9th Communication Battalion

 

9th Communication Battalion

Lieutenant Col. Damon K. Burrows, left, the newly-appointed commanding officer of 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, receives the battalion colors from Lt. Col. Matthew R. Simmons, outgoing commanding officer, during a change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 4, 2015. Burrows most recently served as the assistant chief of staff, G-6, for the 1st Marine Logistics Group, I MEF, and said he plans to increase the battalion’s cyber operations presence and effectiveness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel)
9th Communication Battalion opens chapter with new commander
Lieutenant Col. Damon K. Burrows, left, the newly-appointed commanding officer of 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, receives the battalion colors from Lt. Col. Matthew R. Simmons, outgoing commanding officer, during a change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 4, 2015. Burrows most recently served as the assistant chief of staff, G-6, for the 1st Marine Logistics Group, I MEF, and said he plans to increase the battalion’s cyber operations presence and effectiveness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel)
Lieutenant Col. Matthew R. Simmons, outgoing commanding officer of 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, and his family stand for the playing of the Marines' Hymn during a change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 4, 2015. Lieutenant Col. Damon K. Burrows assumed command from Simmons, who served as the 9th Comm. Bn. commander since May 2013. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel)
9th Communication Battalion opens chapter with new commander
Lieutenant Col. Matthew R. Simmons, outgoing commanding officer of 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, and his family stand for the playing of the Marines' Hymn during a change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 4, 2015. Lieutenant Col. Damon K. Burrows assumed command from Simmons, who served as the 9th Comm. Bn. commander since May 2013. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel)
Lieutenant Col. Damon K. Burrows, left, the newly-appointed commanding officer of 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, and Lt. Col. Matthew R. Simmons, the outgoing 9th Comm. Bn. commander, observe the pass in review during a change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 4, 2015. Burrows most recently served as the assistant chief of staff, G-6, for the 1st Marine Logistics Group, I MEF, and said he plans to increase the battalion’s cyber operations presence and effectiveness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel)
9th Communication Battalion opens chapter with new commander
Lieutenant Col. Damon K. Burrows, left, the newly-appointed commanding officer of 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, and Lt. Col. Matthew R. Simmons, the outgoing 9th Comm. Bn. commander, observe the pass in review during a change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 4, 2015. Burrows most recently served as the assistant chief of staff, G-6, for the 1st Marine Logistics Group, I MEF, and said he plans to increase the battalion’s cyber operations presence and effectiveness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel)
Lieutenant Col. Damon K. Burrows, the newly-appointed commanding officer of 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, and his family render honors to the national colors during a change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 4, 2015. Burrows most recently served as the assistant chief of staff, G-6, for the 1st Marine Logistics Group, I MEF, and said he plans to increase the battalion’s cyber operations presence and effectiveness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel)
9th Communication Battalion opens chapter with new commander
Lieutenant Col. Damon K. Burrows, the newly-appointed commanding officer of 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, and his family render honors to the national colors during a change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 4, 2015. Burrows most recently served as the assistant chief of staff, G-6, for the 1st Marine Logistics Group, I MEF, and said he plans to increase the battalion’s cyber operations presence and effectiveness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel)
Lieutenant Col. Damon K. Burrows, from Mount Clemens, Michigan, assumes command of 9th Communications Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, from Lt. Col. Matthew R. Simmons during a change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 4, 2015. Burrows most recently served as the assistant chief of staff, G-6, for the 1st Marine Logistics Group, I MEF, and said he plans to increase the battalion’s cyber operations presence and effectiveness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel)
9th Comm. opens chapter with new commander
Lieutenant Col. Damon K. Burrows, from Mount Clemens, Michigan, assumes command of 9th Communications Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, from Lt. Col. Matthew R. Simmons during a change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 4, 2015. Burrows most recently served as the assistant chief of staff, G-6, for the 1st Marine Logistics Group, I MEF, and said he plans to increase the battalion’s cyber operations presence and effectiveness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel)
Participants of the Spartan Spouse Day held by the 9th Communication Battalion prepare to fire as range coaches give the all clear aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 25. Marine spouses were invited to see what their significant others have gone through in training and their typical workdays.
