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Sergeant Major Miller Daceus

 

Sergeant Major Miller Daceus

Sergeant Major Miller Daceus is a native of Delay Beach, Florida. He enlisted in the Delayed Entry Program in August 1999. He went to Recruit Training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina from July - October 2000.

Following completion of Marine Combat Training at Camp Geiger, Camp Lejeune in November 2000, he attended the Administration Clerk Military Occupational Specialty School on Camp Johnson.

He then reported to 1st Battalion, 2d Marine Regiment, Camp Lejeune, N.C., in January 2001. From there, he deployed to Okinawa, Japan on a Unit Deployment Program and was assigned as a Postal Clerk on the Fleet Assistance Program at the Camp Schwab Post Office. In January 2003, he deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom I and II.

In April 2004, Sergeant Major Daceus reported to Marine Corps Recruiting Station Orlando, where he was assigned as an Operations Clerk. He was then reassigned as an Administration Clerk until he received orders to Drill Instructor School.

In September 2006, he reported to Drill Instructor School at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C. After graduating as a Drill Instructor, he attended the Marital Arts Instructor School at Parris Island. Upon completion of this training, he reported to Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion. He completed his tour as Drill Instructor, Senior Drill Instructor and Company Operations Chief.

In March 2010, he reported to 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, Camp Pendleton as the Administration Chief. He was then reassigned to Combat Logistics Battalion 11 and deployed with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit in 2011 - 2012 on MEU WESTPAC 11.1.

In October 2013, he reported to Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan, as the Personnel Chief.

In November 2014, he reported to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA)122, Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort as the Administration Chief. He deployed with VMFA-122 to the Western Pacific on a Unit Deployment Program in 2016 and, upon his return, was promoted to the rank of First Sergeant.

In November 2016, he reported to 2d Maintenance Battalion, Camp Lejeune as the Company First Sergeant and rotated through four companies. In February 2020, SgtMaj. Daceus reported to Marine Corps Recruiting Station Chicago for duty. He successfully completed his tour on recruiting and transferred to Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow as Installation Sergeant Major in May 2023.

SgtMaj. Daceus' personal awards include the Marine Corps Service Medal with a gold star in lieu of second award, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with two gold stars in lieu of third award, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with four gold stars in lieu of fifth award, and Combat Action Ribbon. 

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Commanding General, MCIWest - MCB Camp Pendleton

BRIGADIER GENERAL JASON G. WOODWORTH

Commanding General, Marine Corps Installations West - Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton...

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MCIWEST-MCB Camp Pendleton

Sergeant Major Fausto Cabrera

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Commanding Officer, SES Battalion

Colonel Jonathan H Vaughn

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Sergeant Major, SES Battalion

Sergeant Major Andre L. Cuthbertson

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Commanding Officer, Headquarters & Support Battalion

Colonel Tracy A. Perry

Colonel Perry was born in Rome, New York, but raised in South Florida.  In June of 1989, he enlisted in the Army Reserves and served as a Combat Engineer.  In April of 1991, he enlisted in the Marine Corps and attended Boot Camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina.  He...

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Sergeant Major, Headquarters & Support Battalion

Sergeant Major Michael E. Cedeno

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Commanding Officer, MCAS Camp Pendleton

Colonel David B. Moore

Colonel David B. Moore was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps in December 1996 after graduating from North Carolina State University with a Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering. Following graduation from The Basic School in July 1997 and the Infantry Officer...

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Sergeant Major, MCAS Camp Pendleton

Sergeant Major Curtis A. Rice

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