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Combat Logistics Battalion 13

Arrival on site Ex-Man in the field
U.S. Marines ground guide a M88A2 Hercules Armored Recovery Vehicle with Combat Logistics Company 13, Combat Logistics Regiment 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, into position to lift the Expeditionary Manufacturing (Ex-Man) shelter during a field exercise at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Dec. 8, 2017. The shelter houses the heart and soul of the Ex-Mam Project, the 3-D printers that use additive manufacturing to print replacement parts. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
Arrival on site Ex-Man in the field
A M88A2 Hercules Armored Recovery Vehicle with Combat Logistics Company 13, Combat Logistics Regiment 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, moves its boom arm into position to lift the Expeditionary Manufacturing shelter during a field exercise at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Dec. 8, 2017. The shelter houses the heart and soul of the Ex-Mam Project, the 3-D printers that use additive manufacturing to print replacement parts. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
Staying Alive
U.S. Marines treat a trauma manikin while being evaluated by a U.S. Navy corpsman during a field medical exercise on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jul. 18, 2017. The trauma manikins provide students with are not only anatomically correct but allow training on various wounds to include amputation, sucking chest wounds, fractures, gunshot wounds, abdominal eviscerations and airway compromise due to facial trauma.
Staying Alive
U.S. Marines treat the wounds of a simulated casualty during a field medical training exercise on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jul. 18, 2017. The trauma manikins provide students with are not only anatomically correct but allow training on various wounds to include amputation, sucking chest wounds, fractures, gunshot wounds, abdominal eviscerations and airway compromise due to facial trauma.
Staying Alive
A U.S. Marine with Combat Logistics Battalion 13 provides security while a simulated casualty is transported to safety during a field medical training exercise on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jul. 18, 2017. The Marines are placed in scenarios meant to test them not only tactically through patrolling but also establishing and securing an expedient casualty collection point, assessment, treatment and triage of all casualties, and movement of patient under fire to a landing zone.
Staying Alive
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Jason L. Waddell, a motor vehicle operator with Combat Logistics Battalion 13, provides triage to a simulated casualty during a field medical exercise on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jul. 18, 2017. The exercise is focused on providing units with a combined arms training regimen with a focus on medical abilities.
Staying Alive
U.S. Marines treat the wounds of a simulated casualty during a field medical training exercise on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jul. 18, 2017. The trauma manikins provide students with are not only anatomically correct but allow training on various wounds to include amputation, sucking chest wounds, fractures, gunshot wounds, abdominal eviscerations and airway compromise due to facial trauma.
Staying Alive
U.S. Marines with Combat Logistic Battalion 13 discuss a fragmentary order during a field medical training exercise on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Jul. 8, 2017. After four days of classroom instruction the Marines were evaluated with a hyper realistic trauma range designed to test their skills under pressure.
Staying Alive
A U.S. Marine with Combat Logistics Battalion 13 provides security while a simulated casualty is transported to safety during a field medical training exercise on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jul. 18, 2017. The Marines are placed in scenarios meant to test them not only tactically through patrolling but also establishing and securing an expedient casualty collection point, assessment, treatment and triage of all casualties, and movement of patient under fire to a landing zone.
Staying Alive
A U.S. Marine with Combat Logistics Battalion 13 provides security while a simulated casualty is transported to safety during a field medical training exercise on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jul. 18, 2017. The Marines are placed in scenarios meant to test them not only tactically through patrolling but also establishing and securing an expedient casualty collection point, assessment, treatment and triage of all casualties, and movement of patient under fire to a landing zone.
Attention to orders: 1st MLG Marines recognized for excellence
