Sergeant Major Headquarters and Support Battalion
Sergeant Major Anthony M. Phaire

    Anthony Phaire was recruited out of RSS Temecula, CA and 2004 attended recruit training at MCRD San Diego. In 2005, Private Phaire completed MOS training at Marine Corps Engineer School on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
    In 2005, Private First Class Phaire reported to 9th Engineer Support Battalion, deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. In 2007, Lance Corporal Phaire was reassigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron 372 and deployed to Al Asad in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. In 2008, Corporal Phaire was assigned to Marine Combat Training Battalion, Company K. In July 2010, Sergeant Phaire was meritoriously promoted to the rank of Staff Sergeant. In September 2011, Staff Sergeant Phaire was assigned to 7th Engineer Support Battalion and was assigned the billet of Company Operations Chief at Engineer Support Company.  
    In 2014 Staff Sergeant Phaire executed orders to Combat Logistics Company 36, aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan. In January 2016, Gunnery Sergeant Phaire was reassigned to Marine Air Control Group 28 aboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina. Gunnery Sergeant Phaire was assigned the billet of Group Engineer Chief. In February 2017, Gunnery Sergeant Phaire served as the Staff Noncommissioned Officer in Charge for the Marine Air Control Detachment on the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit. Gunnery Sergeant Phaire led the detachment to the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico in support of civil authorities for hurricane disaster relief. In January 2018, Gunnery Sergeant Phaire deployed aboard the USS Iwo Jima with VMM-162(REIN)throughout the Central Command theater. 
     In 2019 First Sergeant Phaire reported Headquarters and Support Battalion, SOI-E, and served in both Company L and Headquarters Company. In 2020 First Sergeant Phaire reported to 3d Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment and was assigned to Headquarters and Service Company. From September 2020 to April 2021, he served as the Acting Battalion Sergeant Major for the Ground Combat Element on deployment with the SPMAGTF-CR-CC 21.1. 
     In 2022 First Sergeant Phaire was assigned to Company A, 9th Communications Battalion. Following his service at 9th Communication Battalion, First Sergeant Phaire was promoted to Sergeant Major and ordered to report to Transportation Battalion,Combat Logistics Regiment 1. 
Personal Awards: Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal w/ 4 Gold Stars, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal w/ Gold Star, and Humanitarian Service Medal.

1st Marine Logistics Group