Marine Cryptologic Support Battalion
|Marine Cryptologic Support Battalion|
|Branch||United States Marine Corps|
|Commanding Officer||Lieutenant Colonel Michael R. Challgren |
|Senior Enlisted Marine||Master Gunnery Sergeant Steven B. Berry|
Marine Cryptologic Support Battalion mission statement
The battalion's stated purpose is "to enable and execute Signals Intelligence, Information Assurance and National-Tactical Integration activities in order to satisfy NSA/CSS, Marine Air-Ground Task Force and joint force intelligence requirements."
The Marine Cryptologic Support Battalion headquarters are located in Fort Meade, Maryland. The MCSB has seven companies, five of which are based in the contiguous United States, one in Hawaii, and one in England.
- Company A, Aurora, Colorado
- Company B, Fort Meade, Maryland
- Company D, Fort Gordon, Georgia
- Company G, RAF Menwith Hill, England (Company was shutdown in Dec. 2013)
- Company H, San Antonio, Texas
- Company I, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Company I was established as "Company I, Marine Support Battalion" on September 1, 1962 and was stationed at the U.S. Naval Facility in Nicosia, Cyprus.
- Company L Fort Meade, Maryland. Company L is part of the Marine Corps Cyberspace Command.
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