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Commanding Officer

Colonel Charles Dunne

 Command photo Feb 18 covered

Colonel Chuck Dunne USMC

Born in Boston, graduated from The Citadel in 1990, and was commissioned into the Marine Corps through the Platoon Leaders Course.

Staff assignments include:
-Logistics Squadrons, where he served as the Logistics Officer, Operations Officer, and Executive Officer.
-U.S. Marine Corps Forces Central Command (MARCENT), assigned in the G3 as the Chief of Operations, and the Operation ENDURING FREEDOM (OEF) Transition Planner during surge recovery.
-Regional Command Southwest in Afghanistan, deployed as the component planner for MARCENT in the C35, focused on USMC Componency, advisor team sourcing, and global force management.
-2d Marine Aircraft Wing, serving as the Assistant Chief of Staff, Aviation Logistics Department.

Command Tours include:
-Company Commander, recruit training company, Parris Island 1995 to 1997
-Platoon Commander at Officer Candidate School in 1998
-Commanding Officer of Recruiting Station Columbia, SC from June 2002 to July 2005
-Commanding Officer Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 31 from 2007 – 2009
-Commanding Officer Headquarters and Service Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command and Commander Camp Allen from 2015 - 2017.
-Commanding Officer, Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Unit, The Citadel, and the Professor of Naval Science 2017 - Present.

Colonel Dunne attended resident professional military education:
-Career Level School at the Amphibious Warfighting School;
-Marine Corps Command and Staff College - graduating with a Masters of Arts in Military Studies; and
-Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University - Masters in National Security Strategy and Resource Management.

 

 

 

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