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Change of Command Ceremony - Combat Logistics Battalion 15
Change of Command Ceremony - Combat Logistics Battalion 15
U.S. Marine Lt. Col. James R. Stover, the off-going commanding officer for Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group, addresses U.S. Marines, Sailors, and family members during a change of command at Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 31, 2018. Stover spoke about his experiences with CLB-15 and where he has placed the bar of expectation. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Timothy Shoemaker)
Change of Command Ceremony - Combat Logistics Battalion 15
Change of Command Ceremony - Combat Logistics Battalion 15
U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Joshua D. Anderson, on-coming commanding officer for Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group, addresses U.S. Marines, Sailors, and family members during a change of command ceremony at Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 31, 2018. Anderson spoke of his experiences while serving in the Marine Corps and how they have shaped him as the Marine he is today. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Timothy Shoemaker)
Change of Command Ceremony - Combat Logistics Battalion 15
Change of Command Ceremony - Combat Logistics Battalion 15
U.S. Marines Lt. Col. James R. Stover, the off-going commanding officer (center) and Lt. Col. Joshua D. Anderson, on-coming commanding officer (left), prepare to exchange the unit colors during a change of command ceremony at Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 31, 2018. Stover relinquishes his command after two-and-a-half years with CLB-15 to Anderson. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Timothy Shoemaker)
Change of Command Ceremony - Combat Logistics Battalion 15
Change of Command Ceremony - Combat Logistics Battalion 15
U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group, render honors during the playing of the National Anthem as part of a change of command ceremony at Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 31, 2018. The change of command ceremony was to commemorate Stover for his two-and-a-half years of dedication and service to his Marines and Sailors while serving as the commanding officer of CLB-15. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Timothy Shoemaker)
Change of Command Ceremony - Combat Logistics Battalion 15
Change of Command Ceremony - Combat Logistics Battalion 15
U.S. Marine Lt. Col. James R. Stover, the off-going commanding officer for Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group, is awarded with the Meritorious Service Medal during a change of command ceremony at Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 31, 2018. Stover was awarded for outstanding meritorious service as commanding officer of rCLB-15. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Timothy Shoemaker)
U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, load a 500-gallon drum of water on to the back of a Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement at Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif., Oct. 23, 2016. The full drum weighs over 4,000 pounds and was airlifted into the area of operation to support Marine ground units by a CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 466. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Austin Mealy)
High Altitude Training, Logistics in Bridgeport
U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, load a 500-gallon drum of water on to the back of a Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement at Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif., Oct. 23, 2016. The full drum weighs over 4,000 pounds and was airlifted into the area of operation to support Marine ground units by a CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 466. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Austin Mealy)
U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, unload Meals Ready to Eat from the back of a Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement in Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif., Oct. 22, 2016. CLB-15 resupplied Marines from 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, with 1,900 gallons of water and seven pallets of Meals Ready to Eat during the mountain exercise. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Austin Mealy)
High Altitude Training, Logistics in Bridgeport
U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, unload Meals Ready to Eat from the back of a Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement in Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif., Oct. 22, 2016. CLB-15 resupplied Marines from 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, with 1,900 gallons of water and seven pallets of Meals Ready to Eat during the mountain exercise. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Austin Mealy)
U.S. Marines from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 466 land a UH-1Y Venom to transport a simulated casualty back to medical facilities at base camp in Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif., Oct. 21, 2016. During the scenario-based mountain exercise Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, were tested with enemy contact, possible improvised explosive devices and the harsh environment as they supported the ground combat element. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Austin Mealy)
High Altitude Training, Logistics in Bridgeport
U.S. Marines from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 466 land a UH-1Y Venom to transport a simulated casualty back to medical facilities at base camp in Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif., Oct. 21, 2016. During the scenario-based mountain exercise Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, were tested with enemy contact, possible improvised explosive devices and the harsh environment as they supported the ground combat element. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Austin Mealy)
U.S. Marines Cpl. Jesse Gunderson and Lance Cpl. Juan Cerda attach tow cables from the AMK-36 wrecker vehicle to a broken Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement at Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif., Oct. 23, 2016. The AMK-36 wrecker recovery vehicle’s heavy tow capability made it possible for the Marines to get the immobile MTVR back down to the base of the mountain. Gunderson, a wrecker operator and Cerda, a motor transportation technician, are both with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Austin Mealy)
High Altitude Training, Logistics in Bridgeport
U.S. Marines Cpl. Jesse Gunderson and Lance Cpl. Juan Cerda attach tow cables from the AMK-36 wrecker vehicle to a broken Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement at Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif., Oct. 23, 2016. The AMK-36 wrecker recovery vehicle’s heavy tow capability made it possible for the Marines to get the immobile MTVR back down to the base of the mountain. Gunderson, a wrecker operator and Cerda, a motor transportation technician, are both with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Austin Mealy)
U.S. Marines from 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, carry food and tents supplied by Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, to a security post at Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif., Oct. 23, 2016. During the mountain exercise CLB-15 supplied 3/4 Marines with seven pallets of Meals Ready to Eat and 1,900 gallons of water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Austin Mealy)
High Altitude Training, Logistics in Bridgeport
U.S. Marines from 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, carry food and tents supplied by Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, to a security post at Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif., Oct. 23, 2016. During the mountain exercise CLB-15 supplied 3/4 Marines with seven pallets of Meals Ready to Eat and 1,900 gallons of water. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Austin Mealy)
A CH-53E Super Stallion, with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 466, hovers to pick up a 500-gallon drum of water from U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group and 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division during a Helicopter Support Team drill at Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif., Oct. 25, 2016. The drum was taken into the Sierra Mesa Mountains to support Marines who are conducting field operations during Mountain Exercise 6-16. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
High Altitude Training, Logistics in Bridgeport
A CH-53E Super Stallion, with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 466, hovers to pick up a 500-gallon drum of water from U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group and 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division during a Helicopter Support Team drill at Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif., Oct. 25, 2016. The drum was taken into the Sierra Mesa Mountains to support Marines who are conducting field operations during Mountain Exercise 6-16. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, and 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, wait by a 500-gallon drum of water to conduct a Helicopter Support Team drill at Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif., Oct. 25, 2016. The drum was taken into the Sierra Mesa Mountains to support Marines who are conducting field operations during Mountain Exercise 6-16. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
