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2000 Opelousas Ave., New Orleans, LA 70114
Inspector-Instructor, 4th Law Enforcement Battalion Lieutenant Colonel G. Scott Rooker

Lieutenant Colonel Rooker attended Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN and earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 1992.  After college, Lieutenant Colonel Rooker was a professional kick-boxer and martial arts instructor before enlisting in the Marine Corps and reporting to Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, SC in January of 1996. 

As an enlisted Marine, he was assigned to Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan for duty with the military police.  During this period he rose to the rank of Corporal and was accepted into the Enlisted Commissioning Program.  Corporal Rooker reported to Officer Candidate School, Marine Corps Combat Development Command, Quantico, VA in October 1997 and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in December.

Lieutenant Colonel Rooker has attended The Basic School, U. S. Army Military Police Officer Basic Course, Expeditionary Warfare School, and the Command and Staff Seminar Program.  His assignments include Security Battalion, MCB Quantico VA; Marine Corps Security Force Battalion; Eleventh Marine Expeditionary Unit; Provost Marshal’s Office, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego; 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing; 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment; and U.S. Central Command.

Lieutenant Colonel Rooker deployed with the Eleventh Marine Expeditionary Unit in 2006 as the Anti-Terrorism Force Protection Officer and again from 2010 to 2011 as an assistant Team Leader for a Border Advisor Team to the Afghan Border Police in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

Lieutenant Colonel Rooker’s most recent assignment was as the Provost Marshal at MCAS Miramar.  He reported to 4th Law Enforcement Battalion, Marine Forces Reserve, Saint Paul, MN on 5 June 2017 for duty as the Inspector and Instructor.

Lieutenant Colonel Rooker’s personal decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, and Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with 2 gold stars.