LtCol Alexandra Gerbracht (USMC)

CG 14 Military Faculty Advisor
Combat Engineer Officer (1302)

Contact Information

Areas of Expertise:

  • Wargaming, specifically in Entry Level Training
  • Marine Corps Planning Process

Civilian Education

  • University of Wisconsin- Madison BA International Relations/ Political Science
  • George Washington University MA Security Policy Studies
  • Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan MA International Relations

Military Education

  • Expeditionary Warfare School, Distance Education 2011
  • Command and Staff College Distance Education 2013
  • Master of Military Studies, Command and Staff College Resident, 2014-15
  • Master of Operational Studies, School of Advanced Warfighting, 2015-16 

Major Assignments

  • Marine Wing Support Squadron 372- Platoon Commander/ Company XO, Company Commander 
  • Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron- 3- Engineer Officer deployed to Kuwait OIF II
  • Plans, Policies and Operations, Headquarters Marine Corps – MEU/ Expeditionary Operations/ Naval Surface Fires/ Mine Counter Measures Action Officer
  • Olmsted Scholar, Kyoto, Japan
  • 1st Marine Logistics Group (Fwd)- Engineer Officer, Plans Officer, Current Operations Officer
  • 7th Engineer Support Battalion- Company Commander
  • Marine Forces Central Command- Operational Level Planner
  • Marine Corps Engineer School- Executive Officer

Awards and Decorations

  • Meritorious Service Medal (2), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (3), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal. 


  • "Territorialization and the Megacity: Exploiting Social Borders." In Complex Terrain: Megacitites and the Changing Urban Character of Urban Operations, by Benjamin Jensen, et al, 2019, pp 52-74. Quantico, VA: Marine Corps University Press.
  • "Quality versus Quantity: Training Command Structure and its impact on the Fleet Marine Forces", with Jason Johnston, Marine Corps Gazette, June 2020


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