High Altitude Training, Logistics in Bridgeport
U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, and 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, wait by a 500-gallon drum of water to conduct a Helicopter Support Team drill at Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif., Oct. 25, 2016. The drum was taken into the Sierra Mesa Mountains to support Marines who are conducting field operations during Mountain Exercise 6-16. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
A CH-53E Super Stallion, with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 466, transports a 500-gallon drum of water to Marines who are conducting field operations in the Sierra Mesa Mountains, Calif., Oct. 25, 2016. The drum supported Marines who participating during Mountain Exercise 6-16. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
High Altitude Training, Logistics in Bridgeport
A CH-53E Super Stallion, with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 466, transports a 500-gallon drum of water to Marines who are conducting field operations in the Sierra Mesa Mountains, Calif., Oct. 25, 2016. The drum supported Marines who participating during Mountain Exercise 6-16. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, and 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, strap a 500-gallon drum of water to a CH-53E Super Stallion, with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 466, during a Helicopter Support Team drill at Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif., Oct. 25, 2016. The drum was taken into the Sierra Mesa Mountains to support Marines who are conducting field operations during Mountain Exercise 6-16. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
High Altitude Training, Logistics in Bridgeport
U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, and 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, strap a 500-gallon drum of water to a CH-53E Super Stallion, with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 466, during a Helicopter Support Team drill at Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif., Oct. 25, 2016. The drum was taken into the Sierra Mesa Mountains to support Marines who are conducting field operations during Mountain Exercise 6-16. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, and 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, strap a 500-gallon drum of water to a CH-53E Super Stallion, with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 466, during a Helicopter Support Team drill at Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif., Oct. 25, 2016. The drum was taken into the Sierra Mesa Mountains to support Marines who are conducting field operations during Mountain Exercise 6-16. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
High Altitude Training, Logistics in Bridgeport
U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, and 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, strap a 500-gallon drum of water to a CH-53E Super Stallion, with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 466, during a Helicopter Support Team drill at Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif., Oct. 25, 2016. The drum was taken into the Sierra Mesa Mountains to support Marines who are conducting field operations during Mountain Exercise 6-16. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, and 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, grab a hook lowered by a CH-53E Super Stallion, with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 466, to pick up a 500-gallon drum of water during a Helicopter Support Team drill at Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif., Oct. 25, 2016. The Marines use a pole to grab the hook lowered by the helicopter to ground the electrical currents before grabbing it by hand. The drum was taken into the Sierra Mesa Mountains to support Marines who are conducting field operations during Mountain Exercise 6-16. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
High Altitude Training, Logistics in Bridgeport
U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, and 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, grab a hook lowered by a CH-53E Super Stallion, with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 466, to pick up a 500-gallon drum of water during a Helicopter Support Team drill at Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif., Oct. 25, 2016. The Marines use a pole to grab the hook lowered by the helicopter to ground the electrical currents before grabbing it by hand. The drum was taken into the Sierra Mesa Mountains to support Marines who are conducting field operations during Mountain Exercise 6-16. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
The 18th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Ronald L. Green, speaks with Marines of Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group, during a Tactical Convoy Course on Camp Pendleton Calif., Aug. 16, 2016. Sergeant Major Green discussed issues with in the Marine Corps and protecting that you earn. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps
The 18th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Ronald L. Green, speaks with Marines of Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group, during a Tactical Convoy Course on Camp Pendleton Calif., Aug. 16, 2016. Sergeant Major Green discussed issues with in the Marine Corps and protecting that you earn. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
The 18th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Ronald L. Green, speaks with Marines of Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group, during a Tactical Convoy Course on Camp Pendleton Calif., Aug. 16, 2016. Sergeant Major Green discussed issues with in the Marine Corps and protecting that you earn. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps
The 18th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Ronald L. Green, speaks with Marines of Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group, during a Tactical Convoy Course on Camp Pendleton Calif., Aug. 16, 2016. Sergeant Major Green discussed issues with in the Marine Corps and protecting that you earn. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
The 18th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Ronald L. Green, speaks with Marines of Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group, during a Tactical Convoy Course on Camp Pendleton Calif., Aug. 16, 2016. Sergeant Major Green discussed issues with in the Marine Corps and protecting that you earn. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps
The 18th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Ronald L. Green, speaks with Marines of Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group, during a Tactical Convoy Course on Camp Pendleton Calif., Aug. 16, 2016. Sergeant Major Green discussed issues with in the Marine Corps and protecting that you earn. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
The 18th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Ronald L. Green, speaks with Marines of Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group, during a Tactical Convoy Course on Camp Pendleton Calif., Aug. 16, 2016. Sergeant Major Green discussed issues with in the Marine Corps and protecting that you earn. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps
The 18th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Ronald L. Green, speaks with Marines of Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group, during a Tactical Convoy Course on Camp Pendleton Calif., Aug. 16, 2016. Sergeant Major Green discussed issues with in the Marine Corps and protecting that you earn. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
The 18th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Ronald L. Green, speaks with Marines of Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group, during a Tactical Convoy Course on Camp Pendleton Calif., Aug. 16, 2016. Sergeant Major Green discussed issues with in the Marine Corps and protecting that you earn. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps
The 18th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Ronald L. Green, speaks with Marines of Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group, during a Tactical Convoy Course on Camp Pendleton Calif., Aug. 16, 2016. Sergeant Major Green discussed issues with in the Marine Corps and protecting that you earn. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rodion Zabolotniy)
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)
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)
Ruby Santos, right, a role-player, meets 1st Lt. Nikolas Gillespie, left, survey team officer-in-charge with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group, while functioning as a mayor for an area in need of humanitarian assistance as part of CLB-15’s pre-deployment training with the Special Operations Training Group, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 16, 2014. The exercise took place over the course of three days and provided CLB-15 with a realistic and immersive experience. The fog of war, language barriers and logistical issues were 
just a few of the problems the Marines and sailors faced. CLB-15 is slated to deploy with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force.
