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