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MA1(SCW/FMF) Douglas Newman

Master-At-Arms 1st Class (SCW/FMF)

MA1(SCW/FMF) Douglas NewmanMaster-At-Arms 1st Class (SCW/FMF) Douglas Newman enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps immediately after high school in 1992. He attended recruit training at MCRD, San Diego where he graduated as the Platoon Honorman, meritoriously advancing to Lance Corporal. After his enlistment in the Marines, MA1 Newman returned to his hometown of Tucson, AZ to pursue a career in law enforcement. While doing so, in 1996 he enlisted in the Arizona Army National Guard and completed Field Artillery School at Camp Williams, UT. In 1998 he was hired as a Deputy Sheriff in Pima County, AZ. After his enlistment in the National Guard, and after establishing his civilian career, MA1 Newman enlisted in the Navy Reserve in 2001. He was assigned to NMCB 17 where he served as the Battalion Master-At-Arms, Security Company Commander, and Lead Seabee Military Instructor.

In 2005 he volunteered to deploy to Fallujah, Iraq with the 30th Naval Construction Regiment, attached to the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force. He served as the Regimental Master-At-Arms and the Protective Security Detail LPO for Admiral Paula Brown (then Commodore). After his deployment, MA1 Newman was assigned to Naval Security Forces (NSF) Guam, DET Phoenix as the Training LPO. At the conclusion of his enlistment in 2007, MA1 Newman moved to Washington State after accepting a position with a new police agency. After re-establishing his family and civilian career, in 2010 he re-enlisted in the Navy Reserve. He was assigned to NSF Kitsap, where he is currently filling the billets of LCPO and Senior Enlisted Leader.

MA1 Newman has received numerous awards, to include the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (5), Operation Iraqi Freedom Campaign Medal with Marine Corps device, Military Outstanding Volunteer Medal, and Seabee Combat Warfare and Fleet Marine Force Warfare Specialist qualifications. He was the 2002 Blue Jacket of the Year for NOSC Tucson, 2010 & 2011 Sailor of the Year for NOSC Kitsap and 2010 & 2011 Sailor of the Year for RCC Region Northwest.

MA1 Newman has been a civilian police officer for 14 years and is currently a sergeant with the Port of Seattle Police Department, assigned to the patrol division as the gang unit supervisor. He lives in Gig Harbor, WA with his wife Michele, their four-year-old daughter, Madeline, and their three-month-old son Ronald. MA1 Newman’s Father, Ronald, is currently on active duty with the US Army, serving with Third Army in Kuwait.

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