CLB-15 conducts pre-deployment training with Special Operations Training Group
Ruby Santos, right, a role-player, meets 1st Lt. Nikolas Gillespie, left, survey team officer-in-charge with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group, while functioning as a mayor for an area in need of humanitarian assistance as part of CLB-15’s pre-deployment training with the Special Operations Training Group, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 16, 2014. The exercise took place over the course of three days and provided CLB-15 with a realistic and immersive experience. The fog of war, language barriers and logistical issues were just a few of the problems the Marines and sailors faced. CLB-15 is slated to deploy with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force.
Private First Class Brandon Cleave, left, a motor vehicle operator with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group, builds rapport with Robert Alvarez Rey Casa, a role-player playing the role of a local government security official, during a humanitarian aid exercise as part of CLB-15’s pre-deployment training with the Special Operations Training Group, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 
16, 2014. The exercise took place over the course of three days, and provided CLB-15 with a realistic and immersive experience. The simulation, set up by SOTG with the help of the USAID, put CLB-15’s Marines and sailors in the middle of a typhoon-ravaged rural Philippine area where they were tasked with providing humanitarian aid and disaster relief, similar to the situation faced by Marines with the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force during the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. CLB-15 is slated to deploy with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force.
CLB-15 conducts pre-deployment training with Special Operations Training Group
Private First Class Brandon Cleave, left, a motor vehicle operator with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group, builds rapport with Robert Alvarez Rey Casa, a role-player playing the role of a local government security official, during a humanitarian aid exercise as part of CLB-15’s pre-deployment training with the Special Operations Training Group, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 16, 2014. The exercise took place over the course of three days, and provided CLB-15 with a realistic and immersive experience. The simulation, set up by SOTG with the help of the USAID, put CLB-15’s Marines and sailors in the middle of a typhoon-ravaged rural Philippine area where they were tasked with providing humanitarian aid and disaster relief, similar to the situation faced by Marines with the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force during the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. CLB-15 is slated to deploy with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force.
Marines and corpsmen with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, provide security and prepare a simulated casualty for medical evacuation during a humanitarian aid exercise as part of CLB-15’s pre-deployment training with the Special Operations Training Group, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 16, 2014. The exercise took place over the course of three days, and provided CLB-15 with a realistic and immersive experience. The simulation, set up by SOTG, put CLB-15’s Marines and sailors in the middle of a typhoon-ravaged rural Philippine area where they were tasked with providing humanitarian aid and disaster relief, similar to the situation faced by Marines with the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force during the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. CLB-15 is slated to deploy with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, 1st Marine 
Expeditionary Force.
CLB-15 conducts pre-deployment training with Special Operations Training Group
Marines and corpsmen with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, provide security and prepare a simulated casualty for medical evacuation during a humanitarian aid exercise as part of CLB-15’s pre-deployment training with the Special Operations Training Group, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 16, 2014. The exercise took place over the course of three days, and provided CLB-15 with a realistic and immersive experience. The simulation, set up by SOTG, put CLB-15’s Marines and sailors in the middle of a typhoon-ravaged rural Philippine area where they were tasked with providing humanitarian aid and disaster relief, similar to the situation faced by Marines with the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force during the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. CLB-15 is slated to deploy with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force.
Erik Doman, center, a civil military cooperation representative with the United States Agency for International Development, talks to Col. Erik B. Kraft, left, Headquarters Regiment commanding officer, 1st Marine Logistics Group, and Lt. Col. Wilfred Rivera, right, Combat Logistics Battalion 15 commanding officer, HQ Reg., 1st MLG, during a humanitarian aid exercise as part of CLB-15’s pre-deployment training taught by the Special Operations Training Group, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 16, 2014. The exercise took place over the course of three days, and provided CLB-15 
with a realistic and immersive experience. The simulation, set up by SOTG with the help of the USAID, put CLB-15’s Marines and sailors in the middle of a typhoon-ravaged rural Philippine area where they were tasked with providing humanitarian aid and disaster relief, similar to the situation faced by 
Marines with the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force during the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. CLB-15 is slated to deploy with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force.
CLB-15 conducts pre-deployment training with Special Operations Training Group
Erik Doman, center, a civil military cooperation representative with the United States Agency for International Development, talks to Col. Erik B. Kraft, left, Headquarters Regiment commanding officer, 1st Marine Logistics Group, and Lt. Col. Wilfred Rivera, right, Combat Logistics Battalion 15 commanding officer, HQ Reg., 1st MLG, during a humanitarian aid exercise as part of CLB-15’s pre-deployment training taught by the Special Operations Training Group, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 16, 2014. The exercise took place over the course of three days, and provided CLB-15 with a realistic and immersive experience. The simulation, set up by SOTG with the help of the USAID, put CLB-15’s Marines and sailors in the middle of a typhoon-ravaged rural Philippine area where they were tasked with providing humanitarian aid and disaster relief, similar to the situation faced by Marines with the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force during the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. CLB-15 is slated to deploy with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force.
Corporal Michael Beck, an electrician with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, provides water to a crowd of role-players during a humanitarian aid exercise as part of CLB-15’s pre-deployment training taught by the Special Operations Training Group, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 16, 2014. The exercise took place over the course of three days, and provided CLB-15 with a realistic and immersive experience. The simulation, set up by SOTG with the help of the USAID, put CLB-15’s Marines and sailors in the middle of a typhoon-ravaged rural Philippine area where they were tasked with providing humanitarian aid and disaster relief, similar to the situation faced by Marines with the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force during the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. CLB-15 is slated to deploy with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, 1st Marine 
Expeditionary Force.
