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8th Marine Regiment

Camp Lejeune, N.C.
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Company Commander, Headquarters Company Major Michael J. Eady
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Major Michael Eady is a native of Louisville, Kentucky and commissioned on May 23, 2008.

His assignments include Operating Force tours in the 2d and 3d Marine Divisions. He led a rifle platoon and the 81mm mortar platoon in 1st Battalion, 3d Marines during two deployments to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. As a rifle company commander in 1st Battalion, 8th Marines he deployed to Japan and South Korea in support of the Unit Deployment Program.

Major Eady served in the supporting establishment at Training and Education Command as the Modeling and Simulation Section Head, MAGTF Training Simulations Branch, Capabilities Division.

His resident professional military education includes The Basic School, Infantry Officer Course, and the Martial Arts Instructor Course. He holds a Master of Science degree in Modeling, Virtual Environments, and Simulation from the Naval Postgraduate School and is a graduate of the non-resident Expeditionary Warfare School and the Naval War College Command and Staff program (Monterey campus).
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