Sergeant Major DeCamillo resides in Reading, Pennsylvania. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps Reserve in 1992 and reported to Battery I, 3rd Battalion, 14th Marines, located in Reading, PA, where he served as a Cannon Crewman, Howitzer Section Chief, and Guns Platoon Sergeant. He was meritoriously promoted to Corporal in 1994.
During 2001, Sergeant Major DeCamillo assumed the duties of Battery Gunnery Sergeant with Battery “I.” He deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in June 2005 with the USMC Military Transition Teams (MTT) where he served as a Company Advisor with the 2nd Company, 3rd Battalion, 2nd brigade, 1st Division of the newly formed Iraqi Army. He participated in combat operations in the Habbinayah and Ar Ramadi areas until March 2006.
Sergeant Major DeCamillo remained mobilized and returned to Iraq during September 2006 with the USMC Police Transition Teams (PTT). He served as the Operations Chief with PTT “Delta”, who trained and supervised 1,400 Iraqi Police Officer’s in the Al Qa’im District in the Western Al Anbar Province. He participated in combat operations in the Al Qa’im area until March 2007.
Sergeant Major DeCamillo returned as the Battery Gunnery Sergeant with Battery “I” in March 2007. In June 2008 he transferred to Battery “G”, 3rd Battalion, 14th Marines, located in West Trenton, NJ and served as the Battery Gunnery Sergeant and later as the acting Battery First Sergeant.
Sergeant Major DeCamillo was promoted to First Sergeant in June 2010 and received orders to Company “B”, 1st Battalion, 25th Marines located in Londonderry, NH in July 2010, where he served as the Company First Sergeant. Company “B” mobilized under Presidential recall orders in support of Operation Enduring Freedom on 1 May 2011 and deployed to the Nimruz Province, Afghanistan from August 2011 – January 2012. They conducted partnered security and stability operations with combat troops from the Royal Jordanian Army during their deployment.
Sergeant Major DeCamillo was promoted to his current rank during May 2014 and received orders to 1st Battalion. 23d Marines located in Houston, TX and served as the Battalion Sergeant Major from October 2014 to May 2017. He currently serves as the Battalion Sergeant Major for the 4th Combat Engineer Battalion, located in Baltimore, MD.
His civilian education includes an Associate of Applied Science degree for Law Enforcement Administration.
His personal decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal with three Gold Stars in lieu of fourth award, Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, and the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal.