School of Infantry-West
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Mobilization Training Battalion
MCB Camp Pendleton, CA


As a Marine Forces Reserve (MARFORES) unit permanently assigned to the School of Infantry-West, Mobilization Training Battalion (MTB) provides pre-deployment training for Individual Ready Reserve (IRR), Selected Marine Corps Reserve (SMCR), and active duty Marines in order to increase individual warfighting skills and prepare for future operations.

Battalion Leadership

Lieutenant Colonel A. B. Heath
Commanding Officer, Mobilization Training Battalion

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Major R. J. Christensen
Executive Officer, Mobilization Training Battalion

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 Battalion Commander LtCol Adrian Heath
 Executive Officer Maj Robert Christensen
 Company Commander Maj Brendan Kelly
 Operations Officer Capt Michael McGuire
 Senior Enlisted Advisor GySgt Doug Gonzales
 Company Ops Chief SSgt Allen Butler