SgtMaj Jared B. Game
Sergeant Major Game enlisted in the Marine Corps December 1996 and reported to Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, California for recruit training in January 1997. Upon completion of recruit training, Private First Class Game attended Marine Combat Training at Camp Pendleton, California. He then reported to HMT-302 FREST, New River, North Carolina, where he earned the MOS of 6132 Helicopter Dynamic Component Mechanic.
In September 1997, he reported to Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 39 (MALS-39), Camp Pendleton, California. While with MALS-39, he was promoted through the ranks to Staff Sergeant. He held multiple billets to include, Work Center Supervisor, Production Controller, and Quality Assurance Representative. His qualifications included, Collateral Duty Inspector (CDI), Collateral Duty Quality Assurance Representative (CDQAR) and Quality Assurance Representative (QAR). His deployments with MALS-39 included, as a Corporal in January 2000, the 15th MEU, where he participated in Operations Enduring Freedom and Restore Hope, in East Timor. In January 2003, Sergeant Game deployed with MALS-39/TAVB on the USNS CURTISS during OIF I. In January 2004, he attached to HMH-769 for work up support of OEF. In February 2006, Staff Sergeant Game deployed with HMM-268 in support of OIF 5-7-1.
In December of 2006, Staff Sergeant Game requested and received orders to Drill Instructor duty at MCRD, San Diego. He was assigned to 1st Recruit Training Battalion, where he served as a Drill Instructor, Senior Drill Instructor, Series Chief Drill Instructor, and 1st Recruit Training Battalion Operations Chief.
Staff Sergeant Game returned to MALS-39 in January of 2010, as the Power Plants Division Chief. In August 2010, he was promoted to Gunnery Sergeant and deployed to Afghanistan in support of OEF. Gunnery Sergeant Game executed orders to MALS-36 Okinawa, Japan in March of 2013, as the Squadron Operations Chief, where he was selected for First Sergeant.
In March 2014, First Sergeant Game executed orders to Company D, 1st Tank Battalion, Twenty Nine Palms, California. In February 2015, He received orders to I MEF, Advise & Assist (A&A) Team 15.2, where he deployed in support of OIR, and assumed the billet of Task Force Sergeant Major, Task Force Al Asad, Iraq, a Joint Coalition Task Force (none JMD). In May 2016, he returned to 1st Tank Battalion, taking over Company C. In June 2017, First Sergeant Game executed orders to Marine Corps Security Forces Battalion, Company A, Bangor, Washington. In November of 2017, he was selected for the rank of Sergeant Major. In July of 2018, Sergeant Major Game executed orders to his current billet as, Squadron Sergeant Major, VMFA-121 “Green Knights”, MAG-12, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, Iwakuni Japan.
Sergeant Major Game’s personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with one gold star, and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.