2nd Marine Logistics Group


2nd Marine Logistics Group

Infobox Military Unit
unit_name= 2nd Marine Logistics Group


caption= 2nd Marine Logistics Group emblem
dates= February 6, 1966 - present
country= United States
allegiance=
branch= USMC
type= Logistics
role= Multi-faceted combat service support
size= 8,000+
command_structure= II Marine Expeditionary Force
current_commander= Colonel Juan G. Ayala
garrison= Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune
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colonel_of_the_regiment=
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patron=
motto= "Sustaining Power for the Force"
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battles=Operation Iraqi Freedom
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The 2nd Marine Logistics Group (2nd MLG) is a logistics unit of the United States Marine Corps and is headquartered at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. 2nd MLG was formerly known as 2nd Force Service Support Group (FSSG). With the changing times and previous missions conducted during recent conflicts, the FSSGs within the Marine Corps were reorganized into what is now known as Marine Logistics Groups. The 2nd MLG is composed of more than 8,000 Marines and sailors.

Current units

* Combat Logistics Regiment 2
* Combat Logistics Regiment 25
* Combat Logistics Regiment 27
* 2nd Dental Battalion
* 8th Engineer Support Battalion

Mission

They conduct general and direct supply support operations and receives, stores, distributes and manages supply material and information. They also provide health and dental service support, military police support including maneuver and mobility, area security and law and order interment operations to the Marine Air-Ground Task Force. They also provide support for deployed units by transporting gear via land and air. They provide engineering support of a deliberate nature to Marine Expeditionary Forces and intermediate maintenance support for Marine Corps furnished by tactical ordnance, engineer, motor, repairable support to include stocking, storing and fiscal accounting for normal accounting.

History

Global War on Terror

2nd MLG again deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in January 2007 for a year long tour to provide combat logistics support to the forces of Multi National Forces West in the Al Anbar Province. They were based at Camp Fallujah and completed there tour in February 2008cite web
last = 1stLt Klay
first = Phillip W.
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title = 2nd Marine Logistics Group (Forward) concludes yearlong deployment
work = Marine Corps News
publisher = United States Marine Corps
date = 2008-02-07
url = http://www.usmc.mil/marinelink/mcn2000.nsf/main5/866FB76710D8C0BB852573E80030C43C?opendocument
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See also

* Organization of the United States Marine Corps
* List of United States Marine Corps logistics groups

Notes

References

:Marine Corps

External links

* [http://www.iimefpublic.usmc.mil/public/iimefpublic.nsf/sites/2dmlg 2nd MLG's official website]


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