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3d Transportation Support Battalion

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Active  2014 - present
Type  Combat Logistics
Country  United States
3d Transportation Support Battalion
Allegiance  United States of America
Branch  United States Marine Corps
Role  Provide General Support Combat Logistics Support to III MEF MAGTF

3d Transportation Support Battalion (TSB) is a General Support (GS) logistics unit of the United States Marine Corps and is headquartered at Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan. The unit falls under the Combat Logistics Regiment 3 and the 3rd Marine Logistics Group.

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Mission

Provide transportation and throughput support for the III Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) to facilitate the distribution of personnel, equipment, and supplies by air, ground, and sea.

Subordinate units

  • Headquarters and Service Company
  • Landing Support Company
  • Motor Transport Company A
  • Support Company
  • Lineage

    The battalion was originally established in Camp Pendleton, California, June 25, 1953, by Gen. Lemuel C. Shepherd. It was relocated to Okinawa in Nov. 1958 until its deactivation in 1993.

    References

    3d Transportation Support Battalion Wikipedia


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