Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point , N.C. --
U.S. Marines with 2nd Landing Support Battalion command team toured the Combat Logistics Company (CLC) 21 Aerial Port of Embarkation/Debarkation (APOE/D) facilities at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, Nov.5, 2020. As one of the Marine Corps’ newest battalion’s command staff were given a step-by-step walkthrough in order to gain a better understanding of CLC-21’s roles and capabilities in relation to its ability to support the warfighter through distribution of equipment, personal and supplies by air, ground and sea.
CLC-21 is responsible for intermediate supply support and intermediate motor transport and engineer ground equipment maintenance for 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing; operating the APOE/D under the guidance of II MEF; and providing personnel to the Fleet Assistance Program (FAP) in support of legal, postal, exchange, security (military police), personnel administration, freight/passenger transportation (TMO) and bulk fuel support for MCAS Cherry Point.
2nd Landing Support Battalion was formally re-activated on Oct. 16, 2020, and was assigned to Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group (MLG). The battalion was reinstated to support aerial delivery and beach landing operations in support of tactical logistics missions for 2nd MLG and II MEF.
CLCL-21 is the only Air Mobility Command certified terminal in the Marine Corps, as well as the only entity in the Marine Corps boasting a memorandum of understanding with U.S. Air Force for utilization of Joint Inspection personnel.