices Section receive hands-on instruction on identifying the fragmentation of ordnance to determine the type of ordnance and how it was detonated during the Post-Blast Analysis Course at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 10, 2018. Each type of ordnance and Improvised Explosive Device have unique properties that make them easily indefinable. This includes the materials they are made from, the way metals stretch when detonated, the discoloration caused by explosion and the size of the fragmentation. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Quentarius Johnson)
Post-Blast Analysis Course
Post-Blast Analysis Course
U.S. Marines with 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct practical application portion of the Post-Blast Analysis Course at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 10, 2018. The Marines get a first-hand look at some of the different types of ordnance to be identified in the following range days. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Quentarius Johnson)
Post-Blast Analysis Course
Post-Blast Analysis Course
U.S. Marine Master Sgt. Lee Eckert with 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, gives a class post-blast analysis to Orange County Sheriff’s Department Hazardous Devices Section, and U.S. Army and U.S. Marines Corps Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians during a Post-Blast Analysis Course at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 10, 2018. Post blast analysis is used to determine what type of ordnance was used, the amount of explosives that were used, if it was buried, and the trajectory if it was fired. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Quentarius Johnson)
Post-Blast Analysis Course
Post-Blast Analysis Course
U.S. Marines with 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, along with Orange County Sheriff’s Department Hazardous Devices Section, get a closer look at the fragmentation left behind a after certain ordnance have been detonated during the Post Blast Analysis Course at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 10, 2018. Each type of ordnance and Improvised Explosive Device has unique properties that make them more easily indefinable. This includes the materials they are made from, the way metals stretch when detonated, the discoloration caused by explosion and the size of the fragmentation. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Quentarius Johnson)
7th ESB Red Beach
7th ESB Red Beach
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Brady McClanahan, an electrician with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conducts preventative maintenance on an Advanced Medium Mobile Power Source (AMMPS) at Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 17, 2018. The AMMPS can run up to eight hours on a full 60-watt load until it needs to be refueled. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
7th ESB Red Beach
7th ESB Red Beach
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Carlos Effio, a bilk fuel specialist with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, attaches a suction line onto a 3,000 gallon fuel bag at Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 17, 2018. The suction line is specifically designed with metal support inside the hose to prevent the line from collapsing during use. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
7th ESB Red Beach
7th ESB Red Beach
A U.S. Marine with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group uses an entrenching tool to fill sand bags at Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 17, 2018. The sand bags were utilized to contain an expedient fuel system used to store and issue fuel. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
7th ESB Red Beach
7th ESB Red Beach
The 9,000 gallon expedient fuel system awaits its first fuel supply during a field exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 17, 2018. Depending on the Forward-Operating Base’s rate of fuel consumption, the 9,000 gallon system can support fuel requirements up to a month or more before needing to be replenished. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
7th ESB Red Beach
7th ESB Red Beach
U.S. Marines with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, use a Medium Crawler Tractor (MCT) to build an earth berm that will hold one of three fuel bags as part of a 9,000 gallon expedient fuel system at Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 16, 2018. The expedient fuel system is used to stock pile fuel in a hostile area to prevent the need for multiple resupply convoys. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
7th ESB Red Beach
7th ESB Red Beach
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Christian Tan, left, and Lance Cpl. Logan Temple, right, both bulk fuel specialists with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, enjoy their Meal Ready-To-Eat (MRE) at Camp Pendleton Calif., March 16, 2018. The MRE is a self-contained 1,200 calorie meal designed to replenish the calories lost in a field environment. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
7th ESB Red Beach
7th ESB Red Beach
U.S. Marines with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group fill a fuel container at Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 18, 2018. The fuel containers are used to fill smaller pieces of equipment such as generators. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
7th ESB Red Beach
7th ESB Red Beach
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Brady McClanahan, an electrician with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conducts preventative maintenance on an Advanced Medium Mobile Power Source (AMMPS) at Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 17, 2018. The AMMPS can safely produce 60 watts of power and requires users to conduct preventative maintenance checks every 24 operating hours. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
7th ESB Red Beach
7th ESB Red Beach
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Carlos Effio, a bulk fuel specialist with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, attaches a three-way splitter onto one of the pumps used for the 9,000 gallon expedient fuel system at Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 17, 2018. The three-way splitter is used to select which 3,000 gallon fuel bags is dispensing fuel while refueling. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
7th ESB Red Beach
7th ESB Red Beach
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Carlos Effio bulk fuel specialist with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group refuels a Medium Crawler Tractor (MCT) from the 9,000 gallon expedient fuel system at Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 18, 2018 Depending on the Forward Operating Base’s rate of fuel consumption, the 9,000 gallon system can support fuel requirements up to a month or more before needing to be replenished. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
7th ESB Red Beach
7th ESB Red Beach
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Carlos Effio a bulk fuel specialist with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, prepares to fuel a Medium Crawler Tractor (MCT) from the 9,000 gallon expedient fuel system at Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 2018. The expedient fuel system is used to stock pile fuel in a hostile area to prevent the need for multiple resupply convoys. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt Rodion Zabolotniy)
7th ESB Red Beach
7th ESB Red Beach
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Brady McClanahan, an electrician with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conducts preventative maintenance on an Advanced Medium Mobile Power Source (AMMPS) at Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 17, 2018. The AMMPS is one of the primary power generators used in the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
7th ESB Red Beach
7th ESB Red Beach
U.S. Marines with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group fill a fuel container at Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 18, 2018. The fuel containers are used to fill smaller pieces of equipment such as generators. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
7th ESB Red Beach
7th ESB Red Beach
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Luis Manrique, left, and Lance Cpl. Evric Gray, right, both bulk fuel specialists with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, provide security as heavy equipment operators build earth berms around a Forward-Operating Base (FOB) at Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 16, 2018. The FOB is a part of a training exercise designed to test Marines in establishing combat operations from a field environment. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
7th ESB Red Beach
7th ESB Red Beach
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Carlos Effio bulk fuel specialist with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group refuels a Medium Crawler Tractor (MCT) from the 9,000 gallon expedient fuel system at Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 18, 2018 Depending on the Forward Operating Base’s rate of fuel consumption, the 9,000 gallon system can support fuel requirements up to a month or more before needing to be replenished. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
7th ESB Red Beach
7th ESB Red Beach
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Carlos Effio, a bulk fuel specialist with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, attaches a three-way splitter onto one of the pumps used for the 9,000 gallon expedient fuel system at Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 17, 2018. The three-way splitter is used to select which 3,000 gallon fuel bags is dispensing fuel while refueling. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
7th ESB Red Beach
7th ESB Red Beach
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Luis Manrique, left, and Lance Cpl. Evric Gray, right, both bulk fuel specialists with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, provide security as heavy equipment operators build earth berms around a Forward-Operating Base (FOB) at Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 16, 2018. The FOB is a part of a training exercise designed to test Marines in establishing combat operations from a field environment. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
7th ESB Red Beach
7th ESB Red Beach
U.S. Marines with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group prepare to fuel a Medium Crawler Tractor (MCT) from the 9,000 gallon expedient fuel system at Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 2018. The expedient fuel system is used to stock pile fuel in a hostile area to prevent the need for multiple resupply convoys. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
7th ESB Red Beach
7th ESB Red Beach
U.S. Marines with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group fill a fuel container at Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 18, 2018. The fuel containers are used to fill smaller pieces of equipment such as generators. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
Marine Maker, Innovation Labs
Marine Maker, Innovation Labs
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Alante Pierce, a metal worker with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, uses a mig welder to connect two pieces of metal during a Marine Maker Course with Building Momentum at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 30, 2018. The Marines were inspected on the quality of their welds for this challenge. The Marine Maker Course is a one week event in which the Marines learn a multitude of new skills and compete against one another in challenges that test their new found abilities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
Marine Maker, Innovation Labs
Marine Maker, Innovation Labs
U.S. Marine Cpl. Austin Green, a metal worker with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, uses pliers to carefully assemble a circuit board during a Marine Maker Course with Building Momentum at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 30, 2018. The circuit board is a key component in the challenge to build a small voltage regulator. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
Marine Maker, Innovation Labs
Marine Maker, Innovation Labs
U.S. Marine Cpl. Austin Green, a metal worker with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, designs a castle in a 3-D workplace using Invented LTE during a Marine Maker course with Building Momentum at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 29, 2018. The Invented LTE program allows Marines to design a projects which can be 3-D printed through additive manufacturing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
Marine Maker, Innovation Labs
Marine Maker, Innovation Labs
U.S. Marine Cpl. Michael Banks, a machinist with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, uses pliers and a magnifying glass to carefully assemble a circuit board during a Marine Maker Course with Building Momentum at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 30, 2018. The circuit board is a key component in the challenge to build a voltage regulator. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
Marine Maker, Innovation Labs
Marine Maker, Innovation Labs
U.S. Marine Cpl. Michael Banks, a machinist with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, installs a drill as a weapon for his robot at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 29, 2018. The Marines will be putting these robots through a battle royal, as part of the Marine Maker Course. Throughout the course the Marines are taught problem solving skills and given the tools to work out those problems to achieve the goal of their assigned challenges. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
Marine Maker, Innovation Labs
Marine Maker, Innovation Labs
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Alante Pierce, a metal worker with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, presents his completed weld design during a Marine Maker Course with Building Momentum at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 30, 2018. The Marines were encouraged to personalize their items by welding on their initials during the challenge. The purpose of welding their intitials was to show a mastery of the weld to create a design, no matter how simple. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
Marine Maker, Innovation Labs
Marine Maker, Innovation Labs
Albert Vega, a training director with Building Momentum, assists Cpl. Austin Green, a metal worker with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, in cutting segments of wood to help assemble his robot at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 29, 2018. The Marines used a wide array of materials to build their robots; anything from wood, to cardboard, to a used energy drink bottle. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
Marine Maker, Innovation Labs
Marine Maker, Innovation Labs
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Alante Pierce, a metal worker with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, uses a mig welder to connect two pieces of metal during a Marine Maker course with Building Momentum at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 30, 2018. During this portion of the course the Marines were challenged to utilize the fundamentals they were taught to create strong and visually appealing welds (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
Marine Maker, Innovation Labs
Marine Maker, Innovation Labs
U.S. Marine Cpl. Austin Green, a metal worker with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, puts the finishing touches on his voltage regulator assembly during a Marine Maker Course with Building Momentum at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 30, 2018. The voltage regulators the students made during the course have multiple uses; the primary use being a mobile phone charger. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
Marine Maker, Innovation Labs
Marine Maker, Innovation Labs
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Alante Pierce, a metal worker with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, uses a mig welder to connect two pieces of metal during a Marine Maker Course with Building Momentum at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 30, 2018. During this portion of the course the Marines were challenged to utilize the fundamentals they were taught to create strong and visually appealing welds. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
Marine Maker, Innovation Labs
Marine Maker, Innovation Labs
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Alante Pierce, a metal worker with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, uses a mig welder to connect two pieces of metal during a Marine Maker Course with Building Momentum at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 30, 2018. The Marines were inspected on the quality of their welds for this challenge. The Marine Maker Course is a one week event in which the Marines learn a multitude of new skills and compete against one another in challenges that test their new found abilities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
Marine Maker, Innovation Labs
Marine Maker, Innovation Labs
U.S. Marine Cpl. Michael Banks, a machinist with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, assembles a voltage regulator during a Marine Maker Course with Building Momentum at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 30, 2018. The voltage regulators created during the course have multiple uses; the primary use being a mobile phone charger. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
Bridge Company Field Training Exercise
Bridge Company Field Training Exercise
U.S. Marine Brig. Gen. Stephen Sklenka, the commanding general for 1st Marine Logistics Group, walks along a medium girder bridge during a field training exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 28, 2018. U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group and Sailors with Bridge Detachment, Navy Mobile Construction Battalion 3, 1st Naval Construction Group, constructed a MGB to demonstrate their capabilities if they were to deploy. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Timothy Shoemaker)
Bridge Company Field Training Exercise
Bridge Company Field Training Exercise
U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, add bracing, to support the interior bays on a medium girder bridge during a field training exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 27, 2018. Marines use poles to connect the interior bays together to provide bracing for the bridge. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Timothy Shoemaker)
Bridge Company Field Training Exercise
Bridge Company Field Training Exercise
U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group and Sailors with Bridge Detachment, Navy Mobile Construction Battalion 3, 1st Naval Construction Group, move the Medium Girder Bridge into position during a field training exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 27, 2018. A MGB is a bridge pieced together by manual labor and is deployable across a canyon. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Timothy Shoemaker)
Bridge Company Field Training Exercise
Bridge Company Field Training Exercise
U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, perform preventative maintenance to the medium girder bridge during a field training exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 28, 2018. The Marines attach ropes to link reinforcements under the bridge to ensure it is tightly secured and in place. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Timothy Shoemaker)
Bridge Company Field Training Exercise
Bridge Company Field Training Exercise
U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group and Sailors with Bridge Detachment, Navy Mobile Construction Battalion 3, 1st Naval Construction Group, measure the distance between a medium tactical vehicle replacement and a medium girder bridge during a field training exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 27, 2018. The MTVR is used to push the MGB over an abyss between two land masses. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Timothy Shoemaker)
Bridge Company Field Training Exercise
Bridge Company Field Training Exercise
U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group and Sailors with Bridge Detachment, Navy Mobile Construction Battalion 3, 1st Naval Construction Group, prepare to move the next piece for the medium girder bridge during a field training exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 27, 2018. MBG’s are used to transport logistical vehicles across a canyon to support an divison. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Timothy Shoemaker)
Bridge Company Field Training Exercise
Bridge Company Field Training Exercise
U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, attach steel side pieces to the medium girder bridge during a field training exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 28, 2018. The MGB’s are used to transport chow, fuel, and water across canyons in support of a operation. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Timothy Shoemaker)
Bridge Company Field Training Exercise
Bridge Company Field Training Exercise
U.S. Marine Sgt. David Tyson, a combat engineer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, attempts to wedge an interior bay into a position during a field training exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 27, 2018. Interior bays are used as the main foundation for a medium girder bridge. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Timothy Shoemaker)
Bridge Company Field Training Exercise
Bridge Company Field Training Exercise
U.S. Marine Sgt. David Tyson, a combat engineer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, pulls a link reinforcement cable on a medium girder bridge into position during a field training exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 27, 2018. Link reinforcement provide support so the bridge doesn’t collapse. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Timothy Shoemaker)
Bridge Company Showcase
Bridge Company Showcase
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Erick Harmon, a combat engineer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, lowers a medium girder bridge at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 16, 2018. Girder bridge systems are highly transportable, can be rapidly deployed and are considered cost effective. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
Bridge Company Showcase
Bridge Company Showcase
U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. Lonnie Travis, sergeant major of the 1st Marine Logistics Group, helps Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st MLG, set up a medium girder bridge at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 16, 2018. Travis and Brig. Gen. Stephen Sklenka, the commanding general of the 1st MLG, worked with the Marines of Bridge Company to learn more about their daily operations and to gain hands-on experience with 7th ESB’s bridging capabilities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
Bridge Company Showcase
Bridge Company Showcase
U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, set up a medium girder bridge at Camp Pendleton Calif., Feb. 16, 2018. Girder bridge systems are highly transportable, can be rapidly deployed and are considered cost effective. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
Bridge Company Showcase
Bridge Company Showcase
U.S. Marine Pfc. Benjamin Castles, a combat engineer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, utilizes a jack to lift a medium girder bridge at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 16, 2018. The Marines of 7th ESB were setting up the bridge to show the command their capabilities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
Bridge Company Showcase
Bridge Company Showcase
U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. Lonnie Travis, sergeant major of the 1st Marine Logistics Group, helps Marines in Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st MLG, lift a top panel for a medium girder bridge at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 16, 2018. The Marines of 7th ESB were setting up the bridge to showcase the capabilities of the medium girder bridge, which provides a four meter wide roadway that can be used to overcome various obstacles. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
Bridge Company Showcase
Bridge Company Showcase
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Troy Roberts, a combat engineer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, helps set up a medium girder bridge at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 16, 2018. Bridge Company provides support to the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force and the 1st Marine Division by being able to build bridges for vehicles, personnel and equipment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
Bridge Company Showcase
Bridge Company Showcase
U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, assembles a medium girder bridge at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 16, 2018. Bridge Company provides support to the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force and the 1st Marine Division by being able to build bridges for vehicles, personnel and equipment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
7th ESB Conducts Water Survival Training
7th ESB Conducts Water Survival Training
U.S. Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion prepare to conduct the treading in water portion of their water survival training at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 18, 2017. Marines are required to have their heads above water for the entirety of four minutes for this portion of their qualification. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timmothy Shoemaker, caption by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
7th ESB Conducts Water Survival Training
7th ESB Conducts Water Survival Training
U.S. Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion jump into the water to begin stripping their gear during water survival training at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 18, 2017. Water survival training enables Marines to be comfortable with the amphibious nature of the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timmothy Shoemaker, caption by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
7th ESB Conducts Water Survival Training
7th ESB Conducts Water Survival Training
U.S. Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion prepare to conduct the treading in water portion of their water survival training at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 18, 2017. Marines are required to have their heads above water for the entirety of four minutes for this portion of their qualification. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timmothy Shoemaker, caption by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
7th ESB Conducts Water Survival Training
7th ESB Conducts Water Survival Training
U.S. Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion dawn gear before they begin conducting water survival training at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 18, 2017. Swim qualification tests Marines on distance swimming, dawning and stripping of their gear and their ability to transport gear while they swim. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timmothy Shoemaker, caption by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
7th ESB Conducts Water Survival Training
7th ESB Conducts Water Survival Training
U.S. Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion conduct the 250 meter swim as part of the intermediate swim qualification at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 18, 2017. Intermediate swim qualification tests Marines on distance swimming, dawning and stripping gear and their ability to rescue distressed Marines in real life scenarios. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timmothy Shoemaker, caption by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
7th ESB Conducts Water Survival Training
7th ESB Conducts Water Survival Training
U.S. Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion conduct the 250 meter swim as part of the intermediate swim qualification at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 18, 2017. Intermediate swim qualification tests Marines on distance swimming, dawning and stripping gear and their ability to rescue distressed Marines in real life scenarios. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
7th ESB Conducts Water Survival Training
7th ESB Conducts Water Survival Training
U.S. Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion conduct the treading in water portion of their water survival training at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 18, 2017. Marines are required to have their heads above water for the entirety of four minutes for this portion of their qualification. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
7th ESB Conducts Water Survival Training
7th ESB Conducts Water Survival Training
U.S. Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion prepare to conduct the treading in water portion of their water survival training at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 18, 2017. Marines are required to have their heads above water for the entirety of four minutes for this portion of their qualification. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
7th ESB Conducts Water Survival Training
7th ESB Conducts Water Survival Training
U.S. Marines with the 7th Engineer Support Battalion carry their gear while swimming 25 meters during water survival training at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 18, 2017. Marines are required to have their gear during the swim to simulate if they would have to cross a small body of water with their gear in hand. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
7th ESB Conducts Water Survival Training
7th ESB Conducts Water Survival Training
U.S. Marine Sgt. Justin Ventura, a water support technician with Engineer Support Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, strips his gear during water survival training at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 18, 2017. Water survival training enables Marines to be comfortable with the amphibious nature of the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
1st MLG Marines and Sailors Receive Quarterly Awards
1st MLG Marines and Sailors Receive Quarterly Awards
Petty Officer 2nd Class Lindsey Rude, a hospital corpsman with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, is recognized as the sailor of the quarter award during an awards ceremony at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 19, 2017. The awards ceremony is conducted every quarter to highlight the achievements of the Marines and Sailors throughout the unit. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
Deep Strike II
Deep Strike II
U.S. Marine Cpl. Angelica Mcfarlin, a heavy equipment operator with Support Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, poses in front of her Tractor Rubber Articulated Multi-terrain during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 15, 2017. TRAMs are used to move heavy equipment or clear shrubbery. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Deep Strike II
Deep Strike II
U.S. Marine Cpl. Cristian Delacruz, a field radio operator with Service Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, speaks through a radio during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 8, 2017. Radio operators manage communication capabilities to include cryptographing messages that can be easily transmitted throughout the camp and checkpoints. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Deep Strike II
Deep Strike II
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Gypsy Barrientos, a hospital corpsman with Service Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, studies her Marine Corps history during Exercise Deep Strike II, at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 13, 2017. On her down time, Barrientos studies Navy and Marine Corps knowledge to earn the Enlisted Fleet Marine Force Warfare Specialist Insignia. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Deep Strike II
Deep Strike II
U.S. Marine Pfc. Austin Shelley, a heavy equipment operator with Support Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, posts security during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 13, 2017. Marines are assigned guard posts during field operations to practice being in a deployed environment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Deep Strike II
Deep Strike II
U.S. Marine Cpl. Rhett Farnell, a combat engineer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, safeguards an Improved Ribbon Bridge during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 14, 2017. Marines post as road guards to ensure any vehicle crossing the bridge remain at low speeds for safety precautions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Deep Strike II
Deep Strike II
U.S. Marine 2nd Lt. Kerri Hands, a combat engineer officer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, transmits messages during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 13, 2017. The day prior to conducting the bridge crossing, communications were moved from the forward operating base to the bridge site. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Deep Strike II
Deep Strike II
U.S. Marine Capt. Sean Daley, the company commander of Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, receives transmissions during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 15, 2017. Cryptographic transmission are the first line of communication while in the field. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Deep Strike II
Deep Strike II
U.S. Marine Pfc. Troy Roberts, a combat engineer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, posts security while on a Bridge Erection Boat during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 14, 2017. Marines post security in order to counter simulated enemy attacks during the field operation. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Deep Strike II
Deep Strike II
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Jonathan Law, a small craft mechanic with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, guides a Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement over an Improved Ribbon Bridge during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 14, 2017. Guides are used to keep the trucks at a low speed while moving across the bridge as to not disassemble the bridge. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
7th ESB Constructs O-Course
7th ESB Constructs O-Course
U.S. Marine Pfc. Ryan Brigmon, an engineer with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, sets the teeth of a log jack during the construction of an obstacle course at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 29, 2017. The log jack allows Marines to maneuver the logs around the O-Course in order to ensure all pieces are assembled correctly. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
7th ESB Constructs O-Course
7th ESB Constructs O-Course
U.S. Marine Darin Ariunbold, an engineer with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, trims the top of a log during the construction of an obstacle course at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 29, 2017. Various logs are precisely cut during the construction of an obstacle course and are affixed by utilizing chisels, hammers and chainsaws to ensure the integrity of structures. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
