Headquarters and Service Battalion
Commanding Officer Battalion Sergeant Major
Colonel Jennifer E. Shaar Sergeant Major Dennis J. Downing
MISSION: Provide technical direction, staff cognizance, and supervision of support functions for recruit training and operational control and guidance for the Western Recruiting Region via staff primaries; provide installation management and administrative support for personnel assigned to the Battalion, Marine Corps detachments, and Depot transients; ensure good order, discipline, and readiness of all Battalion military personnel; conduct law and order operations and be prepared to control all-hazard, emergency response operations aboard the installation.