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HERMAN A. DAVIS

CAPTAIN, U. S. MARINE CORPS

EXECUTIVE OFFICER

MARINE CORPS RECRUITING STATION FREDERICK

 

Born on 15 May 1981, in Henderson, NC, Captain Davis enlisted in the Marine Corps in October 2000.  Following boot camp at Parris Island, he attended Legal School at Camp Johnson, North Carolina where he was meritoriously promoted to the rank of Lance Corporal. 

Lance Corporal Davis transferred to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina where he worked as a clerk at the Legal Assistance Office from June 2001 to April 2002. 

In May 2002 Lance Corporal Davis was assigned as a clerk of court at the Piedmont Judicial Circuit.  In September 2002 Lance Corporal Davis was meritoriously promoted to the rank of Corporal where he served as the Circuit NCO.  In August 2003, Corporal Davis was meritoriously promoted to the rank of sergeant and subsequently received orders Marine Corps Air Station, Iwakuni, Japan.

Sergeant Davis transferred to the Station Judge Advocate Office, Marine Corps Air Station, Iwakuni, Japan in September 2003 where he served as Military Justice NCOIC, Administrative Separations NCOIC, and Legal Assistance Chief until August 2004.

In September 2004, Sergeant Davis transferred to Judge Advocate Division, Headquarters Marine Corps and served as Officer Promotions Chief and subsequently Judge Advocate Research Chief for the Military Law Branch.  Sergeant Davis was promoted to the rank of staff sergeant in March 2007.  Staff Sergeant Davis was selected for the Marine Corps Enlisted Education Program and attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

Upon graduating from the University of North Carolina, Staff Sergeant Davis accepted a commission into the United States Marine Corps as a second lieutenant and reported to The Basic School, Quantico, VA in October 2009.  After graduating TBS in July 2010, Second Lieutenant Davis reported to Marine Corps Engineer School, Camp Lejeune, NC.  Graduating MCES as a combat engineer officer, Second Lieutenant Davis reported to 2d Combat Engineer Battalion, 2d Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, NC where he assumed the duty as Marine Expeditionary Unit engineer platoon commander. 

Assigned as the engineer platoon commander for the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, First Lieutenant Davis’ platoon attached to Battalion Landing Team ½ and deployed to the Middle East in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from March 2012 to December 2012.  Upon return from deployment First Lieutenant Davis received orders to recruiting command.

Captain Davis reported to 4th Marine Corps District, Recruiting Station Frederick, MD in June 2013 and currently serves as the executive officer for Marine Corps Recruiting Station Frederick. 

Captain Davis’ decorations include the Navy-Marine Corps Achievement Medal with two gold stars in lieu of 3rd award, Meritorious Unit Citation, Good Conduct Medal with one bronze star in lieu of second award, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and Overseas Deployment Ribbon with one bronze star.