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Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion, 23rd Marines Lieutenant Colonel Roger M. Wood
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Lieutenant Colonel Wood is a native of Macon, Georgia. In December 1994, he graduated from Georgia College with a Bachelor of Science degree in History and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant.  In December 1995, after completing The Basic School and Infantry Officer Course, Lieutenant Colonel Wood reported to the Fleet Marine Force (FMF).

 

As a Company Grade Officer Lieutenant Colonel Wood served as a Rifle and Weapons Platoon Commander, 1st Battalion, 6th Marines; Riverine Assault Craft (RAC) Platoon Commander, Small Craft Company, Headquarters Battalion, 2nd Marine Division; Instructor and Staff Officer, The Basic School, Marine Corps Combat Development Command (MCCDC); Heavy Guns and Combined Anti-Armor Team (CAAT) Platoon Commander, 3rd Battalion, 24th Marines; and Action Officer, Joint Interagency Task Force (JIATF) West, United States Pacific Command (PACOM).

 

As a Field Grade Officer Lieutenant Colonel Wood has served as the Communications Officer, 24th Marine Regiment; Company Commander, Alpha Company, 1st Battalion 23rd Marines; Executive Officer, 1st Battalion, 23rd Marines; and Detachment Officer in Charge (OIC) 2d Civil Affairs Group (CAG).

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