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Sergeant Major Lucinda D. Bell

Sgt. Maj. Lucinda D. Bell arrived at Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) Parris Island, South Carolina in February 2000 and graduated as a meritorious lance corporal from the 4th Recruit Training Battalion in May 2000. Following graduation, she checked into Marine Combat Training in May 2000 and graduated in June 2000.  Bell then reported to Meriden, Mississippi for the Aviation Supply Course. She graduated in September 2000, obtaining the MOS of 6672, aviation supply specialist.

Bell reported for duty to Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron (MALS) 39, Marine Corps Air Station, Camp Pendleton, California in September 2000. She was promoted to corporal in March 2001. Serving as the non-commissioned officer in charge (NCOIC) of Consumable Control Branch, she was in direct support of flight line ready and coast to coast support. She also served as a direct liaison between Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 39 Marines and Reservist Marines from Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 42 during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. Bell attended the Ground Safety Course and obtained the MOS of 8912. While attached to MALS 39, she was meritoriously promoted to the rank of Sgt. in August 2003.

She detached from MALS 39 in February 2004 and attached to MALS 16 as an augment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Upon completion of the deployment, she returned back to her parent command MALS 39 in September 2004. She was then temporarily assigned to Marine Air Group 39 Fiscal as part of the Fleet Assistance Program (FAP) in February 2005.

In December 2006, Bell reported to MALS 31 Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, South Carolina. During this assignment, Bell served as the Repairable Control Branch warehouse chief where she supported, did pack-ups and maintained a warehouse of aircraft parts for all deploying squadrons in MALS 31. She was promoted to the rank of staff sergeant in March 2007. She was then reassigned to MALS 31 S-3 to serve in the billet of training NCOIC.

In July 2008, Bell attended Drill Instructor School and graduated in September 2008.  She was assigned to the 4th Recruit Training Battalion, Oscar Company where she served in the billets of drill instructor, experienced drill instructor, senior drill instructor, chief drill instructor, narrator and company 1st Sgt.  She was subsequently promoted to the rank of Gunnery Sgt. in February 2011.

She received orders to MALS 11, San Diego, California, in December 2011. While attached to MALS 11, she held the billets of Repairable Control Branch senior NCOIC (SNCOIC), Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 11 operations chief, Supply Response Division SNCOIC, MALS 11 Squadron Gunnery Sgt. and Supply Accounting Division SNCOIC.

In February 2016, Bell was promoted to1st Sgt. and was assigned to Weapons and Field Training Battalion, Parris Island, South Carolina. In April 2018, she was reassigned to Fourth Recruit Training Battalion, Parris Island, South Carolina. In June 2019, she received orders to 8th Engineer Support Battalion, Camp LeJeune, North Carolina. In January 2021 she received temporary assigned duty orders to Combat Logistics Regiment 27, Combat Logistics Battalion 22 where she served as the battalion Sgt. Maj.
In December 2021, Bell was promoted to her current rank and was assigned to Center For Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit (CNATTU) Cherry Point, North Carolina, where she currently serves.


Last Updated: 20 July 2022

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