Gilley takes command of Marine Corps Detactment, Fort Lee
June 23, 2014
FORT LEE Va. - Lt. Col. Thomas H. Gilley, IV, center, receives the U.S. Marine Corps colors from Lt. Col. William F. Schoen to symbolize his assumption of command of the Marine Corps Detachment, Fort Lee June 20.
Gilley, a Baltimore, Md. native, comes to Fort Lee from U.S. Marine Corps Training and Education Command, Quantico, Va., where he was the logistics division deputy director. Schoen, a native of Concord, Calif., will be reporting to U.S. Northern Command, Colorado Springs, Colo. for a joint duty assignment.
The Marine Corps Detachment, Fort Lee, was established in 1983 to develop, support, manage and provide entry through career level training in more than 20 Military Occupational Specialties. With a staff of 180 Marines and civilians, they are responsible for the training of over 2000 students a year. The detachment also writes and updates Joint, Marine Corps and multi-service doctrine.