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Combat Logistics Battalion 24

 

Combat Logistics Battalion 24

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C.
HISTORY

1960 – 1983

Temporarily activated during the 1960s at Camp Lejeune, N.C., as Logistic Support Unit, 32d Marine Amphibious Unit, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic, to participate in exercises and operations in the Caribbean and Atlantic areas

Redesignated 28 December 1970 as Logistics Support Unit 32, 32d Marine Amphibious Unit, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic

Redesignated during the 1970s as Marine Amphibious Unit Service Support Group 32, 32d Marine Amphibious Unit, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic

Participated in numerous exercises and operations during the 1970s and 1980s in the Mediterranean Area

Redesignated 1 December 1982 as Marine Amphibious Unit Service Support Group 22, 22d Marine Amphibious Unit, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic

Participated as part of the multinational peace-keeping force in Lebanon, August – September 1982, February – May 1983, and November 1983 – February 1984

Participated in the landings on Grenada-Carriacou, October-November 1983 

1984 – 1994

Assigned during November 1984 to 24th Marine Amphibious Unit, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic

Redesignated 1 March 1986 as Marine Amphibious Unit Service Support Group 24, 24th Marine Amphibious Unit, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic and assigned to 2d Force Service Support Group

Redesignated 5 February 1988 as Marine Expeditionary Unit Service Support Group 24

Elements participated in support of Operation Provide Comfort, Iraq, April – July 1991

Participated in Operations Restore Hope and Continue Hope, Somalia, March – April 1993 and February – March 1994

Participated in support of Operation Restore Democracy, Haiti, July – August 1994

1995 – 2011

Participated in support of Operation Joint Guard, Bosnia, October 1996

Participated in support of Operation Southern Watch, Iraq, February – March 1998

Participated in support of Operation Resolve Resolute, Albania, November – December 1998

Participated in support of Operation Noble Anvil, Kosovo, April 1999

Elements participated in humanitarian efforts, Djibouti, February – March 2003

Participated in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq, March – April 2003 and July 2004 – February 2005

Redesignated 16 February 2007 as Combat Logistics Battalion 24

Participated in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan, February – November 2008

Participated in Operation Unified Response, Haiti, January – February 2010

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