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Brig. Gen. Michael Dana (left), commanding general of the 2nd Marine Logistics Group (Forward), and Sgt. Maj. William Stables (right), sergeant major of the 2nd MLG (FWD), provide Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus with two Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals to present to two Marines aboard Forward Operating Base Nolay, Dec. 18. Sgt. Stacy McGuffin, of Havelock, N.C. and Cpl. Clinton Haller, of Olympia, Wash., were honored to receive recognition by the Navy's senior civilian leader. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Michael Augusto)

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SECNAV Visits FOB Nolay, Awards Two Marines

24 Dec 2011 | 2nd Lt. James F. Stenger

The Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus traveled to Afghanistan this week to visit with Marines and Sailors of Operation Enduring Freedom.

As part of his tour, Mabus met with troops from the 2nd Marine Logistics Group (Forward) aboard Forward Operating Base Nolay, Dec. 18. While there, he awarded two Marines with the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and congratulated them on a job well-done. Sgt. Stacy McGuffin, of Havelock, N.C., and Cpl. Clinton Haller, of Olympia, Wash., were honored to receive recognition by the Navy’s senior civilian leader.

Brig. Gen. Michael Dana, the commanding general of the 2nd MLG (FWD), then gave Mabus a tour of the various logistics lots and facilities on Nolay, offering an assessment of the MLG’s progress in retrograde operations.

As the leading logistics organization in Regional Command Southwest, the 2nd MLG is well underway in the process of accounting for, sorting and redistributing RC (SW)’s gear and equipment.


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