Company: United States Marine Corps
Location: Bluffton, SC
Bluffton, South Carolina, January 25, 2011, Jeffrey Wilfong, Gunnery Sergeant and Aviation Ordnance Chief of the United States Marine Corps, has been recognized by Elite American Military for dedication, achievements, and leadership in weapon systems.
Sgt. Wilfong’s desire to serve his country developed from an early age. Raised in a family of military personnel, he aspired to follow their legacy by pursuing a career with the Marine Corps. Twenty-three years later, Sgt. Wilfong demonstrates discipline and excellence derived from his comprehensive military experience. As a gunnery sergeant and aviation ordnance chief, he maintains an expertise in weapon systems for F/A-18 and attack helicopters. In addition to coordinating logistics for the marines, he is duly responsible for training recruits in machine gun and aircraft operations for AH1 Cobra and UH-1N Huey helicopters.
In recognition of his tireless commitment, Sgt. Wilfong has earned numerous decorations and accolades. He was the recipient of a Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with Three Gold Stars, a Combat Action Ribbon, an Iraqi Campaign Medal with Three Bronze Stars, and a Good Conduct Medal with Four Bronze Stars from the United States Marine Corps. Humbly proud of his accomplishments, Sgt. Wilfong accredits his success to the support he receives from his mentors.
When he is away from the military, Sgt. Wilfong enjoys deep sea fishing, football and soccer. A former student of Daytona Beach Community College, he is looking forward to continuing his education and venturing into a secondary career in sports medicine. Further, he intends to maintain his professional affiliations with the VFW Post 86 in Palm Coast, Florida, the American Legion and the Semper Fidelis Society.
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