Col William  Preston Mclaughlin

Col William Preston Mclaughlin

Dates of Service: May 1983 - Sep 2010
RETIRED
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Influence Score: 46,924
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Promotions

  • 2ndLt May 83
  • 1stLt May 85
  • Capt Aug 88
  • Maj Mar 95
  • LtCol Mar 00
  • Col Aug 05
Commissioning Source:  ROTC, May 1983

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Bio 

Experienced Senior Leader with skills in strategic planning. Recent experience in Inter-Agency, Joint and Combined operations. Experienced in developing Teams to solve complex problems. Extensive background in Education and Training. Provides Consulting in security services, Anti-Terrorism and Force Protection, as well as Leadership Development. Seeking new opportunities.

Military Experiences

Feb 2009 - Apr 2010
Chief of Staff
Operations Enduring Freedom, Operation Khanjar, Eastern Resolve II, Cobra's Anger, Moshtarek
Jun 2003 - Jun 2005
Division Head Requirements and Assessments

Deployments

(7 years, 8 months)
Jul 2005 - Jul 2007
South_korea
South Korea
Multiple Deployments, while assigned to Okinawa and Hawaii, Combined Marine Forces Command UFL, RSOI
Jul 1999 - Jun 2002
Japan
Japan
G3 III MEF CUROPS, and CO CAB, 3D MARDIV.
Sep 1991 - Apr 1992
Sahara/Sahel
UN Military Observer, MINURSO

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Jan 2005 - Mar 2005

Jul 2002 - Jun 2003

Jul 1995 - Jun 1996

Foreign Language Skills

1994

French (2/2)

Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI or higher

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

1995 - 1996

USMC Command & Staff College, Marine Corps University

Master's Degree, Military Arts & Sciences

1979 - 1983

The Citadel

Bachelor's Degree, Political Science

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