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B.A. (Middle East and North Africa Studies), University of Michigan, 1998
Master of Military Studies, Marine Corps Command and Staff College, 2010
M.S. (National Security Resource Strategy), Eisenhower School, National Defense University, 2019


Military Education

Recruit Training, 1993
Marine Combat Training, 1993
Arabic Basic Course, 1994
Voice Intercept Operator Course (Arabic), 1994
Officer Basic Course, 1999
Air Defense Control Officer Course, 2000
Amphibious Warfare School (nonresident), 2002
Strike Fighter Tactics Instructor (Controller) Course (TOPGUN), 2003
Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course, 2006
U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College (resident), 2010
Eisenhower School of National Security Resource Strategy, 2019


Major Assignments

Air Defense Control Officer, Marine Air Control Squadron 1 (MACS-1), Yuma, AZ
Air Defense Instructor, Marine Corps Communication Electronics School, 29 Palms
Foreign Area Officer, Regimental Combat Team 1, Fallujah, Iraq
Tactical Air Operations Center Detachment Commander, MACS-1, Yuma, AZ
H&S Detachment/Operations Officer, MACS-1 (Fwd), Al Asad, Iraq
Aviation Ground Majors Monitor, Manpower Management Division, HQMC, Quantico, VA
Executive Officer, Marine Air Control Group 38 (MACG-38) (Forward), Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan
Operations Officer, 3d Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion (3d LAAD Bn), Camp Pendleton
Executive Officer, 3d LAAD Bn
Executive Officer, Marine Air Support Squadron 3, Camp Pendleton
Operations Officer, Marine Air Control Group 38
Commanding Officer, MACS-1, Yuma