LtCol Patrick J. Seipel
Lieutenant Colonel Patrick J. Seipel, a
native of El Paso, Texas, received a
Bachelor’s of Science degree in
Computer Science from the United
States Air Force Academy and was
commissioned in the Marine Corps in
Upon completion of The Basic School
and Aviation Supply Officer’s School in
2001, he was assigned to Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 13
(MALS-13) in Yuma, Arizona as the Supply Accounting Division
Officer. Additional billets during this tour included Supply
Response Division Officer, Assistant Aviation Supply Officer,
Supply Management Division Officer, and Aviation Information
Systems Department Officer. During his time with MALS-13, he
deployed to Al Jaber Air Base in Kuwait in support of Operation
Iraqi Freedom as MALS-13 Detachment Officer in Charge.
In April 2004, First Lieutenant Seipel was assigned to Space and
Naval Warfare Systems Center Norfolk, VA as the Marine Corps
Liaison and Senior Marine.
In August 2007, Captain Seipel was selected to attend the
Expeditionary Warfare School and served as an Academics
Instructor at the Officer Candidate School.
In August 2008, he was assigned as the Assistant Aviation Supply
Officer for Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 29 (MALS-29) in
Jacksonville, North Carolina before fleeting up to become the
Aviation Supply Officer in December 2009. While assigned to MALS-29, Major Seipel served as the Intermediate
Level Supply Officer CH-53 Type/Model/Series lead.
From August 2011 to February 2012, Major Seipel deployed with
Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 40 to Camp Bastion, Afghanistan
in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He served briefly as the
Aviation Supply Officer before being assigned as the Executive Officer
for the remainder of the deployment. During this time, Major Seipel
was selected by the Commandant’s Professional Intermediate-Level
Education Board to attend the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey,
From July 2012 to September 2014, Major Seipel attended Naval
Postgraduate School, earning a Master of Science degree in Computer
Science with a focus on Networking and Mobility. After Naval
Postgraduate School, Major Seipel reported to Marine Corps Systems
Command, Albany, GA for his utilization tour, where he served as the
MAGTF Logistics Support Systems Branch Head, Deputy Product
Manager for Logistics Information Systems, and Senior Marine.
In October 2014, Lieutenant Colonel Seipel transferred to Naval
Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia,
where he served as Director, AV-8B and H-53 Integrated Weapons
Lieutenant Colonel Seipel has completed the Expeditionary Warfare
School and Command and Staff Distance Education Program.
Lieutenant Colonel Seipel’s personal awards include the Meritorious
Service Medal with one Gold Star, Navy Commendation Medal with
one Gold Star, and the Navy Achievement Medal.