250th Forward Support Battalion
The 250th Forward Support Battalion has its headquarters in Sea Girt, Monmouth County, New Jersey. It has one supply company,one maintenance company, and a medical company.
The supply company provides food, fuel, ammunition, spare parts, and all types of supplies to fighting units. It provides "one stop shopping" on the battlefield. The maintenance company evacuates and fixes every kind of military vehicle and equipment - from tanks to hummvees to computers. The medical company is the battlefield emergency room -- it provides front line treatment and evacuation of casualties. Together the three companies provide service to the troops on the front line.
In 1997, the 250th Forward Support Battalion (FSB) conducted the annual Adjutant General's 5K Run, an event that encourages community participation and promotes physical fitness. The 250th FSB was the primary provider of both personnel and logistical support for the New Jersey Junior ROTC drill team competition held at Sea Girt. This annual event involves over 20 different high school drill teams. Company B, 250th Forward Support Battalion specifically distinguished itself by being nominated for the Outstanding Company Maintenance Award.
In 1998, the 250th Forward Support Battalion assisted the 50th Brigade both at Fort Drum and Fort Dix. Additionally, the battalion assisted artillery contact teams in support of the 3-112th Field Artillery's six-day field training exercise at Fort Dix.
In 1999, the 250th Forward Support Battalion assisted the 50th Brigade both at Fort Drum and Fort Dix.
|Join the GlobalSecurity.org mailing list|