U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Jonathan Peterson, commanding officer, 1st Landing Support Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 1, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, and Sergeant Major Sara Lopez, sergeant major, 1st LSB, CLR-1, 1st MLG, I MEF dawn the colors for 1st LSB to signify the unit’s activation on Camp Pendleton Calif., 15 Oct. 2020. The activation of 1st LSB aligns with the Commandant’s vison for force design and provides the 1st MLG with added landing support and distribution capabilities, enhancing the expeditionary maneuver warfare vision for the future. 1st LSB will be able to support our naval expeditionary force with capabilities such as aerial resupply via helicopter support teams, parachute drops, port operations, beach operations, and rail operations as the main effort.
Lieutenant Colonel Peterson is a native of Bismarck, North Dakota, and graduated from North Dakota
Sergeant Major Sara Noemi Lopez was born in El Salvador, migrated to the United States in 1988, and