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Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow

 

Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow

Barstow, California
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Many local dignitaries such as Tim Silva, Basrtow city councilman, and Barstow City Major Julie Hackbarth-McIntyre, attended the change of command ceremony in which Col. Sekou Karega relinquished command to Col. Craig Clemans aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., July 19.
Colonel Sekou Karega, outgoing commanding officer, receives the command colors from base Sergeant Major Sergio Martinezruiz prior to relinquishing  to Col. Craig Clemans, incoming base commander, during the change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., July 19.
Col. Sekou S. Karega, MCLB Barstow base commander, sits among the Summer Reading Program participants while listing to a story being read.
Civilian employees of Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow present Col. Sekou Karega, MCLB Barstow base commander, with various awards the installation has earned under his command during the quarterly awards breakfast aboard MCLB Barstow, Calif., July 17.
Nancy Johnson, Customer Support Specialist, is recognized for her 30 years of faithful service as a Civilian Marine during the quarterly awards breakfast aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., July 17.
Civilian employees of Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow present Col. Sekou Karega, MCLB Barstow base commander, with various awards the installation has earned during the command during the quarterly awards breakfast aboard MCLB Barstow, Calif., July 17.
Aubrie Moya-Lupercio, age 13, treading water during swim qualification for the Excelsior Charter School's Young Marines Program, July 26. The Young Marines Program conducts a recruit training evolution annually for those youngsters entering the program for the first time.
Col. Craig C. Clemans assumed command of Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow on July 19, 2018.
Colleen Montague, Army spouse, laughs and talks with Carol Marquez, Customer Service Lead, as she purchases food and drink items at the Marine Corps Exchange aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., July 9.
Personnel with the Principle End Items Branch at Production Plant Barstow, Marine Depot Maintenance Command, work as a team to move, sort, tag and organize vehicle components in the centralized disassembly area at their facility on the Yermo Annex aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., July 3. The centralized disassembly area allows for easy access for all of the departments withing PE and I Branch.
Lieutenant Commander Jamie Rivas studies one of the many "turnover" binders to get up to speed in her new role as Public Works Officer, aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif.,  July 2. The native of Bryan, Ohio, is taking over for outgoing LCDR Jeffrey Patton.
Niels Woods, welder, uses a grinder attached to an Ekso Zero Gravity Arm, to smooth out welds on a Light Armored Vehicle at PPB, MDMC, aboard the Yermo Annex of MCLB Barstow, June 29. The “zero-g” arm counterbalances the 25- to 30-pound weight of the grinder making it easier to use for longer periods without causing stress or muscle injuries to the welder. The arm is also being evaluated for use with other tools.
Eugene Dunford, welder, uses the controls to rotate a Light Armored Vehicle attached to the trunnion into a position to make it easier to make the numerous welds required at Production Plant Barstow, Marine Depot Maintenance Command, aboard the Yermo Annex of Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, June 29. Prior to the advent of the trunnion, welders had to make many overhead welds, which increased the possibility that the joints would not pass x-ray inspection.
Officer Timothy Kenworthy, Marine Corps Police Department, checks a Common Access Card with a handheld RapidGate scanner so the driver can enter Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif. The commercially available RapidGate ID security system is slated to be replaced by the Defense Biometric Identification System, DBIDS, beginning in August.
Lyndsay Kaulave, deputy command inspector, is congratulated by Col. Sakou Karega, base commander, after presenting her with a Civilian Meritorious Service Award in recognition of her outstanding work during her tenure aboard Marine Corps Logistics Barstow, June 26.
Maj. Alfredo Romero (right), outgoing Headquarters Company commanding officer, passes the unit colors to Captain Adam Rahman, incoming commanding officer during a change of command ceremony June 25. Rahman will also maintain his post as the S-6 Deputy Director, while Romero is slated to take the helm as the S-3 Operations Officer.
Officer Jose Caceres, with the Marine Corps Police Department aboard MCLB Barstow, was presented with an Everyday Hero Award by Assemblyman Jay Olbernolte, California's 33rd Assembly District, on May
Lance Corporal Tristian Butler, postal clerk, quickly snatches a ball toward third base to beat PFC Collin SanFelice during a softball game held on Sorenson Field aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., May 25. Butler was able to tag SanFelice before he reached the base
Staff Sgt. Pedro Villa, S-1, leaps to catch a long-shot softball during a Marine pick up game held on Sorenson Field aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., May 25. The game, along with a barbeque were a way to kick off Memorial Day Weekend and build camaraderie.
Gunnery Sgt. Justin Kratzer, Radio Maintenance Chief, delivers what looks to be a devestating to blow to Cpl. Jacob Brown, administrative clerk, during the controlled sparring phase of their 3-week long Martial Arts Instructors Course (MAIC) aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., May 10.