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20 05, 2019

SSgt Joshua Braica

2019-05-20T21:40:19+00:00May 20th, 2019|

Staff Sergeant Braica was born February 9, 1990 in Sacramento, California.  He enlisted in the Marine Corps in July 2010.  In October 2010, he attended recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, California.  Private First Class Braica attended Marine Combat Training (West) at Camp Pendleton, California.  In December 2010, Private First [...]

16 08, 2017

Chuck Meacham

2017-08-16T23:35:20+00:00August 16th, 2017|

Chuck Meacham is the proud son of WWII Marine Raider C. H. Meacham.  Chuck served 7 years as president of the US Marine Raider Foundation and was a board member on the US Marine Raider Association. He also served on the boards of the Prince William Sound Science Center, Oil Spill Recovery Institute, [...]

16 08, 2017

MajGen Mark Clark

2019-05-06T20:59:01+00:00August 16th, 2017|

Mark “Droopy” Clark, MajGen USMC (ret’d) is a native of South Dakota and Minnesota. He is a 1980 graduate of South Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Commercial Economics. He received his commission as a Second Lieutenant in June 1981 upon completion of Officer Candidate School. In 1983, 2ndLT Clark was designated a [...]

13 12, 2017

Lorelei Gaus

2019-03-28T18:51:02+00:00December 13th, 2017|

Lorelei served nine years on active duty as an Adjutant and Foreign Affairs Officer before leaving the military to attend Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania. Her assignments included Battalion Adjutant in Combat Logistics Battalion 6, Regimental Adjutant in Combat Logistics Regiment 2, Protocol Officer at Marine Barracks Washington, and Adjutant [...]

15 08, 2017

Alex Martini

2019-03-08T22:39:31+00:00August 15th, 2017|

Alex is a native of Anaheim, California and a 2001 graduate of the Pennsylvania State University.  Alex spent 11 years on active duty in the United States Marine Corps and served as a Weapon System Officer in the F/A-18D with VMFA(AW)-242, VMFA(AW)-225, and as a Company Air Officer/JTAC for 1st Marine Special Operations [...]

20 09, 2017

Nick McGrath

2017-09-20T20:50:31+00:00September 20th, 2017|

Nick is a native of Lawton, Iowa and 2004 graduate of Iowa State University.  Nick spent 10 years on active duty serving with 2d Battalion 11th Marines and 2d Marine Raider Battalion, deploying multiple times to Iraq and Afghanistan.  Following active duty, Nick received his MBA from The Wharton School at the University [...]

21 08, 2017

Greg Echtman

2019-01-25T20:58:18+00:00August 21st, 2017|

After serving in the USMC as a Stinger gunner / Team Leader from the mid 80’s into the early 90’s, Greg went back to school and is now a Project Manager for a small architectural firm. When he is not working you will find him logging many miles running as he has taken on the [...]

21 08, 2017

Bruce Sotire

2019-05-29T23:50:56+00:00August 21st, 2017|

Bruce Sotire retired from the Marine Corps after 21 years of service. He served as a Platoon Commander for BLT 1/1 and for 1st Reconnaissance Battalion.  Bruce deployed twice with Marine Expeditionary Unit participated in Operation SOUTHERN WATCH and Operation DETERMINED RESPONSE - the USS Cole security and recovery in Yemen. As a [...]

23 08, 2017

Maj Jacob Clayton

2017-08-24T19:13:02+00:00August 23rd, 2017|

Major Clayton attended Officer Candidate School in January 2006. Following The Basic School and the Infantry Officer Course, he was assigned to 3d Battalion, 7th Marines in January 2007. During this tour, 2nd Lieutenant Clayton served as Rifle Platoon Commander, Combined Anti-Armor Teams White Platoon Commander and Weapons Company Executive Officer for deployments to Ramadi, Iraq and Rawah, Iraq in support [...]

19 10, 2017

Dan Dinsmore

2017-10-19T02:12:50+00:00October 19th, 2017|

Daniel Dinsmore enlisted in the Marine Reserve in June 1995, completing basic training at MCRD San Diego, CA.  He served as a 3531 Motor Vehicle Operator, 3533 Logistics Vehicle System Operation, and later as a Basic Forward Observer.  While stationed with Combat Assault Battalion in Okinawa, Japan, he competed on the Battalion’s Rifle [...]