On order, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines deploys by air to locate, close with, and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver or repel enemy assault by fire and close combat. As directed, conduct Military operation in urban terrain. Be prepared to conduct Military Operations Other Than War in permissive/non-permissive environments.

3rd Battalion 7th Marines Leaders

Lieutenant Colonel Tyler J. Holt
Commanding Officer, 3d Battalion, 7th Marines

Lieutenant Colonel Holt received his commission through the Platoon Leaders Class.  Second Lieutenant Holt reported to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment in January 2005 and served as a Rifle Platoon Commander during their deployment to Ramadi in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.  Upon returning from deployment, First Lieutenant Holt remained

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Sergeant Major Chad L. Miller
Sergeant Major, 3d Battalion, 7th Marines

Sergeant Major Chad L. Miller was born in Cortland, NY. He entered the United States Marine Corps in 1999 and graduated from recruit training Parris Island, SC in September of 1999.  Upon graduating he reported to Marine Combat Training at Camp Geiger, NC.  He then went on to Field Radio Operators Course and Communication Center Operators Course at

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