LtCol William Bentley

LtCol William Bentley

Dates of Service: Aug 1986 - Oct 2014
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  • PFC Jul 87
  • LCpl Jan 88
  • Cpl Jun 89
  • 2ndLt Mar 91
  • 1stLt
  • Capt
  • Maj
  • LtCol Feb 10
Commissioning Source:  ROTC, Mar 1991

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28 years combined officer/enlisted, active/reserve Marine Corps. Wide range of professional experiences, duty stations, billets, additional duties, deployments, exercises, and training across all 5 components of the Marine Air Ground Task Force: Ground, Logistics, Air, Command Element, and Base Support. Well-versed in MAGTF principles and operations, Componency, and fully Joint Qualified (JQO).

Military Experiences

2013 - 2014
Reserve Integration Officer
Coordinated reserve augmentation for validated manpower requirements across Central Command Theater/JOA, using various mobilization authorities under Title 10 and within USMC Global Force Management and Marine Corps Total Force Mobilization, Activation, Integration, and Deactivation Plan (MAID-P), among other relevant Joint and Service policies. Maintained OpSponsorship of 30+ IMA Marines within all MARCENT staff sections, including compliance with all reserve manpower, training, and screening policies.


(1 year, 1 month)
Apr 2009 - Apr 2010
Afghanistan ribbon
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) - Afghanistan
Dual-hatted Deputy Chief of Staff to Chief of Staff, and Executive Officer to Deputy Commander (Police Development), Combined Security Transition Assistance - Afghanistant/NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan (CSTC-A/NTM-A), managing Title 10 Joint Acquisition Review Board (JARB) project/requirements (over $200M), and support Canadian General Officer.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Ended in Sep 2012

Naval War College (Strategy and Policy)

Ended in 2007

Military Operations Other Than War (MOOTW)

Ended in 2007

Joint Forces Staff College Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Course (Distance Learning)

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Ended in 1998

San Diego Regional Police Academy (Mods I-IV)



Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)


DSCA Level I




ASI 3H Joint Planner

Security Clearance
Prefer not to say

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

Ended in 2012

Northcentral University

Doctorate, (ABD) Doctorate in Business Administration (Homeland Security)

Ended in 1997

Troy University, Higher Education

Master's Degree, Management

Ended in 1991

Oregon State University, Higher Education

Bachelor's Degree, Eastern European Studies

Ended in 1991

Oregon State University

Job/Skill Training, Russian Studies Certificate