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Senior Enlisted Leader, Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 4 Master Sergeant Michael E. Moore
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Master Sergeant Moore is the Site SNCOIC and Maintenance Chief, Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 4, Marine Aircraft Group 41, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing.

 

Master Sergeant Michael E Moore enlisted into the Marine Corps in the Delayed Entry Program on 19 July 1994.  He began recruit training with Second Battalion, Golf Company at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina on 5 July 1995.

 

Upon completion of recruit training, Private First Class Moore was transferred to Naval Air Station Millington, Tennessee, and Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point, North Carolina where he attended his MOS schools for qualification as a 6483 - Electronic Countermeasures Technician.

 

In October 1996, newly promoted Lance Corporal Moore was assigned to Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron (MALS) 36, MCAS Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, where he earned the Marine Aircraft Group 36 Marine of the Quarter.  Upon promotion to Corporal (meritorious) in October 1998, he participated in exercise Cobra Gold 98 in support of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit.

 

In December 1998, Corporal Moore received orders to Marine Security Guard (MSG) Battalion, MCB Quantico, VA.  Due to medical reasons, he was released from MSG school in February 1999 and was transferred to MALS-26, MCAS New River, Jacksonville, NC.  During that assignment, he acted as the Assistant Work Center Supervisor, Work Center 64C and earned the designation of Collateral Duty Inspector (CDI).  In January 1999, he was promoted to the rank Sergeant.

 

In May 2000, Sergeant Moore reported back to MALS-36, MCAS Futenma, Okinawa, Japan and served as Assistant Work Center Supervisor and CDI in Work Center 640.  Upon his promotion to Staff Sergeant in February 2002, he served as the Work Center 640 Supervisor and later as the Avionics Division Production Controller while assigned to Production Control.

 

Staff Sergeant Moore reported to Marine Helicopter Squadron 1 (HMX-1), Quantico, VA in July 2003 and served as the Assistant Production Control Chief.  While assigned to HMX-1, he also served as a Trip Leader, successfully completing and leading 21 greenside flight missions in support of the President of the United States. 

 

In February 2005, he was promoted to Gunnery Sergeant and received orders to MALS-29, MCAS New River, NC.  From January 2007 to February of 2008, he was assigned as the Maintenance Mobile Facilities Coordinator and Work Center Supervisor for Work Center 990 in support of OIF 06-08. 

Upon returning from deployment, Gunnery Sergeant Moore served as the Legal Officer, MALS-29.

 

In August 2009, Gunnery Sergeant Moore received orders back to MALS-36, MCAS Futenma, Okinawa, Japan where he served as the Work Center Supervisor for Work Center 640, Assistant Avionics Chief and Avionics Production Chief.  In April 2011, Gunnery Sergeant Moore was hand-selected to serve as the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing Ground Safety Manager. In January 2012, he was promoted to his current rank and transferred to Camp Pendleton, California in April 2012 to serve as the Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 267 (HMLA-267) Maintenance Control Chief until January 2013. From January 2014 until August 2014 he served as the HMLA-267 Avionics Chief.

 

In August of 2014 he received orders to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 363(VMM-363), MAG-16, 3rd MAW to serve as the Avionics Chief and subsequently deployed to the Middle East with the SPMAGTF-CENT in support of Operation Inherent Resolve 15.1.  Upon his return in April of 2015, he was assigned to Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 4 (VMU-4). He currently serves as the VMU-4 Site SNCOIC and Maintenance Chief.

 

Master Sergeant Moore has completed Sergeant Non-Resident Program, SNCO Career Non-Resident Program, SNCO Advanced Non-Resident Program, Warfighting Non-Resident Program, Legal Officer Course, SNCO Advance Course - Resident, Senior Enlisted Joint PME Non-Resident, Ground Safety for Marines, 1stSgt/MSgt Seminar and the Senior Enlisted PME – Resident schools.

 

Master Sergeant Moore’s personal decorations include the Navy-Marine Corps Commendation Medal with two gold stars and the Navy-Marine Corps Achievement Medal with one gold star.

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