7th ESB Constructs O-Course
7th ESB Constructs O-Course
U.S. Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics, Group, conduct training on how to properly use a chisel during the construction of an obstacle course at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 29, 2017. Chisels are used for precise woodworking and can be as an alternative tool to overcome mechanical malfunctions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
7th ESB Constructs O-Course
7th ESB Constructs O-Course
U.S. Marine Darin Ariunbold, an engineer with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, creates tension during the construction of an obstacle course at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 29, 2017. The string is utilized to ensure both tops of the logs are level and have no further need for trimming. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
7th ESB Constructs O-Course
7th ESB Constructs O-Course
U.S. Marine Pfc. Stone Roberts, an engineer with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, trims the top of a log during the construction of an obstacle course at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 29, 2017. Various logs are precisely cut during the construction of an obstacle course and are affixed by utilizing chisels, hammers and chainsaws to ensure the integrity of structures. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
7th ESB Constructs O-Course
7th ESB Constructs O-Course
U.S. Marine Pfc. Darin Ariunbold, an engineer with (COMPANY), 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, trims the end of a log during the construction of an obstacle course at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 29, 2017. Various logs are precisely cut during the construction of an obstacle course and are affixed by utilizing chisels, hammers and chainsaws to ensure the integrity of structures. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
Bravo Company Demolition Range
Bravo Company Demolition Range
U.S. Marines with Bravo Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, detonate a charge during a breaching and demolition training exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 19, 2017. The Marines of Bravo Company applied their knowledge in the exercise by demonstrating the procedures of breaching and demolition. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Roderick Jacquote)
Bravo Company Demolition Range
Bravo Company Demolition Range
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kyle Lynch, a combat engineer with Bravo Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, searches for hazards during a patrol at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 18, 2017. Marines of Bravo Company strengthen their capabilities by providing and maintaining engineering reconnaissance to prepare for real world operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Roderick Jacquote)
Bravo Company Demolition Range
Bravo Company Demolition Range
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Daniel Hulse, a combat engineer with Bravo Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, crimps a non-electrical blasting cap onto a time fuse in preparation for a breaching and demolition training exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 19, 2017. Combat engineers are trained to use explosives on construction and demolition projects. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Roderick Jacquote)
Bravo Company Demolition Range
Bravo Company Demolition Range
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Daniel Hulse, a combat engineer with Bravo Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, provides security during a patrol at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 18, 2017. Bravo Company strengthens their capabilities by patrolling and searching for potential threats to develop deployment readiness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Roderick Jacquote)
Bravo Company Demolition Range
Bravo Company Demolition Range
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kyle Lynch, a combat engineer with Bravo Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, provides security during a patrol at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 18, 2017. Bravo Company strengthens their capabilities by patrolling and searching for potential threats to develop deployment readiness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Roderick Jacquote)
Bravo Company Demolition Range
Bravo Company Demolition Range
U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Caleb Pratt, a combat engineer with Bravo Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, uses a compact metal detector during a patrol at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 18, 2017. Bravo Company strengthens their capabilities by patrolling and searching for potential threats to develop deployment readiness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Roderick Jacquote)
Bravo Company Demolition Range
Bravo Company Demolition Range
U.S. Marines with Bravo Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, enclose on a target during a breaching and demolition training exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 19, 2017. The Marines of Bravo Company applied their knowledge in the exercise by demonstrating the procedures of breaching and demolition. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Roderick Jacquote)
Bravo Company Demolition Range
Bravo Company Demolition Range
U.S. Marines with Bravo Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, detonate a charge during a breaching and demolition training exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 19, 2017. The Marines of Bravo Company applied their knowledge in the exercise by demonstrating the procedures of breaching and demolition. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Roderick Jacquote)
Bravo Company Demolition Range
Bravo Company Demolition Range
An In-Line Initiator M23 Blasting Cap Assembly lays on standby during a breaching and demolition training exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 19, 2017. The M23 is used to propagate a detonation wave to a crimped and sealed blasting cap. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Roderick Jacquote)
Bravo Company Demolition Range
Bravo Company Demolition Range
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Daniel Hulse, a combat engineer with Bravo Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, crimps a non-electrical blasting cap onto a time fuse in preparation for a breaching and demolition training exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 19, 2017. Combat engineers are trained to use explosives on construction and demolition projects. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Roderick Jacquote)
Bravo Company Demolition Range
Bravo Company Demolition Range
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Isaac Villa, left, and Lance Cpl. Nathan Long, right, combat engineers with Bravo Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, build a field-expedient claymore in preparation for a breaching and demolition training exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 19, 2017. The Marines of Bravo Company demonstrate their capabilities by producing field-expedient explosives that are used in various situations such as destroying structures, equipment, or heavy weapons. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Roderick Jacquote)
Bravo Company Demolition Range
Bravo Company Demolition Range
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kyle Lynch, a combat engineer with Bravo Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, uses a compact metal detector during a patrol at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 18, 2017. Bravo Company strengthens their capabilities by patrolling and searching for potential threats to develop deployment readiness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Roderick Jacquote)
Bravo Company Demolition Range
Bravo Company Demolition Range
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Nathan Long, a combat engineer with Bravo Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, compresses a C-4 explosive block in preparation for a breaching and demolition training exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 19, 2017. The Marines of Bravo Company, 7th ESB demonstrate their capabilities by producing field-expedient explosives. The Marines of Bravo Company demonstrate their capabilities by producing field-expedient explosives that are used in various situations such as destroying structures, equipment, or heavy weapons. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Roderick Jacquote)
Bravo Company Demolition Range
Bravo Company Demolition Range
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Marvin Posey, a fire team leader with Bravo Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, builds a field-expedient Bangalore Torpedo during a breaching and demolition training exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 19, 2017. The Marines of Bravo Company demonstrate their capabilities by producing field-expedient explosives that are used in various situations such as destroying structures, equipment, or heavy weapons. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Roderick Jacquote)
Bravo Company Demolition Range
Bravo Company Demolition Range
U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Isaiah Toone, a combat engineer with Bravo Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, cuts a detonating cord in preparation for a breaching and demolition training exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 19, 2017. The Marines of Bravo Company assemble and prepare the necessary materials to produce field-expedient explosives. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Roderick Jacquote)
7th ESB and 1st LAR participate in Exercise Deep Strike II
7th ESB and 1st LAR participate in Exercise Deep Strike II
U.S. Marines with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, cross an Improvised Ribbon Bridge during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 14, 2017. Bridge Company constructed a bridge across 120-meter section of the Colorado River. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
7th ESB and 1st LAR participate in Exercise Deep Strike II
7th ESB and 1st LAR participate in Exercise Deep Strike II
U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, prepare to move tactical vehicles across the Colorado River during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 14, 2017. Marines with Bridge Company were tasked with constructing a bridge across a 120-meter section of the Colorado River to test the capabilities of their Improved Ribbon Bridge. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
7th ESB and 1st LAR participate in Exercise Deep Strike II
7th ESB and 1st LAR participate in Exercise Deep Strike II
U.S. Marines with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, cross an Improved Ribbon Bridge during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 14, 2017. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, supported 1st LAR as they conducted a 120-meter wet-gap crossing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
1st MLG and 1st LAR participate in Exercise Deep Strike II
1st MLG and 1st LAR participate in Exercise Deep Strike II
U.S. Marines with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, cross an Improved Ribbon Bridge during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 14, 2017. The IRB can be deployed as a span bridge or longitudinal rafting to overcome complex obstacles. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
7th ESB and 1st LAR participate in Exercise Deep Strike II
7th ESB and 1st LAR participate in Exercise Deep Strike II
U.S. Marine 2nd Lt. Kerri Hands, a combat engineer officer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, directs Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacements during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe Calif., Sept. 14, 2017. After Marines conducted a wet-gap crossing over the Colorado River, Bridge Company had follow-on missions to further test the capabilities of their Improved Ribbon Bridge. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
7th ESB and 1st LAR participate in Exercise Deep Strike II
7th ESB and 1st LAR participate in Exercise Deep Strike II
U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, guide a Light Armored Vehicle across an Improved Ribbon Bridge during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 14, 2017. Marines with Bridge Company were tasked with constructing a bridge across a 120-meter section of the Colorado River to allow Marines with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, to execute a wet-gap crossing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
7th ESB and 1st LAR participate in Exercise Deep Strike II
7th ESB and 1st LAR participate in Exercise Deep Strike II
U.S. Marines with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, cross an Improved Ribbon Bridge during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 14, 2017. The IRB can be deployed as a span bridge or longitudinal rafting to overcome complex obstacles. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Deep Strike II
Deep Strike II
U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, prepare to attach a Bridge Erection Boat (BEB) to an interior bay during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 8, 2017. Bridge Erection Boats are used to transport and attach interior bays which together create a bridge. The company is tasked with constructing a bridge that will span 120 meters across the Colorado River to allow Marines with 1st Light Armor Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division to execute a wet-gap crossing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Deep Strike II
Deep Strike II
U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, strategically place a section of an interior bay during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 8, 2017. River crossing is a complex obstacle breach that requires multiple interior bays to create a bridge. Throughout the process, Marines will have to combat the river’s width, depth and velocity. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Deep Strike II
Deep Strike II
Bridge Erection Boats (BEBs) await on trailers during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif, Sept. 7, 2017. U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, is tasked with constructing a bridge across a 120-meter section of the Colorado River to allow Marines with 1st Light Armor Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division to execute a wet-gap crossing. (U.S Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Deep Strike II
Deep Strike II
U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, tie knots for camouflage netting during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif, Sept. 7, 2017. Camouflage netting is used to conceal equipment and personnel from the enemy aerial view. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Deep Strike II
Deep Strike II
U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, use a Bridge Erection Boat to navigate across the Colorado River during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 8, 2017. Throughout the exercise, Bridge Company conducts bridge construction to span a section of the Colorado River allowing Marines with 1st Light Armor Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division to execute a wet-gap crossing with their tactical vehicles. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Deep Strike II
Deep Strike II
U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, adjust the hydraulics system of a ramp bay during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 9, 2017. There are three types of gap-crossing operations; deliberate, hasty and covert. The Marines with Bridge Company are simulating a covert operation to construct a bridge in preparation for an ambush on the enemy. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Deep Strike II
Deep Strike II
U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, prepare to attach a Bridge Erection Boat to an interior bay during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 9, 2017. Interior bays are launched into the water using the capabilities of a Logistics Vehicle System Replacement truck. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Deep Strike II
Deep Strike II
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. James Gribble, a combat engineer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, demonstrates knot tying techniques during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 9, 2017. Proper knot placement and technique is important to assure interior bays do not detach from the Bridge Erection Boat during construction. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Deep Strike II
Deep Strike II
U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, construct a floating wet-gap bridge during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 9, 2017. Bridge Company is tasked with constructing a bridge to span a 120-meter section of the Colorado River using Bridge Erection Boats and. The height, slope, and stability of the bank affect how the bridge is to be anchored. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Deep Strike II
Deep Strike II
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. James Gribble, a combat engineer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, gives directions to Bridge Erection Boats during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif, Sept. 11, 2017. Bridge Company is tasked with constructing a bridge across a 120-meter section of the Colorado River. The width, depth, and velocity all have huge impacts on how a bridge is made on a river. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Deep Strike II
Deep Strike II
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. James Gribble, a combat engineer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, gives directions to Bridge Erection Boats during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 11, 2017. Bridge Company is tasked with constructing a bridge to span a 120-meter section of the Colorado River. The width, depth, and velocity all have huge impacts on how a bridge is made on a river. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Deep Strike II
Deep Strike II
U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, drop anchors to support a floating wet-gap bridge during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 11, 2017. Bridge Company is tasked with constructing a bridge to span a 120-meter section of the Colorado River, which will allow friendly units to conduct a wet-gap crossing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, prepare to move concertina wire to various locations during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 6, 2017. Concertina wire is strategically placed and used to simulate setting up a forward operating base (FOB) while deployed. The concertina wire and other defensive barriers are used keep unknown persons out of the FOB and to control access. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
U.S. Marines with 1st Marine Logistics Group prepare for Deep Strike II
U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, prepare to move concertina wire to various locations during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 6, 2017. Concertina wire is strategically placed and used to simulate setting up a forward operating base (FOB) while deployed. The concertina wire and other defensive barriers are used keep unknown persons out of the FOB and to control access. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
A U.S. Marine with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, lays down concertina wire during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept.6, 2017. Concertina wire is strategically placed and used to simulate setting up a forward operating base (FOB) while deployed. The concertina wire and other defensive barriers are used keep unknown persons out of the FOB and to control access. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
U.S. Marines with 1st Marine Logistics Group prepare for Deep Strike II
A U.S. Marine with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, lays down concertina wire during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept.6, 2017. Concertina wire is strategically placed and used to simulate setting up a forward operating base (FOB) while deployed. The concertina wire and other defensive barriers are used keep unknown persons out of the FOB and to control access. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, prepare to secure extra concertina wire on a Logistics Vehicle System Replacement truck during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., September 6, 2017. Logistics Vehicle System Replacement trucks are one of various different vehicles used to transport large amounts of supplies or other vehicles that attribute to the logistical capabilities of the MLG. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
U.S. Marines with 1st Marine Logistics Group prepare for Deep Strike II
U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, prepare to secure extra concertina wire on a Logistics Vehicle System Replacement truck during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., September 6, 2017. Logistics Vehicle System Replacement trucks are one of various different vehicles used to transport large amounts of supplies or other vehicles that attribute to the logistical capabilities of the MLG. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
U.S. Marine Cpl. Angelica Mcfarlin, a heavy equipment operator with Support Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, moves shrubbery during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 6, 2017. Tractor Rubber Articulated Multi-terrain vehicles are used to move heavy equipment or clear debris while conducting field exercises. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
U.S. Marines with 1st Marine Logistics Group prepare for Deep Strike II
U.S. Marine Cpl. Angelica Mcfarlin, a heavy equipment operator with Support Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, moves shrubbery during Exercise Deep Strike II at Blythe, Calif., Sept. 6, 2017. Tractor Rubber Articulated Multi-terrain vehicles are used to move heavy equipment or clear debris while conducting field exercises. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
U.S. Marine Cpl. Braxton Shrader, a combat engineer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group observes his surroundings while afloat the Bridge Erection Boat (BEB) during a boat licensing course on the water along the coast of Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 21, 2017. The BEB deploys improved ribbon bridges, which are long two-way platforms used to transport heavy equipment, such as tanks, over bodies of water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Bridging the Gap
U.S. Marine Cpl. Braxton Shrader, a combat engineer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group observes his surroundings while afloat the Bridge Erection Boat (BEB) during a boat licensing course on the water along the coast of Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 21, 2017. The BEB deploys improved ribbon bridges, which are long two-way platforms used to transport heavy equipment, such as tanks, over bodies of water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
U.S. Marine Cpl. Braxton Shrader, a combat engineer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group communicates over the radio on a Bridge Erection Boat (BEB) during the boat licensing course along the coast of Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 21, 2017. The BEB deploys improved ribbon bridges, which are long two-way platforms used to transport heavy equipment, such as tanks, over bodies of water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Bridging the Gap
U.S. Marine Cpl. Braxton Shrader, a combat engineer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group communicates over the radio on a Bridge Erection Boat (BEB) during the boat licensing course along the coast of Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 21, 2017. The BEB deploys improved ribbon bridges, which are long two-way platforms used to transport heavy equipment, such as tanks, over bodies of water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group perform several Bridge Erection Boat (BEB) maneuvers along the coast of Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 21, 2017. The BEB deploys improved ribbon bridges, which are long two-way platforms used to transport heavy equipment, such as tanks, over bodies of water.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Bridging the Gap
U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group perform several Bridge Erection Boat (BEB) maneuvers along the coast of Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 21, 2017. The BEB deploys improved ribbon bridges, which are long two-way platforms used to transport heavy equipment, such as tanks, over bodies of water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
U.S. Marine Cpl. Braxter Shrader, a combat engineer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group teaches Sgt. Lewis Kennedy the ins and outs of the Bridge Erection Boat (BEB) on Camp Pendleton Calif., June 21, 2017. The BEB deploys improved ribbon bridges, which are long two-way platforms used to transport heavy equipment, such as tanks, over bodies of water.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Bridging the Gap
U.S. Marine Cpl. Braxter Shrader, a combat engineer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group teaches Sgt. Lewis Kennedy the ins and outs of the Bridge Erection Boat (BEB) on Camp Pendleton Calif., June 21, 2017. The BEB deploys improved ribbon bridges, which are long two-way platforms used to transport heavy equipment, such as tanks, over bodies of water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
U.S. Marine Cpl. Braxton Shrader, a combat engineer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Service Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group checks the gauges of the Bridge Erection Boat (BEB) during the boat licensing course along the coast of Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 21, 2017. The BEB deploys improved ribbon bridges, which are long two-way platforms used to transport heavy equipment, such as tanks, over bodies of water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Bridging the Gap
U.S. Marine Cpl. Braxton Shrader, a combat engineer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Service Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group checks the gauges of the Bridge Erection Boat (BEB) during the boat licensing course along the coast of Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 21, 2017. The BEB deploys improved ribbon bridges, which are long two-way platforms used to transport heavy equipment, such as tanks, over bodies of water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
U.S. Marine Sgt. Lewis Kennedy, a combat engineer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group communicates over the radio aboard a Bridge Erection Boat (BEB) during the boat licensing course along the coast of Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 21, 2017. The BEB deploys improved ribbon bridges, which are long two-way platforms used to transport heavy equipment, such as tanks, over bodies of water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Bridging the Gap
U.S. Marine Sgt. Lewis Kennedy, a combat engineer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group communicates over the radio aboard a Bridge Erection Boat (BEB) during the boat licensing course along the coast of Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 21, 2017. The BEB deploys improved ribbon bridges, which are long two-way platforms used to transport heavy equipment, such as tanks, over bodies of water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
U.S. Marine Cpl. Braxton Shrader, a combat engineer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group observes his surroundings while on the Bridge Erection Boat (BEB) during a boat licensing course along the coast of Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 21, 2017. The BEB deploys improved ribbon bridges, which are long two-way platforms used to transport heavy equipment, such as tanks, over bodies of water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Bridging the Gap
U.S. Marine Cpl. Braxton Shrader, a combat engineer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group observes his surroundings while on the Bridge Erection Boat (BEB) during a boat licensing course along the coast of Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 21, 2017. The BEB deploys improved ribbon bridges, which are long two-way platforms used to transport heavy equipment, such as tanks, over bodies of water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
U.S. Marine Cpl. Braxton Shrader, a combat engineer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group observes his surroundings while on the Bridge Erection Boat (BEB) during a boat licensing course along the coast of Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 21, 2017 The BEB deploys improved ribbon bridges, which are long two-way platforms used to transport heavy equipment, such as tanks, over bodies of water.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
Bridging the Gap
U.S. Marine Cpl. Braxton Shrader, a combat engineer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group observes his surroundings while on the Bridge Erection Boat (BEB) during a boat licensing course along the coast of Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 21, 2017 The BEB deploys improved ribbon bridges, which are long two-way platforms used to transport heavy equipment, such as tanks, over bodies of water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker)
U.S. Marine Sgt. Shaun Taylor, a combat engineer with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group puts the finishing touches on a box lid on Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 13, 2017. Combat engineers provide support for elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force with demolition and construction capabilities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
Finishing Touches
U.S. Marine Sgt. Shaun Taylor, a combat engineer with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group puts the finishing touches on a box lid on Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 13, 2017. Combat engineers provide support for elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force with demolition and construction capabilities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
U.S. Marines with 1st Marine Logistics Group and U.S. Navy Sailors with Underwater Construction Team Two discuss which explosives they are going to use and how they will be placed to demolish a dam at Cleveland National Forest in Silverado, Calif., on March 21, 2017. The Marines will conduct dam demolition operations at Cleveland National Forest over the next two years to allow the land to return to its natural state. (U.S.Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
Dam Demolition Drill
U.S. Marines with 1st Marine Logistics Group and U.S. Navy Sailors with Underwater Construction Team Two discuss which explosives they are going to use and how they will be placed to demolish a dam at Cleveland National Forest in Silverado, Calif., on March 21, 2017. The Marines will conduct dam demolition operations at Cleveland National Forest over the next two years to allow the land to return to its natural state. (U.S.Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Devin Schmidt, a combat engineer with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, swings his sledgehammer at one of the dams being demolished at Cleveland National Forest in Silverado, Calif., to make a hole for an explosive on March 21, 2017. There are over 30 dams along streams in the Trabuco, Holy Jim and Silverado Canyons that will be demolished over the next two years. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
Dam Demolition Drill
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Devin Schmidt, a combat engineer with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, swings his sledgehammer at one of the dams being demolished at Cleveland National Forest in Silverado, Calif., to make a hole for an explosive on March 21, 2017. There are over 30 dams along streams in the Trabuco, Holy Jim and Silverado Canyons that will be demolished over the next two years. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
U.S. Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, prepare a charge of dynamite to demolish a dam at Cleveland National Forest in Silverado, Calif., on March 22, 2017. The Marines are demolishing the dams to allow remigration of fish into the area and to conduct Innovative Readiness Training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
Dam Demolition Drill
U.S. Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, prepare a charge of dynamite to demolish a dam at Cleveland National Forest in Silverado, Calif., on March 22, 2017. The Marines are demolishing the dams to allow remigration of fish into the area and to conduct Innovative Readiness Training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
U.S. Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, clean up the aftermath of the demolition of one of the dams at Cleveland National Forest in Silverado, Calif., while placing C4 on the next part of the dam on March 22, 2017. There will be two more iterations of this training over the next two years, demolishing 10 dams every year until all 30 dams have been removed. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
Dam Demolition Drill
U.S. Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, clean up the aftermath of the demolition of one of the dams at Cleveland National Forest in Silverado, Calif., while placing C4 on the next part of the dam on March 22, 2017. There will be two more iterations of this training over the next two years, demolishing 10 dams every year until all 30 dams have been removed. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
The aftermath of one of the dams that was demolished by U.S. Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, at Cleveland National Forest in Silverado, Calif., on March 22, 2017. The purpose of demolishing the dams is to remove all material from 10 dams, allow fish to pass unobstructed and return the land to its natural state. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
Dam Demolition Drill
The aftermath of one of the dams that was demolished by U.S. Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, at Cleveland National Forest in Silverado, Calif., on March 22, 2017. The purpose of demolishing the dams is to remove all material from 10 dams, allow fish to pass unobstructed and return the land to its natural state. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
A Marine Corps High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) is parked in the loading bay of an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during Strategic Mobility Exercise on March Air Force Reserve Base, Calif., March 12, 2017. STRATMOBEX is a training exercise conducted by the 1st Marine Logistics Group in order to maintain readiness and sharpen skills needed to rapidly deploy personnel and equipment on a large scale.
