Unit HomeLeaders
1st Marine Logistics Group

 

1st Marine Logistics Group

Victory Through Logistics

COMBAT LOGISTICS BATTALION 5
Sergeant Major Lociendo Ferrer Sergeant Major Combat Logistics Regiment 1
SHARE

Sergeant Major Lociendo Ferrer serves as the Sergeant Major for Combat Logistics Regiment 1, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.

Sergeant Major Ferrer enlisted in the Marine Corps from San Ramon, California and attended Recruit Training in April 1990 at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, California.  He then attended Infantry Training School at Camp Pendleton, California. Pvt Ferrer was assigned to Weapons Co, 3d Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Camp Pendleton, California from September 1990 to April 1995 where he served as a Machine Gunner during Operation DESERT SHIELD and combat operations in DESERT STORM.

Sergeant Ferrer received orders to the Commanding General, United States, Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida in April of 1995 where he served as a Personal Protective Officer for the Commanding General in Central Commands area of operation, from the Horn of Africa to the various countries of the Middle East. Sergeant Ferrer participated in Operations DESERT SABER, SOUTHERN WATCH, BRIGHT STAR and ROVING SANDS.

Sergeant Ferrer received orders to report to 3d Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, 29 Palms, California in June of 1998.  He was assigned to Kilo Company where he served as a Platoon Sergeant and Platoon Commander during various training exercises to include two Unit Deployment Programs to Okinawa, Japan. 

Staff Sergeant Ferrer received orders to Marine Security Guard (MSG) Battalion in December of 2001. After completion of MSG school in February 2002, Staff Sergeant Ferrer was assigned to the American Embassy, Yaoundé, Cameroon where he served as the Detachment Commander.  In July of 2003, he was transferred to the American Embassy Lisbon, Portugal, where he served as the Detachment Commander.  

Gunnery Sergeant Ferrer received orders to 2d Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 29 Palms, California in January 2005, where he served as the Company Gunnery Sergeant for Golf Company. During this tour he participated in various training operations to include two combat deployments in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM conducting combat operations in Fallujah, Iraq.  In July of 2007, Gunnery Sergeant Ferrer transferred to Headquarters Battalion, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, 29 Palms, California where he served as the Company First Sergeant, Alpha Company.

First Sergeant Ferrer received orders to the Inspector-Instructor Staff in April 2009 where he served as the Inspector-Instructor First Sergeant, Bravo Company, 4th Landing Support Battalion, Lathrop, California. During this tour he participated in several Casualty Assistance Calls Officer (CACO) duties.  He served and assisted the Gold Star families of fallen Marines throughout the San Joaquin and Calaveras counties.  In March 2012 First Sergeant Ferrer was transferred to Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California where he served as the Squadron Sergeant Major for HMLA-367, MAG-39, 3d MAW.

Sergeant Major Ferrer received orders to Marine Corps Air Station, Miramar, San Diego, California in May 2012 where he served as the Squadron Sergeant Major for VMM-363, MAG-16.  In January 2014 Sergeant Major Ferrer was reassigned to serve as the Sergeant Major for MALS-16.  In April 2015, Sergeant Major Ferrer was assigned as the Group Sergeant Major for Marine Air Control Group 38, 3d MAW.

Sergeant Major Ferrer was reassigned to Combat Logistics Regiment 1, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California in April 2017 where he currently serves as the Regimental Sergeant Major for Combat Logistics Regiment 1.  

His personal decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with “V” device and the Combat Action Ribbon.

SHARE