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Daniel J. O’Connell

Military Faculty Advisor
Expeditionary Warfare School

Contact Information

Phone: (703) 432-0135
Email: daniel.oconnell@usmcu.edu
Areas of Interest: Artillery, Military History, New England Sports, Politics, Travel

Civilian Education

M.S. Leadership, Boston University
B.S. Criminal Justice, Western New England College


Military Education

M.M.S. USMC Command and Staff College
Expeditionary Warfare School


Major Assignments

2009 Company Fire Support Officer to Company D, 2D Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion
(in support of Operation Enduring Freedom)

2010 Battalion Fire Support Officer and Weapons Company Executive Officer to Second Battalion, Sixth Marines
(in support of Operation Enduring Freedom)

2011 HQ Battery Commander, Fifth Battalion, Tenth Marines at Camp Lejeune, NC

2011-2014 Warfighting Instructor, Staff Platoon Commander, BOC Executive Officer, and Instructor Education Program Officer, The Basic School

2014-2015 Student, Expeditionary Warfare School

2015-2017 Assistant Operations Officer and Commanding Officer, Headquarters and Charlie Battery, First Battalion, Twelfth Marines in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii
(2016 part of forward deployed forces/UDP to Okinawa, Japan)