Lieutenant Colonel Nathan P. Morehouse
Commanding Officer
Combat Logistics Battalion 451

Lieutenant Colonel Morehouse graduated from Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, September 1993. Upon completion of the School of Infantry, he was assigned to Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment. By October 1994, his unit deployed with 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit and fought in Operation UNITED SHIELD, Mogadishu, Somalia in February 1995. Post-deployment with 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit in 1997, he was discharged a corporal.


Graduating from California State University Fullerton with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice, he was commissioned through the officer candidate course in April 2000. Upon completion of The Basic School, he was designated a supply officer and served with former 1st Force Reconnaissance Company as the command's supply officer, 6th platoon commander, and battle watch officer during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. He transitioned to the Selected Marine Corps Reserve in 2003.


His follow-on assignments include:

  • Executive Officer, Detachment 1, Communications Company (2004 – 2005)
  • I&I–Regimental Logistics Officer, 23rd Marine Regiment (2005 – 2008)
  • Liaison Officer to Marine Forces Europe (2009)
  • Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Affairs Officer and G-5 Plans, Marine Forces Africa (2009 – 2012)
  • Assistant and interim Officer-In-Charge, Periodic Review Secretariat–Forward, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba (2013 – 2015)
  • Politico-Military Strategic Planner, Joint Chiefs of Staff, J5–Africa (2015 – 2018)
  • Most recently, Multi-National Logistics Planner, J–44, U.S. Central Command (2019 – 2020)


A graduate of the U.S. Army Airborne School, Air Command and Staff College, Joint and Combined Warfighting School, Joint Forces Staff College, and the U.S. Air War College Distance Education Program, he also earned his Master of Business Administration degree from AMU, and Graduate Certification in Environmental Policy and International Development from Harvard University.