Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow

 

Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow

Barstow, California
Sgt. Maj. Sergio Martinez accepts the Noncommissioned Officer sword from Base Commanding Officer, Col. Sekou S. Karega, designating him as the new base sergeant major, during a Relief and Appointment cermony held on MCLB Barstow, March 3. Sgt. Maj. Martinez took over the position from Sgt. Maj. Karl D. Simburger who has been reassigned as the sergeant major for the Wounded Warrior Regiment, located in Quantico, Va.
MCLB Welcomes new base sergeant major
Sgt. Maj. Sergio Martinez accepts the Noncommissioned Officer sword from Base Commanding Officer, Col. Sekou S. Karega, designating him as the new base sergeant major, during a Relief and Appointment cermony held on MCLB Barstow, March 3. Sgt. Maj. Martinez took over the position from Sgt. Maj. Karl D. Simburger who has been reassigned as the sergeant major for the Wounded Warrior Regiment, located in Quantico, Va.
Sgt. Justin P. Mears, Marine Corps Exchange Noncommissioned Officer, thanks the Barstow Area Chamber of Commerce, City of Barstow, and his leadership at MLB Barstow for recognizing him as the Marine of the Year for Fiscal Year 2015, Feb. 27, during the 35th Annual City of Barstow Awards Banquet.  During FY'15 the 29-year-old native of Wilmington, Del, captured NCO of the Quarter three times, became a Marine Corps Martial Arts Instructor, competed in and won the High Intensity Tactical Training  competition on MCB Barstow, and finish fourth overall in the Corps-wide competition held at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif.
Marine of the Year honored by City of Barstow
Sgt. Justin P. Mears, Marine Corps Exchange Noncommissioned Officer, thanks the Barstow Area Chamber of Commerce, City of Barstow, and his leadership at MLB Barstow for recognizing him as the Marine of the Year for Fiscal Year 2015, Feb. 27, during the 35th Annual City of Barstow Awards Banquet. During FY'15 the 29-year-old native of Wilmington, Del, captured NCO of the Quarter three times, became a Marine Corps Martial Arts Instructor, competed in and won the High Intensity Tactical Training competition on MCB Barstow, and finish fourth overall in the Corps-wide competition held at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif.
Staff Sgt. Frank Kovach, tightens a bolt during the reassembly of a universal gym that will be part of the exercise equipment used by the residents of the Veterans Home Of California-Barstow. Kovach along with several other Marines, a Sailor, dependents, volunteered to set up an in-house gym for the veterans, Feb. 6.
MCLB volunteers set up Vet Home workout room
Staff Sgt. Frank Kovach, tightens a bolt during the reassembly of a universal gym that will be part of the exercise equipment used by the residents of the Veterans Home Of California-Barstow. Kovach along with several other Marines, a Sailor, dependents, volunteered to set up an in-house gym for the veterans, Feb. 6.
Personnel from MCLB Barstow try to move the main fixture of a universal gym to its designated spot in the in-house gym for the Veterans Home of California-Barstow. Fourteen members - Marines, a Sailor, and dependents - gave up their Saturday morning, Feb.6, to set up the gym for the residents.
MCLB volunteers set up workout room for Veterans Home
Personnel from MCLB Barstow try to move the main fixture of a universal gym to its designated spot in the in-house gym for the Veterans Home of California-Barstow. Fourteen members - Marines, a Sailor, and dependents - gave up their Saturday morning, Feb.6, to set up the gym for the residents.
Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion test Improved Ribbon Bridge components with representatives from Marine Corps Systems Command, and Marine Corps Engineer School, at the test pond aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow’s Yermo Annex, Calif., Jan. 25. Function checks are performed on the IRB before it is sent to the Operating Forces in order to ensure that they receive properly working equipment, said Gunnery Sgt. Quinton Shearer, Bridging Project Officer with Marine Corps Systems Command.
7th ESB Marines test Improved Ribbon Bridge
Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion test Improved Ribbon Bridge components with representatives from Marine Corps Systems Command, and Marine Corps Engineer School, at the test pond aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow’s Yermo Annex, Calif., Jan. 25. Function checks are performed on the IRB before it is sent to the Operating Forces in order to ensure that they receive properly working equipment, said Gunnery Sgt. Quinton Shearer, Bridging Project Officer with Marine Corps Systems Command.