U.S. Marine Brig. Gen. David A. Ottignon presents Sgt. Lara Deleon with the I Marine Expeditionary Force Navy and Marine Corps Association Leadership Award at the 1st Marine Logistics Group quarterly awards ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton Calif., July 29, 2016. Ottignon is the 1st MLG commanding general and Deleon is a maintenance chief with Headquarters Regiment. Deleon 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)
13th MEU Shock Trauma Platoon: From air to care
13th MEU Shock Trauma Platoon: From air to care Petty Officer 2nd Class Phillip Lopez (front) and Seaman Jordan Saco, U.S. Navy Corpsmen with Shock Trauma Platoon, Combat Logistics Battalion 13, the logistics combat element for the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, carry a simulated casualty on a stretcher to the rear of a medical aid vehicle at Fort Hunter Liggett, California, during training to familiarize medical personnel with attending to casualties arriving on the flight line at Realistic Urban Training (RUT) Exercise, Sept. 2, 2015. RUT is the final ground-based training requirement prior to deployment as the 13th MEU moves toward operating embarked at sea.
CLB-13 recognized at Patriot Day 2012 ceremony
Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 13 conduct a three-volley salute at Patriot Day 2012, a 9/11 remembrance event, held at Faith Lutheran Church, Sept. 9.
CLB-13 Marines recognized at 9/11 remembrance event
Lance Cpl. Pasha Martin, Lance Cpl. Tylena Murray and Lance Cpl. Sharday Pintolacy, supply clerks, Supply Detachment, Combat Logistics Battalion 13, 1st Marine Logistics Group, participate in a 9/11 remembrance event held at Faith Lutheran Church, Sept. 9.
CLB-13 Marines recognized at 9/11 remembrance event
"It's a nice experience showing people what we do and what we're up against every day in hostile areas around the world," said Staff Sgt. Anthony St. Dennis, explosive ordinance disposal technician, Explosive Ordinance Disposal Detachment, CLB-13.
CLB-13 Marines recognized at 9/11 remembrance event
"I now declare today CLB-13 Appreciation Day in the city of Vista," said the Honorable Judy Ritter, Mayor of the city of Vista, during her speech in the main ceremony, held at Faith Lutheran Church, September 9.
CLB-13 Marines recognized at 9/11 remembrance event
"It was a great opportunity to represent the Marine Corps, especially in a 9/11 ceremony," said Williams, commander of the three-volley salute at a 9/11 remembrance ceremony, held at Faith Lutheran Church, Sept. 9.
CLB-13 Marines recognized at 9/11 remembrance event
Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 13 teamed with policemen, sheriffs, fire fighters and emergency medical technicians to promote Patriot Day 2012, a 9/11 remembrance event, held at Faith Lutheran Church, Sept. 9.
Marines Raise Toys for Kids
Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 13, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, sort toys collected during their third consecutive Toys for Tots run at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 16. The purpose of the run is to collect toys and give hope to those who may not have hope.
CLB-13 supports MEF training exercise
A Landing Craft Air-Cushioned hovercraft with Combat Logistics Battalion 13, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, lands on Red Beach during an amphibious landing exercise with I Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 18.
LS supports Air Show
Marines with Landing Support Company, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, hook a Humvee to a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter, during a demonstration for the 49th Annual Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Air Show, March 26.
Mission

On order, CLB-13 provides combat service support to Marine forces in SOCAL AOR in order to sustain air and ground operations.

On order, CLB-13 accepts augmenting forces to form a Battalion Service Support Group.

On order, CLB-13 provides full range of expeditionary combat service support in direct support to the Ground Combat Element, Aviation Combat Element, or Command Element of 13th MEU in order to enable the accomplishment of all assigned missions across a wide spectrum of conventional and selected maritime special operations. Be prepared to conduct simultaneous, self-sufficient tactical security operations IOT ensure that the provision of this support is not interrupted in a hostile environment.

Combat Logistics Battalion 13 Leaders

LtCol B.C. Hatfield
Commanding Officer,Combat Logistics Battalion-13
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Major Michael F. Manning
Executive Officer, Combat Logistics Battalion-13
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SgtMaj J.W. Lirette
Sergeant Major, Combat Logistics Battalion-13
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