SERGEANT JUEDES, ANTHONY J.
Sergeant Juedes was born on 31 July 1989 in Neenah, Wisconsin. He enlisted in the Marine Corps on 23 January 2008. He attended recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, California Where he was Meritoriously promoted to PFC. After graduating recruit training he attended Marine Combat Training (MCT) at Camp Pendleton, California. Following completion of MCT he attended MOS school at Fort Aberdeen, Maryland, for Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) Repairman (2147).
In September 2008, Sergeant Juedes received orders to 1st MLG, Reperable Management Company. He served as a LAV mechanic, rebuilding engines, transmissions, and other key drive train components. During this time he was selected for meritorious boards and was meritoriously promoted to Lance Corporal and Corporal. Sergeant Juedes deployed with 1st MLG in 2010, and was attached to 1st LAR to support their 3rd shop maintenance personnel. During that time Sgt Juedes served as the 3rd shop chief, a driver and a scout for recovery team 1, as well as help build COP Payne, Detention facility and ramp.
Upon returning from Afghanistan, Sergeant Juedes was promoted the rank of Sergeant in March 2011. In April of 2011 he detached from MLG and went to 1st MAR DIV, 1st LAR. He Served as the Ramp Chief for Company A. Sgt Juedes then deployed to Afghanistan with 1st LAR, conducting recovery missions, being the Ramp Chief, Built 2 FOBS (Shrekala, Pagel). During this time his Maintenance Chief had to leave, resulting in him being promoted to Maintenance Chief (GySgt Billet).
In After returning from Afghanistan, Sergeant Juedes was sent to the advanced course for his MOS (LAV Technicians Course) and went back to 1st LAR to further pursue the billet of Maintenance Chief. Sgt Juedes was then sent to the Global Combat Support System (GCSS) course to ensure all paper trails for the company was in good order, and tools, parts and vehicles were properly maintained, documented and accounted for. During this time Sgt Juedes was responsible for partaking in a CGIP inspection as well as a FASMO inspection for his Battalion. Sgt Juedes took charge ensuring that his Company would represent the Battalion in a good manner.
In January 2013, Sergeant Juedes received orders to Drill Instructor School class 2-13, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, California. Sergeant Juedes’s personal decorations include the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with two (2) gold stars in lieu of a third award. Sergeant Juedes is married to Danielle Juedes, and expecting a child.