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Inspector-Instructor Sergeant Major, 4th Combat Engineer Battalion Sergeant Major Damian P Wright
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Sergeant Major Wright enlisted in the US Marine Corps in July 1998 attended boot camp at San Diego, California with Fox Company, Second Recruit Training Battalion. PFC Wright then attended the School of Infantry at Camp Pendleton, California in Oct 1998.

 

In December of 1998 PFC Wright reported to Marine Corps Security Forces Training Company Northwest Virginia for Security forces school.  LCpl Wright graduated from Security force school in February 1999 and received orders to NAS Patuxent River MD.

 

LCpl Wright reported to NAS Patuxent River MD in March of 1999 to serve as Security force guard. While serving at Patuxent River LCpl Wright served as Fire team leader, squad leader and platoon guide.  LCpl Wright was promoted to the rank of Corporal April 1st 2000.  Cpl Wright received orders to 3rd bn 6th Marines.

 

Corporal Wright reported into Kilo Company 3rd bn 6th Marines in May of 2001.  Corporal Wright served as a Fire team leader and Squad leader.  Corporal Wright deployed with the 26th MEU in support of Operation Enduring Freedom Task Force 58 in September of 2001.  Corporal Wright was promoted to the rank of Sergeant on July 1st 2001.  Sergeant Wright received orders to Marines Barracks 8th & I Washington DC.

 

Sergeant Wright reported to Marine Barracks Washington DC in May 2002.  Sergeant Wright served as Color Guard Section leader and Platoon Sergeant for Alpha Company second platoon.  Sergeant Wright was meritourlsy promoted to Staff Sergeant on April 2, 2004.  Staff Sergeant Wright received orders to 3rd bn 8th Marines.

 

Staff Sergeant Wright reported to 3rd bn 8th Marines in November 2004.  Staff Sergeant Wright served as CAAT Platoon Sergeant and 1st plt Platoon Sergeant.  SSgt Wright was deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 2 & 3.  Staff Sergeant Wright received orders to Drill Instructor school Parris Island South Carolina.

 

Staff Sergeant Wright reported to Drill Instructor school Parris Island in July 2007.  Upon graduation reported to Alpha Company 1st Recruit Training BN.  SSgt Wright served in the Billets of Drill Instructor, Senior Drill Instructor and Series Gunnery Sergeant.  In October of 2008 Staff Sergeant Wright was promoted to Gunnery Sergeant.  In January 2010 Gunnery Sergeant Wright was selected as MCRD PI Drill Instructor of the year and assigned to teach at Drill Instructor school and served as squad instructor and Drill Master.  Gunnery Sergeant Wright received orders to 3rd bn 6th Marines.

 

Gunnery Sergeant Wright reported to 3rd bn 6th Marines in October 2010 and was assigned to India Company.  Gunnery Sergeant Wright served as Company Gunnery Sergeant for Operation Enduring Freedom 11.2.  Gunnery Sergeant Wright was selected to 1stSgt and frocked in April 2012 and was to Kilo Company 3rd bn 6th Marines.

 

First Sergeant Wright was deployed under the Unit Deployment Program to Okinawa Japan and participated in exercise Balikatan Philippines.  Upon return to the Continental United States First Sergeant Wright was assigned to 2nd Supply BN CLR 25.

 

First Sergeant Wright reported to 2nd Supply Bn in September 2013 and was assigned as the Cold Response Company First Sergeant.  While attached to Cold Response the unit executed Mountain Exercise 2014 and deployed in support of Cold Response Norway.  Upon return to the Continental United States First Sergeant Wright was assigned as the Ammunition Company First Sergeant. First Sergeant Wright received orders to MCRD PI

 

First Sergeant Wright reported to MCRD PI in June 2015 and was assigned to the 1st Rct Training BN as the Bravo Company 1st Sgt.  In April 2016 he was assigned to the 3rd Rct Training BN and remained there until being selected and frocked to the rank of SgtMaj in February 2017.  SgtMaj Wright is currently assigned as I&I SgtMaj for 4th CEB Baltimore MD.

 

Sergeant Major Wright’s personal decorations include the Purple Heart, Navy Marine Corps Commendation Medal with 3 gold stars in lieu of 4th award, Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medal with V and 2 gold stars in lieu of 3rd award and the Combat Action Ribbon with 1 gold star in lieu of 2nd award.

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