Robert M. Storm

Robert M. Storm | 2011 Staff Sergeant, USMC

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HOME STATE:  California

MOS: 4341 Combat Correspondent



MILITARY SCHOOLS:

Anti-Tank Assualtman

Squad Leaders

Corporal’s Course

Lotar Anti-terror CQB

Advanced Demolition Anti-Armor

Advanced Breachers Course

Martial Arts Instructor Course

DINFOS Writer Course

DINFOS Broadcaster Course



MILITARY HISTORY:

Staff Sergeant Storm enlisted in October 2000.  After completing boot camp he attended the School of Infantry and graduated as the Honorman and was meritoriously promoted to Lance Corporal.  In April 2001, he reported to 3d Battalion, 1st Marines as an Assualtman.  He immediately was assigned the billet of a section leader for Lima Company and maintained this billet for the next 3 years. While serving

with Lima Company he was meritoriously promoted to Corporal in October 2001. He deployed with 3d Battalion, 1st Marines to Iraq ISO Iraqi Freedom from January 2003 until June 2003.  Over the 3 year tour he was selected as NCO of the quarter six times.

In October 2004, Staff Sergeant Storm was assigned to H&S Battalion, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton and he was attached to 1st Marine Division for training as a combat correspondent.  As a Combat Correspondent in training, SSgt Storm was promoted to Sergeant the same month he was selected for meritorious promotion in October 2004.

In May 2005, Staff Sergeant Storm was attached to 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines and deployed to Afghanistan ISO Operation Enduring Freedom.

Upon his return in January 2006, he attended the Defense Information School and was assigned the MOS 4341. After graduating the Defense Information School, he was assigned to H&S Battalion, MCBCP to serve as a combat correspondent.

In July 2007, he assumed the duties as the Marketing and Public Affairs Representative, Recruiting Station Albuquerque, New Mexico. In July 2010, he attended the Syracuse Newhouse military program. His personal awards include the Purple Heart, Navy Achievement Medal and the Combat Action Ribbon (Gold Star in lieu of second award).