2nd Marine Logistics Group
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To provide tactical logistics support above the organic capabilities of supported elements of the Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) and to provide task organized Logistics Combat Elements in support of MAGTF operations.






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2nd MLG Leadership

Brig. Gen. Forrest C. Poole, III
Commanding General, 2d Marine Logistics Group

Brigadier General Forrest C. Poole entered the United States Marine Corps in 1993 after graduating from The Citadel.The commands Brigadier General Poole has served with:Motor Transportation Platoon Commander, Truck Company, 1st Marine DivisionMotor Transportation Platoon Commander, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine DivisionMotor Transportation

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Col. George Markert
Chief of Staff, 2d Marine Logistics Group

Colonel George Markert is originally from Virginia Beach, Virginia. He graduated from Virginia Tech and was commissioned a second lieutenant in December 1993.Following graduation from the Basic School and the Logistics Officer Basic Course, Lieutenant Markert was assigned to 2d Landing Support Battalion, 2d Force Service Support Group (FSSG) at

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SgtMaj William J. Gwaltney
Sergeant Major, 2d Marine Logistics Group

Sergeant Major Gwaltney was born in Chicago, Illinois on August 3, 1976.  In November 1996, he reported to Recruit Training at Marine Corps Recruit  Depot, San Diego, California.  Upon graduation, he reported to the School Of Infantry at Camp Pendleton, California, where he attended the Light Armored Vehicle Crewman Course (MOS 0313). In May 1997,

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CMDCM (FMF/AW) Richard A. Jackson
Command Master Chief, 2d Marine Logistics Group

Master Chief Richard A. Jackson enlisted in the United States Navy February, 1993.  Upon completion of Basic Training at Navy Recruit Training Command Orlando, he continued on to graduated Hospital Corpsman “A” School in San Diego.Prior to his selection as CMC, Master Chief Jackson’s sea duty assignments include, 1st Battalion, 11th Marine

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