CLB-15 conducts pre-deployment training with Special Operations Training Group
Corporal Michael Beck, an electrician with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, provides water to a crowd of role-players during a humanitarian aid exercise as part of CLB-15’s pre-deployment training taught by the Special Operations Training Group, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 16, 2014. The exercise took place over the course of three days, and provided CLB-15 with a realistic and immersive experience. The simulation, set up by SOTG with the help of the USAID, put CLB-15’s Marines and sailors in the middle of a typhoon-ravaged rural Philippine area where they were tasked with providing humanitarian aid and disaster relief, similar to the situation faced by Marines with the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force during the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. CLB-15 is slated to deploy with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force.
A Marine with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, attempts to secure a medical aid station while surrounded by an increasingly belligerent crowd of role-players during a humanitarian aid exercise as part of CLB-15’s pre-deployment training with the Special Operations Training Group, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 16, 2014. The exercise took place over the course of three days, and provided CLB-15 with a realistic and immersive experience. The simulation, set up by SOTG with the help of the USAID, put CLB-15’s Marines and sailors in the middle of a typhoon-ravaged rural Philippine area where they were tasked with providing humanitarian aid and disaster relief, similar to the situation faced by Marines with the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force during the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. CLB-15 is slated to deploy with the 15th Marine 
Expeditionary Unit, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force.
CLB-15 conducts pre-deployment training with Special Operations Training Group
A Marine with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, attempts to secure a medical aid station while surrounded by an increasingly belligerent crowd of role-players during a humanitarian aid exercise as part of CLB-15’s pre-deployment training with the Special Operations Training Group, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 16, 2014. The exercise took place over the course of three days, and provided CLB-15 with a realistic and immersive experience. The simulation, set up by SOTG with the help of the USAID, put CLB-15’s Marines and sailors in the middle of a typhoon-ravaged rural Philippine area where they were tasked with providing humanitarian aid and disaster relief, similar to the situation faced by Marines with the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force during the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. CLB-15 is slated to deploy with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force.
An embarkation specialist with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, guides a pair of Multi-Terrain Loader Vehicles transporting a power generator to amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD-18) during an embarkation operation in support of a Defense Support of Civil Authorities training exercise aboard Naval Base San Diego, Calif., June 18, 2014. During DSCA operations, the Navy-Marine Corps team can provide local authorities with timely support, allowing them to send aid to areas in the United States where the infrastructure might be damaged beyond the local authorities’ capabilities.
CLB-15 Marines showcase humanitarian capabilities during embarkation operations
An embarkation specialist with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, guides a pair of Multi-Terrain Loader Vehicles transporting a power generator to amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD-18) during an embarkation operation in support of a Defense Support of Civil Authorities training exercise aboard Naval Base San Diego, Calif., June 18, 2014. During DSCA operations, the Navy-Marine Corps team can provide local authorities with timely support, allowing them to send aid to areas in the United States where the infrastructure might be damaged beyond the local authorities’ capabilities.
Corporal Spencer Roberson, an embarkation specialist with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, relays information to his team members during an embarkation operation in support of a Defense Support of Civil Authorities training exercise aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD-18) in Naval Base San Diego, Calif., June 19, 2014. During DSCA operations, the Navy-Marine Corps team can 
provide local authorities with timely support, allowing them to send aid to areas in the United States where the infrastructure might be damaged beyond the local authorities’ capabilities. “You never know who might need something and how urgently they need it,” said Roberson, of Raeford, N.C. “That’s why we’re here. We’re here to make sure the people in need have the resources necessary to survive.”
CLB-15 Marines showcase humanitarian capabilities during embarkation operations
Corporal Spencer Roberson, an embarkation specialist with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, relays information to his team members during an embarkation operation in support of a Defense Support of Civil Authorities training exercise aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD-18) in Naval Base San Diego, Calif., June 19, 2014. During DSCA operations, the Navy-Marine Corps team can provide local authorities with timely support, allowing them to send aid to areas in the United States where the infrastructure might be damaged beyond the local authorities’ capabilities. “You never know who might need something and how urgently they need it,” said Roberson, of Raeford, N.C. “That’s why we’re here. We’re here to make sure the people in need have the resources necessary to survive.”
Vehicles operated by Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, board amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD-18) during an embarkation operation in support of a Defense Support of Civil Authorities training exercise aboard Naval Base San Diego, Calif., June 18, 2014. During DSCA operations, the Navy-Marine Corps team can provide local authorities with timely support, allowing them to send 
aid to areas in the United States where the infrastructure might be damaged beyond the local authorities’ capabilities. CLB-15 provides a wide array of capabilities during a DSCA operation, from resupplying forward areas with the Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement, to recovering wreckages during disaster relief operation with the M88 recovery vehicles and the Logistics Vehicle Systems.
CLB-15 Marines showcase humanitarian capabilities during embarkation operations
Vehicles operated by Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, board amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD-18) during an embarkation operation in support of a Defense Support of Civil Authorities training exercise aboard Naval Base San Diego, Calif., June 18, 2014. During DSCA operations, the Navy-Marine Corps team can provide local authorities with timely support, allowing them to send aid to areas in the United States where the infrastructure might be damaged beyond the local authorities’ capabilities. CLB-15 provides a wide array of capabilities during a DSCA operation, from resupplying forward areas with the Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement, to recovering wreckages during disaster relief operation with the M88 recovery vehicles and the Logistics Vehicle Systems.
An M88 recovery vehicle operated by Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, climbs a ramp aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD-18) during an embarkation operation in support of a Defense Support of Civil Authorities 
training exercise aboard Naval Base San Diego, Calif., June 18, 2014. During DSCA operations, the Navy-Marine Corps team can provide local authorities with timely support, allowing them to send aid to areas in the United States where the infrastructure might be damaged beyond the local authorities’ capabilities. CLB-15 provides a wide array of capabilities during a DSCA operation, from resupplying forward areas with the Medium Tactical Vehicle 
Replacement, to recovering wreckages during disaster relief operation with the M88 recovery vehicles and the Logistics Vehicle Systems.
