HAMPTON, Va. (April 11, 2019) – MAJ Marquis is the incoming professor of Military Science to Hampton University this summer.
MAJ Jae Marquis is a native of Galway, New York and a graduate of Villanova University. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Signal Corps in 2002.
His duty assignments include Gold Bar Recruiter for Widener University; platoon leader for Alpha Company, 121 Signal Battalion; Executive Officer for HHC, 121 Signal Battalion in Kitzingen, Germany; Signal Officer and Public Affairs Officer for 1-6 Field Artillery Battalion during Operation Iraqi Freedom II, serving in Baqubah, Iraq; Operations Officer for the 1st Infantry Division Artillery; Assistant Operations Officer and Deputy Chief of Operations for the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team (forward deployed to Jalalabad, Afghanistan) in support of Operation Enduring Freedom VIII.
After successfully completing the Army Signal Officer Advance Course in 2009, MAJ Marquis commanded Bravo Company (Signal), 16th Special Troops Battalion, 16th Sustainment BDE located in Bamberg, Germany. He also served as a Contract Officer Representative (COR) and a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Case Manager for the Office of Security Cooperation – Iraq (OSC-I) in Baghdad, Iraq from August 2012 to June 2013. Upon graduating top of his class from the Army Command and General Staff College Intermediate Level Education Course in 2014, he served as the Brigade Signal Officer for 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division in Fort Polk, Louisiana. He then deployed to Afghanistan and served as the Signal Officer (G6) for the Train, Advise, and Assist Command East (TAAC-E) from 2015 to 2016. From 2016 to present, he has served as a Defensive Cyber Operations Planner for the United States European Command (USEUCOM) Joint Cyber Center, as well as the Deputy Executive Officer and Aide-de-Camp for the USEUCOM Deputy Commander in Stuttgart, Germany.
MAJ Jae Marquis’ military education include the Signal Officer Basic and Advance Courses, Command and General Staff College, and Army Electronic Warfare Course. He holds a Master of Science in Administration Degree from Central Michigan University.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (3 Oak Leaf Clusters), the Joint Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal (2 Oak Leaf Clusters), the Army Achievement Medal (2 Oak Leaf Cluster). He has earned the Combat Action Badge and the Basic Parachutists Badge.