Practice makes performance: MLG Marines train for large scale deployment
A Marine Corps High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) is parked in the loading bay of an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during Strategic Mobility Exercise on March Air Force Reserve Base, Calif., March 12, 2017. STRATMOBEX is a training exercise conducted by the 1st Marine Logistics Group in order to maintain readiness and sharpen skills needed to rapidly deploy personnel and equipment on a large scale.
Airmen with 50th Aerial Port Squadron, 452nd Air Mobility Wing, strap down three Marine Corps High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV) that are parked in the loading bay of an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during Strategic Mobility Exercise on March Air Force Reserve Base, Calif., March 12, 2017. STRATMOBEX is a training exercise conducted by the 1st Marine Logistics Group in order to maintain readiness and sharpen skills needed to rapidly deploy personnel and equipment on a large scale.
Practice makes performance: MLG Marines train for large scale deployment
Airmen with 50th Aerial Port Squadron, 452nd Air Mobility Wing, strap down three Marine Corps High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV) that are parked in the loading bay of an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during Strategic Mobility Exercise on March Air Force Reserve Base, Calif., March 12, 2017. STRATMOBEX is a training exercise conducted by the 1st Marine Logistics Group in order to maintain readiness and sharpen skills needed to rapidly deploy personnel and equipment on a large scale.
U.S. Marines with the Bravo Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, build a body bomb charge, designed to blow a person-sized hole in a doorway for quick entry during urban breaching training at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 17, 2016. The Marines with 7th ESB were put into fire teams and tasked to build explosive devices such as a hinge charges, water charges and body charges to forcefully open a locked door. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
7th ESB blows away doors, expectations
U.S. Marines with the Bravo Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, build a body bomb charge, designed to blow a person-sized hole in a doorway for quick entry during urban breaching training at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 17, 2016. The Marines with 7th ESB were put into fire teams and tasked to build explosive devices such as a hinge charges, water charges and body charges to forcefully open a locked door. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
U.S. Marines with the Bravo Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, build a door hinge bomb charge, designed to blow a hole around a door hinge for quick entry during urban breaching exercises at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 17, 2016. The Marines with 7th ESB were put into fire teams and tasked to build explosive devices such as a hinge charge, water charge and body charge to forcefully open a locked door. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
7th ESB blows away doors, expectations
U.S. Marines with the Bravo Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, build a door hinge bomb charge, designed to blow a hole around a door hinge for quick entry during urban breaching exercises at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 17, 2016. The Marines with 7th ESB were put into fire teams and tasked to build explosive devices such as a hinge charge, water charge and body charge to forcefully open a locked door. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Heather Schneider sets up a body charge in preparation for urban breaching training at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 17, 2016. Schneider is a combat engineer with Bravo Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group.  The Marines with 7th ESB were put into fire teams and tasked to build explosive devices such as a hinge charges, water charges and body charges to forcefully open a locked door. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
7th ESB blows away doors, expectations
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Heather Schneider sets up a body charge in preparation for urban breaching training at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 17, 2016. Schneider is a combat engineer with Bravo Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group. The Marines with 7th ESB were put into fire teams and tasked to build explosive devices such as a hinge charges, water charges and body charges to forcefully open a locked door. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Ryan Malley sets up a hinge charge in preparation for urban breaching training at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 17, 2016. The hinge charge is a small explosive designed to detonate a door hinge for easy entry to a building. Malley is a combat engineer with Bravo Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group. The Marines with 7th ESB were put into fire teams and tasked to build explosive devices such as a hinge charges, water charges and body charges to forcefully open a locked door. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
7th ESB blows away doors, expectations
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Ryan Malley sets up a hinge charge in preparation for urban breaching training at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 17, 2016. The hinge charge is a small explosive designed to detonate a door hinge for easy entry to a building. Malley is a combat engineer with Bravo Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group. The Marines with 7th ESB were put into fire teams and tasked to build explosive devices such as a hinge charges, water charges and body charges to forcefully open a locked door. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
U.S. Marine Sgt. Anthony Bouquet leads his fire team in urban breaching training at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 17, 2016. Sgt. Bouquet is a combat engineer with Bravo Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group. The Marines with 7th ESB were put into fire teams and tasked to build explosive devices such as a hinge charge, water charge and body charge to forcefully open a locked door. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
7th ESB blows away doors, expectations
U.S. Marine Sgt. Anthony Bouquet leads his fire team in urban breaching training at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 17, 2016. Sgt. Bouquet is a combat engineer with Bravo Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group. The Marines with 7th ESB were put into fire teams and tasked to build explosive devices such as a hinge charge, water charge and body charge to forcefully open a locked door. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Oscar Tapia demonstrates the capabilities of an amphibious assault fueling station to Lt. Gen. Lewis Craparotta, the commanding general of the I Marine Expeditionary Force, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 19, 2016. Craparotta visited the 1st MLG to see the most up-to-date capabilities the logistics command has to offer I MEF. Tapia is a combat engineer with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
I Marine Expeditionary Force Commanding General Visit
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Oscar Tapia demonstrates the capabilities of an amphibious assault fueling station to Lt. Gen. Lewis Craparotta, the commanding general of the I Marine Expeditionary Force, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 19, 2016. Craparotta visited the 1st MLG to see the most up-to-date capabilities the logistics command has to offer I MEF. Tapia is a combat engineer with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Oscar Tapia explains the capabilities of an amphibious assault fueling station to Lt. Gen. Lewis A. Craparotta, the commanding general of the I Marine Expeditionary Force, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 19, 2016. Craparotta visited the 1st MLG to see the most up-to-date capabilities the logistics command has to offer I MEF. Tapia is a combat engineer with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
I Marine Expeditionary Force Commanding General Visit
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Oscar Tapia explains the capabilities of an amphibious assault fueling station to Lt. Gen. Lewis A. Craparotta, the commanding general of the I Marine Expeditionary Force, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 19, 2016. Craparotta visited the 1st MLG to see the most up-to-date capabilities the logistics command has to offer I MEF. Tapia is a combat engineer with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Oscar Tapia demonstrates the capabilities of an amphibious assault fueling station to Lt. Gen. Lewis Craparotta, the commanding general of the I Marine Expeditionary Force, and Brig. Gen. David Ottignon, the commanding general of 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 19, 2016. Craparotta visited the 1st MLG to see the most up-to-date capabilities the logistics command has to offer I MEF. Tapia is a combat engineer with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
I Marine Expeditionary Force Commanding General Visit
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Oscar Tapia demonstrates the capabilities of an amphibious assault fueling station to Lt. Gen. Lewis Craparotta, the commanding general of the I Marine Expeditionary Force, and Brig. Gen. David Ottignon, the commanding general of 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 19, 2016. Craparotta visited the 1st MLG to see the most up-to-date capabilities the logistics command has to offer I MEF. Tapia is a combat engineer with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Silas Thomas, from Colebrook, Ohio, a bulk fuel specialist with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, inspects one of the 600-gallon-per-minute pumps while it draws water from Lake O’Neill to take to the 200,000 gallon storage site during the bulk fuel Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation on Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 12, 2016. By using water from Lake O’Neill, the Marines were able to simulate the process of pumping fuel from ship to shore in an expeditionary environment.
Fuel to Fight; Bulk Fuel Marines conduct MCCRE
U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Silas Thomas, from Colebrook, Ohio, a bulk fuel specialist with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, inspects one of the 600-gallon-per-minute pumps while it draws water from Lake O’Neill to take to the 200,000 gallon storage site during the bulk fuel Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation on Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 12, 2016. By using water from Lake O’Neill, the Marines were able to simulate the process of pumping fuel from ship to shore in an expeditionary environment.
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Samuel Ruizlopez, from Aberdeen, Washington, a bulk fuel specialist with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, instructs Pfc. Jonathan Arevalo, from Brooklyn, New York, and Pfc. Carlos Effiogalvez, from New York City, how to turn valves to control water flow into a 50,000 gallon bag during the bulk fuel Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation on Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 12, 2016. By using water from Lake O’Neill, the Marines were able to simulate the process of pumping fuel from ship to shore in an expeditionary environment.
Fuel to Fight; Bulk Fuel Marines conduct MCCRE
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Samuel Ruizlopez, from Aberdeen, Washington, a bulk fuel specialist with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, instructs Pfc. Jonathan Arevalo, from Brooklyn, New York, and Pfc. Carlos Effiogalvez, from New York City, how to turn valves to control water flow into a 50,000 gallon bag during the bulk fuel Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation on Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 12, 2016. By using water from Lake O’Neill, the Marines were able to simulate the process of pumping fuel from ship to shore in an expeditionary environment.
U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Jonathan Arevalo, from Brooklyn, New York, and Pfc. Carlos Effiogalvez, from New York City, both bulk fuel specialists with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, operate valves to control the water flow into a 50,000 gallon bag during the bulk fuel Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation on Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 12, 2016. The MCCRE provides the Marines of 7th ESB with a training opportunity that helps them polish their skills with hands-on operations to increase their combat readiness.
Fuel to Fight; Bulk Fuel Marines conduct MCCRE
U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Jonathan Arevalo, from Brooklyn, New York, and Pfc. Carlos Effiogalvez, from New York City, both bulk fuel specialists with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, operate valves to control the water flow into a 50,000 gallon bag during the bulk fuel Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation on Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 12, 2016. The MCCRE provides the Marines of 7th ESB with a training opportunity that helps them polish their skills with hands-on operations to increase their combat readiness.
Four 600-gallon-per-minute pumps standby ready to pump water into one of the 50,000 gallon bags at the storage site during the bulk fuel Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation on Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 12, 2016. By using water from Lake O’Neill, the Marines were able to simulate the process of pumping fuel from ship to shore in an expeditionary environment.
Fuel to Fight; Bulk Fuel Marines conduct MCCRE
Four 600-gallon-per-minute pumps standby ready to pump water into one of the 50,000 gallon bags at the storage site during the bulk fuel Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation on Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 12, 2016. By using water from Lake O’Neill, the Marines were able to simulate the process of pumping fuel from ship to shore in an expeditionary environment.
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Samuel Ruizlopez, from Aberdeen, Washington, and Lance Cpl. Brian Iza Cortes, from Madison, New Jersey, both bulk fuel specialists with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, work together to record the flow of water through a 6-inch hose reel system during the bulk fuel Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation on Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 12, 2016. To record the flow water, they use a meter that tells how many gallons of water has been processed through that section of the hose so Marines can know exactly how much water has passed through.
Fuel to Fight; Bulk Fuel Marines conduct MCCRE
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Samuel Ruizlopez, from Aberdeen, Washington, and Lance Cpl. Brian Iza Cortes, from Madison, New Jersey, both bulk fuel specialists with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, work together to record the flow of water through a 6-inch hose reel system during the bulk fuel Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation on Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 12, 2016. To record the flow water, they use a meter that tells how many gallons of water has been processed through that section of the hose so Marines can know exactly how much water has passed through.
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Oscar Tapia, from Salinas, Calif., a bulk fuel specialist with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, controls the water pressure of a 600-gallon-per-minute pump while it flows through a 6-inch hose reel system into one of the 50,000 gallon bags at the storage site during the bulk fuel Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation on Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 12, 2016. There are three 200,000 gallon storage sites totaling 600,000 gallons in the MCCRE as well as two 120,000 gallon sites.
Fuel to Fight; Bulk Fuel Marines conduct MCCRE
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Oscar Tapia, from Salinas, Calif., a bulk fuel specialist with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, controls the water pressure of a 600-gallon-per-minute pump while it flows through a 6-inch hose reel system into one of the 50,000 gallon bags at the storage site during the bulk fuel Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation on Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 12, 2016. There are three 200,000 gallon storage sites totaling 600,000 gallons in the MCCRE as well as two 120,000 gallon sites.