CLB-15 Marines showcase humanitarian capabilities during embarkation operations
An M88 recovery vehicle operated by Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, climbs a ramp aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD-18) during an embarkation operation in support of a Defense Support of Civil Authorities training exercise aboard Naval Base San Diego, Calif., June 18, 2014. During DSCA operations, the Navy-Marine Corps team can provide local authorities with timely support, allowing them to send aid to areas in the United States where the infrastructure might be damaged beyond the local authorities’ capabilities. CLB-15 provides a wide array of capabilities during a DSCA operation, from resupplying forward areas with the Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement, to recovering wreckages during disaster relief operation with the M88 recovery vehicles and the Logistics Vehicle Systems.
An M88 recovery vehicle operated by Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, climbs a ramp aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD-18) during an embarkation operation in support of a Defense Support of Civil Authorities 
training exercise aboard Naval Base San Diego, Calif., June 19, 2014. During DSCA operations, the Navy-Marine Corps team can provide local authorities with timely support, allowing them to send aid to areas in the United States where the infrastructure might be damaged beyond the local authorities’ capabilities. CLB-15 provides a wide array of capabilities during a DSCA operation, from resupplying forward areas with the Medium Tactical Vehicle 
Replacement, to recovering wreckages during disaster relief operation with the M88 recovery vehicles and the Logistics Vehicle Systems.
CLB-15 Marines showcase humanitarian capabilities during embarkation operations
An M88 recovery vehicle operated by Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, climbs a ramp aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD-18) during an embarkation operation in support of a Defense Support of Civil Authorities training exercise aboard Naval Base San Diego, Calif., June 19, 2014. During DSCA operations, the Navy-Marine Corps team can provide local authorities with timely support, allowing them to send aid to areas in the United States where the infrastructure might be damaged beyond the local authorities’ capabilities. CLB-15 provides a wide array of capabilities during a DSCA operation, from resupplying forward areas with the Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement, to recovering wreckages during disaster relief operation with the M88 recovery vehicles and the Logistics Vehicle Systems.
Marines with Maintenance Detachment, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group, tow a downed bulldozer with an M88 Recovery Vehicle aboard Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach Detachment Fallbrook, Calif., May 21, 2014. The bulldozer, owned and operated by the National Forest Service, was used to create firebreaks and help contain the wildfires that spread across Southern California beginning May 14. Sergeant Ryan M. Stites, an amphibious assault vehicle mechanic, and his team of Marines, volunteered to recover the bulldozer for the Forest Service using their M88 Recovery Vehicle. Stites, 26, is from Arcanum, Oh.
Q&A: CLB-15 Marine takes hands-off approach to leadership
Marines with Maintenance Detachment, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group, tow a downed bulldozer with an M88 Recovery Vehicle aboard Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach Detachment Fallbrook, Calif., May 21, 2014. The bulldozer, owned and operated by the National Forest Service, was used to create firebreaks and help contain the wildfires that spread across Southern California beginning May 14. Sergeant Ryan M. Stites, an amphibious assault vehicle mechanic, and his team of Marines, volunteered to recover the bulldozer for the Forest Service using their M88 Recovery Vehicle. Stites, 26, is from Arcanum, Oh.
Corporal Cody Burris, left, a 22-year-old of Amelia, Ohio, and Sgt. Rodney Gleisner, right, a 28-year-old of Watertown, N.Y., both maintenance mechanics, Maintenance Detachment, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, repair a Humvee during the battalion's first field training exercise of the year at Red Beach aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 6-10, in preparation for pre-deployment training with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit this fall. The exercise allowed CLB-15 to practice procedures and protocols they will apply while acting the 15th MEU's primary logistical support element during its deployment early next year. Providing this support to the MEU allows it to focus on its chief objective as a crisis response force, ready to respond to disaster or humanitarian relief operations.
CLB-15 prepares for workups with 15th MEU
Corporal Cody Burris, left, a 22-year-old of Amelia, Ohio, and Sgt. Rodney Gleisner, right, a 28-year-old of Watertown, N.Y., both maintenance mechanics, Maintenance Detachment, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, repair a Humvee during the battalion's first field training exercise of the year at Red Beach aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 6-10, in preparation for pre-deployment training with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit this fall. The exercise allowed CLB-15 to practice procedures and protocols they will apply while acting the 15th MEU's primary logistical support element during its deployment early next year. Providing this support to the MEU allows it to focus on its chief objective as a crisis response force, ready to respond to disaster or humanitarian relief operations.
Marines with Maintenance Detachment, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group, tow a downed bulldozer with an M88 Recovery Vehicle aboard Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach Detachment Fallbrook, Calif., May 21, 2014. The bulldozer, owned and operated by the National Forest Service, was used to help contain the wildfires that spread across Southern California beginning May 14, before it caught fire while creating firebreaks. Sergeant Ryan M. Stites, an amphibious assault vehicle mechanic, and his team of Marines, volunteered to recover the bulldozer for the Forest Service using their M88 Recovery Vehicle. Stites, 26, is from Arcanum, Oh.
Q&A: CLB-15 Marine takes hands-off approach to leadership
Marines with Maintenance Detachment, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group, tow a downed bulldozer with an M88 Recovery Vehicle aboard Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach Detachment Fallbrook, Calif., May 21, 2014. The bulldozer, owned and operated by the National Forest Service, was used to help contain the wildfires that spread across Southern California beginning May 14, before it caught fire while creating firebreaks. Sergeant Ryan M. Stites, an amphibious assault vehicle mechanic, and his team of Marines, volunteered to recover the bulldozer for the Forest Service using their M88 Recovery Vehicle. Stites, 26, is from Arcanum, Oh.
Sergeant Andrew Heins, a 22-year-old maintenance mechanic, Maintenance Detachment, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group repairs a generator during the battalion's first field training exercise of the year at Red Beach 
aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 6-10, in preparation for pre-deployment training with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit this fall. The exercise allowed CLB-15 to practice procedures and protocols they will apply while acting the 15th MEU's primary logistical support element during its deployment early next year. Providing this support to the MEU allows it to focus on its chief objective as a crisis response force, ready to respond to disaster or humanitarian relief operations.
