Lt Col Eric D. Albright

Chief Instructor/Expeditionary Warfare School
AV-8B Harrier Pilot (7509)

Contact Information

Areas of Expertise:

  • MAGTF Air Integration
  • Close Air Support
  • Enhanced Leadership Studies

Civilian Education

  • Juniata College – Criminal Justice (Bachelors)
  • Juniata College – Communications (Bachelors)
  • Marshall University – Organizational Leadership (Masters)

Military Education

  • Officer Candidate School - PLC Juniors
  • Officer Candidate School - PLC Seniors
  • The Basic School - Basic Officer Course
  • Naval Flight Training - Aviation Preflight Indoctrination
  • Naval Flight Training - Primary Flight Training
  • Naval Flight Training - Advanced Jet Flight Training
  • Naval Flight Training - AV-8B  Fleet Replacement Squadron Training
  • SERE School - Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape Level 1
  • Career Level School - Expeditionary Warfare School Non-resident
  • MAWTS-1 - Weapons and Tactics Instructor Academic Course
  • Marine Corps Recruiting Command - Recruiting Management Course
  • Marine Corps Recruiting Command - Recruiting Ethics for Command Group Trainers
  • Marine Corps Recruiting Command - Marine Corps Communication, Consulting, Coaching, and Counseling (MC5)
  • Career Level School - Command and Staff College Non-resident

Major Assignments

  • 2003-2005 – Candidate, Officer Candidates School
  • 2005-2006 – Student, The Basic School
  • Jan 2007 – May 2010 – Student Naval Aviator
  • May 2010 – May 2013 – AV8B Attack Pilot, Marine Attack Squadron 223
  • May 2013 – June 2016 – Executive Officer, Recruiting Station Charleston, WV
  • June 2016 – June 2020 – Aircraft Maintenance Officer/Operations Officer/Executive Officer, Marine Attack Squadron 231
  • June 2020 – May 2021 – Faculty Advisor, Expeditionary Warfare School
  • May 2021 – Present – Chief Instructor, Expeditionary Warfare School

 

Awards and Decorations

  • Air Medal – Individual Action
  • Air Medal – Strike/Flight (8th Award)
  • Navy Commendation Medal (2nd Award)
  • Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation (2nd Award)
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Afghanistan Campaign Medal
  • Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal
  • Global War on Terror Service Medal
  • Sea Service Deployment Ribbon
  • Marine Corps Recruiting Ribbon
  • NATO Medal – ISAF Afghanistan