Leaders

Commanding Officer, 6th Marines

Colonel Gregory P. Gordon

A native of Nashville TN, Colonel Gordon served as an enlisted infantryman in the Marine Corps Reserves from 1995-1998 before receiving a commission in 1998. Upon graduation from the Infantry Officer's Course he was assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marines as a Platoon Commander, Weapons Platoon...

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Executive Officer, 6th Marines

Lieutenant Colonel Chad R. Matzelle

Lieutenant Colonel Matzelle was born and raised in Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania.  Following completion of high school, he attended Cabrini College where he earned his B.S. in Computer Information Science.  Upon graduation in May 2005, he worked at Traffic.com as a Quality Assurance Engineer.  In...

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Sergeant Major, 6th Marines

Sergeant Major Marcus D. Reese

Sergeant Major Reese was born and raised in Hanceville, Alabama. After graduating high school in May 2000, he reported to Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island for recruit training. He attended Marine Combat Training and Marine Corps Combat Engineer School earning the MOS of Combat Engineer...

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Unit Leaders

Lieutenant Colonel Matthew M. Newman
Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion, 6th Marines

LtCol Newman is a native of Fairfax, VA. He graduated through the NROTC program at Virginia Tech in

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Sergeant Major Michael A. Castillo
Sergeant Major, 1st Battalion, 6th Marines

Sergeant Major Castillo entered the Marine Corps in June 1999 and completed recruit training at MCRD

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LtCol James Armstrong
Commanding Officer, 2d Battalion, 6th Marines

Lieutenant Colonel James Armstrong was born in Johnson City, Tennessee. Following completion of high

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SgtMaj Michael P. Foley
Sergeant Major, 2d Battalion, 6th Marines

Sergeant Major Michael P. Foley was born in Saint Louis, Missouri on 9 December 1978. He enlisted in

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Lieutenant Colonel Mark P. Paige
Commanding Officer, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marines

A native of Long Island, New York, Lieutenant Colonel Paige was commissioned in May 2007 after

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Sergeant Major Joshua Leblanc
Sergeant Major, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marines

Sergeant Major LeBlanc was born on 1 July 1987 in Honolulu, Hawaii.  He enlisted in the Marine Corps

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Lieutenant Colonel William T. Kerrigan
Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, 6th Marine Regiment

Lieutenant Colonel Will Kerrigan is from Stafford, VA. He graduated from Christopher Newport

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Sergeant Major Daniel R. Laslett
Sergeant Major, 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, 6th Marine Regiment

Sergeant Major Daniel R. Laslett is a native of Redford, MI. He graduated from Redford Union High

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