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Kyle B. Ellison

Director
Expeditionary Warfare School
Col, USMC

Contact Information

Phone: (703) 784-2536
Email: kyle.ellison@usmcu.edu
Areas of Interest:

Civilian Education

B.A. Criminal Justice, Pennsylvania State University

Military Education

M.A. Operational Studies, Marine Corps University
M.S. National Security Strategy, National War College
School of Advanced Warfighting
Command and Staff College Distance Program
Amphibious Warfare School
Infantry Officers Course
The Basic School

 

Major Assignments

Rifle Platoon Commander, Weapons Platoon Commander, 81mm Mortar Platoon Commander and Weapons Company Executive Officer, Second Battalion, Sixth Marines in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
(deployments during this tour included participation in Operation Sea Signal in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and a deployment to the Mediterranean with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable)

1997-2000 Platoon Commander, Company Commander and Operations Officer, Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

2000 Student, Amphibious Warfare School

2001 Headquarters and Service Company Commander, Weapons Company Commander, Battalion Operations Officer First Battalion, Seventh Marines
(deployed to Okinawa, Japan as part of the Unit Deployment Program and to Iraq in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom)

2004 Current Operations Officer, Regimental Combat Team Seven
(deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom II)

2004 Faculty Adviser and Section Head, Curriculum Development Section, Expeditionary Warfare School

2008 Planner and Deputy Future Operations Officer, First Marine Expeditionary Force, First Marine Expeditionary Force in Camp Pendleton, California
(deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom)

2009 Commander, Second Battalion, Sixth Marines
(deployed to Marjah, Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom)

Senior Aide De Camp to the 35th Commandant of the Marine Corps

J-5, Middle East Directorate, on the Joint Staff

Deputy Executive Assistant to the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

7th Marine Regiment

Director of the Marine Senate Liaison Office