GySgt Casey S. Chandler joined the facility on 28 Mar 2017 after spending the past 3 years on Marine Security Guard duty. He was the Tower Chief from 1 Mar 2018 to 16 Dec 2018.

Gunny Chandler enlisted on 24 October, 2005 attending recruit training in Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, California where he was meritoriously promoted to the rank of Private First Class. He then transferred to Camp Pendleton, California for Marine Combat Training. Upon completion of both recruit training and Marine Combat Training he attended Air Traffic Control School at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida.

After graduating in August 2006 he was meritoriously promoted to Lance Corporal and reported to Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar, California. There he was selected to attend Advanced RADAR Air Traffic Control School in Pensacola, Florida and attends. In June, 2007 he was promoted to Corporal and in February 2008 he graduated from Corporals Course. Following Corporal’s Course he received orders to Okinawa, Japan.

On 20 July, 2008 Corporal Chandler reported to Marine Air Control Squadron 4, Detachment Alpha in Okinawa, Japan. Upon reaching MACS-4 he is sent to support Talon Vision 09 and Cobra Gold 09.

In November, 2008 he received a promotion to the rank of Sergeant. In May, 2009 Sergeant Chandler deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Upon returning he was sent to Thailand in support of Cobra Gold 10. In April, 2010 he attended and graduated from Sergeants Course.

In June, 2011 Staff Sergeant Chandler reported to Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina. September 2011 he was promoted to Staff Sergeant and was designated as a tower supervisor, an FAA Certified Tower Examiner and Crew Chief. SSgt Chandler then attended Career Course in April 2013. In December, 2014 SSgt Chandler reported to the Marine Security School in Quantico, VA.

Following graduation in March of 2014 SSgt Chandler was assigned to his first post in Bamako, Mali where he remained until 2015 when he received his second post assignment for MSG in Bern, Switzerland. In January 2016 SSgt Chandler was promoted to the rank of GySgt. And in March 2017 GySgt Chandler receives orders to Detachment “C”, MACS-2, Cherry Point, NC. He is currently FAP’d to H&HS.

Oct 05-Jan 06 - MCRD San Diego - Recruit

Jan 06-Mar 06 - MCT, Camp Pendleton - Student

Mar 06-Aug 06 - ATC School - Student

Aug 06-Jul 08 - H&HS MCAS Miramar - Final Controller, Radar Supervisor

Jul 08-Jun 11 - Det A ATC MACS-4 - Final Controller, Ground Controller,

Jun 11-Feb 14 - H&HS MCAS Cherry Point - Crew Chief, Tower Supervisor, CTO Examiner

Feb 14-Aug 15 - Region 7, Bamako, Mali - Detachment Commander

Aug 15-Mar 17 - Region 6, Bern, Switzerland - Detachment Commander

Mar 17-Present - Det C MACS-2, HHS Cherry Point

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