Commanding Officer, 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company
Lieutenant Colonel Daniel R.G. Jarl
Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Jarl is a native of Stockholm, Sweden and emigrated to the United States in December 1981. He grew up in Georgia and graduated from The Georgia Institute of Technology with a degree in Aerospace Engineering in March 1999. Upon Graduation he accepted a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. Following graduation from The Basic School, Second Lieutenant Jarl reported to NAS Pensacola to begin Flight School.
Captain Jarl received his wings as a Naval Flight Officer in July 2003 and was subsequently transferred to VMFAT-101 at MCAS Miramar, California to begin his training as a Weapons and Sensors Officer in the F/A-18D Hornet. In May 2004 Captain Jarl completed his training and was assigned to VMFA(AW)-242 “Bats” at Miramar. In August 2004 he deployed with the “Bats” to Al Asad, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) 2. In February 2006 Captain Jarl deployed to Al Udied, Qatar to serve as the Marine Liaison Officer at the Combined Air Operation Center. In September 2006 he left Qatar to meet the “Bats” at Al Asad, Iraq and spent the next 7 months flying in support of OIF 5.7.
In April 2007 Captain Jarl attended Terminal Air Control Party School at Expeditionary Warfare Training Group Pacific in Coronado, California and was designated as a Forward Air Controller. Following TACP School Captain Jarl reported to Camp Pendleton, California to serve as an Air Officer with 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company (ANGLICO) in June 2007. Captain Jarl deployed to Iraq with ANGLICO from March until October 2008 in support of OIF 8.1. While there he supported the First Iraqi Army Division, First Brigade throughout the country as part of the national Quick Reaction Force. During these operations Captain Jarl filled the roles of both an Air Officer and a Fire Power Control Team Leader. Upon returning from Operation Iraqi Freedom Major Jarl was assigned as a Brigade Platoon Commander at 1st ANGLICO.
On September 1, 2009 Major Jarl left active duty and on the following day he checked in to 3rd ANGLICO as a Reserve Officer. Upon arriving at 3rd ANGLICO Major Jarl was assigned as a Brigade Platoon Commander. He planned and led several detachments including African Lion, Mountain Warfare Exercise, and several Scorpion Fire Exercises. In 2012 Major Jarl was designated as the detachment Kilo commander for deployment to Afghanistan supporting Georgian Liaison Team (GLT) 10. While in Afghanistan he acted as both the Detachment Commander for Det K and as the GLT 10 Executive Officer. Returning to 3rd ANGLICO in 2014 after the deployment Major Jarl served as the Operations Officer. Also, after his return from Afghanistan Major Jarl was selected for promotion to Lieutenant Colonel and command of 4th ANGLICO.
Lieutenant Colonel Jarl’s personal decorations include the Bronze Star with Combat “V”, Air Medal (Individual Action, Strike/Flight Numeral 15), Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal, and Combat Action Ribbon with star in lieu of second award.