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Lieutenant Colonel Marcus A. Hudson
Commanding Officer
2d Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment

Lieutenant Colonel Marcus Adam Hudson is a native of Ada, Oklahoma.  He grew up on a ranch near Asher, OK and graduated from Asher High School in May, 2000. After graduating from high school he enlisted in the SMCR and was sent to MCRD San Diego, CA in May 2000. On completion of training as a Field Radio Operator he returned to Oklahoma and served in Btry F, 2d Battalion, 14th Marines. During this period Lance Corporal through the rank of Sergeant Hudson participated in Btry F’s transition from M198 Howitzers to the Marine Corps first High Mobility Rocket Artillery System Battery. He attended East Central University in Ada, OK and was accepted into the PLC Program in 2000.  In 2004 he graduated Officers Candidate School (Platoon Leader’s Course) before completing a Bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies in 2005.  Once commissioned a Second Lieutenant, he was assigned 2d Battalion, 11th Marines and attended Adjutants Course at Camp Johnson, Camp Lejeune, NC.  After completion of MOS school he was assigned to 2d Battalion, 11th Marines serving as the Battalion Adjutant from July 2006 to July 2009.  When 2d Battalion, 11th Marines was reorganized as a Civil Affairs Group in 2008 First Lieutenant Hudson served as a Civil Affairs Officer and Liaison to I MEF.  While deployed he served in Fallujah, Al Asad and for a short time in Ninawa Province near the Talafer District. Upon return from the thirteen month deployment he served for five more months as the Battalion Adjutant.  

First Lieutenant Hudson transferred to the SMCR in July of 2009 at the completion of his contract.  He joined Battery F, 2d Battalion, 14th Marines and assumed duties as the Headquarters Platoon Commander and later took command of Second Platoon.  He was sent to Field Artillery Officers Basic Course (FAOBC) from January 2010 to May 2010 and given an Artillery Officer MOS in addition to the Adjutant and Civil Affairs Officer MOSs.  First Lieutenant Hudson was promoted to Captain on 1 August 2009 and has served as the Platoon Commander for Headquarters Platoon, Second Platoon, and Battery Executive Officer. While at Btry F, Capt Hudson attended East Central University and completed a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Administration upon graduation in May 2011. On 17 July 2013 Captain Hudson was appointed the Battery Commander of Battery F, 2d Battalion, 14th Marines.  On 19 July 2015 Captain Hudson was promoted to Major and relinquished command of Battery F, 2d Battalion, 14th Marines.  Major Hudson transitioned to HQ, 2d Battalion, 14th Marines where he initially served as the HIMARS planner for one year and was assigned the Battalion Operations Officer. Major Hudson completed his assignment as the Battalion Operations Officer in February 2018. Upon completion of the his tour at 2d Battalion, 14th Marines Major Hudson transitioned to HQ Btry, 14th Marines where he served as FSC Team Leader within the Regimental FSCC. On 1 August 2020 Major Hudson transitioned from the FSCC and served as the Regimental Assistant Operations Officer. On 1 August 2022 Major Hudson transitioned from the Regimental Operations Section and was assigned the 14th Marines Regimental Logistics Officer where he served until 12 August 2023. On 1 September 2022, Major Hudson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Lieutenant Colonel Hudson is the owner and managing broker of a realty company. Lieutenant Colonel Hudson specializes in selling and developing farms, ranches, residential, and recreational property. In addition to real estate sales and development, Lieutenant Colonel Hudson owns a small cattle ranch where he operates a Brangus cow-calf operation. Lieutenant Colonel Hudson’s personal decorations include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with gold star in lieu of second award.