CLB-15 prepares for workups with 15th MEU
Sergeant Andrew Heins, a 22-year-old maintenance mechanic, Maintenance Detachment, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group repairs a generator during the battalion's first field training exercise of the year at Red Beach aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 6-10, in preparation for pre-deployment training with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit this fall. The exercise allowed CLB-15 to practice procedures and protocols they will apply while acting the 15th MEU's primary logistical support element during its deployment early next year. Providing this support to the MEU allows it to focus on its chief objective as a crisis response force, ready to respond to disaster or humanitarian relief operations.
A Marine with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, assists "wounded locals" in receiving medical aid during a mass casualty event as part of the battalion's first field training exercise of the year at Red Beach aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 6-10, in preparation for pre-deployment training with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit this fall. This event employed the use of role players from SpecPro Technical Services aboard base who used make up to present the service members with authentic-looking injuries. The exercise allowed CLB-15 to practice procedures and protocols they will apply while acting the 15th MEU's primary logistical support element during its deployment early next year. Providing this 
support to the MEU allows it to focus on its chief objective as a crisis response force, ready to respond to disaster or humanitarian relief operations.
CLB-15 prepares for workups with 15th MEU
A Marine with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, assists "wounded locals" in receiving medical aid during a mass casualty event as part of the battalion's first field training exercise of the year at Red Beach aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 6-10, in preparation for pre-deployment training with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit this fall. This event employed the use of role players from SpecPro Technical Services aboard base who used make up to present the service members with authentic-looking injuries. The exercise allowed CLB-15 to practice procedures and protocols they will apply while acting the 15th MEU's primary logistical support element during its deployment early next year. Providing this support to the MEU allows it to focus on its chief objective as a crisis response force, ready to respond to disaster or humanitarian relief operations.
Corporal Fernando Cruz, a 21-year-old water support technician, Engineer Detachment, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, of Houston, moves parts of the Tactical Water Purification System during the battalion's first field training exercise of the year at the shore of Red Beach aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 6-10, in preparation for pre-deployment training with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit this fall. The TWPS purified water straight from the ocean that Marines used for hygiene, drinking and cooking purposes. The exercise allowed CLB-15 to practice procedures and protocols they will apply while acting the 15th MEU's primary logistical support element during its deployment early next year. Providing this support to the MEU allows it to focus on its chief objective as a crisis response force, ready to respond to disaster or humanitarian relief operations.
CLB-15 prepares for workups with 15th MEU
Corporal Fernando Cruz, a 21-year-old water support technician, Engineer Detachment, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, of Houston, moves parts of the Tactical Water Purification System during the battalion's first field training exercise of the year at the shore of Red Beach aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 6-10, in preparation for pre-deployment training with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit this fall. The TWPS purified water straight from the ocean that Marines used for hygiene, drinking and cooking purposes. The exercise allowed CLB-15 to practice procedures and protocols they will apply while acting the 15th MEU's primary logistical support element during its deployment early next year. Providing this support to the MEU allows it to focus on its chief objective as a crisis response force, ready to respond to disaster or humanitarian relief operations.
Corporal Fernando Cruz, a 21-year-old water support technician, Engineer Detachment, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, of Houston, adjusts the Tactical Water Purification System during the battalion's first field training exercise of the year at the shore of Red Beach aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 6-10, in preparation for pre-deployment training with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit this fall. The TWPS purified water straight from the ocean that Marines used for hygiene, drinking and cooking purposes. The exercise allowed CLB-15 to practice procedures and protocols they will apply while acting the 15th MEU's primary logistical support element during its deployment early next year. Providing this support to the MEU allows it to focus on its chief objective as a crisis response force, ready to respond to disaster or humanitarian relief operations.
CLB-15 prepares for workups with 15th MEU
Corporal Fernando Cruz, a 21-year-old water support technician, Engineer Detachment, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, of Houston, adjusts the Tactical Water Purification System during the battalion's first field training exercise of the year at the shore of Red Beach aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 6-10, in preparation for pre-deployment training with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit this fall. The TWPS purified water straight from the ocean that Marines used for hygiene, drinking and cooking purposes. The exercise allowed CLB-15 to practice procedures and protocols they will apply while acting the 15th MEU's primary logistical support element during its deployment early next year. Providing this support to the MEU allows it to focus on its chief objective as a crisis response force, ready to respond to disaster or humanitarian relief operations.
Lance Cpl. Jabon Pryor, a 21-year-old refrigeration mechanic, Maintenance Detachment, Combat Logistics Regiment 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, of Savannah, Ga., guards a “detainee” during an entry control point event as part of the battalion’s first field training exercise of the year at Red Beach aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 6-10, in preparation for pre-deployment training with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit this fall. The ECP checks gave Marines the opportunity to practice the protocol for searching vehicles and personnel. The exercise allowed CLB-15 to practice procedures and protocols they will apply while acting the 15th MEU’s primary logistical support element during its deployment early next year. Providing this support to the MEU allows it to focus on its chief objective as a crisis response force, ready to respond to disaster or humanitarian relief operations.
CLB-15 prepares for workups with 15th MEU
Lance Cpl. Jabon Pryor, a 21-year-old refrigeration mechanic, Maintenance Detachment, Combat Logistics Regiment 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, of Savannah, Ga., guards a “detainee” during an entry control point event as part of the battalion’s first field training exercise of the year at Red Beach aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 6-10, in preparation for pre-deployment training with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit this fall. The ECP checks gave Marines the opportunity to practice the protocol for searching vehicles and personnel. The exercise allowed CLB-15 to practice procedures and protocols they will apply while acting the 15th MEU’s primary logistical support element during its deployment early next year. Providing this support to the MEU allows it to focus on its chief objective as a crisis response force, ready to respond to disaster or humanitarian relief operations.
Lance Cpl. Dustin Nixon, a 19-year-old, tank mechanic, Maintenance Detachment, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, of Currituck, N.C., stops a vehicle containing two “locals” at the entry control point during the battalion’s first field training exercise of the year at Red Beach aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 6-10, in preparation for pre-deployment training with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit this fall. The ECP checks gave Marines the opportunity to practice the protocol for searching vehicles and personnel. The exercise allowed CLB-15 to practice procedures and protocols they will apply while acting the 15th MEU’s primary logistical support element during its deployment early next year. Providing this support to the MEU allows it to focus on its chief objective as a crisis response force, ready to respond to disaster or humanitarian relief operations.
