SgtMaj Johnathan R. Radel
Sergeant Major Radel enlisted in the Marine Corps on 22 May 1995, and attended recruit training at MCRD Parris Island, South Carolina. Private Radel attended the School of Infantry at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina Upon completion, he was assigned to 2nd BN 8th Marines for duty as an infantry rifleman.
In July, 1996, Lance Corporal Radel deployed with 2nd BN 8th Marines to the Mediterranean. Sergeant Radel attended Infantry Squad Leaders Course in December of 1999. In January of 2000, Sergeant Radel attended Infantry Platoon Sergeants Course. Upon completion of IPLC, Sergeant Radel was assigned to 2nd BN 2nd Marines.
In July, 2001, Sergeant Radel deployed to the Mediterranean with 2nd Bn 2nd Marines. Upon Completion of the deployment, Sergeant Radel received orders to Marine Security Guard School in Quantico, Virginia. Upon graduating MSG School, Sergeant Radel was sent to U.S. Embassy Sarajevo, Bosnia and U.S. Consulate Hong Kong, China. Upon completion of MSG tour, Staff Sergeant Radel was ordered to 2nd Bn 5th Marines in April 2004. Staff Sergeant Radel deployed as the weapons platoon sergeant for Golf Company in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom II.
In July, 2007, Gunnery Sergeant Radel reported to Staff Non Commissioned Officers Academy, Okinawa, Japan for duty serving as Staff Non Commissioned Officer in Charge of Sergeant's Course. In July, 2010, Gunnery Sergeant Radel reported to 2nd BN 2nd Marines for duty as CAAT platoon sergeant for Weapons Company. In January, 2011, Gunnery Sergeant Radel was selected to First Sergeant and assumed duties as the Company First Sergeant for Golf Company 2/2. In July, 2012, First Sergeant Radel received orders to 8th Communication Battalion where he assumed the responsibility of the Service Company First Sergeant. In August 2014, First Sergeant Radel received orders to Force Reconnaissance Company, III MEF.
In April, 2016 Sergeant Major Radel received orders to Marine Wing Communication Squadron 18 to serve as the Squadron Sergeant Major.
On 15 December, 2017 Sergeant Major Radel received orders to Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 36 where he is currently serving as the Squadron Sergeant Major.