2nd Marine Logistics Group (Fwd)

Second Marine Logistics Group (Forward) is comprised of one combat logistics regiment, two separate combat logistics battalions, one engineer support battalion and one headquarters and service company, approximately 4,000 personnel.

Second Marine Logistics Group (Fwd) assumed command in March 2011, and is commanded by Brig. Gen. Michael G. Dana.


Second MLG (Fwd) deploys to Helmand Province and provides direct support logistics to Task Force Leatherneck, general support logistics to RC(SW) and partners with Afghan National Security Forces logistical units to facilitate RC(SW) counterinsurgency and capacity building operations.

Current units deployed under 2nd MLG (Fwd) are:

Headquarters and Service Company
7th Engineer Support Battalion
2nd Maintenance Battalion
Combat Logistics Battalion 8
Combat Logistics Battalion 7