1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment
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Camp Lejeune, North Carolina


Locate, close with and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver or repel the enemy's assault with fire and close combat.


OOD Contact Information

OOD Desk: (910) 450-5158

OOD Cell: (910) 376-5405

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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Major Benjamin L. Brewster
Executive Officer, 1st Battalion, 6th Marines

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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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Master Gunnery Sergeant Todd S. Rapoza
Operations Chief, 1st Battalion, 6th Marines

Master Gunnery Sergeant (MGySgt) Todd Steven Rapoza is a native of Fall River, Massachusetts. He

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