Marines


Biography

 

First Sergeant Jeremy J. Mickelson
Inspector-Instructor First Sergeant, Headquarters Company, 25th Marine Regiment

First Sergeant Jeremy J. Mickelson is a native of Minneapolis, MN.  He enlisted in the Marine Corps in October 2000 and completed recruit training at MCRD San Diego, CA in January 2001.  He was a student at Marine Combat Training Battalion, Camp Pendleton from February to March 2001. Upon Completion of MCT Private Mickelson was assigned to Motor Transportation School Fort Leonard wood, MO from April to June 2001 and assigned the MOS 3531 Motor Transportation Operator.  While there, he was promoted to the rank of Private First Class. 

Private First Class Mickelson reported to the 2nd Transportation Support Battalion, Alpha Company, 2nd Platoon. Camp Lejeune, NC in June 2000. While there he held the billet of Motor Transportation Operator. In August 2001, Private First class Mickelson was assigned to 24th Marine expeditionary unit. While there, he was promoted to Lance Corporal and Corporal and held the billets of Motor Transportation Operator, Dispatcher and Line NCO. Upon returning from the MEU Corporal Mickelson reported to Charlie Company, 2nd Transportation Support Battalion, Camp Lejeune, NC in June 2003. Whiles there he held the Billet Tool Room NCO.

Corporal Mickelson reported to Marine Wing Support Squadron Cherry Point, NC in December 2004. Whiles there he deployed to Al Asad Airbase, Iraq in January 2005 and served with Immediate Response team as the Truck Master. During the deployment he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Upon returning from Iraq he served as the Motor Transportation Operation section platoon Sergeant and Training NCO.   

Sergeant Mickelson reported to Basic Recruiting School in February 2007. Upon graduation from the Basic Recruiting School in April 2007 he was assigned to Recruiting Station Twin Cities, Recruiting substation Burnsville, MN as a canvassing recruiter from April 2007 until December. Whiles there, he was promoted to the rank of Staff Sergeant and also served as SNCOIC for RSS Buffalo, MN.                       

Staff Sergeant Mickelson reported to Headquarters and Services Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, NC in January 2011.  He deployed from March 2011 to November 2011 to Marjah Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. In March 2013, he deployed to Okinawa, Japan in support of Unit Deployment Program. Whiles there, and served as a Motor Transportation Operations Chief for the Battalion.      

Staff Sergeant Mickelson reported to Combat Logistic Battalion 4, Okinawa, Japan in December 2013. He served as 1st Platoon Sergeant.  In September 2014 he was promoted to Gunnery Sergeant and served as the Motor Transportation Chief, Company Operations Chief and Company Gunnery Sergeant until November 2016.

Gunnery Sergeant Mickelson reported to 3d Low Air Altitude Air Defense Battalion, Camp Pendleton, CA in January 2017.  He was assigned as the Battery First Sergeant for Headquarters and Service Battery.

First Sergeant Mickelson was promoted to his current rank on 16 Feb 2018 and reported to 1st Marine Raider Support Battalion and served as the Logistics Company and Headquarters Company First Sergeant.

First Sergeant Mickelson reported to 25th Marine Regiment, Fort Devens, Massachusetts in September, 2019 to serve as the Headquarters Company First Sergeant.

First Sergeant Mickelson awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (4th award), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (4th award).