Major Billie Rankin, USMC
Major Rankin assumed duties as Executive Officer, Naval Academy Preparatory School on 10 July, 2015. She was commissioned via the Officer Candidate Course program in December 1997.
Major Rankin’s assignments in the operation forces include 2d Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Wing Support Squadron-271, and Marine Wing Support Group-27. Additionally, she served staff tours at Marine Forces North, in the Protocol Office at Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe in Casteau, Belgium, and most recently as the Deputy Director, Manpower and Adjutant of Marine Corps Logistics Command.
Major Rankin is a graduate of The Basic School, Air Defense Control Officer’s Course, Adjutant Course, Legal Officer Course, Manpower Officer Course, Expeditionary Warfare School, and the Marine Corps Command and Staff College. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and Geography from Western State Colorado University.