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Commander, Naval Beach Group (NBG) 2
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Commander, Naval Beach Group (NBG) 2 prepares task organized amphibious forces, including expeditionary, combat support and combat service support units that are tailored to be effective, flexible, and responsive to theater requirements in support of geographic combatant commander demands. 

NBG-2 is an Immediate Superior In Command (ISIC) staff that supports four subordinate commands that provide 100% of the amphibious connector support to the Atlantic Amphibious Fleet:

  • Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4operates Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC), which are hovercraft that can deliver 60 tons of cargo & vehicles and travel at speeds of more than 40kts.

  • Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 2 operates Landing Craft Utility (LCU), Landing Craft Mechanized (LCM), and MPF Utility Boat (UB) displacement craft that support Amphibious Assault as well as Maritime Preposition Force (MPF) operations.

  • Amphibious Construction Battalion (ACB) 2 provides the unique combination of ship-to-shore and light to heavy construction capabilities ... the "Amphibious SeaBees"!

  • Beachmasters Unit (BMU) 2 owns the beach! Their Beach Party Teams are the first ones on the beach, set up the beach, and direct the throughput from the beach to the front lines.

Organize, man, train and equip CNBG-2 forces to execute, combat support, and combat service support missions across the full spectrum of Assault Echelon, Assault follow-on Echelon, Maritime Pre-positioning Force, Peace Time Littoral Presence, Foreign Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief, and Rear Echelon operations in the coastal, hinterland, and littoral environments.



    • Excellence: Do everything to the utmost of our ability. Do it right and work the details to refinement. Make improvements after every solution. Do not accept less.

    • Readiness:  The essence of a successful unit is property trained people, using approved procedures while operating properly maintained equipment safely and effectively.  We are in a come as you are fight…be ready that you may hear the strain.

    • Capability:  Exercise your equipment and people to their fullest extent.

    • Capacity:  Strive to increase assets available to perform our mission.

    • Efficiency:  Make best use of government and personal resources.


    • Accountability:  Keep the highest standards for yourself and others. You are answerable for your actions and those under your charge.

    • Responsibility:  Accept the burden and obligation of duty and conduct our business with professionalism, competence and enthusiasm. Be dependable.

    • Truthfulness:  Tell it like it is, good and bad. Be accurate in your statements.

    • Moral Courage:  Do what is right because it is right. Take action when needed.


    • Golden Rule:  Treat others the way you would like to be treated.

    • Consideration:  Expect your people to treat each other with maturity, courtesy and respect.

    • Service:  Place others before yourself. Make a non-threatening work environment focused on the personal and professional growth of all.

    • Selfishness:  Do not focus on that which you feel entitled, but look for ways to improve the lives of those around you.  |  |  Navy FOIA  |  DoD Accessibility/Section 508  |  No Fear Act  |  Open Government  |  Plain Writing Act  |  Veterans Crisis Line  |   VA Vet Center  |  FVAP  |   DoD Safe Helpline  |  Navy SAPR  |  NCIS Tips  |  Privacy Policy  |  Site Map  |  Contact US
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