MCLB Barstow's K-9 Unit received the Meritorious Conduct Medal from the Inland Empire K-9 Association for its assistance for the Dec. 9 terrorist shooting in San Bernardino.
K-9 Unit awarded Meritorious Conduct Medal
MCLB Barstow's K-9 Unit received the Meritorious Conduct Medal from the Inland Empire K-9 Association for its assistance for the Dec. 9 terrorist shooting in San Bernardino.
Cpl. Navarrete, K-9 officer, and his K-9, Bady received the Meritorious Conduct Medal for the Inland Empire K-9 Association for their assistance in the Dec. 2 terrorist shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., during the association's dinner on Jan. 7.
K-9 team Cpl. Navarrete and K-9 Bady
Cpl. Navarrete, K-9 officer, and his K-9, Bady received the Meritorious Conduct Medal for the Inland Empire K-9 Association for their assistance in the Dec. 2 terrorist shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., during the association's dinner on Jan. 7.
Shaun Longlee and David Pacileo, firefighters, work to keep up with Lt. Joseph Haresky, setting the bar high for Security and Emergency Services during the No More 5K aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., April 15. The event drew awareness to domestic violence and sexual assault prevention.
Firefighters stride their way through the No More 5K
Shaun Longlee and David Pacileo, firefighters, work to keep up with Lt. Joseph Haresky, setting the bar high for Security and Emergency Services during the No More 5K aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., April 15. The event drew awareness to domestic violence and sexual assault prevention.
Sgt. Steven Goss, MCPD, K-9 officer, and his K-9, Hoky, were awarded the Meritorious Conduct Medal by the Inland Empire K-9 Association for the help during the Dec. 2 terrorist shooting in San Bernardino, Calif.
K-9 Sgt. Steven Goss and K-9, Hoky, recognized
Sgt. Steven Goss, MCPD, K-9 officer, and his K-9, Hoky, were awarded the Meritorious Conduct Medal by the Inland Empire K-9 Association for the help during the Dec. 2 terrorist shooting in San Bernardino, Calif.
Marines and civilians kick off the No More 5K Walk/Run aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif.,  April 15. The 5K is intended to draw awareness to domestic violence and sexual assault prevention.
Marines and civilians tackle No More 5K
Marines and civilians kick off the No More 5K Walk/Run aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., April 15. The 5K is intended to draw awareness to domestic violence and sexual assault prevention.
Master Sgt. James Lowery, operations chief, represents Fleet Support Division at the NO MORE 5K aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., April 15. The 5K was intended to draw awareness to domestic violence and sexual assault prevention.
Marines and civilians tackle No More 5K
Master Sgt. James Lowery, operations chief, represents Fleet Support Division at the NO MORE 5K aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., April 15. The 5K was intended to draw awareness to domestic violence and sexual assault prevention.
Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion test Improved Ribbon Bridge components with representatives from Marine Corps Systems Command, and Marine Corps Engineer School, at the test pond aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow’s Yermo Annex, Calif., Jan. 25. Function checks are performed on the IRB before it is sent to the Operating Forces in order to ensure that they receive properly working equipment, said Gunnery Sgt. Quinton Shearer, Bridging Project Officer with Marine Corps Systems Command.
7th ESB Marines test Improved Ribbon Bridge
Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion test Improved Ribbon Bridge components with representatives from Marine Corps Systems Command, and Marine Corps Engineer School, at the test pond aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow’s Yermo Annex, Calif., Jan. 25. Function checks are performed on the IRB before it is sent to the Operating Forces in order to ensure that they receive properly working equipment, said Gunnery Sgt. Quinton Shearer, Bridging Project Officer with Marine Corps Systems Command.
Sgt. Xzavier Wolef, career planner, MCLB Barstow, walks along side Col. Sekou Karega, commanding officer, MCLB Barstow, during the 127th Tournament of Roses Parade, in Pasadena, Calif. Jan.1, 2016. Following are the Marine Corps Mounted Color Guard and the United States Marine Corps West Coast Composite Band out of San Diego.
MCLB Marines, Mounted Color Guard in the Tournament of Roses Parade
