CWO3 Scott Pipenhagen

CWO3 Scott Pipenhagen

Dates of Service: Sep 1982 - Jan 2005
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  • PFC Dec 82
  • LCpl Aug 83
  • Cpl Jun 84
  • Sgt Apr 87
  • SSgt Feb 92
  • WO1 Feb 94
  • CWO2 Aug 95
  • CWO3 Dec 00

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35+ years progressive leadership and management experience. 18+ years military law enforcement experience with specialization in Criminal Investigations and Military Working Dogs. 14+ years capability development and Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System experience and federal budget experience, managing budgets ranging from $11M to $3.2B.

Military Experiences

Oct 2003 - Jan 2005
Chief Range Officer of the Marine Corps
Chief Doctrine Developer for all U.S. Marine Corps initial and sustainment marksmanship training and curriculum development for formal schools which produce marksmanship coaches and primary marksmanship instructors. Supervised doctrine development projects and provided subject matter expertise to Higher Headquarters for marksmanship training programs. Provided selection criteria for annual Marine Corps Warrant Officer selection boards. Scheduled and conducted MOS 9925 basic training course for newly selected Warrant Officers. Validated and implemented new marksmanship techniques and training programs.
Sep 2001 - Oct 2003
Range Unit Officer in Charge
Provided supervision and leadership to a staff of over 100 Marines while achieving all aspects of marksmanship training for over 4,000 Marines annually. Developed and supervised the conduct of training programs and doctrine for rifle and pistol training for all active duty Marines in the Washington D.C. Metro area. while managing infrastructure improvements on rifle and pistol range facilities and managed the budget and supplies for all qualification/re-qualification firing needs for Marine Corps Base Quantico, VA and active duty Marines in the Washington D.C. Metro area. Assisted in developing and testing of the Pistol Marksmanship Program (PMP) as a new course of fire which would have revised pistol training across the entire Marine Corps.
May 2000 - Sep 2001
Range Control Officer
I enforced all range safety regulations and ensured range integrity during marksmanship training. Ensured maintenance of the range, range equipment, and facilities. Supervised up to 63 Marines in the conduct of initial rifle marksmanship training for over 6770 Marine recruits. Initiated re-write of existing Battalion range operation procedures. These procedures were very out of date and needed to be updated to reflect changes in qualification procedures, range operations, and safety procedures.
Feb 1999 - May 2000
AT/FP & Non-Lethal Weapons Officer
My primary duty was the planning and coordination of the NLW Course training for MEUs and other I MEF Major Subordinate Commands (MSC). Additionally, I researched, identified, and tracked emerging technologies that would enhance the training of MEUs and coordinated the funding, fielding, and distribution of new NLW equipment to these units. Reviewed Fleet requirements documents for new NLW equipment and munitions, and submitted concurrence and/or recommendations to HHQ. Represented I MEF at off-site NLW working groups and standardization conferences, identified, requested, and distributed Force Protection equipment to MEUs and MSCs, and planned, coordinated and conducted the CJCS required Level I AT/FP training for deploying MEUs.


(8 months)
Jan 1998 - Mar 1998
Persian/Arabian Gulf
Operation Desert Thunder
Mar 1998 - Jun 1998
Jun 1998
Operation Safe Departure
NEO of AMCITS from Eritrea

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools
Security Clearance
Prefer not to say

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

2010 - 2012