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9th Communication Battalion

Lt. Col. Damon K. Burrows (right) passes the 9th Communication Battalion’s organizational colors to Lt. Col. Bryan A. Eovito during the change of command ceremony at Camp Pendleton, Calif. June 8, 2017. Eovito was the deputy plans and operations officer for 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing at Miramar, Calif., and Burrows is slated to attend the U.S. Army War College, Carlisle, Pa.
Burrows passes the torch to Eovito
Lt. Col. Damon K. Burrows (right) passes the 9th Communication Battalion’s organizational colors to Lt. Col. Bryan A. Eovito during the change of command ceremony at Camp Pendleton, Calif. June 8, 2017. Eovito was the deputy plans and operations officer for 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing at Miramar, Calif., and Burrows is slated to attend the U.S. Army War College, Carlisle, Pa.
Marines of Contingency Support Company celebrate Independence day in the field with burgers and hot dogs grilled by senior Company leadership.
4th of July in the Field
Marines of Contingency Support Company celebrate Independence day in the field with burgers and hot dogs grilled by senior Company leadership.
Spouses learn martial arts from Marines with 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, during the battalion’s family day, April 28, 2017, at Camp Pendleton, Calif. The event was for spouses and children to meet Marines and experience what their loved ones do on a daily basis. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Robert Alejandre)
9th Communication Battalion Family Day
Spouses learn martial arts from Marines with 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, during the battalion’s family day, April 28, 2017, at Camp Pendleton, Calif. The event was for spouses and children to meet Marines and experience what their loved ones do on a daily basis. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Robert Alejandre)
From Left to Right: 1stSgt Joe Mendez, Capt Joe Zukowski, Capt Ed Elizondo, Capt Jack Mades, Maj Reagan King.
Company Commanders get their hands dirty and aid in the Preventative Maintenance and Corrective Service (PMCS) of tactical vehicles within the Battalion.
Company Commander Oil Change
From Left to Right: 1stSgt Joe Mendez, Capt Joe Zukowski, Capt Ed Elizondo, Capt Jack Mades, Maj Reagan King. Company Commanders get their hands dirty and aid in the Preventative Maintenance and Corrective Service (PMCS) of tactical vehicles within the Battalion.
Chaplain Rivera Conducts a non-denominational Sunday religious service during the Operational Capabilities Assessment, Chaplain Rivera Joined the Communication Battalion on 14 December, 2016 and has been an invaluable addition.
Field Service
Chaplain Rivera Conducts a non-denominational Sunday religious service during the Operational Capabilities Assessment, Chaplain Rivera Joined the Communication Battalion on 14 December, 2016 and has been an invaluable addition.
Marines of Bravo Company conduct an all Day PME aboard the USS Midway learning about its history and heritage. Fun was had by all and a lot was learning by all.
USS Midway Museum
Marines of Bravo Company conduct an all Day PME aboard the USS Midway learning about its history and heritage. Fun was had by all and a lot was learned by all.
Marines of Bravo Company man the Entry Control Point aboard Camp Pendleton during the Operational Capability Assessment exercise.
ECP
Marines of Bravo Company man the Entry Control Point aboard Camp Pendleton during the Operational Capability Assessment exercise.
A child learns how to use a Mark 19 grenade launcher during the 9th Communication Battalion’s family day, April 28, 2017, at Camp Pendleton, Calif. The event was for spouses and children to meet Marines and experience what their loved ones do on a daily basis. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Robert Alejandre)
9th Communication Battalion Family Day
A child learns how to use a Mark 19 grenade launcher during the 9th Communication Battalion’s family day, April 28, 2017, at Camp Pendleton, Calif. The event was for spouses and children to meet Marines and experience what their loved ones do on a daily basis. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Robert Alejandre)
Marines with 9th Communication Battalion stand in formation to represent the battalion name at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 27, 2017.
9th Comm Formation
Marines with 9th Communication Battalion stand in formation to represent the battalion name at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 27, 2017.
Marines of Service Company conduct field maintenance on a 7-ton during Battalion Exercise 1-2017.
Field Maintenance
Marines of Service Company conduct field maintenance on a 7-ton during Battalion Exercise 1-2017.
Marines of Company A, 9th Communication Battalion take a break during a Battalion-wide beautification effort on 30 June 2017.
Battalion Beautification
Marines of Company A, 9th Communication Battalion take a break during a Battalion-wide beautification effort on 30 June 2017.
Marines of Company A, 9th Communication Battalion conduct a Company physical training evolution on 21 June 2017 hiking through several miles of rolling hills of Camp Pendleton.
Physical Training
Marines of Company A, 9th Communication Battalion conduct a Company physical training evolution on 21 June 2017 hiking through several miles of rolling hills of Camp Pendleton.
Marines of Bravo Company face off with Marines of Alpha Company during a fierce Tug of war.  These two Leviathan Companies competed for what seemed like forever.  Alpha Company eventually emerged victorious.
Tug-O-War
Marines of Bravo Company face off with Marines of Alpha Company during a fierce Tug of war. These two Leviathan Companies competed for what seemed to be forever. Alpha Company eventually emerged victorious.
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Pie Eating Contest
Commanders take a seat at the head table and represent their companies in the annual Beach Bash pie eating contest. Captain Aladetohun, Company Commander of Head Quarters Company, eats his way to the bottom of his Banana Cream Pie searching for victory.
Bravo Company Conducts early morning PT to the top of cardiac hill during the company run.
B Company PT
Bravo Company Conducts early morning PT to the top of cardiac hill during the company run.
Mission
The 9th Communication Battalion's mission statement is to: On order, deploy task-organized, self-sustaining combat- ready detachments capable of providing command, control, communications, and computer (C4) support to CG MARFORPAC, CG I MEF, CG 1ST MEB, Subordinate MAGTF, and MEU Commanders, in support of Joint and/or Combined operations in any environment and across the spectrum of conflict.

                      
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