Commanding Officer, 6th Motor Transport Battalion
Lieutenant Colonel Jason B. Corcoran
Lieutenant Colonel Jason B. Corcoran was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in June 1996. After completing The Basic School in May 1997 he reported to Pensacola, Florida where he began his training as a Naval Flight Student. After completing Basic Flight Training and being selected to Strike Aircraft he traveled to Meridian, Mississippi to begin Intermediate Flight Training. After Intermediate training he was reassigned to the Inspector-Instructor Staff, Wichita, Kansas becoming the Assistant I-I where he finished his active duty career.
He affiliated with the Marine Corps Reserves in May 2000, joining 4th Electronics Maintenance Company, Wichita, Kansas, as Platoon Commander, Headquarters Platoon. In May 2001 he attended Logistics Officer Course, Camp Johnson, North Carolina and graduated in July 2001.
After returning from Logistics Officer Course he became the Executive Officer (XO) of 4th Electronics Maintenance Company, Wichita, Kansas. He served as XO until February 2003 when he was activated and assigned to Twenty-Nine Palms, California and served as XO of CSSC 141, the remain-behind element of CSSB-10. Then in June 2003 he forward deployed to Kuwait and Iraq and became the Future Operations Officer for 1st FSSG FWD. In October 2003 he returned to Twenty-Nine Palms and became the Operations officer for CSSB-10 and assisted in the Planning for OIF II, the Marine Corps’ return to Iraq for SASO operations. He was demobilized in April 2004 and assumed command as Commanding Officer 4th Electronics Maintenance Company, Wichita, Kansas. He was promoted to the rank of Major in 2006.
Major Corcoran then transferred to Special Operations Command (SOCOM) to serve in the J-7 as a staff officer in the Interoperability department. While attached to SOCOM he successfully completed U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College. He then transferred to become the S-4 Logistics Officer for 1st Battalion 23d Marines (1/23) headquartered out of Houston, Texas. With 1/23 he deployed to Helmand Province in Afghanistan in 2011 where 1/23 provided security for Camps Leatherneck, Dwyer, and Delaram. After returning from Afghanistan he was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in 2012. He then transferred to 24th Marine Regiment in Kansas City, Missouri where he served as the XO and assisted in the transformation of 24th Marine Regiment to Combat Logistics Regiment 4 (CLR-4.) He was selected for Command of Combat Logistics Battalion 25 (CLB-25) in 2012 and assumed command in July 2013.
Lieutenant Colonel Corcoran holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from the Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas. His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, and Navy Achievement Medal.