U.S. Marine Gunnery Sgt. Pablo Hernandez renders a salute to Brig. Gen. David A. Ottignon at the 1st Marine Logistics Group quarterly awards ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton Calif., July 29, 2016. Ottignon is the 1st MLG commanding general and Hernandez is an operations chief at 7th Engineer Support Battalion. Hernandez was one of the Marines recognized at the ceremony for their outstanding achievements in the performance of their duties for the fiscal year 2016 third quarter. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Carson Gramley/released)
Attention to orders: 1st MLG Marines recognized for excellence
U.S. Marine Gunnery Sgt. Pablo Hernandez renders a salute to Brig. Gen. David A. Ottignon at the 1st Marine Logistics Group quarterly awards ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton Calif., July 29, 2016. Ottignon is the 1st MLG commanding general and Hernandez is an operations chief at 7th Engineer Support Battalion. Hernandez was one of the Marines recognized at the ceremony for their outstanding achievements in the performance of their duties for the fiscal year 2016 third quarter. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Carson Gramley/released)
U.S. Marine Brig. Gen. David A. Ottignon greets and presents the Marine Corps Engineer Association Award to Capt. Juan Rodriguez at the 1st Marine Logistics Group quarterly awards ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton Calif., July 29, 2016. Ottignon is the 1st MLG commanding general and Rodriguez is the executive officer of 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion. Rodriguez was one of the Marines recognized at the ceremony for their outstanding achievements in the performance of their duties for the fiscal year 2016 third quarter. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Carson Gramley/released)
Attention to orders: 1st MLG Marines recognized for excellence
U.S. Marine Brig. Gen. David A. Ottignon greets and presents the Marine Corps Engineer Association Award to Capt. Juan Rodriguez at the 1st Marine Logistics Group quarterly awards ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton Calif., July 29, 2016. Ottignon is the 1st MLG commanding general and Rodriguez is the executive officer of 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion. Rodriguez was one of the Marines recognized at the ceremony for their outstanding achievements in the performance of their duties for the fiscal year 2016 third quarter. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Carson Gramley/released)
U.S. Marine non-commissioned officers from 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, enter their new NCO lounge, known as Chapultepec’s, in their barracks building aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 15, 2016. The newly opened lounge is dedicated to give the NCOs a place in the barracks to come together and unwind, forming stronger camaraderie in their ranks. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
24/7 Marine: Giving the barracks a Marine Corps theme
U.S. Marine non-commissioned officers from 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, enter their new NCO lounge, known as Chapultepec’s, in their barracks building aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 15, 2016. The newly opened lounge is dedicated to give the NCOs a place in the barracks to come together and unwind, forming stronger camaraderie in their ranks. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
U.S. Marines from 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, unwind in Chapultepec’s Lounge, in their barracks building aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 29, 2016. The lounge was built to give non-commissioned officers a place to relax and share experiences. (U.S. Marines Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kyle McNan/released)
24/7 Marine: Giving the barracks a Marine Corps theme
U.S. Marines from 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, unwind in Chapultepec’s Lounge, in their barracks building aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 29, 2016. The lounge was built to give non-commissioned officers a place to relax and share experiences. (U.S. Marines Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kyle McNan/released)
The non-commissioned officers bar in the 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group non-commissioned officer’s lounge, “Chapultepec’s” on Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 29, 2016. The lounge was built by 7th ESB Marines to give NCOs a place to relax and share experiences. (U.S. Marines Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kyle McNan/released)
24/7 Marine: Giving the barracks a Marine Corps theme
The non-commissioned officers bar in the 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group non-commissioned officer’s lounge, “Chapultepec’s” on Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 29, 2016. The lounge was built by 7th ESB Marines to give NCOs a place to relax and share experiences. (U.S. Marines Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kyle McNan/released)
Bulk fuel and water purification Marines from 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, connect hoses to a spider manifold system during an annual training exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 13, 2016 to increase readiness and fulfill their yearly requirements as a reserve unit. 7th ESB, 1st Marine Logistics Group, supported their reserve counterparts with the gear necessary to pump water nearly 3 miles from the ocean at Red Beach to a training area where they practiced setting up and maintaining massive stores of water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Carson Gramley/released)
Coming Up to Speed; 6th, 7th ESB Marines train together aboard Camp Pendleton
Bulk fuel and water purification Marines from 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, connect hoses to a spider manifold system during an annual training exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 13, 2016 to increase readiness and fulfill their yearly requirements as a reserve unit. 7th ESB, 1st Marine Logistics Group, supported their reserve counterparts with the gear necessary to pump water nearly 3 miles from the ocean at Red Beach to a training area where they practiced setting up and maintaining massive stores of water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Carson Gramley/released)
Bulk fuel and water purification Marines from 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, connect a hose to a 50,000 gallon bladder during an annual training exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 13, 2016 to increase readiness and fulfill their yearly requirements as a reserve unit. 7th ESB, 1st Marine Logistics Group, supported their reserve counterparts with the gear necessary to pump water nearly 3 miles from the ocean at Red Beach to a training area where they practiced setting up and maintaining massive stores of water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Carson Gramley/released)
Coming Up to Speed; 6th, 7th ESB Marines train together aboard Camp Pendleton
Bulk fuel and water purification Marines from 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, connect a hose to a 50,000 gallon bladder during an annual training exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 13, 2016 to increase readiness and fulfill their yearly requirements as a reserve unit. 7th ESB, 1st Marine Logistics Group, supported their reserve counterparts with the gear necessary to pump water nearly 3 miles from the ocean at Red Beach to a training area where they practiced setting up and maintaining massive stores of water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Carson Gramley/released)
Bulk fuel and water purification Marines from 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, move a long section of hose to a more ideal location during an annual training exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 13, 2016 to increase readiness and fulfill their yearly requirements as a reserve unit. 7th ESB, 1st Marine Logistics Group, supported their reserve counterparts with the gear necessary to pump water nearly 3 miles from the ocean at Red Beach to a training area where they practiced setting up and maintaining massive stores of water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Carson Gramley/released)
Coming Up to Speed; 6th, 7th ESB Marines train together aboard Camp Pendleton
Bulk fuel and water purification Marines from 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, move a long section of hose to a more ideal location during an annual training exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 13, 2016 to increase readiness and fulfill their yearly requirements as a reserve unit. 7th ESB, 1st Marine Logistics Group, supported their reserve counterparts with the gear necessary to pump water nearly 3 miles from the ocean at Red Beach to a training area where they practiced setting up and maintaining massive stores of water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Carson Gramley/released)
Bulk fuel and water purification Marines from 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, maintain nearly a million gallons of purified water during an annual training exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 13, 2016 to increase readiness and fulfill their yearly requirements as a reserve unit. 7th ESB, 1st Marine Logistics Group, supported their reserve counterparts with the gear necessary to pump water nearly 3 miles from the ocean at Red Beach to a training area where they practiced setting up and maintaining massive stores of water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Carson Gramley/released)
Coming Up to Speed; 6th, 7th ESB Marines train together aboard Camp Pendleton
Bulk fuel and water purification Marines from 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, maintain nearly a million gallons of purified water during an annual training exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 13, 2016 to increase readiness and fulfill their yearly requirements as a reserve unit. 7th ESB, 1st Marine Logistics Group, supported their reserve counterparts with the gear necessary to pump water nearly 3 miles from the ocean at Red Beach to a training area where they practiced setting up and maintaining massive stores of water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Carson Gramley/released)
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Josh Allen affixes a connecting elbow to a four-inch discharge hose during an annual training exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 13, 2016 to increase readiness and fulfill yearly requirements as a reserve unit. Allen is a water purification specialist with Engineer Support Company, 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group. 7th ESB supported their reserve counterparts with the gear necessary to pump water nearly 3 miles from the ocean at Red Beach to a training area where they practiced setting up and maintaining massive stores of water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Carson Gramley/released)
Coming Up to Speed; 6th, 7th ESB Marines train together aboard Camp Pendleton
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Josh Allen affixes a connecting elbow to a four-inch discharge hose during an annual training exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 13, 2016 to increase readiness and fulfill yearly requirements as a reserve unit. Allen is a water purification specialist with Engineer Support Company, 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group. 7th ESB supported their reserve counterparts with the gear necessary to pump water nearly 3 miles from the ocean at Red Beach to a training area where they practiced setting up and maintaining massive stores of water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Carson Gramley/released)
Bulk fuel and water purification Marines from 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, use an extension to make a connection between two four-inch discharge hoses during an annual training exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 13, 2016 to increase readiness and fulfill their yearly requirements as a reserve unit. 7th ESB, 1st Marine Logistics Group, supported their reserve counterparts with the gear necessary to pump water nearly 3 miles from the ocean at Red Beach to a training area where they practiced setting up and maintaining massive stores of water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Carson Gramley/released)
Coming Up to Speed; 6th, 7th ESB Marines train together aboard Camp Pendleton
Bulk fuel and water purification Marines from 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, use an extension to make a connection between two four-inch discharge hoses during an annual training exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 13, 2016 to increase readiness and fulfill their yearly requirements as a reserve unit. 7th ESB, 1st Marine Logistics Group, supported their reserve counterparts with the gear necessary to pump water nearly 3 miles from the ocean at Red Beach to a training area where they practiced setting up and maintaining massive stores of water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Carson Gramley/released)
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Eric. J. Penrod off going commander for 7th Engineer Support Battalion (ESB) 1st Marine Logistics Group speaks about his time with the unit. The change of command for 7th ESB, May 26th 2016, Camp Pendleton, Calif., represents a military tradition that represents the transfer of authority and responsibility of a unit from one commanding officer to another. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. 1st MLG Combat Camera/released)
7th Engineer Support Battalion Change Of Command
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Eric. J. Penrod off going commander for 7th Engineer Support Battalion (ESB) 1st Marine Logistics Group speaks about his time with the unit. The change of command for 7th ESB, May 26th 2016, Camp Pendleton, Calif., represents a military tradition that represents the transfer of authority and responsibility of a unit from one commanding officer to another. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. 1st MLG Combat Camera/released)
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Jennifer A. Nash on comming commander for 7th Engineer Support Battalion (ESB) 1st Marine Logistics Group speaks about her vision for the unit. The change of command for 7th ESB, May 26th 2016, Camp Pendleton, Calif., represents a military tradition that represents the transfer of authority and responsibility of a unit from one commanding officer to another. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. 1st MLG Combat Camera/released)
7th Engineer Support Battalion Change Of Command
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Jennifer A. Nash on comming commander for 7th Engineer Support Battalion (ESB) 1st Marine Logistics Group speaks about her vision for the unit. The change of command for 7th ESB, May 26th 2016, Camp Pendleton, Calif., represents a military tradition that represents the transfer of authority and responsibility of a unit from one commanding officer to another. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. 1st MLG Combat Camera/released)
U.S. Marines with the 1st Marine Logistics Group gather for a change of command ceremony in recognition of the 7th Engineer Support Battalion (ESB). The change of command for 7th ESB, May 26th 2016, Camp Pendleton, Calif., represents a military tradition that represents the transfer of authority and responsibility of a unit from one commanding officer to another. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. 1st MLG Combat Camera/released)
7th Engineer Support Battalion Change Of Command
U.S. Marines with the 1st Marine Logistics Group gather for a change of command ceremony in recognition of the 7th Engineer Support Battalion (ESB). The change of command for 7th ESB, May 26th 2016, Camp Pendleton, Calif., represents a military tradition that represents the transfer of authority and responsibility of a unit from one commanding officer to another. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. 1st MLG Combat Camera/released)
U.S. Marines with the 1st Marine Logistics Group gather for a change of command ceremony in recognition of the 7th Engineer Support Battalion (ESB). The change of command for 7th ESB, May 26th 2016, Camp Pendleton, Calif., represents a military tradition that represents the transfer of authority and responsibility of a unit from one commanding officer to another. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. 1st MLG Combat Camera/released)
7th Engineer Support Battalion Change Of Command
U.S. Marines with the 1st Marine Logistics Group gather for a change of command ceremony in recognition of the 7th Engineer Support Battalion (ESB). The change of command for 7th ESB, May 26th 2016, Camp Pendleton, Calif., represents a military tradition that represents the transfer of authority and responsibility of a unit from one commanding officer to another. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. 1st MLG Combat Camera/released)
U.S. Marines with the 1st Marine Logistics Group gather for a change of command ceremony in recognition of the 7th Engineer Support Battalion (ESB). The change of command for 7th ESB, May 26th 2016, Camp Pendleton, Calif., represents a military tradition that represents the transfer of authority and responsibility of a unit from one commanding officer to another. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. 1st MLG Combat Camera/released)
7th Engineer Support Battalion Change Of Command
U.S. Marines with the 1st Marine Logistics Group gather for a change of command ceremony in recognition of the 7th Engineer Support Battalion (ESB). The change of command for 7th ESB, May 26th 2016, Camp Pendleton, Calif., represents a military tradition that represents the transfer of authority and responsibility of a unit from one commanding officer to another. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. 1st MLG Combat Camera/released)
U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Jennifer A. Nash receives the unit colors from Lt. Col. Eric J. Penrod with 7th Engineer Support Battalion (ESB) 1st Marine Logistics Group. The change of command for 7th ESB, May 26th 2016, Camp Pendleton, Calif., represents a military tradition that represents the transfer of authority and responsibility of a unit from one commanding officer to another. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. 1st MLG Combat Camera/released)
7th Engineer Support Battalion Change Of Command
U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Jennifer A. Nash receives the unit colors from Lt. Col. Eric J. Penrod with 7th Engineer Support Battalion (ESB) 1st Marine Logistics Group. The change of command for 7th ESB, May 26th 2016, Camp Pendleton, Calif., represents a military tradition that represents the transfer of authority and responsibility of a unit from one commanding officer to another. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. 1st MLG Combat Camera/released)
U.S. Marines with the 1st Marine Logistics Group gather for a change of command ceremony in recognition of the 7th Engineer Support Battalion (ESB). The change of command for 7th ESB, May 26th 2016, Camp Pendleton, Calif., represents a military tradition that represents the transfer of authority and responsibility of a unit from one commanding officer to another. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. 1st MLG Combat Camera/released)
7th Engineer Support Battalion Change Of Command
U.S. Marines with the 1st Marine Logistics Group gather for a change of command ceremony in recognition of the 7th Engineer Support Battalion (ESB). The change of command for 7th ESB, May 26th 2016, Camp Pendleton, Calif., represents a military tradition that represents the transfer of authority and responsibility of a unit from one commanding officer to another. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. 1st MLG Combat Camera/released)
U.S. Marines with the 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, go through mock breaching’s as part of group training. The training includes working with simulated explosives as well as breaching doors and windows on range 211A, Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 25, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. Combat Camera/released)
7th Engineer Support Battalion MOUT Breachings
U.S. Marines with the 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, go through mock breaching’s as part of group training. The training includes working with simulated explosives as well as breaching doors and windows on range 211A, Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 25, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. Combat Camera/released)
U.S. Marines with the 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, go through mock breaching’s as part of group training. The training includes working with simulated explosives as well as breaching doors and windows on range 211A, Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 25, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. Combat Camera/released)
7th Engineer Support Battalion MOUT Breachings
U.S. Marines with the 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, go through mock breaching’s as part of group training. The training includes working with simulated explosives as well as breaching doors and windows on range 211A, Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 25, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. Combat Camera/released)
U.S. Marines with the 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, go through mock breaching’s as part of group training. The training includes working with simulated explosives as well as breaching doors and windows on range 211A, Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 25, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. Combat Camera/released)
7th Engineer Support Battalion MOUT Breachings
U.S. Marines with the 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, go through mock breaching’s as part of group training. The training includes working with simulated explosives as well as breaching doors and windows on range 211A, Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 25, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. Combat Camera/released)
U.S. Marines with the 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, go through mock breaching’s as part of group training. The training includes working with simulated explosives as well as breaching doors and windows on range 211A, Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 25, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. Combat Camera/released)
7th Engineer Support Battalion MOUT Breachings
U.S. Marines with the 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, go through mock breaching’s as part of group training. The training includes working with simulated explosives as well as breaching doors and windows on range 211A, Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 25, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. Combat Camera/released)
U.S. Marines with the 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, go through mock breaching’s as part of group training. The training includes working with simulated explosives as well as breaching doors and windows on range 211A, Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 25, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. Combat Camera/released)
7th Engineer Support Battalion MOUT Breachings
U.S. Marines with the 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, go through mock breaching’s as part of group training. The training includes working with simulated explosives as well as breaching doors and windows on range 211A, Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 25, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. Combat Camera/released)
U.S. Marines with the 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, go through mock breaching’s as part of group training. The training includes working with simulated explosives as well as breaching doors and windows on range 211A, Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 25, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. Combat Camera/released)
7th Engineer Support Battalion MOUT Breachings
U.S. Marines with the 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, go through mock breaching’s as part of group training. The training includes working with simulated explosives as well as breaching doors and windows on range 211A, Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 25, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. Combat Camera/released)
U.S. Marines with the 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, go through mock breaching’s as part of group training. The training includes working with simulated explosives as well as breaching doors and windows on range 211A, Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 25, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. Combat Camera/released)
7th Engineer Support Battalion MOUT Breachings
U.S. Marines with the 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, go through mock breaching’s as part of group training. The training includes working with simulated explosives as well as breaching doors and windows on range 211A, Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 25, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. Combat Camera/released)
U.S. Marines with the 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, go through mock breaching’s as part of group training. The training includes working with simulated explosives as well as breaching doors and windows on range 211A, Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 25, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. Combat Camera/released)
7th Engineer Support Battalion MOUT Breachings
U.S. Marines with the 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, go through mock breaching’s as part of group training. The training includes working with simulated explosives as well as breaching doors and windows on range 211A, Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 25, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. Combat Camera/released)
U.S. Marines with the 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, go through mock breaching’s as part of group training. The training includes working with simulated explosives as well as breaching doors and windows on range 211A, Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 25, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. Combat Camera/released)
7th Engineer Support Battalion MOUT Breachings
U.S. Marines with the 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, go through mock breaching’s as part of group training. The training includes working with simulated explosives as well as breaching doors and windows on range 211A, Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 25, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Salmineo Sherman Jr. Combat Camera/released)
Meritoriously promoted sergeants from 1st Marine Logistics Group discuss leadership and the new role they will have as sergeants of Marines during a lunch hosted for them by the commanding general aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 17, 2016. During the gathering the Marines had an opportunity to speak with their most senior leaders, to include the MLG commanding general, sergeant major, and command master chief. The four Marines promoted were Sgt. Olivia Berry, a combat engineer with Combat Logistics Battalion 5, Sgt. Lucas Ferreira, a combat engineer with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, Sgt. Jose Gaytan, an engineer equipment mechanic from Combat Logistics Battalion 11, and Sgt. Hector RiveraGuzman, a warehouse clerk with 1st Supply Battalion. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Carson Gramley/released)
MLG's newest Meritorious Sergeants meet for lunch and leadership discussion with their Commanding General
Meritoriously promoted sergeants from 1st Marine Logistics Group discuss leadership and the new role they will have as sergeants of Marines during a lunch hosted for them by the commanding general aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 17, 2016. During the gathering the Marines had an opportunity to speak with their most senior leaders, to include the MLG commanding general, sergeant major, and command master chief. The four Marines promoted were Sgt. Olivia Berry, a combat engineer with Combat Logistics Battalion 5, Sgt. Lucas Ferreira, a combat engineer with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, Sgt. Jose Gaytan, an engineer equipment mechanic from Combat Logistics Battalion 11, and Sgt. Hector RiveraGuzman, a warehouse clerk with 1st Supply Battalion. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Carson Gramley/released)
U.S. Marine Sgt. Johnathan Howley is awarded a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal during an awards ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 22, 2016. Howley is a bulk fuel specialist with 7th Engineer Support Battalion. Ten Marines and Sailors with 1st Marine Logistics Group were recognized for their outstanding performance throughout the year. Awards ranged from a Certificate of Commendation, Marine of the year, Noncommissioned Officer of the Year, and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Marines and Sailors with 1st MLG are recognized for their hard work
U.S. Marine Sgt. Johnathan Howley is awarded a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal during an awards ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 22, 2016. Howley is a bulk fuel specialist with 7th Engineer Support Battalion. Ten Marines and Sailors with 1st Marine Logistics Group were recognized for their outstanding performance throughout the year. Awards ranged from a Certificate of Commendation, Marine of the year, Noncommissioned Officer of the Year, and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Marines and their families look at a line-up of show cars during a family day hosted by 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 23, 2016. Marines with 1st EOD Co. hosted the Viper Club of Southern California for the day as a part of their celebration which included food, family activities, and various show cars. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
Family, Food, Cars; 1st EOD Co. hosts Viper Club of Southern California at family day
Marines and their families look at a line-up of show cars during a family day hosted by 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 23, 2016. Marines with 1st EOD Co. hosted the Viper Club of Southern California for the day as a part of their celebration which included food, family activities, and various show cars. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
Marines and their families gather for food during a family day hosted by 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 23, 2016. Marines with 1st EOD Co. hosted the Viper Club of Southern California for the day as a part of their celebration, which included food, family activities, and a line-up of show cars. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
Family, Food, Cars; 1st EOD Co. hosts Viper Club of Southern California at family day
Marines and their families gather for food during a family day hosted by 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 23, 2016. Marines with 1st EOD Co. hosted the Viper Club of Southern California for the day as a part of their celebration, which included food, family activities, and a line-up of show cars. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
Marines and their families look at a line-up of show cars during a family day hosted by 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 23, 2016. Marines with 1st EOD Co. hosted the Viper Club of Southern California for the day as a part of their celebration, which included food, family activities, and various show cars. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
