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Matthew Van Echo

Operational Planning Course Director
School of Advanced Warfighting

Contact Information

Phone:(703) 432-5411
Email: Matthew.vanecho@usmcu.edu
Areas of Interest:

Civilian Education

Bachelors in Marine Transportation, The United States Merchant Marine Academy


Military Education

Masters in Operational Studies, School of Advanced Warfighting
Masters in Military Studies, Command and Staff College
Expeditionary Warfare School
Infantry Officers Course

Major Assignments

Planner, PP&O, HQMC

Recruiting Station Commander, RS Orlando

Afghan Military Advisor, 2/8, OEF

Company Commander, 2/9, OIF

TBS Instructor and Staff Platoon Commander

Platoon commander, company executive officer, S-3A; 2/3; OEF-P, UDP, 31st MEU


Awards and Decorations

Bronze Star
Meritorious Service Medal x2
Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal x2
Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal x2