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8th Engineer Support Battalion
Pioneers of the FMF


8th Engineer Support Battalion task organizes forces in General Support (GS) to the MEF providing mobility, counter mobility, survivability, general engineering, and Explosive Ordnance Disposal IOT ensure a maneuver and tempo advantage.

"Pioneers of the FMF"




Lt. Col. Stephen M. Cook

Stephen Cook, a native of Green Bay, Wisconsin, enlisted in the Marine Corps in March of 1995 and attended recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego. In May of 2004, he was commissioned a Second Lieutenant and attended The Basic School in Quantico, Virginia.As a company grade officer, his operational assignments include: Engineer

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Major Logan Baisden
Executive Officer, 8th Engineer Support Battalion

Major Logan D. Baisden is originally from Savanna, Illinois, he earned his commission in December 2012 through the University of Wisconsin-Madison NROTC program. Upon completing the Basic Officer’s Course and Combat Engineer Officer’s Course in September 2014, Second Lieutenant Baisden reported to 2d Combat Engineer Battalion and promoted to First

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Sgt. Maj. Mercedes
Command Senior Enlisted Leader, 8th Engineer Support Battalion

Sergeant Major Mercedes was born on 21 August 1976 in the Dominican Republic. He later moved to the Bronx, New York. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in October of 2001.  He attended Recruit Training at Parris Island, SC, on 8 April 2002.  Upon graduation from Recruit Training in July 2002, Private First Class Mercedes attended Marine Combat

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Unit Mailing Address
Rank, Last/First Name
8th Engineer Support Battalion
PSC BOX 20131
Camp Lejeune, NC 28542-0131
Unit Contacts
  • Officer of the Day: (910) 451-3458
  • OOD CELL: 910-467-2889