MAG-31
Command Biographies
MWSS-273 Sergeant Major
Sergeant Major Brent R. Sheets

Sergeant Major Sheets is a native of North Carolina. He enlisted in the Marine Corps on 25 February 2002 and attended recruit training at MCRD Parris Island, SC. Upon completion, he attend Marine Combat Training and reported to Fort Leonard Wood Missouri for Motor Transport Operators Course and earning the MOS of 3531 Motor Transport Operator.

From September 2002 to December 2007, Sergeant Major Sheets was assigned to 2nd Tank Battalion 2nd Marine Division Camp Lejeune, N.C.  While assigned he deployed to Iraq where his battalion participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom. After his first deployment Sergeant Major Sheets would later deploy with Bravo Company, 2d Tank Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 8 in support of Operation Iraq Freedom 03-05 and 04-06.  While assigned to 2nd Tank Battalion, Sergeant Major Sheets served as Driver, Gunner, Vehicle Commander, Motor Transport Chief and Platoon Sergeant.

From January 2008 to March 2011, Sergeant Major Sheets received orders to Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. While assigned to Third Recruit Training Battalion, he served as Drill Instructor, Senior Drill Instructor and Chief Drill Instructor.  

From April of 2011 to July 2014, Sergeant Major Sheets served with Truck Company, Headquarter Battalion, 1st Marine Division. While assigned to Truck Co, he served as Operations Chief and Platoon Sergeant. Sergeant Major Sheets deployed attached with 1st Battalion 7th Marines, Regimental Combat Team 6 and with 3d Battalion 7th Marines in support Operation Enduring Freedom 13.2.

From July 2014 to November 2016 Sergeant Major Sheets served with Transportation Services Company, Combat Logistics Battalion 4, Combat Logistics Regiment 3. While assigned he served as Operations Chief, Company Gunnery Sergeant and Company First Sergeant. Sergeant Major Sheets deployed is support of Korean Marine Exchange Program, Exercise Cobra Gold 16 and Mission Rehearsal Exercise Balikatan 16.

From December 2016 to February 2019, Sergeant Major Sheets served with 3rd Battalion 2d Marines. While assigned to 3/2, he served as the Company First Sergeant where he would deploy to the Indo-Pacific Area of Operation as part of the Unit Deployment Program.

From March 2019 to August 2021, Sergeant Major Sheets was assigned to Company A, 2d Transportation Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 2 for duty as Company First Sergeant.

In August 2021 Sergeant Major Sheets assumed the billet as the Sergeant Major of Marine Wing Support Squadron 273.                    

Sergeant Major Sheets personal awards include:  Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy/ Marine Corps Commendation Medal with one gold start, Navy/ Marine Corps Achievement Medal with combat ‘V’ and three gold star (in lieu of 4th award) and the Combat Action Ribbon and 1 gold star.

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