Family, Food, Cars; 1st EOD Co. hosts Viper Club of Southern California at family day
Marines and their families look at a line-up of show cars during a family day hosted by 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 23, 2016. Marines with 1st EOD Co. hosted the Viper Club of Southern California for the day as a part of their celebration, which included food, family activities, and various show cars. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Juan Lopez directs drivers during a family day celebration aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 23, 2016. Lopez is the administration chief for 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group. Marines with 1st EOD Co. hosted the Viper Club of Southern California for the day as a part of their celebration, which included food, family activities, and a line-up of show cars. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
Family, Food, Cars; 1st EOD Co. hosts Viper Club of Southern California at family day
U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Juan Lopez directs drivers during a family day celebration aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 23, 2016. Lopez is the administration chief for 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group. Marines with 1st EOD Co. hosted the Viper Club of Southern California for the day as a part of their celebration, which included food, family activities, and a line-up of show cars. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
Andy Weiss addresses Marines and their families during a family day hosted by 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 23, 2016. Weiss is the president of the Viper Club of Southern California. The Viper Club made a donation of over $4,000 to the EOD Warrior Foundation as a thank you to those who have given everything. The family day celebration included food, family activities, and a line-up of show cars. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
Family, Food, Cars; 1st EOD Co. hosts Viper Club of Southern California at family day
Andy Weiss addresses Marines and their families during a family day hosted by 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 23, 2016. Weiss is the president of the Viper Club of Southern California. The Viper Club made a donation of over $4,000 to the EOD Warrior Foundation as a thank you to those who have given everything. The family day celebration included food, family activities, and a line-up of show cars. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Carlos Rodriguez guides a concrete truck backward during a road improvement project with Joint Task Force North in El Centro, Calif., April 19, 2016. Rodriguez is the staff non-commissioned officer in charge of Headquarters and Support Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion. For the last two months, the Marines have been processing and leveling dirt to improve the road’s quality as well as constructing low-water crossings to maintain the integrity of the road during wet conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
New Roads; 7th ESB Marines participate in road improvement project with Joint Task Force North
U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Carlos Rodriguez guides a concrete truck backward during a road improvement project with Joint Task Force North in El Centro, Calif., April 19, 2016. Rodriguez is the staff non-commissioned officer in charge of Headquarters and Support Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion. For the last two months, the Marines have been processing and leveling dirt to improve the road’s quality as well as constructing low-water crossings to maintain the integrity of the road during wet conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
U.S. Marine Col. Ladaniel Dayzie presents a Marine from 7th Engineer Support Battalion with a challenge coin in El Centro, Calif., April 19, 2016. Dayzie is the deputy commander of Joint Task Force North in El Centro. Marines with 7th ESB assisted in a road improvement project with JTF-N during the months of March and April. During the project, the Marines have been processing and leveling dirt to improve the road’s quality as well as constructing low-water crossings to maintain the integrity of the road during wet conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
New Roads; 7th ESB Marines participate in road improvement project with Joint Task Force North
U.S. Marine Col. Ladaniel Dayzie presents a Marine from 7th Engineer Support Battalion with a challenge coin in El Centro, Calif., April 19, 2016. Dayzie is the deputy commander of Joint Task Force North in El Centro. Marines with 7th ESB assisted in a road improvement project with JTF-N during the months of March and April. During the project, the Marines have been processing and leveling dirt to improve the road’s quality as well as constructing low-water crossings to maintain the integrity of the road during wet conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
U.S. Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion assist in pouring out concrete during a road improvement project with Joint Task Force North in El Centro, Calif., April 19, 2016. For the last two months, the Marines have been processing and leveling dirt to improve the road’s quality as well as constructing low-water crossings to maintain the integrity of the road during wet conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
New Roads: 7th ESB Marines participate in road improvement project with Joint Task Force North
U.S. Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion assist in pouring out concrete during a road improvement project with Joint Task Force North in El Centro, Calif., April 19, 2016. For the last two months, the Marines have been processing and leveling dirt to improve the road’s quality as well as constructing low-water crossings to maintain the integrity of the road during wet conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
U.S. Marine Corporals Cody Moore and James Stroeher use concrete edgers to refine the edge of a concrete slab during a road improvement project with Joint Task Force North in El Centro, Calif., April 19, 2016. Moore and Stroeher are with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, Bridge Company. For the last two months, the Marines have been processing and leveling dirt to improve the road’s quality as well as constructing low-water crossings to maintain the integrity of the road during wet conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
New Roads: 7th ESB Marines participate in road improvement project with Joint Task Force North
U.S. Marine Corporals Cody Moore and James Stroeher use concrete edgers to refine the edge of a concrete slab during a road improvement project with Joint Task Force North in El Centro, Calif., April 19, 2016. Moore and Stroeher are with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, Bridge Company. For the last two months, the Marines have been processing and leveling dirt to improve the road’s quality as well as constructing low-water crossings to maintain the integrity of the road during wet conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
U.S. Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion assist in the pouring of concrete during a road improvement project with Joint Task Force North in El Centro, Calif., April 19, 2016. For the last two months, the Marines have been processing and leveling dirt to improve the road’s quality as well as constructing low-water crossings to maintain the integrity of the road during wet conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
New Roads: 7th ESB Marines participate in road improvement project with Joint Task Force North
U.S. Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion assist in the pouring of concrete during a road improvement project with Joint Task Force North in El Centro, Calif., April 19, 2016. For the last two months, the Marines have been processing and leveling dirt to improve the road’s quality as well as constructing low-water crossings to maintain the integrity of the road during wet conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Eric J. Penrod addresses non-commissioned officers from 7th Engineer Support Battalion at the opening of a new NCO lounge, known as Chapultepec’s, in their barracks building aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 15, 2016. Penrod is the commanding officer of 7th ESB. The newly opened lounge is dedicated to give the NCOs a place in the barracks to come together and unwind, forming stronger camaraderie in their ranks. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
Blowing off steam; 7th ESB opens new NCO lounge
U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Eric J. Penrod addresses non-commissioned officers from 7th Engineer Support Battalion at the opening of a new NCO lounge, known as Chapultepec’s, in their barracks building aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 15, 2016. Penrod is the commanding officer of 7th ESB. The newly opened lounge is dedicated to give the NCOs a place in the barracks to come together and unwind, forming stronger camaraderie in their ranks. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. Charles W. Weeks addresses non-commissioned officers from 7th Engineer Support Battalion at the opening of a new NCO lounge, known as Chapultepec’s, in their barracks building aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 15, 2016. Weeks is the sergeant major of 7th ESB. The newly opened lounge is dedicated to give the NCOs a place in the barracks to come together and unwind, forming stronger camaraderie in their ranks. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
Blowing off steam; 7th ESB opens new NCO lounge
U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. Charles W. Weeks addresses non-commissioned officers from 7th Engineer Support Battalion at the opening of a new NCO lounge, known as Chapultepec’s, in their barracks building aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 15, 2016. Weeks is the sergeant major of 7th ESB. The newly opened lounge is dedicated to give the NCOs a place in the barracks to come together and unwind, forming stronger camaraderie in their ranks. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
U.S. Marine non-commissioned officers and senior leaders from 7th Engineer Support Battalion participate in a cookout after the opening of their new NCO lounge, known as Chapultepec’s, in their barracks building aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 15, 2016. The newly opened lounge is dedicated to give the NCOs a place in the barracks to come together and unwind, forming stronger camaraderie in their ranks. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
Blowing off steam; 7th ESB opens new NCO lounge
U.S. Marine non-commissioned officers and senior leaders from 7th Engineer Support Battalion participate in a cookout after the opening of their new NCO lounge, known as Chapultepec’s, in their barracks building aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 15, 2016. The newly opened lounge is dedicated to give the NCOs a place in the barracks to come together and unwind, forming stronger camaraderie in their ranks. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
U.S .Marine non-commissioned officers and senior leaders from 7th Engineer Support Battalion explore the new NCO lounge, known as Chapultepec’s, in their barracks building aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 15, 2016. The newly opened lounge is dedicated to give the NCOs a place in the barracks to come together and unwind, forming stronger camaraderie in their ranks. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
Blowing off steam; 7th ESB opens new NCO lounge
U.S .Marine non-commissioned officers and senior leaders from 7th Engineer Support Battalion explore the new NCO lounge, known as Chapultepec’s, in their barracks building aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 15, 2016. The newly opened lounge is dedicated to give the NCOs a place in the barracks to come together and unwind, forming stronger camaraderie in their ranks. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
U.S. Marine non-commissioned officers from 7th Engineer Support Battalion enter their new NCO lounge, known as Chapultepec’s, in their barracks building aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 15, 2016. The newly opened lounge is dedicated to give the NCOs a place in the barracks to come together and unwind, forming stronger camaraderie in their ranks. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
Blowing off steam; 7th ESB opens new NCO lounge
U.S. Marine non-commissioned officers from 7th Engineer Support Battalion enter their new NCO lounge, known as Chapultepec’s, in their barracks building aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 15, 2016. The newly opened lounge is dedicated to give the NCOs a place in the barracks to come together and unwind, forming stronger camaraderie in their ranks. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
Nathan Aldaco, a 12 year-old boy with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, and his family, pose for a picture with Explosive Ordnance Disposal Marines during a Make-A-Wish event supported by 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 24, 2016. Marines with 7th ESB and Explosive Ordnance Disposal helped to make Nathan’s wish of becoming a Marine come true by demonstrating the capabilities of their EOD robots and detonating TNT, C4, dynamite and blasting caps, while the heavy equipment operators gave him the opportunity to ride the D7 dozer and the excavator, in which he dug a pit, built a berm, and broke several large tree trunks. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Marines ‘Make-A-Wish’ come true: 7th ESB grants a terminally ill 12-year old boy’s wish
Nathan Aldaco, a 12 year-old boy with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, and his family, pose for a picture with Explosive Ordnance Disposal Marines during a Make-A-Wish event supported by 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 24, 2016. Marines with 7th ESB and Explosive Ordnance Disposal helped to make Nathan’s wish of becoming a Marine come true by demonstrating the capabilities of their EOD robots and detonating TNT, C4, dynamite and blasting caps, while the heavy equipment operators gave him the opportunity to ride the D7 dozer and the excavator, in which he dug a pit, built a berm, and broke several large tree trunks. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Nathan Aldaco, a 12 year-old boy with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, prepares to eat field rations with 1st Lt. Ernest Gaudio during a Make-A-Wish event supported by 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 24, 2016. Gaudio is a platoon commander with Bravo Company, 7th ESB, 1st MLG. Marines with 7th ESB and Explosive Ordnance Disposal helped to make Nathan’s wish of becoming a Marine come true by demonstrating the capabilities of their EOD robots and detonating TNT, C4, dynamite and blasting caps, while the heavy equipment operators gave him the opportunity to ride the D7 dozer and the excavator, in which he dug a pit, built a berm, and broke several large tree trunks.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Marines ‘Make-A-Wish’ come true: 7th ESB grants a terminally ill 12-year old boy’s wish
Nathan Aldaco, a 12 year-old boy with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, prepares to eat field rations with 1st Lt. Ernest Gaudio during a Make-A-Wish event supported by 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 24, 2016. Gaudio is a platoon commander with Bravo Company, 7th ESB, 1st MLG. Marines with 7th ESB and Explosive Ordnance Disposal helped to make Nathan’s wish of becoming a Marine come true by demonstrating the capabilities of their EOD robots and detonating TNT, C4, dynamite and blasting caps, while the heavy equipment operators gave him the opportunity to ride the D7 dozer and the excavator, in which he dug a pit, built a berm, and broke several large tree trunks. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Nathan Aldaco, a 12 year-old boy with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, along with his brother and sister learn about TNT during a Make-A-Wish event supported by 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 24, 2016. Marines with 7th ESB and Explosive Ordnance Disposal helped to make Nathan’s wish of becoming a Marine come true by demonstrating the capabilities of their EOD robots and detonating TNT, C4, dynamite and blasting caps, while the heavy equipment operators gave him the opportunity to ride the D7 dozer and the excavator, in which he dug a pit, built a berm, and broke several large tree trunks.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Marines ‘Make-A-Wish’ come true: 7th ESB grants a terminally ill 12-year old boy’s wish
Nathan Aldaco, a 12 year-old boy with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, along with his brother and sister learn about TNT during a Make-A-Wish event supported by 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 24, 2016. Marines with 7th ESB and Explosive Ordnance Disposal helped to make Nathan’s wish of becoming a Marine come true by demonstrating the capabilities of their EOD robots and detonating TNT, C4, dynamite and blasting caps, while the heavy equipment operators gave him the opportunity to ride the D7 dozer and the excavator, in which he dug a pit, built a berm, and broke several large tree trunks. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Nathan Aldaco, a 12 year-old boy with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, learns about the power of blasting caps during a Make-A-Wish event supported by 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 24, 2016. Marines with 7th ESB and Explosive Ordnance Disposal helped to make Nathan’s wish of becoming a Marine come true by demonstrating the capabilities of their EOD robots and detonating TNT, C4, dynamite and blasting caps, while the heavy equipment operators gave him the opportunity to ride the D7 dozer and the excavator, in which he dug a pit, built a berm, and broke several large tree trunks.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Marines ‘Make-A-Wish’ come true: 7th ESB grants a terminally ill 12-year old boy’s wish
Nathan Aldaco, a 12 year-old boy with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, learns about the power of blasting caps during a Make-A-Wish event supported by 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 24, 2016. Marines with 7th ESB and Explosive Ordnance Disposal helped to make Nathan’s wish of becoming a Marine come true by demonstrating the capabilities of their EOD robots and detonating TNT, C4, dynamite and blasting caps, while the heavy equipment operators gave him the opportunity to ride the D7 dozer and the excavator, in which he dug a pit, built a berm, and broke several large tree trunks. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Nathan Aldaco, a 12 year-old boy with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, gets a safety brief before watching explosives detonate during a Make-A-Wish event supported by 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 24, 2016. Marines with 7th ESB and Explosive Ordnance Disposal helped to make Nathan’s wish of becoming a Marine come true by demonstrating the capabilities of their EOD robots and detonating TNT, C4, dynamite and blasting caps, while the heavy equipment operators gave him the opportunity to ride the D7 dozer and the excavator, in which he dug a pit, built a berm, and broke several large tree trunks.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Marines ‘Make-A-Wish’ come true: 7th ESB grants a terminally ill 12-year old boy’s wish
Nathan Aldaco, a 12 year-old boy with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, gets a safety brief before watching explosives detonate during a Make-A-Wish event supported by 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 24, 2016. Marines with 7th ESB and Explosive Ordnance Disposal helped to make Nathan’s wish of becoming a Marine come true by demonstrating the capabilities of their EOD robots and detonating TNT, C4, dynamite and blasting caps, while the heavy equipment operators gave him the opportunity to ride the D7 dozer and the excavator, in which he dug a pit, built a berm, and broke several large tree trunks. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Nathan Aldaco, a 12 year-old boy with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, looks out of a bunker during a Make-A-Wish event supported by 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 24, 2016. Marines with 7th ESB and Explosive Ordnance Disposal helped to make Nathan’s wish of becoming a Marine come true by demonstrating the capabilities of their EOD robots and detonating TNT, C4, dynamite and blasting caps, while the heavy equipment operators gave him the opportunity to ride the D7 dozer and the excavator, in which he dug a pit, built a berm, and broke several large tree trunks.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Marines ‘Make-A-Wish’ come true: 7th ESB grants a terminally ill 12-year old boy’s wish
Nathan Aldaco, a 12 year-old boy with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, looks out of a bunker during a Make-A-Wish event supported by 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 24, 2016. Marines with 7th ESB and Explosive Ordnance Disposal helped to make Nathan’s wish of becoming a Marine come true by demonstrating the capabilities of their EOD robots and detonating TNT, C4, dynamite and blasting caps, while the heavy equipment operators gave him the opportunity to ride the D7 dozer and the excavator, in which he dug a pit, built a berm, and broke several large tree trunks. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Nathan Aldaco, a 12 year-old boy with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, controls a Pacbot during a Make-A-Wish event supported by 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 24, 2016. Marines with 7th ESB and Explosive Ordnance Disposal helped to make Nathan’s wish of becoming a Marine come true by demonstrating the capabilities of their EOD robots and detonating TNT, C4, dynamite and blasting caps, while the heavy equipment operators gave him the opportunity to ride the D7 dozer and the excavator, in which he dug a pit, built a berm, and broke several large tree trunks.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Marines ‘Make-A-Wish’ come true: 7th ESB grants a terminally ill 12-year old boy’s wish
Nathan Aldaco, a 12 year-old boy with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, controls a Pacbot during a Make-A-Wish event supported by 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 24, 2016. Marines with 7th ESB and Explosive Ordnance Disposal helped to make Nathan’s wish of becoming a Marine come true by demonstrating the capabilities of their EOD robots and detonating TNT, C4, dynamite and blasting caps, while the heavy equipment operators gave him the opportunity to ride the D7 dozer and the excavator, in which he dug a pit, built a berm, and broke several large tree trunks. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Nathan Aldaco, a 12 year-old boy with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, walks with Marines to a demolition site during a Make-A-Wish event supported by 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 24, 2016. Marines with 7th ESB and Explosive Ordnance Disposal helped to make Nathan’s wish of becoming a Marine come true by demonstrating the capabilities of their EOD robots and detonating TNT, C4, dynamite and blasting caps, while the heavy equipment operators gave him the opportunity to ride the D7 dozer and the excavator, in which he dug a pit, built a berm, and broke several large tree trunks.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Marines ‘Make-A-Wish’ come true: 7th ESB grants a terminally ill 12-year old boy’s wish
Nathan Aldaco, a 12 year-old boy with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, walks with Marines to a demolition site during a Make-A-Wish event supported by 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 24, 2016. Marines with 7th ESB and Explosive Ordnance Disposal helped to make Nathan’s wish of becoming a Marine come true by demonstrating the capabilities of their EOD robots and detonating TNT, C4, dynamite and blasting caps, while the heavy equipment operators gave him the opportunity to ride the D7 dozer and the excavator, in which he dug a pit, built a berm, and broke several large tree trunks. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Nathan Aldaco, a 12 year-old boy with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, learns about explosive ordnance during a Make-A-Wish event supported by 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 24, 2016. Marines with 7th ESB and Explosive Ordnance Disposal helped to make Nathan’s wish of becoming a Marine come true by demonstrating the capabilities of their EOD robots and detonating TNT, C4, dynamite and blasting caps, while the heavy equipment operators gave him the opportunity to ride the D7 dozer and the excavator, in which he dug a pit, built a berm, and broke several large tree trunks.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Marines ‘Make-A-Wish’ come true: 7th ESB grants a terminally ill 12-year old boy’s wish
Nathan Aldaco, a 12 year-old boy with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, learns about explosive ordnance during a Make-A-Wish event supported by 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 24, 2016. Marines with 7th ESB and Explosive Ordnance Disposal helped to make Nathan’s wish of becoming a Marine come true by demonstrating the capabilities of their EOD robots and detonating TNT, C4, dynamite and blasting caps, while the heavy equipment operators gave him the opportunity to ride the D7 dozer and the excavator, in which he dug a pit, built a berm, and broke several large tree trunks. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Nathan Aldaco, a 12 year-old boy with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, poses for a photo with heavy equipment operators during a Make-A-Wish event supported by 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 24, 2016. Marines with 7th ESB and Explosive Ordnance Disposal helped to make Nathan’s wish of becoming a Marine come true by demonstrating the capabilities of their EOD robots and detonating TNT, C4, dynamite and blasting caps, while the heavy equipment operators gave him the opportunity to ride the D7 dozer and the excavator, in which he dug a pit, built a berm, and broke several large tree trunks.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Marines ‘Make-A-Wish’ come true: 7th ESB grants a terminally ill 12-year old boy’s wish
Nathan Aldaco, a 12 year-old boy with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, poses for a photo with heavy equipment operators during a Make-A-Wish event supported by 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 24, 2016. Marines with 7th ESB and Explosive Ordnance Disposal helped to make Nathan’s wish of becoming a Marine come true by demonstrating the capabilities of their EOD robots and detonating TNT, C4, dynamite and blasting caps, while the heavy equipment operators gave him the opportunity to ride the D7 dozer and the excavator, in which he dug a pit, built a berm, and broke several large tree trunks. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
U.S. Marine Cpl. Matthew McGill turns on a small unit support vehicle (SUSV) during a cold weather training exercise at the Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., March 17, 2016. McGill, a heavy equipment operator with Alpha Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, was among 90 Marines with 7th ESB who served as the logistics combat element in support of 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, during Mountain Exercise 6-16, Feb. 24- March 26, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Taking on the mountain: 7th ESB Marines weather mountain warfare training alongside infantrymen
U.S. Marine Cpl. Matthew McGill turns on a small unit support vehicle (SUSV) during a cold weather training exercise at the Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., March 17, 2016. McGill, a heavy equipment operator with Alpha Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, was among 90 Marines with 7th ESB who served as the logistics combat element in support of 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, during Mountain Exercise 6-16, Feb. 24- March 26, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
A field radio operator logs in a convoy movement during a cold weather training exercise at the Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., March 17, 2016. The Marine, a field radio operator with Headquarters and Support Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, was among 90 Marines with 7th ESB who served as the logistics combat element in support of 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, during Mountain Exercise 6-16, Feb. 24- March 26, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Taking on the mountain: 7th ESB Marines weather mountain warfare training alongside infantrymen
A field radio operator logs in a convoy movement during a cold weather training exercise at the Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., March 17, 2016. The Marine, a field radio operator with Headquarters and Support Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, was among 90 Marines with 7th ESB who served as the logistics combat element in support of 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, during Mountain Exercise 6-16, Feb. 24- March 26, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
U.S. Marine Cpl. Matthew McGill guides a small unit support vehicle (SUSV) during a cold weather training exercise at the Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., March 17, 2016. McGill, a heavy equipment operator with Alpha Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, was among 90 Marines with 7th ESB who served as the logistics combat element in support of 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, during Mountain Exercise 6-16, Feb. 24- March 26, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Taking on the mountain: 7th ESB Marines weather mountain warfare training alongside infantrymen
U.S. Marine Cpl. Matthew McGill guides a small unit support vehicle (SUSV) during a cold weather training exercise at the Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., March 17, 2016. McGill, a heavy equipment operator with Alpha Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, was among 90 Marines with 7th ESB who served as the logistics combat element in support of 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, during Mountain Exercise 6-16, Feb. 24- March 26, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
U.S. Marine Cpl. William Banks opens a freezer within the expeditionary field kitchen during a cold weather training exercise at the Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., March 17, 2016. Banks, a food service specialist with Food Service Company, 1st Marine Logistics Group, was among 100 Marines with 1st MLG who served as the logistics combat element in support of 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, during Mountain Exercise 6-16, Feb. 24- March 26, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Taking on the mountain: 7th ESB Marines weather mountain warfare training alongside infantrymen
U.S. Marine Cpl. William Banks opens a freezer within the expeditionary field kitchen during a cold weather training exercise at the Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., March 17, 2016. Banks, a food service specialist with Food Service Company, 1st Marine Logistics Group, was among 100 Marines with 1st MLG who served as the logistics combat element in support of 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, during Mountain Exercise 6-16, Feb. 24- March 26, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
