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Marines


Biography

 

Sergeant Major Daniel R. Wilson
Inspector-Instructor Command Senior Enlisted Leader
14th Marine Regiment

Sergeant Major Daniel R. Wilson graduated high school in 1997 and enlisted in the Marine Corps and attended boot camp at MCRD San Diego, CA, in November 1998 and graduated in February 1999. He attended The School of Infantry at Camp Pendleton, CA, where he was selected to serve as a Machine Gunner.

From April 1999 to October 2002, Sergeant Major Wilson was assigned to 1st Battalion 7th Marines in Twenty-nine Palms, CA. and assigned to the Machine Guns section of Alpha Company's Weapons Platoon. In January 2000 he deployed to Okinawa, Japan.

In February 2002 deployed to Okinawa, Japan. In October 2002 Sergeant Major Wilson was assigned to 8th Marine Corps District, RS Phoenix for duty as a canvassing Recruiter at RSS East Tucson, Sub-Station Sierra Vista.

In November 2005, Sergeant Major Wilson reported to 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, Bravo Company 4th Platoon, and assumed the billet of Squad Leader and Platoon Sergeant, deploying to Al Karmah, Iraq and returned from deployment in July 2006. Sergeant Major Wilson redeployed to Al Saqalawiyah, Iraq in 2007.

In May 2008, Sergeant Major Wilson was again assigned to 8th Marine Corps District, RS Phoenix for duty as East Mesa Sub-Station and Tempe Sub-Station SNCOJC and was subsequently meritoriously promoted to the rank of Gunnery Sergeant.

In August of 2011, Sergeant Major Wilson reported to 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines and deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom as the Staff Non Commissioned Officer in Charge of the Police Advising Team in Nowzad and later assumed the duties of the Officer in charge of the Police Advising Team. In February 2012, Sergeant Major Wilson returned from deployment and assumed duties as Golf Company Gunnery Sergeant.

In May of 2013 Sergeant Major Wilson was assigned to Bravo Company, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion. In October 2015, he reported to the 15th MEU, and assumed the duties of the Maritime Raid Force and Force Recon Detachment First Sergeant and deployed to the 5th Fleet AOR as part of the 15th MEU and returned from deployment in December 2015.

In March of 2016, Sergeant Major Wilson reported to Inspector - Instructor Duty Wilmington Delaware, completing Funeral Honors within the local community, supervising the Toy's for Tot's program and filling the role of Site Commander and Battalion Inspector - Instructor Sergeant Major.

Sergeant Major Wilson was assigned to 3d Battalion, 4th Marines, 7th Marines Regiment in March of 2018. In October of 2018 Sergeant Major Wilson deployed to the CENTCOM AOR. Sergeant Major Wilson returned in May of 2019. In March of 2020 Sergeant Major Wilson reported to Marine Corps Recruiters School as Sergeant Major for Marine Corps Recruiters School.

Sergeant Major Wilson was assigned to 12th Marine Corps District in February of 2022 as the District Sergeant Major and completed his tour in May of 2024. In May of 2024, Sergeant Major Wilson was assigned as the Instructor - Inspector Sergeant Major for 14th Marine Regiment.

His personal decorations include the Gold Parachutist Wings, Meritorious Service Medal (3nd Award), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (4th Award), Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medal (4th Award), Combat V Distinguishing and Combat Action Ribbon (2rd Award).