Major Michael A. Bourquin, USMC
Major Michael A. Bourquin was commissioned in 1999 as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps following his graduation from Marine Officer Candidate School, Marine Corps Base Quantico, VA.
In addition to his six operational assignments, Major Bourquin has served combat tours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq, and Operation Enduring Freedom, Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
Operationally, Major Bourquin has served as a Platoon Commander; Communications Platoon; Marine Air Control Squadron-1 (MACS-1); Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Yuma, AZ; Crew Commander, Tactical Air Control Center, MACS-1; Air Defense Officer, Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron 18 (MTACS-18), Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan; Operations Officer for Detachment Bravo, MTACS-28 and Squadron Operations Officer, MTACS-18. Ashore, he has served as the Future Plans Officer for the Marine Corps Recruiting Command, Marine Corps Base, Quantico, VA.
Major Bourquin is a 1999 graduate of the University of Central Arkansas. He is also a 2002 graduate of t he Marine Air Defense Command and Control Officers Course as well as a 2008 graduate of the Marine Corps' Expeditionary Warfare School (EWS). Major Bourquin's personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (two awards), and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (three awards).
Major "Andy" Bourquin assumed the position of Executive Officer at the Naval Academy Preparatory School on 15 July 2011.