Combat Logistics Battalion 24

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Combat Logistics Battalion 24
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CLB-24 insignia
Active 1944 – present
Country United States
Branch USMC
Type Logistics
Part of 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit
2nd Marine Logistics Group
Garrison/HQ Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune
Motto(s) "Aut Inveniam Viam Aut Faciam"
(Either Find a Way or Make One)
Engagements Operation Desert Storm
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Operation Enduring Freedom
Commanders
Current
commander
LtCol Christopher Hafer

Combat Logistics Battalion 24 (CLB-24) is a logistics battalion of the United States Marine Corps. They are part of Headquarters Regiment, 2nd Marine Logistics Group. The unit is based out of the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina and is in direct support of the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (24th MEU) .

Mission[edit]

The mission of CLB-24 is to provide timely, reliable, and continuous support to 24th MEU in support of the MEU commander's tactical mission and concept of operations; and to conduct, on order, Non-Combatant Evacuation Operations, Medical treatment and evacuation of casualties on a large scale, and Humanitarian Aid and Assistance operations.

Subordinate units[edit]

History[edit]

1944–1949[edit]

Activated 1 August 1944 at Oahu, Territory of Hawaii, as Headquarters Company, 8th Field Depot, Supply Service, Fleet Marine Force

Participated in the following World War II Campaign: Iwo Jima

Relocated during April 1945 to Hilo, Territory of Hawaii

Redesignated 1 June 1945 as Headquarters Company, Headquarters and Service Battalion, 8th Service Regiment, Service Command, Fleet Marine Force

Relocated during April 1945 to Sasebo, Japan

Relocated during August–September 1946 to Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and reassigned to 2d Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force

Redesignated 15 December 1946 as Headquarters Company, Headquarters and Service Battalion, 2d Combat Service Group, Medium, 2d Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force

1950–1959[edit]

Redesignated 13 October 1950 as Headquarters and Service Battalion, 2d Combat Service Group, Service Command, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic

Assigned 1 April 1951 to Force Troops, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic

Redesignated 1 July 1956 as Headquarters and Service Battalion, 2d Combat Service Group, Force Troops, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic

Redesignated 1 March 1957 as Headquarters and Service Battalion, 2d Force Service Regiment, Force Troops, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic

1960–1989[edit]

Elements participated in the Cuban Missile Crisis, October–December 1962

Redesignated 1 October 1975 as Headquarters and Service Battalion, Force Troops/2d Force Service Support Group, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic

Redesignated 30 June 1978 as Headquarters and Service Battalion, 2d Force Service Support Group, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic

Element participated in operations in the Persian Gulf, April 1988

1990–2004[edit]

Participated in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Southwest Asia, as the Direct Support Command, 1st Force Service Support Group, December 1990 – March 1991

Elements participated in Haitian refugee operations, Cuba, November 1991 – April 1992, November 1992 – February 1993, and May–October 1994

Elements provided disaster relief support to Dade County, Florida, after Hurricane Andrew, September–October 1992

Elements participated in Operation Provide Promise, Bosnia, March–August 1994

Deployed during December 2002 to Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom

Participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq, March–June 2003

CLB-24 is currently supporting 24th MEU operations. [1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CLB-24 supports the MEU, more". Archived from the original on 9 September 2008. Retrieved 13 September 2008. 

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