U.S. Marine Cpl. Matthew Sandal is treated for a back injury during a cold weather training exercise at the Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., March 17, 2016. Sandal, a heavy equipment operator with Alpha Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, was among 90 Marines with 7th ESB who served as the logistics combat element in support of 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, during Mountain Exercise 6-16, Feb. 24- March 26, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Taking on the mountain: 7th ESB Marines weather mountain warfare training alongside infantrymen
U.S. Marine Cpl. Matthew Sandal is treated for a back injury during a cold weather training exercise at the Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., March 17, 2016. Sandal, a heavy equipment operator with Alpha Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, was among 90 Marines with 7th ESB who served as the logistics combat element in support of 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, during Mountain Exercise 6-16, Feb. 24- March 26, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
U.S. Marines Lt. Gen. David H. Berger and Sgt. Maj. Bradley Kasal learn about water purification during a cold weather training exercise at the Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., March 17, 2016. Berger is the commanding general and Kasal is the sergeant major of I Marine Expeditionary Force. Approximately 90 Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, served as the logistics combat element in support of 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, during Mountain Exercise 6-16, Feb. 24- March 26, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Taking on the mountain: 7th ESB Marines weather mountain warfare training alongside infantrymen
U.S. Marines Lt. Gen. David H. Berger and Sgt. Maj. Bradley Kasal learn about water purification during a cold weather training exercise at the Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., March 17, 2016. Berger is the commanding general and Kasal is the sergeant major of I Marine Expeditionary Force. Approximately 90 Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, served as the logistics combat element in support of 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, during Mountain Exercise 6-16, Feb. 24- March 26, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
U.S. Marines Lt. Gen. David H. Berger and Sgt. Maj. Bradley Kasal learn about the expeditionary field kitchen during a cold weather training exercise at the Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., March 17, 2016. Berger is the commanding general and Kasal is the sergeant major of I Marine Expeditionary Force. Approximately 90 Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, served as the logistics combat element in support of 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, during Mountain Exercise 6-16, Feb. 24- March 26, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Taking on the mountain: 7th ESB Marines weather mountain warfare training alongside infantrymen
U.S. Marines Lt. Gen. David H. Berger and Sgt. Maj. Bradley Kasal learn about the expeditionary field kitchen during a cold weather training exercise at the Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., March 17, 2016. Berger is the commanding general and Kasal is the sergeant major of I Marine Expeditionary Force. Approximately 90 Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, served as the logistics combat element in support of 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, during Mountain Exercise 6-16, Feb. 24- March 26, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Marines pose for a photo during a cold weather training exercise at the Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., March 16, 2016. The Marines, combat engineers with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, were among 90 Marines with 7th ESB who served as the logistics combat element in support of 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, during Mountain Exercise 6-16, Feb. 24- March 26, 2016. The Battalion integrated 18 combat engineers with the infantrymen conducting the exercise. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Taking on the mountain: 7th ESB Marines weather mountain warfare training alongside infantrymen
Marines pose for a photo during a cold weather training exercise at the Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., March 16, 2016. The Marines, combat engineers with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, were among 90 Marines with 7th ESB who served as the logistics combat element in support of 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, during Mountain Exercise 6-16, Feb. 24- March 26, 2016. The Battalion integrated 18 combat engineers with the infantrymen conducting the exercise. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Marines eat warm food during a cold weather training exercise at the Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., March 16, 2016. The Marines, combat engineers with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, were among 90 Marines with 7th ESB who served as the logistics combat element in support of 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, during Mountain Exercise 6-16, Feb. 24- March 26, 2016. The Battalion integrated 18 combat engineers with the infantrymen conducting the exercise. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Taking on the mountain: 7th ESB Marines weather mountain warfare training alongside infantrymen
Marines eat warm food during a cold weather training exercise at the Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., March 16, 2016. The Marines, combat engineers with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, were among 90 Marines with 7th ESB who served as the logistics combat element in support of 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, during Mountain Exercise 6-16, Feb. 24- March 26, 2016. The Battalion integrated 18 combat engineers with the infantrymen conducting the exercise. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Marines are served warm food during a cold weather training exercise at the Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., March 16, 2016. The Marines, combat engineers with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, were among 90 Marines with 7th ESB who served as the logistics combat element in support of 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, during Mountain Exercise 6-16, Feb. 24- March 26, 2016. The Battalion integrated 18 combat engineers with the infantrymen conducting the exercise (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Taking on the mountain: 7th ESB Marines weather mountain warfare training alongside infantrymen
Marines are served warm food during a cold weather training exercise at the Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., March 16, 2016. The Marines, combat engineers with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, were among 90 Marines with 7th ESB who served as the logistics combat element in support of 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, during Mountain Exercise 6-16, Feb. 24- March 26, 2016. The Battalion integrated 18 combat engineers with the infantrymen conducting the exercise (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Marines wait for lunch by their tents during a cold weather training exercise at the Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., March 16, 2016. The Marines, combat engineers with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, were among 90 Marines with 7th ESB who served as the logistics combat element in support of 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, during Mountain Exercise 6-16, Feb. 24- March 26, 2016. The Battalion integrated 18 combat engineers with the infantrymen conducting the exercise. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Taking on the mountain: 7th ESB Marines weather mountain warfare training alongside infantrymen
Marines wait for lunch by their tents during a cold weather training exercise at the Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., March 16, 2016. The Marines, combat engineers with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, were among 90 Marines with 7th ESB who served as the logistics combat element in support of 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, during Mountain Exercise 6-16, Feb. 24- March 26, 2016. The Battalion integrated 18 combat engineers with the infantrymen conducting the exercise. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)
Private First Class Daniel Bonilla and Lance Cpl. Tyler Schneider, both water support technicians with Utilities Platoon, Headquarters and Support Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, operate a tactical water purification system during a utilities exercise at Red Beach aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 21, 2016. Utilities Platoon conducted an eight-day field exercise which focused on their ability to provide clean water and stable power to a unit located in an environment without standard utility resources. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
Providing the Necessities: Utilities Platoon tests support capabilities at Red Beach
Private First Class Daniel Bonilla and Lance Cpl. Tyler Schneider, both water support technicians with Utilities Platoon, Headquarters and Support Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, operate a tactical water purification system during a utilities exercise at Red Beach aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 21, 2016. Utilities Platoon conducted an eight-day field exercise which focused on their ability to provide clean water and stable power to a unit located in an environment without standard utility resources. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
Marines with Utilities Platoon, Headquarters and Support Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, operate four tactical water purification systems during a utilities exercise at Red Beach aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 21, 2016. Utilities Platoon conducted an eight-day field exercise which focused on their ability to provide clean water and stable power to a unit located in an environment without standard utility resources. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
Providing the Necessities: Utilities Platoon tests support capabilities at Red Beach
Marines with Utilities Platoon, Headquarters and Support Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, operate four tactical water purification systems during a utilities exercise at Red Beach aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 21, 2016. Utilities Platoon conducted an eight-day field exercise which focused on their ability to provide clean water and stable power to a unit located in an environment without standard utility resources. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
Marines with Utilities Platoon, Headquarters and Support Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, operate four tactical water purification systems during a utilities exercise at Red Beach aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 21, 2016. Utilities Platoon conducted an eight-day field exercise which focused on their ability to provide clean water and stable power to a unit located in an environment without standard utility resources. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
Providing the Necessities: Utilities Platoon tests support capabilities at Red Beach
Marines with Utilities Platoon, Headquarters and Support Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, operate four tactical water purification systems during a utilities exercise at Red Beach aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 21, 2016. Utilities Platoon conducted an eight-day field exercise which focused on their ability to provide clean water and stable power to a unit located in an environment without standard utility resources. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
Marines with Utilities Platoon, Headquarters and Support Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, operate four tactical water purification systems during a utilities exercise at Red Beach aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 21, 2016. Utilities Platoon conducted an eight-day field exercise which focused on their ability to provide clean water and stable power to a unit located in an environment without standard utility resources. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
Providing the Necessities: Utilities Platoon tests support capabilities at Red Beach
Marines with Utilities Platoon, Headquarters and Support Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, operate four tactical water purification systems during a utilities exercise at Red Beach aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 21, 2016. Utilities Platoon conducted an eight-day field exercise which focused on their ability to provide clean water and stable power to a unit located in an environment without standard utility resources. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
Corporal Tyler Schneider, a water support technician with Utilities Platoon, Headquarters and Support Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, retrieves the required supplies to maintain a tactical water purification system during a utilities exercise at Red Beach aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 21, 2016. Utilities Platoon conducted an eight-day field exercise which focused on their ability to provide clean water and stable power to a unit located in an environment without standard utility resources. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
Providing the Necessities: Utilities Platoon tests support capabilities at Red Beach
Corporal Tyler Schneider, a water support technician with Utilities Platoon, Headquarters and Support Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, retrieves the required supplies to maintain a tactical water purification system during a utilities exercise at Red Beach aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 21, 2016. Utilities Platoon conducted an eight-day field exercise which focused on their ability to provide clean water and stable power to a unit located in an environment without standard utility resources. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley/released)
Sergeant Craig Matz, an Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician with 1st EOD Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, supervises a James E. Potter Junior High School student attempting to drive the ANDORS EOD robot during a visit to the school in Fallbrook, Calif., Feb. 29, 2016. During the visit, EOD Marines explained the various capabilities of military robots and performed a practical application of EOD’s bomb-detecting robots.
Fun with robots: EOD Marines mentor local students
Sergeant Craig Matz, an Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician with 1st EOD Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, supervises a James E. Potter Junior High School student attempting to drive the ANDORS EOD robot during a visit to the school in Fallbrook, Calif., Feb. 29, 2016. During the visit, EOD Marines explained the various capabilities of military robots and performed a practical application of EOD’s bomb-detecting robots.
Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians with 1st EOD Co., 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, showcase the mechanics of the ANDROS EOD robot to James E. Potter Junior High School students during a visit to the school in Fallbrook, Calif., Feb. 29, 2016. During the visit, EOD Marines explained the various capabilities of military robots and performed a practical application of EOD’s bomb-detecting robots.
Fun with robots: EOD Marines mentor local students
Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians with 1st EOD Co., 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, showcase the mechanics of the ANDROS EOD robot to James E. Potter Junior High School students during a visit to the school in Fallbrook, Calif., Feb. 29, 2016. During the visit, EOD Marines explained the various capabilities of military robots and performed a practical application of EOD’s bomb-detecting robots.
Sergeant Maj. Troy E. Black, the 1st Marine Logistics Group sergeant major, talks about leadership with meritoriously promoted sergeants during a lunch aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 23, 2016. Four meritoriously promoted sergeants shared an afternoon with Brigadier Gen. David A. Ottignon, the 1st MLG commanding general, the MLG sergeant major, and Master Chief Petty Officer Harlan B. Patawaran, the 1st MLG command master chief. The gathering served as an ideal opportunity to draw on the leaders’ knowledge and experience through discussions of leadership, work ethic, family life, and what it means to be a sergeant of Marines. The four Marines promoted included Sgt. Casey Primeaux, a combat engineer with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, Sgt. Nadia Gonzalezdiez, a food service specialist with Food Service Company, Headquarters Regiment, Sgt. Ryan Langham, a communications maintenance technician with Combat Logistics Battalion 5, and Sgt. Tyrose Lawas, a warehouse clerk with Combat Logistics Regiment 15, all under 1st MLG
1st MLG leaders break bread with meritorious sergeants
Sergeant Maj. Troy E. Black, the 1st Marine Logistics Group sergeant major, talks about leadership with meritoriously promoted sergeants during a lunch aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 23, 2016. Four meritoriously promoted sergeants shared an afternoon with Brigadier Gen. David A. Ottignon, the 1st MLG commanding general, the MLG sergeant major, and Master Chief Petty Officer Harlan B. Patawaran, the 1st MLG command master chief. The gathering served as an ideal opportunity to draw on the leaders’ knowledge and experience through discussions of leadership, work ethic, family life, and what it means to be a sergeant of Marines. The four Marines promoted included Sgt. Casey Primeaux, a combat engineer with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, Sgt. Nadia Gonzalezdiez, a food service specialist with Food Service Company, Headquarters Regiment, Sgt. Ryan Langham, a communications maintenance technician with Combat Logistics Battalion 5, and Sgt. Tyrose Lawas, a warehouse clerk with Combat Logistics Regiment 15, all under 1st MLG
Brigadier Gen. David A. Ottignon, the 1st Marine Logistics Group commanding general, Master Chief Petty Officer Harlan B. Patawaran, the command master chief of 1st MLG, and Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black, the sergeant major of 1st MLG, share lunch with meritoriously promoted sergeants aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 23, 2016. The gathering served as an ideal opportunity for the four meritoriously promoted sergeants to draw on the leaders’ knowledge and experience through discussions of leadership, work ethic, family life, and what it means to be a sergeant of Marines. The four Marines promoted included Sgt. Casey Primeaux, a combat engineer with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, Sgt. Nadia Gonzalezdiez, a food service specialist with Food Service Company, Headquarters Regiment, Sgt. Ryan Langham, a communications maintenance technician with Combat Logistics Battalion 5, and Sgt. Tyrose Lawas, a warehouse clerk with Combat Logistics Regiment 15, all under 1st MLG.
1st MLG leaders break bread with meritorious sergeants
Brigadier Gen. David A. Ottignon, the 1st Marine Logistics Group commanding general, Master Chief Petty Officer Harlan B. Patawaran, the command master chief of 1st MLG, and Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black, the sergeant major of 1st MLG, share lunch with meritoriously promoted sergeants aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 23, 2016. The gathering served as an ideal opportunity for the four meritoriously promoted sergeants to draw on the leaders’ knowledge and experience through discussions of leadership, work ethic, family life, and what it means to be a sergeant of Marines. The four Marines promoted included Sgt. Casey Primeaux, a combat engineer with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, Sgt. Nadia Gonzalezdiez, a food service specialist with Food Service Company, Headquarters Regiment, Sgt. Ryan Langham, a communications maintenance technician with Combat Logistics Battalion 5, and Sgt. Tyrose Lawas, a warehouse clerk with Combat Logistics Regiment 15, all under 1st MLG.
Sgt. Michel Garcia, a heavy equipment mechanic with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, has been a Marine for more than eight years. Garcia, a native of Newport News, Va., has aspirations of becoming a drill instructor and someday shaping new Marines.
A Marines Legacy
Sgt. Michel Garcia, a heavy equipment mechanic with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, has been a Marine for more than eight years. Garcia, a native of Newport News, Va., has aspirations of becoming a drill instructor and someday shaping new Marines.
Sgt. Michel Garcia, a heavy equipment mechanic with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, has been a Marine for more than eight years. Garcia, a native of Newport News, Va., has aspirations of becoming a drill instructor and someday shaping new Marines.
A Marines Legacy
Sgt. Michel Garcia, a heavy equipment mechanic with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, has been a Marine for more than eight years. Garcia, a native of Newport News, Va., has aspirations of becoming a drill instructor and someday shaping new Marines.
Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion from Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., test Improved Ribbon Bridge components with representatives from Marine Corps Systems Command, and Marine Corps Engineer School, at Production Plant Barstow's test pond aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow’s Yermo Annex, Calif., Jan. 25.
7th ESB Marines test Improved Ribbon Bridge
Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion from Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., test Improved Ribbon Bridge components with representatives from Marine Corps Systems Command, and Marine Corps Engineer School, at Production Plant Barstow's test pond aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow’s Yermo Annex, Calif., Jan. 25.
Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion from Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., test Improved Ribbon Bridge components with representatives from Marine Corps Systems Command, and Marine Corps Engineer School, at Production Plant Barstow's test pond aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow’s Yermo Annex, Calif., Jan. 25.
7th ESB Marines test Improved Ribbon Bridge
Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion from Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., test Improved Ribbon Bridge components with representatives from Marine Corps Systems Command, and Marine Corps Engineer School, at Production Plant Barstow's test pond aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow’s Yermo Annex, Calif., Jan. 25.
Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion from Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., test Improved Ribbon Bridge components with representatives from Marine Corps Systems Command, and Marine Corps Engineer School, at Production Plant Barstow's test pond aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow’s Yermo Annex, Calif., Jan. 25.
7th ESB Marines test Improved Ribbon Bridge
Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion from Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., test Improved Ribbon Bridge components with representatives from Marine Corps Systems Command, and Marine Corps Engineer School, at Production Plant Barstow's test pond aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow’s Yermo Annex, Calif., Jan. 25.
Brig. Gen. David A. Ottignon, the 1st Marine Logistics Group Commanding General, spoke at the Staff Sergeant's Seminar aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Friday, Nov. 20. Newly selected and promoted staff sergeants gathered at this seminar to gain insight on expectations of a staff NCO from the senior enlisted and officers' perspective.
Pinning on the Rocker
Brig. Gen. David A. Ottignon, the 1st Marine Logistics Group Commanding General, spoke at the Staff Sergeant's Seminar aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Friday, Nov. 20. Newly selected and promoted staff sergeants gathered at this seminar to gain insight on expectations of a staff NCO from the senior enlisted and officers' perspective.
Brig. Gen. David A. Ottignon, the 1st Marine Logistics Group Commanding General, spoke at the Staff Sergeant's Seminar aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Friday, Nov. 20. Newly selected and promoted staff sergeants gathered at this seminar to gain insight on expectations of a staff NCO from the senior enlisted and officers' perspective.
Pinning on the Rocker
Brig. Gen. David A. Ottignon, the 1st Marine Logistics Group Commanding General, spoke at the Staff Sergeant's Seminar aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Friday, Nov. 20. Newly selected and promoted staff sergeants gathered at this seminar to gain insight on expectations of a staff NCO from the senior enlisted and officers' perspective.
Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black, the 1st Marine Logistics Group Sergeant Major, spoke at the Staff Sergeant's Seminar aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Friday, Nov. 20. Newly selected and promoted staff sergeants gathered at this seminar to gain insight on expectations of a staff NCO from the senior enlisted and officers' perspective.
Pinning on the Rocker
Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black, the 1st Marine Logistics Group Sergeant Major, spoke at the Staff Sergeant's Seminar aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Friday, Nov. 20. Newly selected and promoted staff sergeants gathered at this seminar to gain insight on expectations of a staff NCO from the senior enlisted and officers' perspective.
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!
Engineers from Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group and 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division as well as members of British 54 Commando Squadron Royal Engineers move deck pieces into place on a medium girder bridge aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 21, 2015. Marines from 7th ESB and 1st CEB are conducting various engineer training events alongside their British counterparts in coming weeks as part of annual large-scale exercise Black Alligator.
U.S. Marines and British Royal Engineers build Medium Girder Bridge as part of Exercise Black Alligator
Engineers from Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group and 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division as well as members of British 54 Commando Squadron Royal Engineers move deck pieces into place on a medium girder bridge aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 21, 2015. Marines from 7th ESB and 1st CEB are conducting various engineer training events alongside their British counterparts in coming weeks as part of annual large-scale exercise Black Alligator.
Engineers from Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group and 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division work with members of British 54 Commando Squadron Royal Engineers to place a ramp on a medium girder bridge aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 21, 2015. Marines from 7th ESB and 1st CEB are conducting various engineer training events alongside their British counterparts in coming weeks as part of annual large-scale exercise Black Alligator.
U.S. Marines and British Royal Engineers build Medium Girder Bridge as part of Exercise Black Alligator
Engineers from Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group and 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division work with members of British 54 Commando Squadron Royal Engineers to place a ramp on a medium girder bridge aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 21, 2015. Marines from 7th ESB and 1st CEB are conducting various engineer training events alongside their British counterparts in coming weeks as part of annual large-scale exercise Black Alligator.
Engineers from Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group stabilize the end of a medium girder bridge aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 21, 2015. Marines from 7th ESB and 1st Combat Engineer Battalion are conducting various engineer training events alongside British Royal Engineers from the 54 Commando Squadron in coming weeks as part of annual large-scale exercise Black Alligator.
U.S. Marines and British Royal Engineers build Medium Girder Bridge as part of Exercise Black Alligator
Engineers from Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group stabilize the end of a medium girder bridge aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 21, 2015. Marines from 7th ESB and 1st Combat Engineer Battalion are conducting various engineer training events alongside British Royal Engineers from the 54 Commando Squadron in coming weeks as part of annual large-scale exercise Black Alligator.
Cpl. James Stroeher, a combat engineer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group uses a 20-ton jack to lift the end of a medium girder bridge so other engineers can form a stabilizing platform for the massive bridge aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 21, 2015. Marines from 7th ESB and 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division are conducting various engineer training events alongside British Royal Engineers from the 54 Commando Squadron in coming weeks as part of annual large-scale exercise Black Alligator.
U.S. Marines and British Royal Engineers build Medium Girder Bridge as part of Exercise Black Alligator
Cpl. James Stroeher, a combat engineer with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group uses a 20-ton jack to lift the end of a medium girder bridge so other engineers can form a stabilizing platform for the massive bridge aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 21, 2015. Marines from 7th ESB and 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division are conducting various engineer training events alongside British Royal Engineers from the 54 Commando Squadron in coming weeks as part of annual large-scale exercise Black Alligator.
Engineers from Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group and 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division as well as members of British 54 Commando Squadron Royal Engineers stand atop a medium girder bridge they built aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 21, 2015. Marines from 7th ESB and 1st CEB are conducting various engineer training events alongside their British counterparts in coming weeks as part of annual large-scale exercise Black Alligator.
U.S. Marines and British Royal Engineers build Medium Girder Bridge as part of Exercise Black Alligator
Engineers from Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group and 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division as well as members of British 54 Commando Squadron Royal Engineers stand atop a medium girder bridge they built aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 21, 2015. Marines from 7th ESB and 1st CEB are conducting various engineer training events alongside their British counterparts in coming weeks as part of annual large-scale exercise Black Alligator.