9th Communications Battalion helps spouses understand Marine life
Participants of the Spartan Spouse Day held by the 9th Communication Battalion prepare to fire as range coaches give the all clear aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 25. Marine spouses were invited to see what their significant others have gone through in training and their typical workdays.
Participants of the Spartan Spouse Day held by the 9th Communication Battalion explore weapon systems that Marines may operate or encounter during their careers aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 25. Marine spouses were invited to see what their significant others have gone through in training and their typical workdays.
9th Communications Battalion helps spouses understand Marine life
Participants of the Spartan Spouse Day held by the 9th Communication Battalion explore weapon systems that Marines may operate or encounter during their careers aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 25. Marine spouses were invited to see what their significant others have gone through in training and their typical workdays.
Lt. Col. Matthew R. Simmons, incoming commanding officer of 9th Communications Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, delivers his speech during a change of command ceremony at Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 23. Simmons relieved Lt. Col. Ahmed T. Williamson as the commanding officer of 9th Comm. Bn., and received the unit's guidon to commence his duties.
New Commander of 9th Communications Battalion assumes role with pride
Lt. Col. Matthew R. Simmons, incoming commanding officer of 9th Communications Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, delivers his speech during a change of command ceremony at Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 23. Simmons relieved Lt. Col. Ahmed T. Williamson as the commanding officer of 9th Comm. Bn., and received the unit's guidon to commence his duties.
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
9th Communication Battalion Change of Command Ceremony
Jayne Wayne Day
Jayne Wayne Day
Jayne Wayne Day
Col. Hanson addressing 9th Comm Bn. Marines on his fairwell tour
Col. Hanson addressing 9th Comm Bn. Marines on his fairwell tour
Col. Hanson addressing 9th Comm Bn. Marines on his fairwell tour
Barracks Dinner (wings night)
Barracks Dinner (wings night)
Barracks Dinner (wings night)
Lt. Col. Ahmed Williamson, the commanding officer of 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force, congratulates Marine's spouses for completing a 'Warrior Morning' during the battalion's Jane Wayne Day at Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 4. Warrior Morning is a set of training exercises supervised by former drill instructors, which allow the spouses to gain a better understanding on the various types of training their Marines go through.
9th Communication Battalion trains spouses on Jane Wayne Day
Lt. Col. Ahmed Williamson, the commanding officer of 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force, congratulates Marine's spouses for completing a 'Warrior Morning' during the battalion's Jane Wayne Day at Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 4. Warrior Morning is a set of training exercises supervised by former drill instructors, which allow the spouses to gain a better understanding on the various types of training their Marines go through.
Staff Sgt. Gilberto Castillo, a Marine Corps martial arts instructor trainer and Lance Cpl. Jon Nguyen, a field wireman, with 9th Communication Battalion, demonstrates an arm bar takedown for Christina Pintos, spouse of Sgt. Alex Pintos, with 9th Comm. Bn., during a Jane Wayne Day at Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 4. Jane Wayne Day is an opportunity for Marine spouses to 'walk a mile' in the shoes of their Marines. The 9th Comm. Bn., spouses viewed equipment their Marines use day-to-day and were afforded the chance to experience some of the training they go through.
9th Communication Battalion trains spouses on Jane Wayne Day
Staff Sgt. Gilberto Castillo, a Marine Corps martial arts instructor trainer and Lance Cpl. Jon Nguyen, a field wireman, with 9th Communication Battalion, demonstrates an arm bar takedown for Christina Pintos, spouse of Sgt. Alex Pintos, with 9th Comm. Bn., during a Jane Wayne Day at Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 4. Jane Wayne Day is an opportunity for Marine spouses to 'walk a mile' in the shoes of their Marines. The 9th Comm. Bn., spouses viewed equipment their Marines use day-to-day and were afforded the chance to experience some of the training they go through.
