A U.S. Marine and longtime Borger resident was promoted to the rank of corporal in the United States Marine Corps during a ceremony with Marines and Sailors from the Marine Corps Security Cooperation Group aboard the Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek â€“ Fort Story on May 1.
Dallas McNutt, who graduated from Borger High School in 2009, currently serves as a comptroller at the Marine Corps Security Cooperation Group.
Since his enlistment in September of 2009, McNutt has provided more than $13 million in fiscal support to the Marines, Sailors, and civilian personnel of the unit.
He also has performed duties as a marksmanship coach and command post of the future (CPOF) system operator in support of the Georgia Deployment Program â€“ International Security Assistance Force (GDP-ISAF).
The GDP-ISAF is a United States European Command directed program., which is led by U.S. Marine Corps Force, Europe, that trains and equips Republic of Georgia infantry battalions to serve alongside Marines in Afghanistan.
One major highlight of McNuttâ€™s career was his selection as the MCSCG Marine of the Quarter in October of 2010. He was recognized due to his exemplary work, dedication, and attention to duty.
He lives in the Virginia Beach area of Virginia. His parents, Justin and Earlena McNutt, reside in Borger.
The rank of corporal is the fourth enlisted rank in the U.S. Marine Corps. The rank is above the rank of lance corporal and below sergeant. Marines with this rank are non-commissioned officers and have a pay grade of E-4. Corporal is the lowest grade of non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Marine Corps, though promotion to corporal traditionally confers a significant jump in authority and responsibility.
The Marine Corps Security Cooperation Group is a unit in the Marine Corps that coordinates, manages, executes, and evaluates United States Marine Corps Security Cooperation programs and activities to include assessment, planning, military-related education and training, and advisor support to ensure unity of effort in building Partner Nation Security Forces capacity and capability in order to facilitate USMC and regional Marine Forces component support to combatant commanders security cooperation objectives.