8th Communications Battalion

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8th Communication Battalion
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8th Comm's insignia
Country United States
Branch USMC
Type Communications
Part of II Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group
Engagements Operation Iraqi Freedom
Commanders
Current
commander
Lieutenant Colonel Derek E. Lane

8th Communication Battalion (8th Comm) is a communications battalion in the United States Marine Corps. It is part of the II Marine Expeditionary Force (II MEF) and is headquartered at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

Mission[edit]

On order, deploy task-organized, self-sustaining combat-ready detachments capable of providing command, control, communications, and computer (C4) support to CG MARFORLANT, CG II MEF, Subordinate MAGTF, and MEU Commanders, in support of Joint and/or Combined operations in any environment and across the spectrum of combat alls conflict.[1]

History[edit]

Unit awards[edit]

Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation (MUC): Lieutenant Colonel Kevin M. Shea Award on May 7, 2010 for communications unit of the year 2009.

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