Naval Beach Group TWO is a "tip-of-the-spear" amphibious warfare staff whose mission is two-fold: 1) to operate offensively in a high density, multi-threat environment as an integral member of an Amphibious Task Force or Expeditionary Strike Group; and 2) operate forward deployed as the Naval Support Element (NSE) to the Commander Maritime Prepositioning Forces (CMPF), supporting the ship-to-shore movement of the Marine Expeditionary Brigade's (MEB) assets from prepositioned ships.
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 FOUR (ACU-4) operates 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 TWO (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 TWO (ACB-2) provides the unique combination of ship-to-shore and light to heavy construction capabilities ... the "Amphibious SeaBees"!
- Beachmasters Unit TWO (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.
My Administrative Department is standing by to assist you with your administrative processing and can help direct you for any questions you may have about the command or the area (757-462-3585/3594). Our Headquarters is located in Building 3801, 1430 Helicopter Road, Suite 100. If you should require assistance or directions, please contact the Administrative Department.
I'm looking forward to your arrival and I'm confident that you will find your assignment here to be both professionally challenging and personally rewarding.
Commander, Naval Beach Group Two