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Jonathan Wagner

U.S Marine Corps


Last updated: Feb 1, 2018

Jonathan Wagner is an Infantry Officer in the U.S. Marine Corps. He current serves within the Division of Plans, Policies, and Operations; Headquarters Marine Corps.  Most recently, Jonathan served as a Department of Defense Congressional Fellow in the House of Representatives.  His experience includes four deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.  Additionally, he has planned and participated in numerous Theater Security Cooperation Exercises throughout the Pacific and Middle East.  He has filled billets as a Platoon Commander, Company Executive Officer, and Company Commander.  Jonathan graduated from The Citadel in 2006 and holds a M.A. in International Commerce and Public Policy from George Mason University.

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