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Major Luke Sauber, a native of Memphis, Tennessee and a graduate of the University of Memphis, was commissioned via the Officer Candidate Course in March 2004.  He attended The Basic School Class 3-04 and was appointed as a Logistics Officer.  After completion of the Logistics Officer Basic Course at Camp Johnson, North Carolina he was assigned to 2nd Battalion 1st Marine Regiment at Camp Pendleton, California from February 2005-March 2008.  While at 2/1 he served as Battalion Assistant Logistics Officer, Motor Transport Officer, and Embarkation Officer.  During this time period Major Sauber deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and the 31st MEU.   

In 2008, he reported to The Basic School in Quantico, Virginia, where he served as the Convoy Package Primary Instructor and then as a Staff Platoon Commander for Charlie and Alpha Company 2009 & 2010.  In 2010, he reported to Combat Service Support Company, Instructor Battalion, and served as Executive Officer.  Major Sauber reported to Expeditionary Warfare School in July of 2011.


In 2012, he was assigned to Combat Logistics Regiment-2 in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina where he served as Headquarters and Service Company Commander.  During this time he deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  Upon return to Camp Lejeune he was re-assigned as Landing Support Company Commander, Combat Logistics Regiment-27.  Following completion of this tour, in May of 2014, he reported to Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force – Crisis Response – Africa.  During this time he deployed to Burundi, Africa as a Theater Security Cooperation Team Leader.  Major Sauber served as Executive Officer for Combat Logistics Battalion-2 from January to July of 2015.


From July 2015 to June 2016 Major Sauber served as Marine Fellow at Penn State University.


Major Sauber is a graduate of Marine Corps Expeditionary Warfare School, and holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Boston University, and a Masters Degree in Supply Chain Management from Penn State University.  He is married to Rachel Sauber of Raleigh, North Carolina.  They have two daughters and one son: Addison, Eliza, and Benjamin.


Major Sauber’s personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with gold star, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with Combat Distinguishing Device and gold star, and the Combat Action Ribbon.