Navy cargo handling battalion


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Navy cargo handling battalion

A mobile logistic support unit capable of worldwide deployment in its entirety or in specialized detachments. It is organized, trained, and equipped to: a. load and off-load Navy and Marine Corps cargo carried in maritime pre-positioning ships and merchant breakbulk or container ships in all environments; b. operate an associated temporary ocean cargo terminal; c. load and offload Navy and Marine Corps cargo carried in military-controlled aircraft; and d. operate an associated expeditionary air cargo terminal. Also called NCHB or Navy CHB. Three sources of Navy cargo handling battalions are: a. Navy cargo handling and port group--The active duty, cargo handling, battalion-sized unit composed solely of active duty personnel. Also called NAVCHAPGRU. b. Naval Reserve cargo handling training battalion--The active duty, cargo handling training battalion composed of both active duty and reserve personnel. Also called NRCHTB. c. Naval Reserve cargo handling battalion--A reserve cargo handling battalion composed solely of selected reserve personnel. Also called NRCHB. See also maritime pre-positioning ships.
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For its exceptional service, Navy Cargo Handling Battalion ONE is awarded the NDTA Military Unit of the Year Award for the US Navy (Active Component).
Wolfe at the ceremony for the path she forged for women in the Navy, serving as the first female commander of a Navy cargo handling battalion and one of the first female Supply Corps officers to be promoted to flag officer.
Task Force 48; Commanding Officer, Commander Naval Forces Central Command Operational Logistics Detachment; Commanding Officer, Navy Cargo Handling Battalion 9 and Officer in Charge, Navy Cargo Handling Battalion 10 Norfolk Detachment.
Joseph Davis as Commanding Officer, Navy Cargo Handling Battalion 1 (NCHB-1) during a change of command ceremony held at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Cheatham Annex, May 17.
Defense Supply Center Columbus, Ohio; Officer in Charge, Cargo Afloat Rig Team G113, Youngstown, Ohio; Training Officer and Detachment Officer in Charge, Navy Cargo Handling Battalion Nine, Columbus and Dayton, Ohio; and Commander, U.
Naval Forces Central Command, Manama, Bahrain; Navy Cargo Handling Battalion ELEVEN, Blount Island, Fla.
Navy Cargo Handling Battalion ONE (NCHB-1) is the "911" active duty component for global movement of cargo, ammunition, and equipment to and from ships and aircraft, or unimproved locations in support of theater commanders.
Naval Air Station New Orleans, New Orleans; Navy Cargo Handling Battalion FOURTEEN, Point Hueneme, Calif.

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