Colonel Michael C. Monti

Executive Officer

Expeditionary Warfare Training Group, Pacific

Colonel Michael C. Monti is currently serving his 32nd year in the Marine Corps. He is a native of Steubenville, Ohio – home of Weirton Steel Mill and the movie “The Deer Hunter.” He graduated from Miami of Ohio University and commissioned in the United States Marine Corps through the Officer Candidates Course (OCC) and was assigned an Infantry MOS.

During his career, Col Monti has served under all three MEFs, Marine Forces Reserve (MFR), and the four Marine Divisions. He has commanded Rifle and Weapons Platoons, a Rifle Company, and reserve Infantry Battalion. Col Monti has served as an Operations Officer at the Battalion, MEU, and MEB levels, in addition to three tours as an Executive Officer at various levels.

He attended one-year resident courses at the ranks of Captain, Major, and Colonel, in addition to the School of Advanced Warfighting (SAW).

Additional billets include working counterdrug operations with JTF-6; a tour as a Planner at III MEF; two Inspector-Instructor assignments at 1st Battalion, 23rd Marines and 2nd Battalion, 24th Marines; a tour at Training and Education Command (TECOM) as the Combat Arms Training and Readiness lead; and Joint Duty at Special Operations Command as the J51 Strategy lead.

Col Monti’s most recent tours were as the N5 for 7th Fleet from 2017 – 2019, and as the Executive Officer for EWTGPAC, 2019 – Present. 




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