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Senior Enlisted Leader
Expeditionary Warfare Training Group Atlantic (EWTGLANT)
Tactical Training Group Atlantic (TTGL)
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Master Gunnery Sergeant David Menusa
Senior Enlisted Leader, Expeditionary Warfare Training Group, Atlantic
21 March 2023
220908-M-ZA313-1003 VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia (September 9, 2022) Master Gunnery Sergeant David Menusa, Senior Enlisted Leader and Chief Instructor, Expeditionary Warfare Training Group, Atlantic (EWTGLANT) poses for an official studio portrait. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Brandon E. Holmes/Released)
Photo By: Brandon E. Holmes
He underwent recruit training at MCRD San Diego, CA in April 1995 and completed Infantry Training at School of Infantry (SOI) - West, Camp Pendleton, CA for MOS training as a Rifleman. He reported to 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, Camp Pendleton, CA, where he served as Team Leader and Squad Leader in India Company. During his tour with 3/5, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and participated in two Unit Deployment Program (UDP) deployments to Okinawa, Japan with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU).
In February 1999, Sergeant Menusa reported to Infantry Training Battalion, SOI-East where he served as an Instructor for Charlie Company. In February 2002, Sergeant Menusa attend Drill Instructor School and later reported to India Company, 3rd Battalion for Drill Instructor duty.
In October 2005, Staff Sergeant Menusa reported to 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, where he served as Platoon Sergeant and Platoon Commander for Bravo Company. During this tour, he participated in one combat tour and a UDP deployment.
In July 2007, Gunnery Sergeant Menusa reported to Infantry Training Battalion, SOI-West, where he served as Combat Instructor, Company Gunnery Sergeant, and 1st Sergeant for Bravo Company and Charlie Company. In January 2011, Gunnery Sergeant Menusa reported to 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, where he served as the Company Gunnery Sergeant and as Company 1st Sergeant for Headquarters Company.
In March 2012, Master Sergeant Menusa reported to Marine Aviation Training Support Group 22 in Corpus Christi, TX to serve as the Operations Chief and Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Commanding Officer. In March 2015, Master Sergeant Menusa reported to Headquarters Company, 8th Marines and participated in Operation TASK FORCE MANION.
In June 2016, Master Sergeant Menusa reported to 2nd Battalion, 6th Marines, where he served as the Operations Chief for Weapons Company. In December 2016, Master Gunnery Sergeant Menusa reported to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, where he served as the Operations Chief and Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Commanding Officer.
In June 2019, Master Gunnery Sergeant Menusa reported to 4th Marine Regiment where he served as the Operations Chief and Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Commanding Officer. In May 2021, Master Gunnery Sergeant Menusa reported to the 31st MEU where he served as the Operations Chief and Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Commanding Officer.
His personal decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal with a gold star, Navy and Marine Corps Medal with gold star, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement medal with a gold star, and a Combat Action Ribbon.
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