Headquarters Battalion
N
1st Marine Division
Camp Pendleton, California
 

Headquarters Battalion provides communications and information systems network, motor transportation, security, administration and personnel support to the 1st Marine Division in order to facilitate the Division's ability to command and control.

1913 - 1914

  • ACTIVATED 23 DECEMBER 1913 AT PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, AS FIELD, STAFF AND HEADQUARTERS DETACHMENT, 1ST ADVANCE BASE BRIGADE
  • DEPLOYED DURING JANUARY 1914 TO CULEBRA, PUERTO RICO
  • RELOCATED DURING FEBRUARY 1914 TO NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA
  • REDESIGNATED 1 APRIL 1914 AS FIELD, STAFF AND HEADQUARTERS DETACHMENT, 1ST BRIGADE.
  • DEPLOYED DURING APRIL 1914 TO VERACRUZ, MEXICO
  • PARTICIPATED IN THE LANDINGS IN OCCUPATION OF VERA CRUZ, MEXICO, APRIL - NOVEMBER 1914
  • RELOCATED DURING DECEMBER 1914 TO PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA

1915 - 1939

  • DEPLOYED DURING AUGUST 1915 TO PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI
  • PARTICIPATED IN THE OCCUPATION OF HAITI, AUGUST 1915 - AUGUST 1934
  • REDESIGNATED 24 NOVEMBER 1916 AS BRIGADE HEADQUARTERS DETACHMENT, 1ST PROVISIONAL BRIGADE
  • REDESIGNATED 1 JULY 1921 AS BRIGADE HEADQUARTERS DEATCHMENT, 1ST BRIGADE
  • REDESIGNATED 1 JULY 1924 AS HEADQUARTERS AND 57TH COMPANY, 1ST BRIGADE
  • REDESIGNATED 1 JULY 1925 AS BRIGADE HEADQUARTERS AND HEADQUARTERS COMPANY, 1ST BRIGADE
  • DEACTIVATED 15 AUGUST 1934 AT PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI
  • REACITIAVTED 1 SEP 1935 QUANTICO, VIRGINIA, AS HEADQUARTERS AND HEADQUARTERS COMPANY, 1ST MARINE BRIGADE, FLEET MARINE FORCE
  • REDESIGNATED 1 APRIL 1936 AS HEADQUARTERS COMPANY, 1ST MARINE BRIGADE, FLEET MARINE FORCE

1940 - 1949

  • DEPLOYED DURING OCTOBER 1940 TO GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA
  • REDESIGNATED 1 FEBRUARY 1941 AS HEADQUARTERS COMPANY, 1ST MARINE DIVISION, FLEET MARINE FORCE
  • RELOCATED DURING MAY 1941 TO QUANTICO, VIRGINIA
  • RELOCATED DURING SEPTEMBER 1941 TO NEW RIVER, NORTH CAROLINA
  • DEPLOYED DURING JUNE 1942 TO WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND
  • REDESIGNATED 2 DECEMBER 1942 AS HEADQUARTERS BATTALION, 1ST MARINE DIVISION, FLEET MARINE FORCE
  • PARTICPATED IN THE FOLLOWING WORLD WAR II CAMPAIGNS
  • GUADALCANAL, EASTERN NEW GUINEA, NEW BRITAIN, PELIELU, OKINAWA
  • REDEPLOYED DURING SEPTEMBER 1945 TO TIENTSIN, CHINA
  • PARTICIPATED IN THE OCCUPATION OF NORTH CHINA, SEPTEMBER 1945 - JUNE 1947
  • RELOCATED DURING JUNE 1947 TO CAMP PENDLETON, CALIFORNIA

1950 - 1965

  • DEPLOYED DURING AUGUST 1950 TO KOBE, JAPAN
  • DEPLOYED DURING SEPTEMBER 1950 TO THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA
  • PARTICIPATED IN THE KOREAN WAR, SEPTEMBER 1950 - JULY 1953, OPERATING FROM
  • INCHON - SEOUL, CHOSIN RESERVOIR, EAST CENTRAL FRONT, WESTERN FRONT
  • PARTICIPATED IN THE DEFENSE OF THE KOREAN DEMILITARIZED ZONE FROM AUGUST 1953 TO MARCH 1955
  • RELOCATED DURING MARCH 1955 TO CAMP PENDLETON, CALIFORNIA
  • ELEMENTS OF THE BATTALION PARTICIPATED IN THE CUBA MISSLE CRISIS OCTOBER - DECEMBER 1962

1966 - 1997

  • DEPLOYED DURING MARCH 1966 TO THE REPUBLIC ON VIETNAM
  • PARTICIPATED IN THE WAR IN VIETNAM, MARCH 1966 - APRIL 1971, OPERATING FROMCHU LAI, DA NANG
  • RELOCATED DURING APRIL 1971 TO CAMP PENDLETON, CALIFORNIA
  • PARTICIPATED IN NUMEROUS TRAINING EXERCISES THROUGHOUT THE 1970’S AND 1980’S
  • PARTICIPATED IN OPERATIONS DESERT SHIELD AND DESERT STORM, SOUTHWEST ASIA, SEPTEMBER 1990 - MARCH 1991
  • PARTICIPATED IN OPERATION RESTORE HOPE, SOMALIA, DECMBER 1992 - MAY 1993

1998 - Present

  • DEPLOYED IN SUPPORT OF OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, KUWAIT, FEBRUARY 2003 
  • PARTICIPATED IN OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, IRAQ, MARCH-OCTOBER 2003 AND 
  • AUGUST 2004- FEBRUARY 2005 ELEMENTS PARTICIPATED IN OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, IRAQ, 2003- 2009 
  • ELEMENTS PARTICIPATED IN OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, AFGHANISTAN, 2009- 2013 
  • PARTICIPATED IN OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, AFGHANISTAN, MARCH 2010- APRIL 2011
marine corps pac prevention and response program

"Every Marine and Sailor of 1st Marine Division will be treated with decency, dignity, and respect, and will be provided full and equal opportunity for professional development and success. We are an elite institution of warriors. It is our shared responsibility to ensure the continued health of our collective soul and identity"

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Headquarters Battalion
P.O. BOX 555381
CAMP PENDLETON,
CA 92055

Officer on Duty:
760-224-0913

Camp Pendleton
Directory Assistance:
760-725-4111

Resources:

National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: 988

Camp Pendleton 24/7 Sexual Assault Support Line: (760) 500-1707

Camp Pendleton 24/7 Domestic Violence Support Line: (760) 500-2633

DoD Safe Helpline: (877) 995-5247

National Sexual Assault Support Line (RAINN): (800) 656-4673 (HOPE)

Oceanside Women’s Resource Center: (760) 757-3500

San Diego Center for Community Solutions: (888) 385-4657

Riverside Area Rape Crisis Center: (951) 686-7273

Links:

HQBN CO SAPR Policy Statement

The Watch List: Top 10 Tips for Commanding Officers

Camp Pendleton Installation SAPR

CATCH Program

DoD Safe Helpline

 

 

 

Headquarters Battalion Leaders

Commanding Officer, Headquarters Battalion

Colonel Matthew D. Lundgren

Colonel Lundgren enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserve in 1994 and served as a rifleman in 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion....

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Sergeant Major, Headquarters Battalion, 1st Marine Division

SgtMaj T. M. Smith-Leavy

Sergeant Major Smith-Leavy was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica and enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1996 and underwentrecruit training at Parris Island South Carolina....

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