Headquarters Battalion
Marine Forces Reserve
2000 Opelousas Ave., New Orleans, LA. 70114

Col. Eric G. Burns, the incoming commanding officer for Headquarters Battalion, Marine Corps Support Facility, New Orleans, left, accepts the battalion guidon from Col. Torrens G. Miller, Commander, Headquarters Battalion, during a change of command ceremony at Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, July 31, 2020. Burns expressed his commitment to fulfilling the role of HQBN CO and upholding the standard of Marine Forces Reserve that Miller has left in his care. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christopher W. England)
Marines with Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans participate in a 3-mile motivational run in New Orleans, Nov. 9, 2018. The motivational run celebrates the Marine Corps birthday, promoted unit cohesion, demonstrated pride in the local community and esprit de corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Melany Vasquez/Released)
Gunnery Sgt. Kassandra Blade (left), the logistics systems coordinations chief with Headquarters Battalion, Marine Forces Reserve, and Sgt. Brandon Amarahale (center), a personnel clerk with Installation Personnel Administration Center, HQBN, MARFORRES, encourages a member of the Loyola University New Orleans baseball team during a workout session at Loyola University New Orleans, Jan. 12, 2019. Blade, a former drill instructor, brought her experience to help lead a workout that was physically challenging to the participants but also focused on teamwork and leadership. The workout session was comprised of four events; incentive training, shamrock drill, Marine Corps Martial Arts Program demonstrations and casualty evacuation drills. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Niles Lee)
NEW ORLEANS – Cpl. Christian Plant (left), a fiscal clerk with Headquarters Battalion, Marine Forces Reserve, watches and scores Marines competing during the MARFORRES King of the Ring Competition at Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, March 22, 2017. The competition featured three separate events to include grappling, knife fighting, and combative baton, all hosted by the MARFORRES Martial Arts Team. The winners of the three competitions will earn a large trophy and the title as champion until next year’s competition. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Devan Alonzo Barnett/Released)
Marines with 3rd Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, pose for a photo at the AC Hotel in New Orleans, Oct 17, 2018, after being awarded for their work during the 2018 Super Squad Competition. The Super Squad Competition is designed to evaluate a 14-man infantry squad throughout an extensive field and live-fire evolution by competing in events that highlighted offensive/defensive operations, patrolling techniques, combat marksmanship, physical endurance and small unit leadership (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Melany Vasquez/Released)




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