CNATT Training Detachment Camp Pendleton
Major Brandon W. Mott
Officer in Charge
CNATT Detachment Camp Pendleton
Officer In Charge

Major Brandon W. Mott graduated from North Carolina State University and received a commission as a Second Lieutenant in 2004 via the Platoon Leaders Course. Upon completion of The Basic School in Quantico, Va., and Aviation Maintenance Officer School, he joined Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 363, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 24, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing. From June 2005 to June 2007, 2nd Lt. Mott served as the Maintenance Material Control Officer for HMH-363. From September 2006 to March 2007, 1st Lt. Mott was deployed with HMH-363 to Al Asad, Iraq, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Upon return from Iraq, Mott transferred to Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron (MALS) 24 to assume the duties as the Operations and Training Officer and Family Readiness Officer. In February 2008, Mott accepted orders to Officer Selection Station (OSS) Tuscaloosa, Ala. While at OSS Tuscaloosa, Capt. Mott served as the Officer Selection Officer for Recruiting Station Montgomery, Ala. After completing three successful years on officer recruiting, Mott accepted orders to Expeditionary Warfare School, Quantico, Va. in May 2011. After completing his resident Professional Military Education (PME) in May 2012, Mott executed orders to MAG-26, MALS-26, MCAS New River where he served as the Assistant Aircraft Maintenance Officer. While at MALS-26, he deployed with MALS-40 to Camp Bastion, Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from January 2013 to July 2013. Upon completion of this tour, he was promoted to Major and served as the Operations Officer.

Mott currently serves as the Officer-in-Charge of the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit Detachment Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Master Gunnery Sergeant Glenn Pederson
Staff Non-commissioned Officer in Charge
CNATT Detachment Camp Pendleton
Staff Non-commissioned Officer in Charge

MGySgt Pederson began his Marine Corps career in June 1987. After completing recruit training and MOS school, he served as an Organizational-level hydraulics mechanic with HMM-161 at MCAS Tustin Calif. He was subsequently transferred to H&MS-16 to serve as HMM-161’s I-level support. In June of 1988 he deployed onboard the USS Belleau Wood with HMM-161. He deployed again on the MEU in support of HMM-166 onboard the USS Peleliu in June of 1989. In 1990 in support of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, he deployed again with HMM-268 onboard the USS New Orleans.

After re-enlisting, in 1992 he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. He was then screened and accepted for duty as a recruiter in 1993. Sgt Pederson reported for duty as a canvassing recruiter to RS Omaha, Neb., in November of 1993. During his tour he recruited over 100 future Marines and earned the recruiter of the year award in 1995. In 1995 he was also promoted to the rank of SSgt. After completion of a successful tour on recruiting, he then returned to the fleet.

In November of 1996, SSgt Pederson reported for duty to MALS-11 to serve as an I-level Hydraulics Mechanic. While assigned to MALS-11 he deployed in 1998 with VMFA-121 to Kuwait for operation Southern Watch and then subsequently deployed again with VMFA-121 in support of the Unit Deployment Program to Iwakuni Japan. In 2000 he deployed again to Iwakuni Japan with VMFA-242. In January of 2003 GySgt Pederson deployed with MALS-11 to Al Jabar Kuwait in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. GySgt Pederson served in various billets while assigned to MALS-11 to include, Quality Assurance, Operations Chief, Legal Officer, and Airframes Division Chief.

In 2004, MGySgt Pederson received orders to MALS-13 MCAS Yuma, Ariz. He served there as the Airframes division chief. In 2004 he has selected and promoted to the rank of MSgt. He then transferred to VMA-311 for duty as the maintenance chief.

In 2005 MGySgt Pederson received orders to 3d MAW ALD for duty as the F/W class desk. In 2008, while assigned to the ALD Staff he deployed to Al Asad Iraq in support of OIF. While deployed he was selected to his current rank. Upon his return he received orders to HMM-165.

In May of 2009 MGySgt Pederson executed orders to HMM-165 for duty as the Maintenance Chief. In 2010 HMM-165 deployed on the 15th MEU onboard the USS Peleliu. While deployed, the squadron participated in HADR missions after the floods in Pakistan. The squadron also supported POTUS in Indonesia, supported operations in OEF, and conducted counter-piracy operations. HMM-165 was subsequently awarded the “HMM of the Year” award.

Upon return from the 15th MEU, MGySgt Pederson received orders to MALS-39 Camp Pendleton for duty as the maintenance chief. During his tour at MALS-39 he was selected to attend both the SgtMaj of the Marine Corps symposium as well as sit on the 2011 E8/E9 selection board. In April of 2012, MGySgt Pederson received orders and assumed the duties of the 3d MAW maintenance chief. In March of 2015 MGySgt Pederson assumed his current duties as the SNCOIC of CNATT MARDET Camp Pendleton.