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Brigadier General Walker M. Field, USMC

 

Brigadier  General  Walker  M.  Field  enlisted  in  the  Marine  Corps  in  May  of  1991  and  served  as  an active  duty  artilleryman  with  10th  Marine  Regiment  before  being  commissioned  through  the Enlisted  Commissioning  Program  in  December  1993.

 As  a  company  grade  officer,  his  operational  assignments  were  as  a  Forward  Observer,  Fire Direction  Officer,  Liaison  Officer,  and  Battalion  S-3A  with  1st  Battalion,  12th  Marines  from 1994-97;  Deputy  Comptroller,  2nd  FSSG  from  1997-00;    Bravo  Battery  and  Headquarters Battery  Commanding  Officer,  and  as  the  Logistics  Officer,  Operations  Officer,  and  Executive Officer,  1st  Battalion,  10th  Marines  from  2001-04.    As  a  battery  commander,  he  served  with Task  Force  Tarawa  during  Operation  Iraqi  Freedom.

 As  a  field  grade  officer,  his  operational  assignments  were  Battalion  Commander  (Acting),  3rd Battalion  12th  Marines  2008-09  and  Executive  Officer,  12th  Marine  Regiment  2009-10; Battalion  Commander,  5th  Battalion,  10th  Marines  from  2010-12;  Division  Fire  Support Coordinator  and  Regimental  Commander  11th  Marine  Regiment  2016-18;  Chief  of  Staff  4th Marine  Division  2018-19;  and  Chief  of  Staff,  Marine  Forces  Reserve  2019-20.

 His  supporting  establishment  assignments  include  Commanding  Officer,  Recruiting  Station Dallas  2004-07;  AC/S  G3,  Marine  Corps  Recruiting  Command  2015-16;  CMC  Fellow,  Council  on Foreign  Relations  2020-21.

 His  joint  duty  assignment  was  as  the  Division  Chief,  Joint  Doctrine  Division,  Joint  Staff  J7  from 2013-15.

 His  professional  military  education  includes:  TBS  Basic  Officer  Course  (General’s  Honor  Roll), Field  Artillery  Officer’s  Basic  Course;  Amphibious  Warfare  School;  Marine  Corps  Command  and Staff  College  (Masters  of  Military  Studies);  and  National  War  College  (Master  of  Science  in National  Security  Strategy).

 Brigadier  General  Field  earned  a  BA  in  Banking  Finance  from  the  University  of  Mississippi  and  a resident  Masters  of  Business  Administration  from  Campbell  University.    He  is  married  to  the former  Tonya  Bergeron  of  Zachary,  Louisiana.  They  have  three  of  children,  Walker  “Mac”  Field Jr  and  twins  Anna  and  Elizabeth  and  now  a  daughter  in  law,  Mary  Katherine,  and  one  grandson, Walker  Field,  III.