October 29, 2020

DVIDS – News – 2nd Transportation Battalion Activates Aboard Camp Lejeune


MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. – In accordance with the 38th Commandant’s Planning Guidance and force design restructuring, 2nd Marine Logistics Group re-designated the former 2nd Transportation Support Battalion as 2nd Transportation Battalion in an activation ceremony at Camp Lejeune on October 7, 2020.

The renaming symbolizes the battalion’s renewed focus on ground transportation operations in support of both 2nd Marine Logistics Group and II Marine Expeditionary Force while landing support, heavy equipment, material handling, and air delivery capabilities are transferred to the newly activated 2nd Landing Support Battalion.

“We’re returning to the legacy of this battalion. This allows us to focus more closely on the mission of ground transportation,” said Lt. Col. Randy D. White, commanding officer of 2nd Transportation Battalion. “We’ll really become experts in motor transportation and ground transport for II Marine Expeditionary Force while partnering closely with 2nd Landing Support Battalion to complete the

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Girl struck by family car at her 2nd birthday party in West Palm Beach


West Palm Beach police do not plan to press criminal charges in the death of Eileen Tomas-Perez on Tuesday in a parking lot along 45th Street.

Eliot Kleinberg
 
| Palm Beach Post

WEST PALM BEACH – Little Eileen Tomas-Perez came to church Tuesday night to celebrate her second birthday, but she never got inside.

West Palm Beach police say the toddler wandered in front her family’s car and was struck. She died on her birthday. 

According to police, about 8 p.m. Tuesday, the family’s 2012 Chevrolet Cruze stopped in the lot of 1709 45th Street to unload four people. Eileen walked from the passenger side to the front of the car that her brother Allan, 20, was pulling forward.

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“Due to the short height of Eileen and the dark parking lot, Allan was not

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