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8th Engineer Support Battalion

2nd Marine Logistics Group

Camp Lejeune, N.C.

8th Engineer Support Battalion Photos

U.S. Marines with 8th Engineer Support Battalion celebrate the change of command on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, June 19, 2019. During the ceremony Lt. Col. Patrick G. Manson relquished command to Lt. Col. Robert Gerbracht
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Robert P. Gerbracht, left, and Lt. Col. Patrick G. Manson, right, commanding officer of 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, stand at attention during a change of command ceremony at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, June 19, 2019. During the ceremony, Manson relinquished command of 8th ESB to Gerbracht
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Shane Pizzuto with Bulk Fuel Company, 8th Engineer Support Battalion (ESB), 2nd Marine Logistics Group, unscrews a bolt on a fuel hose clamp during a Bulk Fuel exercise at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, June 19, 2019 The Marines with 8th ESB ran fuel lines, patrolled the fuel sites and provided all around security to remain proficient in fueling support operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adaezia L. Chavez)
U.S. Marines with Bulk Fuel Company, 8th Engineer Support Battalion (ESB), 2nd Marine Logistics Group, utilize a hose-reel system to lay down a fuel line during a Bulk Fuel exercise at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, June 19, 2019. The Marines with 8th ESB ran fuel lines, patrolled the fuel sites and provided all around security to remain proficient in fueling support operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adaezia L. Chavez)
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Ivan Quirino with Bulk Fuel Company, 8th Engineer Support Battalion (ESB), 2nd Marine Logistics Group, un-reels a fuel hose during a Bulk Fuel exercise at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, June 19, 2019. The Marines with 8th ESB ran fuel lines, patrolled the fuel sites and provided all around security to remain proficient in fueling support operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adaezia L. Chavez)
U.S. Marines with 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, and a Norwegian soldier breach a door during an urban-breaching range in Skjold Leir, Norway, May 29, 2019. The Marines of 8th ESB deployed to Norway to participate in exercise Thunder Reindeer 19, a multilateral, combined-arms, live-fire exercise between the Norwegian Armed Forces and U.S. Marine Corps. Training conducted during the deployment increases interoperability with Norwegian allies, and improves the Marine Corps’ cold-weather and mountain-warfare proficiencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Larisa Chavez
U.S. Marines with 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, and a Norwegian soldier prepare to arm a breaching charge during an urban-breaching range in Skjold Leir, Norway, May 29, 2019. The Marines of 8th ESB deployed to Norway to participate in exercise Thunder Reindeer 19, a multilateral, combined-arms, live-fire exercise between the Norwegian Armed Forces and U.S. Marine Corps. Training conducted during the deployment increases interoperability with Norwegian allies, and improves the Marine Corps’ cold-weather and mountain-warfare proficiencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Larisa Chavez)
Featured News
Bulk Fuel Resupply Exercise June 25, 2019
Marines and sailors improve CASEVAC operations through TCCC training February 6, 2019
Bridging Forces Ahead: 8th ESB, HMH-464 join forces during FEX January 28, 2019
Bridging Forces January 23, 2019
Marines, Sailors build bridge in Norway during Exercise Trident Juncture 18 November 3, 2018
2nd MLG’s standout performer March 5, 2018
Bridging the Gap: US, ROK train together March 29, 2017
2nd Marine Logistics Group opens new Corporals Course facility January 12, 2016
Mission

To provide general engineering support to Marine Expeditionary Forces encompassing mobility enhancement, including the employment of standard bridging, survivability, explosive ordnance disposal, the provision of tactical utilities support, production and storage of bulk water, and general supply support incident to the handling, storage and distribution of bulk fuel. To be prepared to support missions surpassing the organic engineer capability of the Marine Division and Marine Air Wing.

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