Leaders

LEADERS

Commanding General, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island and Eastern Recruiting Region

Brig. Gen. Julie L. Nethercot

Brigadier General Nethercot joined Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island and Eastern Recruiting Region after serving as the Director of the Commander’s Action Group for NORAD and USNORTHCOM. She was commissioned in May of 1993 following her graduation from Midland University with a Bachelor of...

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Sergeant Major, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island and Eastern Recruiting Region

Sgt. Maj. William C. Carter

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Commanding Officer, Recruit Training Regiment

Col. Christopher P. O'Connor

A graduate of Slippery Rock University, Colonel O’Connor was commissioned through the Officer Combined Course program at Officer Candidate School in Quantico, Virginia. Following his graduation from the Infantry Officer Course, Colonel O’Connor was assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marines, at Camp...

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Sergeant Major, Recruit Training Regiment

Sgt. Maj. Jesse M. Becker

SERGEANT MAJOR JESSE M. BECKER, USMC Sergeant Major Becker enlisted in the Marine Corps and attended recruit training at MCRD Parris Island, South Carolina in July 1999.  Upon graduation from Marine Combat Training, he continued with training at Helicopter Marine Training Squadron 303 in Camp...

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Commanding Officer, 1st Recruit Training Battalion

Lt. Col. Jeffrey B. Pattay

Lieutenant Colonel (LtCol) Jeff Pattay is a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania native and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Lycoming College in 1999. He completed the Platoon Leader’s Course (combined) during the summer of 1998 and received a commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in...

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Sergeant Major, 1st Recruit Training Battalion

Sgt. Maj. Bryan M. Alfaro

Sergeant Major, 1st Recruit Training Battalion

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Commanding Officer, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion

Lt. Col. Robert M. Groceman

Lt. Col. Groceman, a native of St. Louis, Missouri, enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserve and graduated from MCRD San Diego in August 1999.  After completing Officer Candidates School, then-2ndLt Groceman graduated from Truman State University in 2002, earning degrees in Physics and Mathematics.  He...

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Sergeant Major, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion

Sgt. Maj. John W. Schlaud

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Commanding Officer, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion

Lt. Col. Michael R. Sandstrom

Lieutenant Colonel Sandstrom enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1994 and was commissioned via the Marine Enlisted Commissioning Education Program in 2002. A native of Pueblo, CO, he holds a Bachelor of Arts in both History and Mass Communications from the University of New Mexico, a Master of Science...

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Sergeant Major, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion

Sgt. Maj. Michael Brown

Sergeant Major Mike Brown was born 30 May 1980, in Jacksonville, Florida (Duval County).  His Marine Corps career began on 27 September 1999 where he attended Recrui Training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, SC.  During that time, Private Brown was meritoriously promoted to Private...

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Commanding Officer, 4th Recruit Training Battalion

Lt. Col. Robyn E. Mestemacher

Lieutenant Colonel Mestemacher was commissioned in the U.S. Marine Corps in August 2000. Following The Basic School in 2001, she reported to 2d Force Service Support Group in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and served as the Battalion Adjutant and Legal Officer for 2d Maintenance Battalion. In 2003,...

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Sergeant Major, 4th Recruit Training Battalion

Sgt. Maj. Sigrid Rivera

Sigrid Aixa Rivera enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2000. In October 2000, she reported to Marine Combat Training, Camp Geiger, North Carolina where upon graduation she was meritoriously promoted to the rank of Private First Class.  She then attended her Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) schools...

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Commanding Officer, Support Battalion

Lt. Col. Arnold B. Selvidge

Lieutenant Colonel Selvidge, a native of Birchwood, TN and was commissioned in May 2001 after graduating from the United States Naval Academy with a degree in Electrical Engineering.  After completion of The Basic School in Quantico and the Logistics Officers Course in New River, North Carolina, he...

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Sergeant Major, Support Battalion

Sgt. Maj. Nicholas J. Underwood

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Commanding Officer, Weapons and Field Training Battalion

Col. Frank L. McClintick

Col McClintick is a native of Humptulips, Washington and enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserves on 10 October 1991 and commissioned a second lieutenant on 22 December 1995. Colonel McClintick has held positions of command from lieutenant to lieutenant colonel that include Platoon Commander, 1st...

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Sergeant Major, Weapons and Field Training Battalion

Sgt. Maj. Michael Bolyard

Sergeant Major Bolyard was born in Charlestown, West Virginia in 1965. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in October 1993 and conductedRecruit Training at MCRD Parris Island where he was meritoriously promoted to Private First Class. Upon completion, he reported to the School of Infantry where he...

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Commanding Officer, Headquarters & Service Battalion

Col. Ricardo T. Player

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Sergeant Major, Headquarters & Service Battalion

Sgt. Maj. Julio Gonzalez

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