Sergeant Major Fuller
enlisted in the Marine Corps on July 17th, 1996 from Wichita, Kansas
and reported to Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) San Diego for recruit
training. He was assigned to Kilo
Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion.
After graduating from MCRD
San Diego, PFC Fuller was assigned the Military Occupation Specialty of
Aviation Ordnance Technician (6541). He
reported to Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida for training. After graduating Ordnance Common Core School,
PFC Fuller reported to Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point, North
Carolina for follow on training.
In April 1997, Lance Corporal
Fuller reported to Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron (MALS) 31, Marine Corps
Air Station Beaufort, South Carolina.
While assigned to MALS-31 Corporal Fuller participated in numerous
deployments and exercises including Combined Armed Exercise, Weapons and
Tactics Instruction, (3) Unit Deployment Programs to Australia, Guam, Korea and
Japan. In June 1999 Corporal Fuller
deployed to Hungary as a Quality Assurance Safety Observer and Ordnance
Technician supporting operations in Kosovo.
In February 2001 Sergeant
Fuller reported to Drill Instructor School MCRD San Diego, Ca. After graduation Sergeant Fuller was assigned
to Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion. During his tour as a Drill Instructor,
Sergeant Fuller served as a Drill Instructor, Senior Drill Instructor and
Battalion Drill Master.
In January 2005 Staff
Sergeant Fuller was assigned to MALS-12 in Iwakuni, Japan as the Staff Non-Commissioned
Officer In Charge for the Munitions Department.
During this assignment Staff Sergeant Fuller participated in numerous
exercises in Alaska, Australia and Korea.
While stationed in Japan he attended both the Career Course and the
Advanced Course in Okinawa, Japan.
In January 2008 Gunnery
Sergeant Fuller was assigned to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA)
369 as the assistant Ordnance Chief. In
November 2008 Gunnery Sergeant Fuller deployed with HMLA-369 in support of
Operation Iraqi Freedom. Gunnery
Sergeant Fuller was then forward deployed to the Forward Operating Base Sal
Sinjar in order to support operations conducted along the Syrian border.
In March of 2010 he was promoted
to the rank of First Sergeant and reassigned to serve as the Company First
Sergeant, Company K, Marine Combat Training Battalion, SOI West. As the Company First Sergeant for Kilo, First
Sergeant Fuller executed 14 training cycles consisting of more than 4,500
students in a 2 year time frame.
In November of 2012 First
Sergeant Fuller was assigned to 2D Battalion 11TH Marines, Golf Battery for
duty as the Battery First Sergeant.
During his tour with 2D Battalion 11TH Marines, First Sergeant Fuller
deployed with BLT 2/5 in support of the 31ST MEU, participating in SSANG YOUNG
2014 and numerous exercises throughout the Pacific.
In August of 2014 First
Sergeant Fuller was assigned as the Headquarters First Sergeant, Marine Corps
Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, California. First Sergeant Fuller served as the MWTC
Headquarters First Sergeant until February 2016 where he was promoted to the
rank of Sergeant Major.
In February 2016 Sergeant
Major Fuller was assigned to his present duty as the I&I Sergeant Major of
CLB-453 in Aurora, Colorado.
Sergeant Major Fuller’s
personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation medal (Three Gold
Stars in Lieu of Fourth Award) and Navy and Marine Corps Achievement medal.