Major Matthew J. Angel
Major Angel graduated from The Basic School (TBS) in Quantico, Virginia in January of 2012. Immediately following his graduation from TBS Major Angel attended Combat Engineer Officer Course (CEOC) in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina and was the Academic Honor Graduate in June of 2012.
Upon graduating from CEOC, Major Angel was assigned to Combat Logistics Battalion (CLB) 8 in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina where he served as the Executive Officer, Headquarters and Service Company from June 2012 to August 2013. During this time he deployed with CLB 8 from January to July 2013 as a part of Combat Logistics Regiment (CLR) 2 to Helmand Province, Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom where he additionally served as the Regimental Anti Terrorism Force Protection Officer.
In August 2013, Major Angel was transferred to 8th Engineer Support Battalion in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and assumed the billet of Heavy Equipment Platoon Commander. In April 2014 he was made the Battalion’s Assistant Operations Officer and Unit Readiness Officer.
In March 2015, Major Angel was assigned to Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force (SPMAGTF) – Southern Command, as the SPMAGTF’s Assistant Operations Officer. In June 2015 he deployed to Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras in support of Joint Task Force Bravo. In August 2015 he was assigned as the Logistics Combat Element Officer in Charge.
In February 2016, Major Angel was assigned to 2D Marine Logistics Group to serve as the Assistant Future Operations Officer and Liaison Officer for SPMAGTF-Southern Command to II Marine Expeditionary Force.
In June 2016, Major Angel reported to Marine Corps Security Force Battalion in Kings Bay, Georgia, and assumed the billet of Platoon Commander in support of Nuclear Weapons Security. In April 2017 he was made the Executive Officer, Company B.
In June of 2019, Major Angel reported to United States Army Engineer School in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri were he completed Engineer Captain’s Career Course earning the Assistant Commandant’s Award as well as distinguished graduate status.
In January of 2020, Major Angel reported to 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, Camp Pendleton California and assumed the billet of Headquarters and Service Company Commander. In July 2020 he was made the Mobility Assault Company Commander. In June 2021 he was made the Battalion Operations Officer.
In July of 2022, Major Angel reported to the North Carolina Piedmont Region Consortium, Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps and assumed the role of Executive Officer.
Major Angel has a Bachelors Degree in Kinesiology from Auburn University and a Masters Degree in Geological Engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology. His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (two gold stars in lieu of third award), and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.