1st Distribution Support Battalion
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1st Marine Logistics Group
Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California

Provide throughput support for I Marine Expeditionary Force and other Marine Air-Ground Task Force operations in order to enable the distribution of equipment, personnel, and supplies by air, ground, and sea.

1st DSB Officer of the Day Cell (760) 470-2162 / Commercial (760) 725-5521

S-1 - (760) 725- 4439

S-2 - (760) 763- 8499 

S-3 - (760) 763- 1118

S-4 - (760) 725-4440

S-6 - (760) 763- 6915

Supply - (760) 725- 2745

CLR-1 Chaplain - (760) 763- 7216

DRC - (760) 468- 8276

HQ Company Admin - (760) 763- 0926

Littoral Distribution Company Admin - (760) 725- 2525

Support Company Admin - (760) 725- 3423

Group Distribution Company Admin - (760) 763- 1016

1st DSB Deployment Readiness Coordinator



Lauren Van Asdale

(760) 208-7079



Hello and welcome to the 1st Distribution Support Battalion family!
My name is Lauren Van Asdale, and I am the Deployment Readiness Coordinator (DRC) here at 1 st DSB.
On behalf of LtCol Swinford, SgtMaj Nichols, and the entire command deck, we are so happy to welcome
you and your family to the Battalion!

As a Marine Corps spouse, I understand the critical role that family readiness plays in the readiness of
our Marines and Sailors. I am here to ensure you have access to the resources and opportunities that
are available to you as a Marine Corps or Navy family. I encourage you to get connected with me and
other 1st DSB families; I strive to create a community where you feel supported and encouraged as your
Marine or Sailor serves here.

We offer a variety of resources and share events and unit information via official communication
channels. It is important that you seek information about 1st DSB from these channels only to ensure
accuracy. You will receive monthly emails from me detailing current events here at 1st DSB, as well as
things happening aboard Camp Pendleton. If you haven’t already, please join our 1st DSB Family and
Friends Facebook group, and follow along on our official social media pages – Facebook (1st Distribution
Support Battalion) and Instagram (1st _dsb). If you’re having trouble finding these pages, please reach out
to me.

If you or your family needs assistance, I am here for you. I am here to serve the families of 1st DSB,
whether you live locally or out of the area. I am happy to share the wealth of resources available for
military families, or assist in times of crisis. You can always reach me via email, phone, or text:
lauren.vanasdale@usmc.mil, or (760) 208-7079.
I hope to meet or speak with you soon!

Lauren Van Asdale

1st Distribution Support Battalion Leaders

Commanding Officer, 1st Distribution Support Battalion

LtCol Autumn D. Swinford

Lieutenant Colonel Autumn D. Swinford is from Fredericktown, Missouri, and was commissioned through the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) program at Northwestern University in June 2004....

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Sergeant Major, 1st Distribution Support Battalion

Sergeant Major Tyler G. Nichols

Sergeant Major Nichols was born on 12 May 1986 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He enlisted in the Marine Corps on 02August 2004 and attended Recruit Training at MCRD San Diego, CA. Upon completion, he received training at MarineCombat Training (MCT) at Camp Pendleton, CA. He graduated Basic Maintenance...

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