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2nd Marine Logistics Group

Camp Lejeune, N.C.

History

 

1950-1989

 

Activated 11 December 1950 at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, as 8th Engineer Battalion,

Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic

 

Assigned during September 1962 to Force Troops, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic

 

Redesingated 1 January 1976 as 8th Engineer Support Battalion,

Force Troops/ 2d Force Service Support Group,

Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic

 

Provided combat service support to Marine Amphibious Units in the United States,

Caribbean, and Mediterranean

 

Elements provided disaster relief support to Charleston, South Carolina,

after Hurricane Hugo, September-October 1989

 

1990-2006

 

Participated in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Southwest Asia, December 1990-April 1991

 

Elements participated in Haitian refugee operations, Cuba,

November 1991-October 1992

 

Elements provided disaster relief support to southern Florida after Hurricane Andrew,

September-October 1992

 

Elements provided disaster relief support to Puerto Rico after Hurricane George,

September-November 1998

 

Elements provided disaster relief support to Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Guatemala

after Hurricane Mitch, November 1998-March 1999

 

Deployed during February 2003 to Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom

 

Participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq, March-May 2003

 

Elements participated in Operation Secure Tomorrow, Haiti, February-June 2004

 

Elements participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq, January 2005-March 2006