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Teague Pastel

U.S Marine Corps


Last updated: Jun 26, 2018

Teague Pastel is a U.S. Marine Corps Officer serving in the Deputy Commandant for Information office.  He has served mostly in artillery units, including as a battalion commander, and in staff positions at the service headquarters and Joint Staff J-3.  He has also deployed multiple times to the Western Pacific Ocean and the Middle East.  Most recently he completed a year as the Marine Corps Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security.  He graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Physics and has earned two master degrees, one from the Marine Corps Command and Staff College and the other from National Defense University’s Eisenhower School.

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