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1stSgt John J. Pettinato Jr. (Ret) - Bio


1stSgt John J. Pettinato Jr. (Ret) is a career Marine. His Military Occupational Specialties include First Sergeant, Career Retention Specialist, Black Belt Instructor Trainer, and Combat Engineer.

1stSgt Pettinato's military career history encompasses the following:

  • United States Army, 801st Engineer Support Company, Heavy Equipment Operator, Oakland Army Base, CA, 1984-1989
  • United States Marine Corps, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, CA, 1989
  • Basic Combat Engineer School, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC, 1989
  • 1st Force Service Support Group, 7th Engineer Battalion, B Company, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, CA, 1989-1991, Desert Shield and Desert Storm
  • Marine Security Guard, United States Embassies, Tokyo, Japan, Panama City, Panama, Havana, Cuba, 1991-1993
  • The Basic School, Enlisted Instructor Company, Engineer Platoon, Marine Corps Base Quantico, VA, 1993-1995
  • Journeyman Engineer Course, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC, 1995
  • 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion, Marine Corps Base Camp Hansen, Fleet Assistance Program to Marine Corps Base Camp Butler, Okinawa, Japan, Billeting Manager, 1995-1996
  • 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, C Company to A Company, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, CA, 1997-1999, 15th and 13th Marine Expeditionary Units
  • 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, B Company to Career Planner School, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, CA, 2000
  • 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, Lateral Move from Combat Engineer Military Occupational Specialty 1371 to Career Retention Specialist Military Occupational Specialty 8421/0143, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, CA, 2001-2002
  • Marine Corps Martial Arts School, Black Belt Instructor Trainer Military Occupational Specialty 8552, Marine Corps Base Quantico, VA, 2001
  • Motorcycle Safety Foundation Course, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, CA, 2002
  • Headquarters and Service Battalion, Career Retention Specialist, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, CA, 2002-2004
  • 1st Marine Regiment, Regimental Career Retention Specialist, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, CA, 2004-2005, Operation Iraqi Freedom 2
  • 5th Marine Regiment, Regimental Career Retention Specialist, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, CA, 2005-2006, Operation Iraqi Freedom 5-7
  • Marine Corps Recruiters School, Career Retention Specialist Course, Instructor, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, CA, 2007-2008
  • 4th Marine Logistics Group, 6th Engineer Support Battalion, B Company, First Sergeant Military Occupational Specialty 8999, Inspector/Instructor Staff First Sergeant, South Bend, IN, 2008-2010
  • Camp Mujuk, First Sergeant, United States Marine Corps Forces, Korea, 2010-2011
  • 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, C Company to H&S Company to A Company, First Sergeant, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, 2011-2014, Operation Enduring Freedom
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