2nd Marine Logistics Group
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2d Dental Battalion


Ensure force readiness for Marines and Sailors of II MEF and tenant Commands in support of worldwide operations. 


Captain Caraveo
Commanding Officer, 2nd Dental Battalion

Captain Caraveo was born in Montgomery, Alabama.  At the age of two she moved with her parents to their native country, Colombia, where she grew up until she was 16.  Her current home of record is San Diego, CA.  Prior to her commission in the Navy she was enlisted in the US Army, and served two and a half years on active duty and 7 years in the

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CAPT Gregory L. Koontz DC
Executive Officer, 2nd Dental Battalion

Captain Gregory Koontz, a native of Elk Grove Village, IL, attended Jacksonville University on a Navy ROTC scholarship, graduating in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics.  Commissioned as an Ensign in the Navy Supply Corps, he reported to the USS SCOTT (DDG-995) homeported in Norfolk, VA as the assistant supply officer.  ENS

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HMCS (SW/IW) Alvaro E. Benitez Jr.
Command Master Chief, 2nd Dental Battalion

Senior Chief Benitez is a native of Houston, TX. and completed recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, IL in November 2000.  He executed orders to attend Hospital Corpsman “A" school also located in Great Lakes, IL where he was assigned the rate of Hospitalman Apprentice. Upon completion of “A" school he reported to Naval Medical

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Unit Mailing Address
Rank Last/First Name
2nd Dental Battalion
PSC BOX 20130
Camp Lejeune, N.C. 28542-0125
Unit Contacts
  • Officer of the Day: (910) 467-3930
  • DRC: (910) 451-2208 ext. 217
  • Chaplain: (910) 451-6621
  • S-1: (910) 451-2208 ext. 200
  • S-2: (910) 451-2208 ext. 229
  • S-3: (910) 451-2775 ext. 207
  • S-4: (910) 451-3744
  • S-6: (910) 450-5261
Branch Clinics
  • Mainside: (910) 451-1658
  • Building 65: (910) 451-3992
  • French Creek: (910) 451-1720
  • Canon Annex: (910) 440-7147
  • Cherry Point: (252) 455-0400
  • New River: (910) 449-6515
  • H-1: (910) 451-6122
  • Camp Johnson: (910) 450-0905
  • Hadnot Point: (91) 450-6878
  • Camp Geiger: (910) 449-0122
  • Osborne: (910) 451-1013

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