FIRST SERGEANT GERONIMO GUZMAN
7th COMMUNICATION BATTALION
BRAVO COMPANY FIRST SERGEANT
First Sergeant Geronimo Guzman entered the Marine Corps in November 1998 and completed recruit training at MCRD San Diego, California. After completing Marine Combat Training and the Defense Basic Preservation & Packing Course, he was assigned the MOS 3052, Packaging Specialist.
In April 1999, Private Guzman reported to Combat Service Support-1 located at 29 Palms, California, where he served through May 1999 as a Training Clerk for the Repairable Issue Point.
In May 1999, Private First Class Guzman reported to the Material Readiness Battalion, 3rd Force Service Support Group located in Okinawa, Japan, where he served through July 2005 as an Administrative Chief of Supply Company, Wooden Fabrication Section NCOIC and Platoon Sergeant for the Preservation, Packaging and Packing Section. He was meritoriously promoted to the ranks of Corporal and Sergeant.
In July 2005, Sergeant Guzman reported to Drill Instructor School at MCRD San Diego, California. He served as a Drill Instructor, and Senior Drill Instructor in Company K, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion. He also served as a Series Chief Drill Instructor, Company M, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion.
In September 2008, Staff Sergeant Guzman reported to Combat Logistics Regiment 15, Camp Pendleton, California. Shortly afterwards, he augmented with Combat Logistical Battalion 7, Headquarters and Service Company, 29 Palms, California where he served as a SNCOIC of the Preservation, Packaging and Packing Section. He was deployed, from February to September 2009 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Upon his return to Combat Logistics Regiment 15, he was deployed from September 2010 to April 2011 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Staff Sergeant Guzman served as the SNCOIC of the Preservation, Packaging and Packing Section
In May 2011, Staff Sergeant Guzman reported to Officer Candidates School located in Quantico, Virginia, where he served as a Sergeant Instructor for Company K and I. In August 2011 Gunnery Sergeant Guzman reported to the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps, University of California Berkeley were he served as the Assistant Marine Officer Instructor. In May 2012 Gunnery Sergeant Guzman augmented to Officer Candidates School, Company G as a Sergeant Instructor in support of 1st increment.
In August 2014, Gunnery Sergeant Guzman reported to Supply Company, 3d Supply Battalion where he served as the Receiving SNCOIC for the Preservation, Packaging, and Packing section. In February 2015, Gunnery Sergeant Guzman served as the Company Gunnery Sergeant of Supply Company.
In January 2016, First Sergeant Guzman reported to 7th Communication Bn, where he is currently serving as the First Sergeant for Bravo Company.
First Sergeant Guzman’s personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal in lieu of second award and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal in lieu of third award.