Degrees and Certifications:
MILITARY Degree in Information Systems Technology Minor Degree in Military Science Advanced Personnel Administration Course Advance Supervisory Training Substance Abuse Coordinator Course Train the Trainer Coordinator Course Information Systems Coordinator Course Writing Winning Proposals Fundamentals of Leadership Course Ergonomics Training Total Quality Leadership Course Microsoft Network Essentials 1&2 Certification Network Administration Certification A+ Certification Office Systems Technology
GySgt Anthony Reaves, USMC (Ret.)
GYSGT ANTHONY L REAVES, USMC (Ret.)
Gunnery Sergeant Reaves was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps on 17 July 1979. He reported to Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, CA. 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, Kilo Company 8 August 1979.
An Infantry and Drill Instructor Staff Non Commissioned Officer by MOS, he has directed Marines at the Platoon, Company, Battalion, and Regiment levels, and as the Assistant Marine Officer Instructor at Florida A&M and Florida State University Naval ROTC. He has been a valued asset to every position he has ever held; developing guidance, policy formulation, budget management, training management, strategic, operational, and tactical planning during both peacetime and wartime scenarios.
Gunnery Sergeant Reaves was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment and deployed to Kuwait, Persian Gulf War. In addition, he was assigned to the 13th Marine Expedition Unit, 1st Light Armored Recon Battalion where he was deployed to Mogadishu, Somalia.
Retiring from the Marine Corps with over 21 years of active service, he has held a multitude of Command billets at the Platoon, Company, Battalion and Regiment level. Additionally, he has served with distinction at the highest level staffs within the Marine Corps and the Department of Defense.
Currently a certified Marine Instructor, his educational credentials are well presented. He holds a Degree in Information Systems Technology, with a Minor in Military Science. He has also completed several professional schools throughout his career.
His personal decorations include: the Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal, two gold star in lieu of third award; Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal, four gold stars in lieu of fifth award; Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal in lieu of Silver Star.