Major Louis Blaine Ballard

Major Louis Blaine Ballard, USMC

Faculty Advisor, Expeditionary Warfare School
Artillery Officer (0802)

Contact Information

Phone: N/A
Email: louis.ballard@usmcu.edu

Areas of Expertise:

  • Fires
  • Artillery
  • Logistics
  • Military History

Civilian Education

  • Louisiana State University, B.A. History (2007)
  • Louisiana State University, M.A.L.A. Military History (2009)

Military Education

  • Resident (2017) and Non-Resident Expeditionary Warfare School (2014)
  • Non-Resident Command and Staff College (2018)
  • Operations and Tactics Instructor Course (2019)

Major Assignments

  • Amtracker, A Co, 4th AABN, 2003-2009
  • JTAC/FO, 1/6, 2011-2012
  • Guns Platoon Commander, 1/10, 2012-2013
  • Series and Company Commander, MCRD Parris Island, 2013-2016
  • Battalion Fire Support Officer, 3/3 2017-2018
  • Battery Commander, Bn S-4, Bn XO 1/12 2018-2020
  • Faculty Advisor, EWS, 2020-Present

Awards and Decorations

  • Air Medal, Strike/Flight Award w/ numeral