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William R. Costantini


Colonel William R. Costantini, USMC

Colonel William R Costantini ,USMC, graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD in May 1985. Col Costantini spent the next six years serving as Platoon Commander and Company Executive Officer, Company L, 3rd Battalion, 8th Marines, Camp Lejeune, NC and Tactics Instructor and as the Company Commander, Enlisted Instructor Company, The Basic School, Quantico, VA From 1993-1994, he was attached to UN Iraq-Kuwait Observation Mission as Military Observer. From 1994 -1996, he served as Company Commander, Company E, 2nd Battalion, 6th Marines, Camp Lejeune, NC. He was then assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marines were he served as Battalion Operations Officer, and Battalion Executive Officer until 1998. Colonel Costantini attended Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey; CA from 1998-1999 and Arabic Basic Course, Defense Language Institute, Monterey, CA until 2000. He then completed Foreign Area Officer training with an assignment to the U. S. Embassy, Cairo, Egypt In 2002, Col Costantini was assigned as Strategic Analyst, Strategic Initiatives Group, Headquarters Marine Corps, Washington, DC. Col Costantini took command of 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton in 2003. In 2005, he was assigned to attended Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University, Washington, DC and was further directed to the Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, DC in 2006. In August 2008, Col Costantini assumed command of Weapons Training Battalion, Quantico, VA

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