Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow

 

Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow

Barstow, California
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.
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 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.
Jennifer Garcia learns how to find her dominant eye prior to firing on the Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow rifle range during Jane Wayne Day, October 15.  The event is designed to allow military spouses to spend the day as a Marine, and included activities at the base obstacle course, rifle range, and maintenance facilities.
MCLB Barstow Jane Wayne Day
Jennifer Garcia learns how to find her dominant eye prior to firing on the Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow rifle range during Jane Wayne Day, October 15. The event is designed to allow military spouses to spend the day as a Marine, and included activities at the base obstacle course, rifle range, and maintenance facilities.
Col. Sekou S. Karega, Commanding Officer of Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, addresses Marine and Army spouses at the beginning of Jane Wayne Day aboard MCLB, October 15.  The is designed for spouses to spend the day as a Marine and included activities at the base obstacle course, rifle range, and maintenance facilities.
MCLB Barstow Jane Wayne Day
Col. Sekou S. Karega, Commanding Officer of Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, addresses Marine and Army spouses at the beginning of Jane Wayne Day aboard MCLB, October 15. The is designed for spouses to spend the day as a Marine and included activities at the base obstacle course, rifle range, and maintenance facilities.
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.
Children learn about fire safety and equipment during the annual Fire Prevention Week events with firefighters and paramedics at Marine Corps Fire Department aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., Oct. 6. Joe Haresky, fire lieutenant aboard MCLB Barstow, demonstrates the proper method of using a fire hose to children from the Child Development Center aboard MCLB Barstow.
Firefighters entertain and educate children aboard MCLB Barstow
Children learn about fire safety and equipment during the annual Fire Prevention Week events with firefighters and paramedics at Marine Corps Fire Department aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., Oct. 6. Joe Haresky, fire lieutenant aboard MCLB Barstow, demonstrates the proper method of using a fire hose to children from the Child Development Center aboard MCLB Barstow.
Brig.Gen. Edward D. Banta, commanding general Marine Corps Installation West-MCB Camp Pendleton, presents the 2014 Marine Corps Warrior Preservation Award to Col Sekou Karega, commanding officer of MCLB Barstow, and the base safety staff, Sept 29. The safety staff at MCLB Barstow is being recognized for their significant contributions and accomplishments in the area of safety, mishap prevention, and force preservation during fiscal year 2014.
Warrior Preservation Award presented to MCLB Barstow
Brig.Gen. Edward D. Banta, commanding general Marine Corps Installation West-MCB Camp Pendleton, presents the 2014 Marine Corps Warrior Preservation Award to Col Sekou Karega, commanding officer of MCLB Barstow, and the base safety staff, Sept 29. The safety staff at MCLB Barstow is being recognized for their significant contributions and accomplishments in the area of safety, mishap prevention, and force preservation during fiscal year 2014.
The Marine Corps Mounted Color Guard, from Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif, enters the arena for the opening ceremony of the 2015 Barstow Rodeo Stampede, held aboard the base Sept. 25.
2015 Barstow Rodeo Stampede
The Marine Corps Mounted Color Guard, from Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif, enters the arena for the opening ceremony of the 2015 Barstow Rodeo Stampede, held aboard the base Sept. 25.
Cpl. Miguel Felix leads the riderless horse into the area during opening cermonies of the 2015 Barstow Rodeo Stampede, held aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow on Sept. 25.
2015 Barstow Rodeo Stampede
Cpl. Miguel Felix leads the riderless horse into the area during opening cermonies of the 2015 Barstow Rodeo Stampede, held aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow on Sept. 25.
Lance Cpl. Cristina Zamora, postal clerk carries Sgt. Jonathan Yager, services sergeant, the length of Sorenson Field as part of a HITT competition, while Gunnery Sgt. Antonio Flores, Jr., base gunnery sergeant, Cpl. Michael Browne, supply technician and Lance Cpl. Robert Taylor, communications technician, offer words of encouragement aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., July 30. Lance Cpl. Zamora and Sgt. Justin Mears, retail manager with Marine Corps Community Services, will represent MCLBB at the Ultimate HITT Athlete Competition aboard 29 Palms Air Ground Combat Center in September where they will compete with other Marines from bases Corps-wide.
Marines HITT it hard
Lance Cpl. Cristina Zamora, postal clerk carries Sgt. Jonathan Yager, services sergeant, the length of Sorenson Field as part of a HITT competition, while Gunnery Sgt. Antonio Flores, Jr., base gunnery sergeant, Cpl. Michael Browne, supply technician and Lance Cpl. Robert Taylor, communications technician, offer words of encouragement aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., July 30. Lance Cpl. Zamora and Sgt. Justin Mears, retail manager with Marine Corps Community Services, will represent MCLBB at the Ultimate HITT Athlete Competition aboard 29 Palms Air Ground Combat Center in September where they will compete with other Marines from bases Corps-wide.
Cpl. Rigoberto Felix, a member of the Special Response Team on Marine Crops Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., found a desert tortoise crossing the road near the base's rifle range, May 13. Felix contacted Stephanie White, natural resources specialist on the base who responded and documented the location, size, height, weight, and special markings for later identification. Given their camoflauged appearance, many mistake the tortoise for a rock in the desert terrain. The tortoise is nicknamed Rigoberta, after Felix.  No  training exercises were actually interupted during this sighting.
Stop the range! Desert tortoise crossing!
Cpl. Rigoberto Felix, a member of the Special Response Team on Marine Crops Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., found a desert tortoise crossing the road near the base's rifle range, May 13. Felix contacted Stephanie White, natural resources specialist on the base who responded and documented the location, size, height, weight, and special markings for later identification. Given their camoflauged appearance, many mistake the tortoise for a rock in the desert terrain. The tortoise is nicknamed Rigoberta, after Felix. No training exercises were actually interupted during this sighting.
Greg Walker, from the Engineering Equipment Unit, refuels his water truck with biodiesel at the Yermo Annex.
Clean, green alternative fuels
Greg Walker, from the Engineering Equipment Unit, refuels his water truck with biodiesel at the Yermo Annex.
MCLB Barstow News
K-9 Officers received awards for assistance during Dec. 2 terrorist shooting

By Laurie Pearson | February 3, 2016

MCLB Barstow's Marine Corps Police Department awarded Meritorious Conduct Medal, during the Inland Empire Police K-9 Association Dinner Jan.7, for assistance during the Dec. 2 terrorist shooting in San Bernardino. MORE
7th ESB Test Improved Ribbon Bridge

By Laurie Pearson | January 29, 2016

Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion,Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., test Improved Ribbon Bridge components with representatives from Marine Corps Systems Command, and Marine Corps Engineer School, at Production Plant Barstow's test pond aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow’s Yermo Annex, Calif., Jan. 25. MORE
Ten years of civilian police at MCLB Barstow

By Laurie Pearson | December 21, 2015

The Marine Corps Police Department celebrates its ten-year anniversary aboard MCLB Barstow. MORE
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