Lt. Col. Ahmed Williamson, the commanding officer of 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force, recognizes the battalion's spouses who participated in 'Warrior Morning' during Jane Wayne Day at Camp Pendleton Calif., May 4. Warrior Morning is a set of training exercises supervised by former drill instructors, which allow the spouses to gain a better understanding on the various types of training their Marines go through.
9th Communication Battalion trains spouses on Jane Wayne Day
Lt. Col. Ahmed Williamson, the commanding officer of 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force, recognizes the battalion's spouses who participated in 'Warrior Morning' during Jane Wayne Day at Camp Pendleton Calif., May 4. Warrior Morning is a set of training exercises supervised by former drill instructors, which allow the spouses to gain a better understanding on the various types of training their Marines go through.
Spouses of Marines with 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force, conduct Marine Corps martial arts training during a Jane Wayne Day at Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 4. Jane Wayne Day is an opportunity for Marine spouses to 'walk a mile' in the shoes of their Marines. The 9th Comm. Bn., spouses viewed equipment their Marines use day-to-day and were afforded the occasion to experience some of the training they go through.
9th Communication Battalion trains spouses on Jane Wayne Day
Spouses of Marines with 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force, conduct Marine Corps martial arts training during a Jane Wayne Day at Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 4. Jane Wayne Day is an opportunity for Marine spouses to 'walk a mile' in the shoes of their Marines. The 9th Comm. Bn., spouses viewed equipment their Marines use day-to-day and were afforded the occasion to experience some of the training they go through.
Staff Sgt. Robert Rayburn, the deputy family readiness officer of 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force, is recognized as a nominee for the Military Volunteer of the Year category during the Volunteer Recognition Ceremony at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 25.
9th Communication Battalion recognized as volunteers
Staff Sgt. Robert Rayburn, the deputy family readiness officer of 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force, is recognized as a nominee for the Military Volunteer of the Year category during the Volunteer Recognition Ceremony at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 25.
Lt. Col. Ahmed Williamson, the commanding officer of 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force, receives the Small Unit Volunteer of the Year award on behalf of his battalion at the Volunteer Recognition Ceremony at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 25. The 9th Comm. Bn., Marines accumulated more than 3,200 hours of service while volunteering with Fallbrook Veterans of Foreign Wars, Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA, and various community outreach programs.
9th Communication Battalion recognized as volunteers
Lt. Col. Ahmed Williamson, the commanding officer of 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force, receives the Small Unit Volunteer of the Year award on behalf of his battalion at the Volunteer Recognition Ceremony at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 25. The 9th Comm. Bn., Marines accumulated more than 3,200 hours of service while volunteering with Fallbrook Veterans of Foreign Wars, Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA, and various community outreach programs.
February Promotion
February Promotion
February Promotion
February Promotion
February Promotions
February Promotions
Master Gunnery Sergeant Anthony Magallanes' promotion on February 1st, 2013.
Master Gunnery Sergeant Anthony Magallanes' promotion on February 1st, 2013.
Master Gunnery Sergeant Anthony Magallanes' promotion on February 1st, 2013.
Master Gunnery Sergeant Anthony Magallanes' promotion on February 1st, 2013.
Master Gunnery Sergeant Anthony Magallanes' promotion on February 1st, 2013.
Master Gunnery Sergeant Anthony Magallanes' promotion on February 1st, 2013.
Master Gunnery Sergeant Anthony Magallanes' promotion on February 1st, 2013.
Master Gunnery Sergeant Anthony Magallanes' promotion on February 1st, 2013.
Master Gunnery Sergeant Anthony Magallanes' promotion on February 1st, 2013.
Master Gunnery Sergeant Anthony Magallanes' promotion on February 1st, 2013.
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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