CLB-15 prepares for workups with 15th MEU
Lance Cpl. Dustin Nixon, a 19-year-old, tank mechanic, Maintenance Detachment, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, of Currituck, N.C., stops a vehicle containing two “locals” at the entry control point during the battalion’s first field training exercise of the year at Red Beach aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 6-10, in preparation for pre-deployment training with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit this fall. The ECP checks gave Marines the opportunity to practice the protocol for searching vehicles and personnel. The exercise allowed CLB-15 to practice procedures and protocols they will apply while acting the 15th MEU’s primary logistical support element during its deployment early next year. Providing this support to the MEU allows it to focus on its chief objective as a crisis response force, ready to respond to disaster or humanitarian relief operations.
A sailor with Assault Craft Unit Five guides members of the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force off a Landing Craft Air Cushion during Exercise Iron Fist 2014 aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 15. Marines from Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, provided combat service support to members of the JGSDF and Marines participating in the exercise. The support included providing more than 40 crates of 120mm and 80mm mortar rounds to Marine and Japanese mortarmen, distributing meals ready to eat, water, fuel, tents and generators to servicemembers training on the island.
CLB-15 Marines support 1st Marine Division, Japanese during Iron Fist 2014
A sailor with Assault Craft Unit Five guides members of the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force off a Landing Craft Air Cushion during Exercise Iron Fist 2014 aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 15. Marines from Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, provided combat service support to members of the JGSDF and Marines participating in the exercise. The support included providing more than 40 crates of 120mm and 80mm mortar rounds to Marine and Japanese mortarmen, distributing meals ready to eat, water, fuel, tents and generators to servicemembers training on the island.
Marines from Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, depart a Landing Craft Air Cushion after returning from San Clemente Island during Exercise Iron Fist 2014, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 15. The Marines from CLB-15 provided combat service support to members of the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force and Marines participating in the exercise. The support included providing more than 40 crates of 120mm and 80mm mortar rounds to Marine and Japanese mortarmen, distributing meals ready to eat, water, fuel, tents and generators to servicemembers training on the island.
CLB-15 Marines support 1st Marine Division, Japanese during Iron Fist
Marines from Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, depart a Landing Craft Air Cushion after returning from San Clemente Island during Exercise Iron Fist 2014, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 15. The Marines from CLB-15 provided combat service support to members of the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force and Marines participating in the exercise. The support included providing more than 40 crates of 120mm and 80mm mortar rounds to Marine and Japanese mortarmen, distributing meals ready to eat, water, fuel, tents and generators to servicemembers training on the island.
Marines from Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, depart a Landing Craft Air Cushion after returning from San Clemente Island during Exercise Iron Fist 2014, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 15. The Marines from CLB-15 provided combat service support to members of the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force and Marines participating in the exercise. The support included providing more than 40 crates of 120mm and 80mm mortar rounds to Marine and Japanese mortarmen, distributing meals ready to eat, water, fuel, tents and generators to servicemembers training on the island.
CLB-15 Marines support 1st Marine Division, Japanese during Iron Fist 2014
Marines from Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, depart a Landing Craft Air Cushion after returning from San Clemente Island during Exercise Iron Fist 2014, aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 15. The Marines from CLB-15 provided combat service support to members of the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force and Marines participating in the exercise. The support included providing more than 40 crates of 120mm and 80mm mortar rounds to Marine and Japanese mortarmen, distributing meals ready to eat, water, fuel, tents and generators to servicemembers training on the island.
Lance Cpl. David Still, a radio operator with Communications Company, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, of New London, Conn., greets families during a Toys for Tots drive at Murrieta, Calif., Dec. 14, 2013. The battalion dedicated three weekends to the Toys for Tots program, which collects new, unwrapped toys each year and distributes those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community. The Marines collected more than 4,000 toys and $4,700 in donations.
CLB-15 gives back to local community during Toys for Tots drive
Lance Cpl. David Still, a radio operator with Communications Company, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, of New London, Conn., greets families during a Toys for Tots drive at Murrieta, Calif., Dec. 14, 2013. The battalion dedicated three weekends to the Toys for Tots program, which collects new, unwrapped toys each year and distributes those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community. The Marines collected more than 4,000 toys and $4,700 in donations.
Marines with Combat Logistics Regiment 17 and Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, place field-expedient claymore mines during a basic demolitions course aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 14, 2013. Approximately 44 Marines from 1st MLG participated in the three-day training course and received instruction on demolitions as well as combat life saving techniques, patrolling and radio operations.
Fire in the hole! 1st MLG Marines train in basic demolitions
Marines with Combat Logistics Regiment 17 and Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, place field-expedient claymore mines during a basic demolitions course aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 14, 2013. Approximately 44 Marines from 1st MLG participated in the three-day training course and received instruction on demolitions as well as combat life saving techniques, patrolling and radio operations.
A Marine with Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, emplaces a field-expedient, shaped-charge explosive during a basic demolitions course aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 14, 2013. Approximately 44 Marines from 1st MLG participated in the three-day training course and received instruction on demolitions as well as combat life saving techniques, patrolling and radio operations.
Fire in the hole! 1st MLG Marines train in basic demolitions
A Marine with Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, emplaces a field-expedient, shaped-charge explosive during a basic demolitions course aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 14, 2013. Approximately 44 Marines from 1st MLG participated in the three-day training course and received instruction on demolitions as well as combat life saving techniques, patrolling and radio operations.
Corporal Dehorta, a small arms repair technician, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, completes a functions check of a weapon by ensuring the optic is in working order aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 13, 2013. As a lance corporal, he was the Marine of the Quarter and the Marine of the Year. Now he is the Noncommissioned Officer of the Quarter.