Corporal Seysha Lek, a motor transportation operator with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, explains the Humvees capabilities to onlookers during San Diego Fleet Week 2015 aboard Naval Base Coronado, Calif., Sept. 20, 2015. Thirty-seven Marines from 7th ESB presented static displays during the event to demonstrate the quality of military assets to the citizens of San Diego.
7th ESB Marines support San Diego Fleet Week
Corporal Seysha Lek, a motor transportation operator with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, explains the Humvees capabilities to onlookers during San Diego Fleet Week 2015 aboard Naval Base Coronado, Calif., Sept. 20, 2015. Thirty-seven Marines from 7th ESB presented static displays during the event to demonstrate the quality of military assets to the citizens of San Diego.
An explosive ordnance disposal Marine explains how a metal detector works to an onlooker during San Diego Fleet Week 2015 aboard Naval Base Coronado, Calif., Sept. 20, 2015. Thirty-seven Marines from 7th ESB presented static displays during the event to demonstrate the quality of military assets to the citizens of San Diego.
7th ESB Marines support San Diego Fleet Week
An explosive ordnance disposal Marine explains how a metal detector works to an onlooker during San Diego Fleet Week 2015 aboard Naval Base Coronado, Calif., Sept. 20, 2015. Thirty-seven Marines from 7th ESB presented static displays during the event to demonstrate the quality of military assets to the citizens of San Diego.
Lance Cpl. Matthew Ritter, a heavy equipment operator with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, shows a couple a weapons system during San Diego Fleet Week 2015 aboard Naval Base Coronado, Calif., Sept. 20, 2015. Thirty-seven Marines from 7th ESB presented static displays during the event to demonstrate the quality of military assets to the citizens of San Diego.
7th ESB Marines support San Diego Fleet Week
Lance Cpl. Matthew Ritter, a heavy equipment operator with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, shows a couple a weapons system during San Diego Fleet Week 2015 aboard Naval Base Coronado, Calif., Sept. 20, 2015. Thirty-seven Marines from 7th ESB presented static displays during the event to demonstrate the quality of military assets to the citizens of San Diego.
Marines from 1st Intelligence Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group present the national and Marine Corps colors during a ceremony where The Gary Sinise Foundation presented and newly built Smart home to retired Staff Sgt. Jason Ross and his family. Ross stepped was injured by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan in 2011 while serving as an explosive ordnance disposal technician and lost both of his legs as a result. The new home has smart technology that will significantly reduce the difficulty of everyday tasks for Ross and allow him and his family to live more comfortably.
Gary Sinise Foundation dedicates new smart home to wounded Marine veteran
Marines from 1st Intelligence Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group present the national and Marine Corps colors during a ceremony where The Gary Sinise Foundation presented and newly built Smart home to retired Staff Sgt. Jason Ross and his family. Ross stepped was injured by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan in 2011 while serving as an explosive ordnance disposal technician and lost both of his legs as a result. The new home has smart technology that will significantly reduce the difficulty of everyday tasks for Ross and allow him and his family to live more comfortably.
Members of The Gary Sinise foundation unveil a new home built and dedicated to retired Staff Sgt. Jason Ross and his family through the foundation’s Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment program. Ross was injured by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan in 2011 while serving as an explosive ordnance disposal technician and lost both of his legs as a result. The new home has smart technology that will significantly reduce the difficulty of everyday tasks for Ross and allow him and his family to live more comfortably.
Gary Sinise Foundation dedicates new smart home to wounded Marine veteran
Members of The Gary Sinise foundation unveil a new home built and dedicated to retired Staff Sgt. Jason Ross and his family through the foundation’s Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment program. Ross was injured by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan in 2011 while serving as an explosive ordnance disposal technician and lost both of his legs as a result. The new home has smart technology that will significantly reduce the difficulty of everyday tasks for Ross and allow him and his family to live more comfortably.
Retired Staff Sgt. Jason Ross hugs his two daughters, Jackie and Stacie, during a ceremony where a new home was presented to him and his family by The Gary Sinise Foundation and their Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment program dedicated to helping wounded veterans. Ross was injured by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan in 2011 while serving as an explosive ordnance disposal technician and lost both of his legs as a result. The new home has smart technology that will significantly reduce the difficulty of everyday tasks for Ross and allow him and his family to live more comfortably.
Gary Sinise Foundation dedicates new smart home to wounded Marine veteran
Retired Staff Sgt. Jason Ross hugs his two daughters, Jackie and Stacie, during a ceremony where a new home was presented to him and his family by The Gary Sinise Foundation and their Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment program dedicated to helping wounded veterans. Ross was injured by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan in 2011 while serving as an explosive ordnance disposal technician and lost both of his legs as a result. The new home has smart technology that will significantly reduce the difficulty of everyday tasks for Ross and allow him and his family to live more comfortably.
Marines from 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 1st Marine Logistics Group look on as retired Staff Sgt. Jason Ross raises the national and Marine Corps colors in front of a new home dedicated to him and his family by The Gary Sinise Foundation. Ross was injured by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan in 2011 while serving as an explosive ordnance disposal technician and lost both of his legs as a result. The new home has smart technology that will significantly reduce the difficulty of everyday tasks for Ross and allow him and his family to live more comfortably.
Gary Sinise Foundation dedicates new smart home to wounded Marine veteran
Marines from 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 1st Marine Logistics Group look on as retired Staff Sgt. Jason Ross raises the national and Marine Corps colors in front of a new home dedicated to him and his family by The Gary Sinise Foundation. Ross was injured by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan in 2011 while serving as an explosive ordnance disposal technician and lost both of his legs as a result. The new home has smart technology that will significantly reduce the difficulty of everyday tasks for Ross and allow him and his family to live more comfortably.
Marines with Bulk Fuel Co., 1st Marine Logistics Group, team up with Sailors from Amphibious Construction Battalion 1 to perform a beach unloading exercise using the Beach Termination Unit, in Coronado, Calif., Aug. 1-4, 2015. Approximately 30 Marines with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, teamed up with Sailors from Amphibious Construction Battalion 1 to conduct a beach unloading exercise. What made the training unique was the use of the BTU, which allows Marines to transfer fuel from a ship out in the ocean to Marines on land.
Marines and Sailors team up to conduct Beach Terminating Unit training for first time
Marines with Bulk Fuel Co., 1st Marine Logistics Group, team up with Sailors from Amphibious Construction Battalion 1 to perform a beach unloading exercise using the Beach Termination Unit, in Coronado, Calif., Aug. 1-4, 2015. Approximately 30 Marines with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, teamed up with Sailors from Amphibious Construction Battalion 1 to conduct a beach unloading exercise. What made the training unique was the use of the BTU, which allows Marines to transfer fuel from a ship out in the ocean to Marines on land.
Marines with Bulk Fuel Co., 1st Marine Logistics Group, team up with Sailors from Amphibious Construction Battalion 1 to perform a beach unloading exercise using the Beach Termination Unit, in Coronado, Calif., Aug. 1-4, 2015. Approximately 30 Marines with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, teamed up with Sailors from Amphibious Construction Battalion 1 to conduct a beach unloading exercise. What made the training unique was the use of the BTU, which allows Marines to transfer fuel from a ship out in the ocean to Marines on land.
Marines and Sailors team up to conduct Beach Terminating Unit training for first time
Marines with Bulk Fuel Co., 1st Marine Logistics Group, team up with Sailors from Amphibious Construction Battalion 1 to perform a beach unloading exercise using the Beach Termination Unit, in Coronado, Calif., Aug. 1-4, 2015. Approximately 30 Marines with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, teamed up with Sailors from Amphibious Construction Battalion 1 to conduct a beach unloading exercise. What made the training unique was the use of the BTU, which allows Marines to transfer fuel from a ship out in the ocean to Marines on land.
Marines with Bulk Fuel Co., 1st Marine Logistics Group, team up with Sailors from Amphibious Construction Battalion 1 to perform a beach unloading exercise using the Beach Termination Unit, in Coronado, Calif., Aug. 1-4, 2015. Approximately 30 Marines with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, teamed up with Sailors from Amphibious Construction Battalion 1 to conduct a beach unloading exercise. What made the training unique was the use of the BTU, which allows Marines to transfer fuel from a ship out in the ocean to Marines on land.
Marines and Sailors team up to conduct Beach Terminating Unit training for first time
Marines with Bulk Fuel Co., 1st Marine Logistics Group, team up with Sailors from Amphibious Construction Battalion 1 to perform a beach unloading exercise using the Beach Termination Unit, in Coronado, Calif., Aug. 1-4, 2015. Approximately 30 Marines with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, teamed up with Sailors from Amphibious Construction Battalion 1 to conduct a beach unloading exercise. What made the training unique was the use of the BTU, which allows Marines to transfer fuel from a ship out in the ocean to Marines on land.
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), 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. 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. 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)
James Gallant, a young man diagnosed with brain cancer, poses for a photo with his family aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 25, 2015. Collaborating with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 1st Marine Logistics Group, helped James experience what being an EOD technician is like by giving him a tour through their library of ordnance and EOD tools, teaching him to operate the TALON bomb disposing robot and presenting him with his own desert utilities and EOD badge.
1st EOD Co., Make-A-Wish Foundation make a dream come true
James Gallant, a young man diagnosed with brain cancer, poses for a photo with his family aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 25, 2015. Collaborating with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 1st Marine Logistics Group, helped James experience what being an EOD technician is like by giving him a tour through their library of ordnance and EOD tools, teaching him to operate the TALON bomb disposing robot and presenting him with his own desert utilities and EOD badge.
James Gallant, a young man diagnosed with brain cancer, poses for a photo with Marines of 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 25, 2015. Collaborating with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 1st EOD helped James experience what being an EOD technician is like by giving him a tour through their library of ordnance and EOD tools, teaching him to operate the TALON bomb disposing robot and presenting him with his own desert utilities and EOD badge.
1st EOD Co., Make-A-Wish Foundation make a dream come true
James Gallant, a young man diagnosed with brain cancer, poses for a photo with Marines of 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 25, 2015. Collaborating with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 1st EOD helped James experience what being an EOD technician is like by giving him a tour through their library of ordnance and EOD tools, teaching him to operate the TALON bomb disposing robot and presenting him with his own desert utilities and EOD badge.
James Gallant, a young man diagnosed with brain cancer, is pinned with an Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician badge by his mother Sarah Silverstein, before Marines of 1st EOD Company, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 25, 2015. Collaborating with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 1st EOD helped James experience what being an EOD technician is like by giving him a tour through their library of ordnance and EOD tools, teaching him to operate the TALON bomb disposing robot and presenting him with his own desert utilities and EOD badge.
1st EOD Co., Make-A-Wish Foundation make a dream come true
James Gallant, a young man diagnosed with brain cancer, is pinned with an Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician badge by his mother Sarah Silverstein, before Marines of 1st EOD Company, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 25, 2015. Collaborating with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 1st EOD helped James experience what being an EOD technician is like by giving him a tour through their library of ordnance and EOD tools, teaching him to operate the TALON bomb disposing robot and presenting him with his own desert utilities and EOD badge.
James Gallant, a young man diagnosed with brain cancer, operates the TALON Explosive Ordnance Disposal robot with Marines of 1st EOD Company, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 25, 2015. Collaborating with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 1st EOD helped James experience what being an EOD technician is like by giving him a tour through their library of ordnance and EOD tools, teaching him to operate the TALON bomb disposing robot and presenting him with his own desert utilities and EOD badge.
1st EOD Co., Make-A-Wish Foundation make a dream come true [
James Gallant, a young man diagnosed with brain cancer, operates the TALON Explosive Ordnance Disposal robot with Marines of 1st EOD Company, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 25, 2015. Collaborating with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 1st EOD helped James experience what being an EOD technician is like by giving him a tour through their library of ordnance and EOD tools, teaching him to operate the TALON bomb disposing robot and presenting him with his own desert utilities and EOD badge.
James Gallant, a young man diagnosed with brain cancer, operates the TALON Explosive Ordnance Disposal robot with Marines of 1st EOD Company, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 25, 2015. Collaborating with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 1st EOD helped James experience what being an EOD technician is like by giving him a tour through their library of ordnance and EOD tools, teaching him to operate the TALON bomb disposing robot and presenting him with his own desert utilities and EOD badge.
1st EOD Co., Make-A-Wish Foundation make a dream come true
James Gallant, a young man diagnosed with brain cancer, operates the TALON Explosive Ordnance Disposal robot with Marines of 1st EOD Company, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 25, 2015. Collaborating with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 1st EOD helped James experience what being an EOD technician is like by giving him a tour through their library of ordnance and EOD tools, teaching him to operate the TALON bomb disposing robot and presenting him with his own desert utilities and EOD badge.
James Gallant, a young man diagnosed with brain cancer, tours the Explosive Ordnance Disposal library with Marines of 1st EOD Company, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 25, 2015. Collaborating with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 1st EOD helped James experience what being an EOD technician is like by giving him a tour through their library of ordnance and EOD tools, teaching him to operate the TALON bomb disposing robot and presenting him with his own desert utilities and EOD badge.
1st EOD Co., Make-A-Wish Foundation make a dream come true
James Gallant, a young man diagnosed with brain cancer, tours the Explosive Ordnance Disposal library with Marines of 1st EOD Company, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 25, 2015. Collaborating with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 1st EOD helped James experience what being an EOD technician is like by giving him a tour through their library of ordnance and EOD tools, teaching him to operate the TALON bomb disposing robot and presenting him with his own desert utilities and EOD badge.
Gunnery Sgt. Jeremy Thrane, platoon sergeant, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, gets called into a bouncy house by his daughter, Elleanna, at a family day celebration for Marines and Sailors of 7th ESB aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 10, 2015. Included in the celebration were bouncy houses and displays that allowed them to look at things like sniper rifles, armored vehicles and Explosive Ordnance Disposal gear.
7Th ESB hosts family day for Marines and their kids
Gunnery Sgt. Jeremy Thrane, platoon sergeant, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, gets called into a bouncy house by his daughter, Elleanna, at a family day celebration for Marines and Sailors of 7th ESB aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 10, 2015. Included in the celebration were bouncy houses and displays that allowed them to look at things like sniper rifles, armored vehicles and Explosive Ordnance Disposal gear.
Haliyah, the daughter of Staff Sgt. Henry Hernandez, looks through the scope on a .50 caliber Special Application Scoped Rifle at a family day held by 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 10, 2015. Included in the celebration were bouncy houses and displays that allowed them to look at things like sniper rifles, armored vehicles and Explosive Ordnance Disposal gear.
7Th ESB hosts family day for Marines and their kids
Haliyah, the daughter of Staff Sgt. Henry Hernandez, looks through the scope on a .50 caliber Special Application Scoped Rifle at a family day held by 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 10, 2015. Included in the celebration were bouncy houses and displays that allowed them to look at things like sniper rifles, armored vehicles and Explosive Ordnance Disposal gear.
Sergeant Chantelle Imhoff, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, helps her daughter, Addison, climb a bouncy house rope ladder at a family day celebration for Marines and Sailors of 7th ESB aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 10, 2015. Included in the celebration were bouncy houses and displays that allowed them to look at things like sniper rifles, armored vehicles and Explosive Ordnance Disposal gear.
7Th ESB hosts family day for Marines and their kids
Sergeant Chantelle Imhoff, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, helps her daughter, Addison, climb a bouncy house rope ladder at a family day celebration for Marines and Sailors of 7th ESB aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 10, 2015. Included in the celebration were bouncy houses and displays that allowed them to look at things like sniper rifles, armored vehicles and Explosive Ordnance Disposal gear.
Sergeant Michael Obado, heavy equipment floor chief, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, watches as his little boy, Nozo, explores an armored truck at a family day celebration for Marines and Sailors of 7th ESB aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 10, 2015. Included in the celebration were bouncy houses and displays that allowed them to look at things like sniper rifles, armored vehicles and Explosive Ordnance Disposal gear.
7Th ESB hosts family day for Marines and their kids
Sergeant Michael Obado, heavy equipment floor chief, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, watches as his little boy, Nozo, explores an armored truck at a family day celebration for Marines and Sailors of 7th ESB aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 10, 2015. Included in the celebration were bouncy houses and displays that allowed them to look at things like sniper rifles, armored vehicles and Explosive Ordnance Disposal gear.
Haydn, the son of Staff Sgt. Henry Hernandez, looks out from the back of an armored truck at a family day held by 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 10, 2015. Included in the celebration were bouncy houses and displays that allowed them to look at things like sniper rifles, armored vehicles and Explosive Ordnance Disposal gear.
7Th ESB hosts family day for Marines and their kids
Haydn, the son of Staff Sgt. Henry Hernandez, looks out from the back of an armored truck at a family day held by 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 10, 2015. Included in the celebration were bouncy houses and displays that allowed them to look at things like sniper rifles, armored vehicles and Explosive Ordnance Disposal gear.
U.S. Navy Landing Craft Air Cushioned (LCAC) vehicle from Assault Craft Unit 5 unloads a U.S. Marine Humvee on Red Beach as part of an exercise along side Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 27, 2015. This exercise reinforces the Marine Corps' role as an amphibious force in readiness by maintaining capabilities through realistic training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lauren Falk/Released)
7th Engineer Support Battalion Bulk Fuel Company trains alongside Assault Craft Unit 5
U.S. Navy Landing Craft Air Cushioned (LCAC) vehicle from Assault Craft Unit 5 unloads a U.S. Marine Humvee on Red Beach as part of an exercise along side Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 27, 2015. This exercise reinforces the Marine Corps' role as an amphibious force in readiness by maintaining capabilities through realistic training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lauren Falk/Released)
U.S. Navy Landing Craft Air Cushioned (LCAC) vehicle from Assault Craft Unit 5 is guided off of Red Beach as part of a training exercise alongside Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 27, 2015. This exercise reinforces the Marine Corps role as an amphibious force in readiness by maintaining capabilities through realistic training.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lauren Falk/Released)
7th Engineer Support Battalion Bulk Fuel Company trains alongside Assault Craft Unit 5
U.S. Navy Landing Craft Air Cushioned (LCAC) vehicle from Assault Craft Unit 5 is guided off of Red Beach as part of a training exercise alongside Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 27, 2015. This exercise reinforces the Marine Corps role as an amphibious force in readiness by maintaining capabilities through realistic training.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lauren Falk/Released)
A U.S. Sailor with Assault Craft Unit 5 loads a U.S. Marine Humvee onto a Landing Craft Air Cushioned (LCAC) as part of an exercise along side Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 27, 2015. This exercise reinforces the Marine Corps role as an amphibious force in readiness by maintaining capabilities through realistic training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lauren Falk/Released)
7th Engineer Support Battalion Bulk Fuel Company trains alongside Assault Craft Unit 5
A U.S. Sailor with Assault Craft Unit 5 loads a U.S. Marine Humvee onto a Landing Craft Air Cushioned (LCAC) as part of an exercise along side Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 27, 2015. This exercise reinforces the Marine Corps role as an amphibious force in readiness by maintaining capabilities through realistic training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lauren Falk/Released)
A U.S. Sailor with Assault Craft Unit 5 loads a U.S. Marine Humvee onto a Landing Craft Air Cushioned (LCAC) as part of an exercise along side Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 27, 2015. This exercise reinforces the Marine Corps' role as an amphibious force in readiness by maintaining capabilities through realistic training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lauren Falk/Released)
7th Engineer Support Battalion Bulk Fuel Company trains alongside Assault Craft Unit 5
A U.S. Sailor with Assault Craft Unit 5 loads a U.S. Marine Humvee onto a Landing Craft Air Cushioned (LCAC) as part of an exercise along side Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 27, 2015. This exercise reinforces the Marine Corps' role as an amphibious force in readiness by maintaining capabilities through realistic training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lauren Falk/Released)
U.S. Marines with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group,  roll out a berm liner on Camp Pendleton Calif., May 1, 2015. The berm liner is used as part of the Beach Unloading System used to house fuel which is pumped from a ship off shore. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Rodion Zabolotniy, Combat Camera/Released)
Beach unloading system training
U.S. Marines with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, roll out a berm liner on Camp Pendleton Calif., May 1, 2015. The berm liner is used as part of the Beach Unloading System used to house fuel which is pumped from a ship off shore. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Rodion Zabolotniy, Combat Camera/Released)
U.S. Marines with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, roll out a berm liner on Camp Pendleton Calif., May 1, 2015. The berm liner is used as part of the Beach Unloading System used to house fuel, which is pumped from a ship off shore. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Rodion Zabolotniy, Combat Camera/Released)
Beach unloading system training
U.S. Marines with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, roll out a berm liner on Camp Pendleton Calif., May 1, 2015. The berm liner is used as part of the Beach Unloading System used to house fuel, which is pumped from a ship off shore. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Rodion Zabolotniy, Combat Camera/Released)
U.S. Marines with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, roll out a berm liner on Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 1, 2015. The berm liner is used as part of the Beach Unloading System used to house fuel, which is pumped from a ship off shore. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Rodion Zabolotniy, Combat Camera/Released)
Beach unloading system training
U.S. Marines with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, roll out a berm liner on Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 1, 2015. The berm liner is used as part of the Beach Unloading System used to house fuel, which is pumped from a ship off shore. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Rodion Zabolotniy, Combat Camera/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Nelson Bernal and Sgt. Hyun Kim, bulk fuel specialists with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, hammer stakes into the ground to mark where the receiving hose will come in from off shore on Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 1, 2015. The receiving hose is used as part of the Beach Unloading System used to house fuel, which is pumped from a ship off shore. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Rodion Zabolotniy, Combat Camera/Released)
Beach unloading system training
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Nelson Bernal and Sgt. Hyun Kim, bulk fuel specialists with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, hammer stakes into the ground to mark where the receiving hose will come in from off shore on Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 1, 2015. The receiving hose is used as part of the Beach Unloading System used to house fuel, which is pumped from a ship off shore. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Rodion Zabolotniy, Combat Camera/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Nelson Bernal and Sgt. Hyun Kim, bulk fuel specialists with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, hammer stakes into the ground to mark where the receiving hose will come in from off shore on Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 1, 2015. The receiving hose is used as part of the Beach Unloading System used to house fuel which is pumped from a ship off shore. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Rodion Zabolotniy, Combat Camera/Released)
Beach unloading system training
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Nelson Bernal and Sgt. Hyun Kim, bulk fuel specialists with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, hammer stakes into the ground to mark where the receiving hose will come in from off shore on Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 1, 2015. The receiving hose is used as part of the Beach Unloading System used to house fuel which is pumped from a ship off shore. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Rodion Zabolotniy, Combat Camera/Released)
U.S. Marines with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, roll out a bag liner on Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 1, 2015. The bag liner is used as part of the Beach Unloading System used to house fuel which is pumped from a ship off shore. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Rodion Zabolotniy, Combat Camera/Released)
Beach unloading system training
U.S. Marines with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, roll out a bag liner on Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 1, 2015. The bag liner is used as part of the Beach Unloading System used to house fuel which is pumped from a ship off shore. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Rodion Zabolotniy, Combat Camera/Released)
U.S. Marines with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, roll out a 50,000 gallon bag on Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 1, 2015. The 50,000 gallon bag is used as part of the Beach Unloading System used to house fuel, which is pumped from a ship off shore. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Rodion Zabolotniy, Combat Camera/Released)
Beach unloading system training
U.S. Marines with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, roll out a 50,000 gallon bag on Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 1, 2015. The 50,000 gallon bag is used as part of the Beach Unloading System used to house fuel, which is pumped from a ship off shore. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Rodion Zabolotniy, Combat Camera/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Nelson Bernal, bulk fuel specialist with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, digs a trench to hold a portion of a suction hose on Camp Pendleton Calif., May 1, 2015. The suction hose is used as part of the Beach Unloading System used to house fuel, which is pumped from a ship off shore. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Rodion Zabolotniy, Combat Camera/Released)
Beach unloading system training
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Nelson Bernal, bulk fuel specialist with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, digs a trench to hold a portion of a suction hose on Camp Pendleton Calif., May 1, 2015. The suction hose is used as part of the Beach Unloading System used to house fuel, which is pumped from a ship off shore. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Rodion Zabolotniy, Combat Camera/Released)
Marines from Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct a bridge exercise at Lake Elsinore, Calif., March 24. Marines built an Improved Ribbon Bridge and a Medium Girder Bridge.
