(hat tip: IT3 at Phone Home)
Update: What the heck are Navy Cargo Handling Battalions? The answer is here:
A mobile logistics support unit capable of worldwide deployment in its entirety or in specialized detachments. It is organized, trained, and equipped to: a. load and off-load Navy and Marine Corps cargo carried in maritime prepositioning ships and merchant breakbulk or container ships in all environments; b. to operate an associated temporary ocean cargo terminal; c. load and offload Navy and Marine Corps cargo carried in military-controlled aircraft; d. to operate an associated expeditionary air cargo terminal.Translation: experts at getting cargo off ships and airplanes and moving it through the right pathways.