Commanding Officer, 1st Tank Battalion
LtCol M. P. Zummo

LtCol Zummo is from Simsbury, CT.  He was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in December 1999 through NROTC program at the University of Colorado. Following The Basic School and the Armor Officer Basic Course, he was assigned to 2d Tank Battalion in December 2000.  During this tour, he served as a Tank Platoon Commander and as the Scout Platoon Commander. In August 2003 he reported to the Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego where he served as a Series and Company Commander.  Following Expeditionary Warfare School, he was assigned to 2d Tank Battalion where he served on a Police Transition Team, as a Company Commander and the Battalion Operations Officer. In 2010 he was assigned as the Commanding Officer of Recruiting Station Orange in Orange County, CA. In 2013 following this tour, he attended Marine Corps Command and Staff College and was subsequently assigned to 2d Tank Battalion as the Executive Officer. In 2016 he was assigned to the 22d MEU as their Theater Special Operations Command Liaison Officer and served in this capacity until February 2017. He was then assigned as the 2d Marine Division G-10 until executing orders to 7th Marines in July 2017. LtCol Zummo served as the 7th Marines Operations Officer until January 2018 when he transferred to 1st Tank Battalion. LtCol Zummo is currently serving as the 1st Tank Battalion Commanding Officer.   

1st Marine Division