B.A. (History), Oregon State University, 1998
 M.M.S. (Master of Military Studies—History), Command and General Staff College, 2010
 M.A. (International Relations), Webster University, 2010 


 Military Education

 The Basic School, 1999
 Infantry Officers Course, 1999
 Expeditionary Warfare School, 2005
 Command and General Staff College, 2010
 Joint Forces College, 2013 


Major Assignments

Platoon Commander and Assistant Operations Officer, 2d Bn, 6th Marines, MCBCL, NC
Inspecting Officer, Marine Security Guard Battalion, MCB Quantico, VA
Company Commander, AT Bn, 4th MEB, MCBCL, NC
Operations Officer, 2d Bn, 9th Marines, MCBCL, NC
Plans Division Chief and Joint Training Team Leader, SOC-JC, SOCOM, Chesapeake, VA
Commanding Officer, MSAU, MCESG, MCB Quantico, VA
Branch Head, Mission Assurance, G-3/5/7, MARFORCOM, Norfolk, VA
Commanding Officer, 1st Bn, 2d Marines, MCBCL, NC
Commanding Officer (Acting), 8th Marines, MCBCL, NC
CMC Fellow, MIT, Cambridge, MA 


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