Sgt. Xzavier Wolef, career planner, MCLB Barstow, walks along side Col. Sekou Karega, commanding officer, MCLB Barstow, during the 127th Tournament of Roses Parade, in Pasadena, Calif. Jan.1, 2016. Following are the Marine Corps Mounted Color Guard and the United States Marine Corps West Coast Composite Band out of San Diego.
The Marine Corps Mounted Color Guard, from Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, leads the United States Marine Corps West Coast Composite Band, from San Diego, down Colorado Boulevard,Pasadena, Calif., during the 127th Tournament of Roses Parade, Jan. 1, 2016.
Mounted Color Guard leads the 127th Tournament of Roses Parade
The Marine Corps Mounted Color Guard, from Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, leads the United States Marine Corps West Coast Composite Band, from San Diego, down Colorado Boulevard,Pasadena, Calif., during the 127th Tournament of Roses Parade, Jan. 1, 2016.
Assemblyman Jay Olbernolte, of California's 33rd Assembly District, meets with members of Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow command group, including Col. Sekou Karega, commanding officer, during his visit to the installation Dec. 14. This was his first tour of the base and the purpose of the visit was to get insight on the overall mission of the base, how it supports the warfighter, the Department of Defense and the local community.
Assemblyman Jay Olbernolte visits MCLB Barstow
Assemblyman Jay Olbernolte, of California's 33rd Assembly District, meets with members of Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow command group, including Col. Sekou Karega, commanding officer, during his visit to the installation Dec. 14. This was his first tour of the base and the purpose of the visit was to get insight on the overall mission of the base, how it supports the warfighter, the Department of Defense and the local community.
Cpl. Zachery J. Mehrer, youngest Marine present at age 21, accepts a ceremonial piece of cake from the oldest Marine present, 95-year-old Guy "Dean" Smith, during a cake-cutting ceremony observing the Marine Corps' 240th Birthday held at the Veterans Home of California-Barstow, Nov. 4. Mehrer, adjutant clerk for MLCB Barstow, enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2012. Smith enlisted in 1939 and stayed until 1948, then enlisted in the Air Force and completed his military career in 1960.
USMC Birthday cake-cutting at Veterans Home of California-Barstow
Cpl. Zachery J. Mehrer, youngest Marine present at age 21, accepts a ceremonial piece of cake from the oldest Marine present, 95-year-old Guy "Dean" Smith, during a cake-cutting ceremony observing the Marine Corps' 240th Birthday held at the Veterans Home of California-Barstow, Nov. 4. Mehrer, adjutant clerk for MLCB Barstow, enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2012. Smith enlisted in 1939 and stayed until 1948, then enlisted in the Air Force and completed his military career in 1960.
MCLB Base Sergeant Major Karl Simburger, and Col. Sekou Karega, commanding officer, Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, listen as 95-year-old Guy "Dean" Smith tells them about his time in the Corps, during the 240th Marine Corps Birthday cake-cutting ceremony held at the Veterans Home of California-Barstow, Nov. 4. Smith was recognized as the oldest Marine present. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1939 and was honorably discharged in 1948.
USMC Birthday cake-cutting at Veterans Home of California-Barstow
MCLB Base Sergeant Major Karl Simburger, and Col. Sekou Karega, commanding officer, Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, listen as 95-year-old Guy "Dean" Smith tells them about his time in the Corps, during the 240th Marine Corps Birthday cake-cutting ceremony held at the Veterans Home of California-Barstow, Nov. 4. Smith was recognized as the oldest Marine present. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1939 and was honorably discharged in 1948.
MCLB Barstow News
2015 USMC Civilian Logistician of the Year: Chad Hildebrandt

By Laurie Pearson | April 21, 2016

MCLB Barstow's supervisor's tenacity, creativity, and innovative thinking earns him 2015 Civilian Logistician of the Year honors. MORE
CLB 453, Marine Reserve Unit, Tours MCLB Barstow

By Laurie Pearson | March 2, 2016

Combat Logistics Battalion 453 spends weekend drill touring MCLB Barstow, gets educated on the installation's mission and operation, while building working relationships. MORE
K-9 Bady succumbs to illness

By Laurie Pearson | February 25, 2016

After an impressive police career as an explosive detection dog, which included support for the U.S. Secret Service, San Bernardino County officers during the December 2015 terrorist shootings, K-9 Officer Bady succumbs to illness and dies on Feb. 14, 2016. MORE
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