Captain Gerard Tully
3rd Battalion Officer
Acting Senior Battalion Officer
Gerard Tully is a former Captain in the United States Marine Corps, and has been serving on the Regimental staff as a battalion officer since the spring of 2016.
CPT Tully reported to Marine Corps Base (MCB), Quantico to attend Officer Candidates School (OCS) in February of 2013. After successful completion of OCS in April of 2013 he was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. In that same month, 2nd Lt. Tully reported to The Basic School (TBS) aboard MCB Quantico and completed the 6 month course in October. While at TBS 2nd Lt. Tully earned his Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) appointment as an 1803 Amphibious Assault Vehicle Officer.
2nd Lt. Tully next moved on to the 1st Marine Corps District, Marine Corps Recruiting Command, serving as an assistant to the Officer Selection Officer (OSO). In January of 2014 2nd Lt. Tully reported to Team 6, Assault Amphibian Schools Battalion aboard MCB Camp Pendleton for his MOS training. Upon completion of Assault Amphibian Officers course he reported to Delta Company, 4th Assault Amphibian Battalion and was given command of 1st Platoon. During this time 2nd Lt. Tully lead his Marines through numerous field exercises and joint training operations. These included amphibious operations in the vicinity of MCB Camp Pendleton, MCB Camp Lejeune and aboard the USNS Seay operating off of US Naval Station Mayport.
While in command of 1st Platoon, Tully received promotions to the rank of 1st Lieutenant in 2015 and the rank of Captain in 2017. He also received the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for his service as a Platoon Commander while with Delta Company, 4th Assault Amphibian Battalion.
CPT Tully is a 2012 graduate of Hobart College, receiving his B.A. in History. He also was a member of the varsity football team in his time at the college, finishing with one varsity letter.
A native of Long Island, NY, CPT Tully graduated from St. Anthony’s High School in South Huntington and now resides in Astoria, Queens.