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Marines


Biography

 

First Sergeant Chanse Myers
Inspector-Instructor Unit Senior Enlisted Leader
4th Civil Affairs Group

A native of Panama City, Florida, 1stSgt Myers graduated from St. Josephs High School in 2004. 1stSgt Myers enlisted in the Marine Corps in October 2006, graduated Recruit Training in January 2007 and Infantry Training Battalion as an Infantry Rifleman in April 2007.

As an Infantry Rifleman, Private First Class Myers was assigned to 2d Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division in April of 2007. During this tour, he was promoted to Lance Corporal and served as a Rifleman, Team Leader, Squad Leader, and Platoon Sergeant in Fox Company during the unit's 4 combat deployments in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM to Ramadi, Iraq 2008, Operation ENDURING FREEDOM to Garmsir and Marjah, Afghanistan 2009, 2011 and Embassy Reinforcement Team to Sanaa, Yemen 2012. During this tour Lance Corporal Myers was Combat meritoriously promoted to Corporal in 2009 and meritoriously promoted to Sergeant in 2010.

In May 2013, Sergeant Myers reported to The Basic Recruiting School in San Diego, California and graduated in July 2013. During this tour Sergeant Myers was promoted to Staff Sergeant and completed a successful SDA as a Canvassing Recruiter in Winter Haven, Florida.

In 2016, Staff Sergeant Myers was assigned to 2d Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division. During this tour Staff Sergeant Myers served as a Rifle Platoon Sergeant for the Unit's 2016 Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response Africa (SP-MAGTF-CR-AF 16.2). Upon completion of this deployment, Staff Sergeant Myers graduated from Infantry Unit Leaders Course and SNCO Career course.

In 2017 and 2018, Staff Sergeant Myers held the billet of Weapons Platoon Sergeant and then took over as Company Gunnery Sergeant for the workup and in support of Unit Deployment Program 18.1. Upon completion of the deployment, Staff Sergeant Myers conducted a PCA to 2nd Intel BN. He served as BSC Company Gunnery Sergeant from 2018 through 2021 and was promoted to Gunnery Sergeant in Nov 2019.

In October of 2021, Gunnery Sergeant Myers conducted a PCA to WTBN, Stone bay. Gunnery Sergeant Myers served as Bravo Range SNCOIC and then assumed the billet of Range Company 1stSgt from Oct 2021 to Jan 2023. In January of 2023 Gunnery Sergeant Myers was promoted to First Sergeant, conducted a PCA to MASS-1, Cherry Point and is currently serving as Charlie Company First Sergeant.

1stSgt Myers personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (x2), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (x5), and Combat Action Ribbon.