Capt Scott E Taggart
Scott Taggart was born in Naples, Italy in 1986. He graduated from Forest Park High School in Woodbridge, Virginia in 2005. Upon graduation he attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He graduated from Virginia Tech in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in Geography.
In January of 2010 he attended the Officer Commissioning Course in Quantico, Virginia. Graduating in March of 2010, Second Lieutenant Taggart commissioned and immediately reported into The Basic School, Delta Company.
Upon Graduation from The Basic School in November of 2010 he reported into 1st Battalion, 10th Marines, 2d Marine Division in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina as the Battalion Supply/Fiscal Officer. He was responsible for the equipment accountability of the battalion’s six batteries along with its budget and spending actions.
In June of 2013 First Lieutenant Taggart became the Base Property Officer, Marine Corps Installations East. In this role he was responsible for the accountability of all garrison property aboard Camp Lejeune, Stone Bay, and New River Air Station.
In June of 2014 Captain Taggart applied and was accepted into Naval Post Graduate School Contingency Contracting Officer Distance Learning Program. He transferred to Combat Logistics Regiment 27 while working out of the Regional Contracting Office and earning his master’s degree. He graduated from the Naval Post Graduate School Contingency Contracting Officer Distance Learning Program with a Masters in Science in Contract Management in June of 2016.
In July of 2016 Captain Taggart deployed with Combat Logistics Battalion 2 in support of Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force-Crisis Response Africa in Moron, Spain as the senior warranted Marine Contracting Officer in Africa and Europe. Upon return from the deployment he earned his Level III certification in Contracting and the additional Marine Occupational Specialty of 3006.
In July of 2017 Captain Taggart checked into the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) in Okinawa, Japan as the MEU Supply Officer. In this role he was responsible for the Material and Fiscal Readiness of the only forward deployed, enduring MEU in the Marine Corps. Upon the completion of numerous patrols and selection to the next rank Captain Taggart transferred to Marine Air Control Group 18 where he currently holds the billet of Personnel Support Detachment 18 Commanding Officer and Fiscal Officer.