Combat Logistics Battalion 8
|Combat Logistics Battalion 8|
Combat Logistics Battalion 8 logo
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Branch||United States Marine Corps|
|Part of||Combat Logistics Regiment 2
2nd Marine Logistics Group
|Garrison/HQ||Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune|
|LtCol Kenneth C. Gawronski|
Combat Logistics Battalion 8 (CLB-8) is a logistics battalion of the United States Marine Corps. They are part of Combat Logistics Regiment 2 and the 2nd Marine Logistics Group. The unit is based out of the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
Provide logistics support to Regimental Combat Team 8 beyond its organic capabilities in any environment and throughout the spectrum of conflict in order to allow the regiment to continue operations independent of any logistically driven operational pauses.
- Transportation Services Company
- Engineer Services Company
- Headquarters and Service Company
CLB-8 deployed to Camp Fallujah, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 04-06 from February 2005 to February 2006 and 06-08.2 from September 2007 to March 2008. The battalion deployed to Afghanistan in the spring of 2009 as part of the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade. They will be part of the 17,000 troop increase announced by President Obama in mid-February.
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