Colonel Andre M. Ingram
Colonel Andre M. Ingram, a native of Highland Springs, Virginia, is a 1998 graduate of Hampton University. Following graduation, subsequent commissioning, and MOS school, he served as Battalion Maintenance Management Officer and Logistics Officer for 2nd Battalion, 10th Marines, Camp Lejeune, NC.
From July 2002 to August 2005, he worked as Head, Officer and Enlisted Retirements, Manpower and Reserve Affairs, Quantico, Virginia. In 2004 he earned a Master’s Degree in Transportation Policy, Operations and Logistics, with honors, from George Mason University.
In August 2006, Colonel Ingram reported to Combat Logistics Regiment 37, Okinawa, Japan and served as the Regimental Operations Officer. In June of 2007, he deployed to Baghdad, Iraq as an Individual Augment to the Multi-National Security Transition Corps, Iraq. While deployed, he served as advisor to the Logistics Directorate of the Iraqi Ministry of Defense. Upon his return to Combat Logistics Regiment 37 in June 2008, he took command of the Headquarters Company.
In July 2010, Colonel Ingram reported to United States Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany to serve as a Joint Strategic Planner in the Strategy, Plans, and Policy Directorate (J-5). During this tour he served as a Future Plans Officer, Theater Security Cooperation Branch Chief, and Executive Assistant to the Director of the J-5.
In July of 2013, Colonel Ingram reported to Camp Pendleton, California for duty as Executive Officer, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group and deployed with CLB-15 in May of 2015 in support of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit on WestPac 15-1.
In January of 2016, Colonel Ingram returned to Okinawa, Japan to assume command of 3d Transportation Support Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 3. His battalion provided transportation and throughput support for III Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) to facilitate the distribution of personnel, equipment, and supplies by air, ground, and sea. In February of 2017, the battalion deployed to Pohang, South Korea in support of Combined/Joint Exercise Pacific Reach where they exercised all of their mission essential tasks while improving interoperability with Republic of Korea Marines.
After a successful command tour, in July of 2017, Colonel Ingram reported to State College, Pennsylvania for duty as the Commandant’s Senior Logistics Fellow. As a student at Penn State University’s Smeal School of Business, he earned a Master’s of Professional Studies degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. In July of 2018, Colonel Ingram reported to Marine Corps Logistics Command, Albany, Georgia for duty as the G-3/5 Director of Operations. After a year in Georgia, he was selected to serve as the Combat Service Support Lieutenant Colonel’s Monitor, Manpower Management Officer Assignments and reported to Quantico, Virginia in July of 2019. After two years as monitor he was promoted to Colonel and assumed his duties as Head, Promotion Branch, Manpower Management Division. He assumed his present duties as Assistant Chief of Staff, G-4, 3D MLG in August of 2022.
Colonel Ingram is a 1999 graduate of the Logistics Officer Course, a 2006 resident graduate of the Marine Corps Expeditionary Warfare School, a 2010 resident graduate of the Marine Corps Command and Staff College where he earned a Master’s of Military Studies, and a 2013 resident graduate of the Joint Forces Staff College. His additional Military Occupational Specialties include Logistics Officer (0402), Joint Qualified Officer (9702) and Ground Safety Officer (8012).
His personal awards included the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (2nd Award), the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (2nd Award), the Joint Service Achievement Medal, and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (2nd Award).