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FIRST SERGEANT ALEXANDER CARO
Command First Sergeant
Expeditionary Warfare Training Group Pacific
Alexander Caro is a native of Brooklyn, NY. He enlisted on October 22, 2004 and graduated Recruit Training at Parris Island, South Carolina on 7 October 2005 as a Private First Class. After completion of Recruit Training, he attended Marine Combat Training School (MCT) at Camp Geiger, Jacksonville, North Carolina. Shortly after completing MCT he attended Military Occupational School (MOS) at Camp Johnson, North Carolina for training at Supply School for the Enlisted Basic Warehouse Course. After completion of MOS training, he reported on 6 February 2006 to Camp Pendleton, California, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group to serve as a Warehouse and Personal Effects Clerk.
In August 2006, LCpl Caro was deployed to Iraq in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM as part of a Provisional Security Platoon out of Al-Taqaddum Air Base, Al Anbar Province. He returned to Camp Pendleton on March 2007 and received Temporary Assignment Duty orders to I MEF, G1 via March Air Reserve Base, Moreno Valley, CA to serve as Manifest Clerk. Deploying and Redeploying Marines in Support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM and Operation ENDURING FREEDOM.
In May 2008, Cpl Caro reported to Marine Security Guard School, Marine Corps Embassy Security Group in Quantico, Virginia. Upon completion of Marine Security Guard School in July 2008. He was assigned to his first post Doha, Qatar and a year later, Athens, Greece in August 2009. His third, and final post, was Abuja, Nigeria from August 2010 to July 2011.
After Completion of MSG duty, Sgt Caro reported to 3d Battalion 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division on July 2011 to serve as the Battalion Supply Warehouse Chief. In June, 2012 Sgt Caro requested a lateral move to the MOS 0431, Embarkation Logistics Specialist. He volunteered and deployed to Afghanistan in November 2012 in Support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM, Camp Leatherneck with the Redeployment and Retrograde in Support of Reset and Reconstitution Operations Group to conduct on the job training as an Embarkations Chief. After returning from Afghanistan, SSgt Caro attended the Basic Logistics Embarkation Course on Camp Johnson, North Carolina from August to September, 2013. In November, 2013 SSgt Caro executed orders to Marine Corps Security Cooperation Group (MCSCG), Virginia Beach, VA. His first Assignment with MCSCG was with the S4 section as the Embarkations Chief, and soon after he assumed his position with MCSCG as the Logistics Chief, NORTHCOM/SOUTHCOM Coordination Liaison Assessment Training Teams and conducted various advisor assignments across Latin America from May 2014 to November 2015. On December 1st, 2015 GySgt Caro reported the 2d Marine Raider Support Battalion, Logistics Company and assumed his position as the Logistics Chief for Logistics Support Team, Fox. Later attached to Marine Special Operations Company Fox, 2d Marine Raider Battalion. GySgt Caro deployed to Qatar in support of ongoing missions for Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. On December 1st, 2017 GySgt Caro reported to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 164 as the Squadron Gunnery Sergeant and Logistics Chief. Deployed to Al Jaber Air Base, Kuwait in support of ongoing missions for Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. 1stsgt Caro was frocked to his present rank on October 11th, 2019. On October 25th, 2019 1stSgt Caro Reported to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines and assumed the position as the Lima Company First Sergeant. As well deployed to Al Jaber Air Base, Kuwait in support of ongoing missions for Operation INHERENT RESOLVE, Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force- Crisis Response- Central Command. On May 27th, 2021 1stSgt Caro reported to Expeditionary Warfare Training Group Pacific and assumed his duties as the Command 1stSgt.
His personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with one star in lieu of second award and the Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medal with two gold stars in lieu of third award.
First Sergeant Caro is married to Heather. Together they have two daughters, Nevaeh and Amina, and a son Alexander.
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