‚ÄčKelly J. Scanlon

Senior Enlisted Mentor
MAGTF Instructional Group
MGySgt, USMC (Ret.)

Contact Information

Phone: (703) 432-5527
Areas of Interest: Leadership and Mentoring, Professional Military Education, Physical Fitness, Hiking and Camping, Sports


Kelly Scanlon served on active duty from 1979 to 2011. Initially assigned within the personnel administration MOS, he fulfilled duties as a training NCO, intelligence NCO, administration chief, platoon sergeant and company gunnery sergeant. His special duty assignments included Drill Instructor Duty, Inspector-Instructor Duty, and he also served as the Senior Enlisted Advisor to a Recruiting Station Commanding Officer.


Upon selection to Master Gunnery Sergeant, he served as the Director of the Sergeants Course, SNCOA aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Task Combat Center, Twenty-Nine Palms, California and culminated his career serving as the first Director of the Marine Corps Senior Enlisted Courses, Marine Corps University, from 2008-2011.


Kelly Scanlon has served in his present capacity as a Staff Mentor/Instructor, primarily supporting the Senior Enlisted Courses, Sergeant’s Major Courses and First Sergeant’s Courses since October 2011.


Marine Corps University