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 Combat Engineer Battalion; Series Commander, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, Parris Island; Company Commander, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, Parris Island; Company Commander, 7th Engineer Support Battalion; Company Commander, Combat Service Support Battalion-1; Company Commander, 8th Engineer Support Battalion; Company Commander, 6th Engineer Support Battalion; and Battalion Inspector-Instructor, 4th Combat Engineer Battalion.  Colonel McClintick also deployed with the Combat Service Support Battalion-1 and 8th Engineer Support Battalion in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Colonel McClintick’s staff assignments include tours as the Training Officer, 1st Combat Engineer Battalion; Division Engineer, 1st Marine Division; Operations Officer, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, Parris Island; Operations Officer, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, Director of Facilities, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego; Operations Officer, 6th Engineer Support Battalion; Executive Officer, 6th Engineer Support Battalion; Executive Assistant, Safety Division, Headquarters Marine Corps; Training Support Branch Chief, Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization; Counter-small Unmanned Aerial System Coordination Cell Lead, Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization; Military Assistant to the Director, Defense Threat Reduction Agency; and Mining/Mine Countermeasures Requirements Officer, OPNAV Staff; Assistant Chief of Staff Operations and Training (G-3), MCRD Parris Island.

Colonel McClintick holds a BS in Civil Engineering from Washington State University and a MS in National Security Strategy from National War College.