CLB-15 NCO of the quarter: success is a habit
Corporal Dehorta, a small arms repair technician, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, completes a functions check of a weapon by ensuring the optic is in working order aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 13, 2013. As a lance corporal, he was the Marine of the Quarter and the Marine of the Year. Now he is the Noncommissioned Officer of the Quarter.
Corporal Dehorta, asmall arms repair technician, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, takes apart a weapon to ensure that each piece functions properly aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 13, 2013. As a lance corporal, he was the Marine of the Quarter and the Marine of the year. Now he is the Noncommissioned Officer of the Quarter.
CLB-15 NCO of the quarter: success is a habit
Corporal Dehorta, asmall arms repair technician, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, takes apart a weapon to ensure that each piece functions properly aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 13, 2013. As a lance corporal, he was the Marine of the Quarter and the Marine of the year. Now he is the Noncommissioned Officer of the Quarter.
Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct a combat conditioning exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, 
Calif., Oct. 31, 2013. Marines undergo conditioning exercises, such as hiking, to build physical endurance and camaraderie within the battalion and set Marines up for success if they are faced with situations requiring physical courage.
CLB-15 at the ready with night combat conditioning exercise
Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct a combat conditioning exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 31, 2013. Marines undergo conditioning exercises, such as hiking, to build physical endurance and camaraderie within the battalion and set Marines up for success if they are faced with situations requiring physical courage.
Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct a combat conditioning exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, 
Calif., Oct. 31, 2013. Marines undergo conditioning exercises, such as hiking, to build physical endurance and camaraderie within the battalion and set Marines up for success if they are faced with situations that requiring physical courage.
CLB-15 at the ready with night combat conditioning exercise
Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct a combat conditioning exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 31, 2013. Marines undergo conditioning exercises, such as hiking, to build physical endurance and camaraderie within the battalion and set Marines up for success if they are faced with situations that requiring physical courage.
Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, draw their weapons before conducting a combat conditioning exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 31, 2013. Marines undergo conditioning exercises, such as hiking, to build physical endurance and camaraderie within the battalion and set Marines up for success if they are faced with situations requiring physical courage.
CLB-15 at the ready with night combat conditioning exercise
Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, draw their weapons before conducting a combat conditioning exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 31, 2013. Marines undergo conditioning exercises, such as hiking, to build physical endurance and camaraderie within the battalion and set Marines up for success if they are faced with situations requiring physical courage.
Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, reach the summit of a hill during a combat conditioning exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 31, 2013. Marines undergo conditioning exercises, such as hiking, to build physical endurance and camaraderie within the battalion and set Marines up for success if they are faced with situations requiring physical courage.
CLB-15 at the ready with night combat conditioning exercise
Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, reach the summit of a hill during a combat conditioning exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 31, 2013. Marines undergo conditioning exercises, such as hiking, to build physical endurance and camaraderie within the battalion and set Marines up for success if they are faced with situations requiring physical courage.
A Marine with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, adjusts his Kevlar during a combat conditioning exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 31, 2013. Marines undergo conditioning exercises, such as hiking, to build physical endurance and camaraderie within the battalion and set Marines up for success if they are faced with situations that requiring physical courage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cody Haas/ Released)
CLB-15 at the ready with night combat conditioning exercise
A Marine with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, adjusts his Kevlar during a combat conditioning exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 31, 2013. Marines undergo conditioning exercises, such as hiking, to build physical endurance and camaraderie within the battalion and set Marines up for success if they are faced with situations that requiring physical courage. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cody Haas/ Released)
Marines and sailors with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct a battalion hike aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 25, 2013. To physically condition the service members for a combat environment, the battalion hiked more than six miles, carrying a combat load.
Crawl, Walk, Run: CLB-15 takes steps to excel at hikes
Marines and sailors with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct a battalion hike aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 25, 2013. To physically condition the service members for a combat environment, the battalion hiked more than six miles, carrying a combat load.
Lance Cpl. Tyler Farnsworth, a towed artillery systems technician with Maintenance Detachment, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, holds his detachment's guidon during a battalion hike aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 25, 2013. During the hike, Marines were faced with a mock chemical weapon attack and donned their M40 gas masks while evacuating simulated casualties.
Crawl, Walk, Run: CLB-15 takes steps to excel at hikes
Lance Cpl. Tyler Farnsworth, a towed artillery systems technician with Maintenance Detachment, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, holds his detachment's guidon during a battalion hike aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 25, 2013. During the hike, Marines were faced with a mock chemical weapon attack and donned their M40 gas masks while evacuating simulated casualties.
Lance Cpl. Tyler Farnsworth, a towed artillery systems technician with Maintenance Detachment, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, holds his detachment's guidon during a battalion hike aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 25, 2013. During the hike, Marines were faced with a mock chemical weapon attack and donned their M40 gas masks while evacuating simulated casualties.
Crawl, Walk, Run: CLB-15 takes steps to excel at hikes
Lance Cpl. Tyler Farnsworth, a towed artillery systems technician with Maintenance Detachment, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, holds his detachment's guidon during a battalion hike aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 25, 2013. During the hike, Marines were faced with a mock chemical weapon attack and donned their M40 gas masks while evacuating simulated casualties.
Marines and sailors with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct a battalion hike aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 25, 2013. To physically condition the service members for a combat environment, the battalion hiked more than six miles, carrying a combat load.
Crawl, Walk, Run: CLB-15 takes steps to excel at hikes
Marines and sailors with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct a battalion hike aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 25, 2013. To physically condition the service members for a combat environment, the battalion hiked more than six miles, carrying a combat load.
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.
Mission

Provide expeditionary combat logistics to the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit in order to enable accomplishment of all assigned missions across a wide spectrum of conventional and selected maritime special operations.


Combat Logistics Battalion 15 Leaders

Lieutenant Colonel Josh Anderson
Commanding Officer Combat Logistics Battalion 15
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Major Luke Balthazar
Executive Officer Combat, Logistics Battalion 15
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SERGEANT MAJOR RYAN GNECCO
Sergeant Major, Combat Logistics Battalion 15
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