Marines conduct bridge exercise at Lake Elsinore
Marines from Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct a bridge exercise at Lake Elsinore, Calif., March 24. Marines built an Improved Ribbon Bridge and a Medium Girder Bridge.
Marines from Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct a bridge exercise at Lake Elsinore, Calif., March 24. Marines built an Improved Ribbon Bridge and a Medium Girder Bridge.
Marines conduct bridge exercise at Lake Elsinore
Marines from Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct a bridge exercise at Lake Elsinore, Calif., March 24. Marines built an Improved Ribbon Bridge and a Medium Girder Bridge.
Marines from Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct a bridge exercise at Lake Elsinore, Calif., March 24. Marines built an Improved Ribbon Bridge and a Medium Girder Bridge.
Marines conduct bridge exercise at Lake Elsinore
Marines from Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct a bridge exercise at Lake Elsinore, Calif., March 24. Marines built an Improved Ribbon Bridge and a Medium Girder Bridge.
Marines from Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct a bridge exercise at Lake Elsinore, Calif., March 24. Marines built an Improved Ribbon Bridge and a Medium Girder Bridge.
Marines conduct bridge exercise at Lake Elsinore
Marines from Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct a bridge exercise at Lake Elsinore, Calif., March 24. Marines built an Improved Ribbon Bridge and a Medium Girder Bridge.
Marines from Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct a bridge exercise at Lake Elsinore, Calif., March 24. Marines built an Improved Ribbon Bridge and a Medium Girder Bridge.
Marines conduct bridge exercise at Lake Elsinore
Marines from Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct a bridge exercise at Lake Elsinore, Calif., March 24. Marines built an Improved Ribbon Bridge and a Medium Girder Bridge.
Marines from Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct a bridge exercise at Lake Elsinore, Calif., March 24. Marines built an Improved Ribbon Bridge and a Medium Girder Bridge.
Marines conduct bridge exercise at Lake Elsinore
Marines from Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct a bridge exercise at Lake Elsinore, Calif., March 24. Marines built an Improved Ribbon Bridge and a Medium Girder Bridge.
Marines from Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct a bridge exercise at Lake Elsinore, Calif., March 24. Marines built an Improved Ribbon Bridge and a Medium Girder Bridge.
Marines conduct bridge exercise at Lake Elsinore
Marines from Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct a bridge exercise at Lake Elsinore, Calif., March 24. Marines built an Improved Ribbon Bridge and a Medium Girder Bridge.
Marines from Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct a bridge exercise at Lake Elsinore, Calif., March 24. Marines built an Improved Ribbon Bridge and a Medium Girder Bridge.
Marines conduct bridge exercise at Lake Elsinore
Marines from Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct a bridge exercise at Lake Elsinore, Calif., March 24. Marines built an Improved Ribbon Bridge and a Medium Girder Bridge.
Marines from Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct a bridge exercise at Lake Elsinore, Calif., March 24. Marines built an Improved Ribbon Bridge and a Medium Girder Bridge.
Marines conduct bridge exercise at Lake Elsinore
Marines from Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct a bridge exercise at Lake Elsinore, Calif., March 24. Marines built an Improved Ribbon Bridge and a Medium Girder Bridge.
Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, drive a Combat Rubber Raiding Craft onto the back of an Improved Ribbon Bridge during a training exercise on the Colorado River in Laughlin, Nev., March 17-21, 2014.  More than 60 Marines trained in moving heavy equipment, to include 7-tons and Humvees, across a flowing body of water using BEBs and an Improved Ribbon Bridge. The IRB is a multi-piece floating bridge that can function as a raft. The BEBs were used to push the raft against the current. Despite being accustomed to training in a bay with little to no current, these Marines managed to transport two 7-tons up the river at the same time.
Marines conduct land and water bridging exercise at Lake Elsinore
Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, drive a Combat Rubber Raiding Craft onto the back of an Improved Ribbon Bridge during a training exercise on the Colorado River in Laughlin, Nev., March 17-21, 2014. More than 60 Marines trained in moving heavy equipment, to include 7-tons and Humvees, across a flowing body of water using BEBs and an Improved Ribbon Bridge. The IRB is a multi-piece floating bridge that can function as a raft. The BEBs were used to push the raft against the current. Despite being accustomed to training in a bay with little to no current, these Marines managed to transport two 7-tons up the river at the same time.
Major Gen. Vincent Coglianese, left, 1st Marine Logistics Group Commanding General, shakes hands with a combat engineer Marine with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st MLG, during a visit to El Centro, California, Feb. 26, 2015.  Marines arrived during January, providing engineering support to construct an all-weather road in El Centro, California, along the United States-Mexico border to increase U.S. border patrol mobility and support the interdiction of transnational threats. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by 1st Lt. Thomas Gray/ Released)
Marines with 7th ESB, 1st MLG support JTF-N road project in El Centro, California
Major Gen. Vincent Coglianese, left, 1st Marine Logistics Group Commanding General, shakes hands with a combat engineer Marine with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st MLG, during a visit to El Centro, California, Feb. 26, 2015. Marines arrived during January, providing engineering support to construct an all-weather road in El Centro, California, along the United States-Mexico border to increase U.S. border patrol mobility and support the interdiction of transnational threats. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by 1st Lt. Thomas Gray/ Released)
Major Gen. Vincent Coglianese, left, 1st Marine Logistics Group Commanding General, talks with a combat engineer Marine with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st MLG, during a visit to El Centro, California, Feb. 26, 2015.  Marines arrived during January, providing engineering support to construct an all-weather road in El Centro, California, along the United States-Mexico border to increase U.S. border patrol mobility and support the interdiction of transnational threats. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by 1st Lt. Thomas Gray/ Released)
Marines with 7th ESB, 1st MLG support JTF-N road project in El Centro, California
Major Gen. Vincent Coglianese, left, 1st Marine Logistics Group Commanding General, talks with a combat engineer Marine with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st MLG, during a visit to El Centro, California, Feb. 26, 2015. Marines arrived during January, providing engineering support to construct an all-weather road in El Centro, California, along the United States-Mexico border to increase U.S. border patrol mobility and support the interdiction of transnational threats. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by 1st Lt. Thomas Gray/ Released)
Major Gen. Vincent Coglianese, left, 1st Marine Logistics Group Commanding General, talks with a combat engineer Marine with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st MLG, during a visit to El Centro, California, Feb. 26, 2015.  Marines arrived during January, providing engineering support to construct an all-weather road in El Centro, California, along the United States-Mexico border to increase U.S. border patrol mobility and support the interdiction of transnational threats. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by 1st Lt. Thomas Gray/ Released)
Marines with 7th ESB, 1st MLG support JTF-N road project in El Centro, California
Major Gen. Vincent Coglianese, left, 1st Marine Logistics Group Commanding General, talks with a combat engineer Marine with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st MLG, during a visit to El Centro, California, Feb. 26, 2015. Marines arrived during January, providing engineering support to construct an all-weather road in El Centro, California, along the United States-Mexico border to increase U.S. border patrol mobility and support the interdiction of transnational threats. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by 1st Lt. Thomas Gray/ Released)
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 surrounded by Marines. From his days as a drill instructor to his present responsibility as the MOS’s senior Marine, Mendez has maintained his honor as a Marine and believes it’s every Marine’s duty to do the same.
Voices around the Group: Q&A with Master Gunnery Sgt. Johnny Mendez
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 surrounded by Marines. From his days as a drill instructor to his present responsibility as the MOS’s senior Marine, Mendez has maintained his honor as a Marine and believes it’s every Marine’s duty to do the same.
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 surrounded by Marines. From his days as a drill instructor to his present responsibility as the MOS’s senior Marine, Mendez has maintained his honor as a Marine and believes it’s every Marine’s duty to do the same.
Voices around the Group: Q&A with Master Gunnery Sgt. Johnny Mendez
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 surrounded by Marines. From his days as a drill instructor to his present responsibility as the MOS’s senior Marine, Mendez has maintained his honor as a Marine and believes it’s every Marine’s duty to do the same.
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 surrounded by Marines. From his days as a drill instructor to his present responsibility as the MOS’s senior Marine, Mendez has maintained his honor as a Marine and believes it’s every Marine’s duty to do the same.
Voices around the Group: Q&A with Master Gunnery Sgt. Johnny Mendez
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 surrounded by Marines. From his days as a drill instructor to his present responsibility as the MOS’s senior Marine, Mendez has maintained his honor as a Marine and believes it’s every Marine’s duty to do the same.
Marines with 1st Marine Logistics Group and 1st Marine Expeditionary Force participate in a motor transportation conference aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 10, 2014. The event provided its participants with a overview of the logistics and motor transportation side of the Marine Corps, and how the processes apply in a forward environment, where 1st MLG complements IMEF’s expeditionary capabilities. In addition, the forum gave its participants a dynamic environment where they could communicate with each other freely and discuss current issues, improvements and solutions within the field of motor transport. “It’s important to keep everyone at all levels well-informed,” said 1st Lt. Dominic Svatos, motor transportation platoon commander with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st MLG, and a Kansas City, Mo., native. “The more junior NCOs can disseminate the information effectively to their platoons and the information can filter down to the lower levels, keeping them updated.”
1st MLG Marines participate in I MEF Motor Transportation Conference
Marines with 1st Marine Logistics Group and 1st Marine Expeditionary Force participate in a motor transportation conference aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 10, 2014. The event provided its participants with a overview of the logistics and motor transportation side of the Marine Corps, and how the processes apply in a forward environment, where 1st MLG complements IMEF’s expeditionary capabilities. In addition, the forum gave its participants a dynamic environment where they could communicate with each other freely and discuss current issues, improvements and solutions within the field of motor transport. “It’s important to keep everyone at all levels well-informed,” said 1st Lt. Dominic Svatos, motor transportation platoon commander with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st MLG, and a Kansas City, Mo., native. “The more junior NCOs can disseminate the information effectively to their platoons and the information can filter down to the lower levels, keeping them updated.”
Marines with 1st Marine Logistics Group and 1st Marine Expeditionary Force participate in a motor transportation conference aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 10, 2014. The event provided its participants with a overview of the logistics and motor transportation side of the Marine Corps, and how the processes apply in a forward environment, where 1st MLG complements IMEF’s expeditionary capabilities. In addition, the forum gave its participants a dynamic environment where they could communicate with each other freely and discuss current issues, improvements and solutions within the field of motor transport. “It’s important to keep everyone at all levels well-informed,” said 1st Lt. Dominic Svatos, motor transportation platoon commander with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st MLG, and a Kansas City, Mo., native. “The more junior NCOs can disseminate the information effectively to their platoons and the information can filter down to the lower levels, keeping them updated.”
1st MLG Marines participate in I MEF Motor Transportation Conference
Marines with 1st Marine Logistics Group and 1st Marine Expeditionary Force participate in a motor transportation conference aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 10, 2014. The event provided its participants with a overview of the logistics and motor transportation side of the Marine Corps, and how the processes apply in a forward environment, where 1st MLG complements IMEF’s expeditionary capabilities. In addition, the forum gave its participants a dynamic environment where they could communicate with each other freely and discuss current issues, improvements and solutions within the field of motor transport. “It’s important to keep everyone at all levels well-informed,” said 1st Lt. Dominic Svatos, motor transportation platoon commander with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st MLG, and a Kansas City, Mo., native. “The more junior NCOs can disseminate the information effectively to their platoons and the information can filter down to the lower levels, keeping them updated.”
Brigadier Gen. Vincent Coglianese, 1st Marine Logistics Group Commanding General, congratulates Col. James Maxwell during his retirement ceremony in New York City, June 26, 2014. Maxwell, a New York State trooper and Marine, served 32 in the Marine Corps. During his career he served in Operation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm and Operation Enduring Freedom.
Marine retires after 32 years of service and continues to fight terrorism
Brigadier Gen. Vincent Coglianese, 1st Marine Logistics Group Commanding General, congratulates Col. James Maxwell during his retirement ceremony in New York City, June 26, 2014. Maxwell, a New York State trooper and Marine, served 32 in the Marine Corps. During his career he served in Operation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm and Operation Enduring Freedom.
Photos of Col. James Maxwell, a New York State Trooper and Marine, line a wall in honor of Maxwell’s career during his retirement ceremony in New York City, June 26, 2014. Maxwell, a New York State trooper and Marine, served 32 in the Marine Corps. During his career he served in Operation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm and Operation Enduring Freedom.
Marine retires after 32 years of service and continues to fight terrorism
Photos of Col. James Maxwell, a New York State Trooper and Marine, line a wall in honor of Maxwell’s career during his retirement ceremony in New York City, June 26, 2014. Maxwell, a New York State trooper and Marine, served 32 in the Marine Corps. During his career he served in Operation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm and Operation Enduring Freedom.
Colonel James Maxwell, New York state trooper and Marine, attaches the pike on the American Flag during his retirement ceremony in New York City, June 26, 2014 Maxwell, a New York State trooper and Marine, served 32 in the Marine Corps. During his career he served in Operation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm and Operation Enduring Freedom.
Marine retires after 32 years of service and continues to fight terrorism
Colonel James Maxwell, New York state trooper and Marine, attaches the pike on the American Flag during his retirement ceremony in New York City, June 26, 2014 Maxwell, a New York State trooper and Marine, served 32 in the Marine Corps. During his career he served in Operation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm and Operation Enduring Freedom.
Brigadier Gen. Vincent Coglianese, 1st Marine Logistics Group Commanding General, gives Officer Joseph Maarleveld, of the New York Port Authority Police , his coin during a tour of the 9/11 Museum in New York, June 25, 2014. Brigadier Gen. Coglianese traveled to New York City to officiate Col. James Maxwell’s retirement ceremony. Maxwell, a New York State trooper and Marine, served 32 in the Marine Corps. During his career he served in Operation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm and Operation Enduring Freedom.
Marine retires after 32 years of service and continues to fight terrorism
Brigadier Gen. Vincent Coglianese, 1st Marine Logistics Group Commanding General, gives Officer Joseph Maarleveld, of the New York Port Authority Police , his coin during a tour of the 9/11 Museum in New York, June 25, 2014. Brigadier Gen. Coglianese traveled to New York City to officiate Col. James Maxwell’s retirement ceremony. Maxwell, a New York State trooper and Marine, served 32 in the Marine Corps. During his career he served in Operation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm and Operation Enduring Freedom.
Brigadier Gen. Vincent Coglianese, 1st Marine Logistics Group Commanding General, looks out at the 9/11 World Trade Center Memorial fountain before going on a tour of the 9/11 Museum in New York City, June 25, 2014. Brigadier Gen. Coglianese traveled to New York to officiate Col. James Maxwell’s retirement ceremony Maxwell, a New York State trooper and Marine, served 32 in the Marine Corps. During his career he served in Operation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm and Operation Enduring Freedom.
Marine retires after 32 years of service and continues to fight terrorism
Brigadier Gen. Vincent Coglianese, 1st Marine Logistics Group Commanding General, looks out at the 9/11 World Trade Center Memorial fountain before going on a tour of the 9/11 Museum in New York City, June 25, 2014. Brigadier Gen. Coglianese traveled to New York to officiate Col. James Maxwell’s retirement ceremony Maxwell, a New York State trooper and Marine, served 32 in the Marine Corps. During his career he served in Operation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm and Operation Enduring Freedom.
Gunnery Sgt. Jeremy Thrane, platoon sergeant, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, gets called into a bouncy house by his daughter, Elleanna, at a family day celebration for Marines and Sailors of 7th ESB aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 10, 2015. Included in the celebration were bouncy houses and displays that allowed them to look at things like sniper rifles, armored vehicles and Explosive Ordnance Disposal gear.
7Th ESB hosts family day for Marines and their kids
Gunnery Sgt. Jeremy Thrane, platoon sergeant, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, gets called into a bouncy house by his daughter, Elleanna, at a family day celebration for Marines and Sailors of 7th ESB aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 10, 2015. Included in the celebration were bouncy houses and displays that allowed them to look at things like sniper rifles, armored vehicles and Explosive Ordnance Disposal gear.
Mission

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 Day
Commanding Officer 7th Engineer Support Battalion
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Major Dewey
Executive Officer 7th Engineer Support Battalion
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SgtMaj Earl D. Budd
Sergeant Major 7th Engineer Support Battalion
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Marines and Sailors team up to conduct Beach Terminating Unit training for first time By | August 18, 2015
Granting a Wish, EOD Style By | July 28, 2015
Brigadier Gen. Ottignon assumes command of 1st MLG By | July 28, 2015
MSgt Canaday Retirement By MSgt Canaday | June 1, 2015
Marine Corps shows off versatility to Lake Elsinore during exercise By Courtesy Story | March 27, 2015
Marines conduct land and water bridging exercise at Lake Elsinore By Courtesy Story | March 19, 2015
Marines with 7th ESB, 1st MLG support JTF-N road project in El Centro, California By Sgt. Cody M. D. Haas | March 12, 2015
Voices around the Group: Q&A with Master Gunnery Sgt. Johnny Mendez By Sgt. Sarah Fiocco | August 14, 2014


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