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2nd Marine Regiment

Camp Lejeune, N.C.
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Sergeant Major, 2d Battalion, 2d Marines Sergeant Major Miguel A. Suarez
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Private Suarez joined the Marine Corps in June 1998 and attended recruit training at Parris Island, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, South Carolina.  After graduating from Bulk Fuel School, Private First Class Suarez reported to 1st Force Service Support Group, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, Bulk Fuel Company.  In April 2002, Corporal Suarez received orders to Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS), Beaufort, South Carolina where he was appointed as the supervisor of all petroleum testing operations aboard MCAS Beaufort.

In September 2005, Sergeant (Sgt) Suarez received orders to 9th Marine Logistics Group, Okinawa, Japan, during his three-year overseas tour Sgt Suarez deployed to Iraq with Combat Logistics Battalion 5.  During this deployment, he was promoted to the rank of Staff Sergeant (SSgt) and was appointed as the Base Fuels Chief, responsible for all fuel operations aboard the entire camp.  In April 2007, immediately upon his return from Iraq SSgt Suarez reported to Drill Instructor School, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, South Carolina.  During his tour on the depot, SSgt Suarez graduated from Marine Combat Instructor Water Survival and held the billets of Senior Drill Instructor and Chief Drill Instructor.

In December 2011, Gunnery Sergeant (GySgt) received orders to Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 273 Beaufort, South Carolina and served as the Operations Chief for Operations Company.  In May 2011, GySgt Suarez received FAP orders to Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron to serve as the SNCOIC of Corporals Course.  In February 2012, GySgt Suarez returned to MWSS 273, this time as the Engineer Company First Sergeant (Co1stSgt) and deployed to Afghanistan.  Upon his return from deployment, GySgt Suarez received orders to Marine Corps Logistics Operation Group, Twenty-Nine Palms, California, and served as the Logistics Education Programs Chief and Group Operations Chief.

In June 2015, GySgt Suarez received orders to 9th Engineer Support Battalion, Okinawa, Japan, as the Co1stSgt for Bulk Fuel Company and later as the Co1stSgt for Headquarters and Service Company.  In December 2015, First Sergeant (1stSgt) Suarez received PCA orders to 3d Maintenance Battalion and served as the Co1stSgt for Motor Transport Maintenance Company and Electronics Maintenance Company.  After his three-year tour in Okinawa, Japan, 1stSgt Suarez was one of three Marines selected to attend the Army Sergeants’ Major academy in Fort Bliss, Texas.  Upon completion of the academy, he received orders to 3d Marine Raider Battalion as the Co1stSgt for Marine Special Operations Company M and Headquarters and Service Company.  In April 2020, Sergeant Major Suarez received PCA orders to serve as the Battalion Sergeant Major for 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marines, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.  

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