Colonel Marc J. Fleurant has 28 years of active military service. He enlisted in the US Army and entered military service in July of 1990 as a unit supply specialist; his first assignment was with the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, NC where he deployed in support of Desert Shield/Desert Storm. In 1996 he was awarded a Green to Gold ROTC Scholarship to attend school. He served six years as an enlisted Soldier and achieved the rank of Sergeant/E-5 prior to entering ROTC as a Cadet.
He later graduated from East Tennessee State University as a ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate and was commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant in the US Army Quartermaster Corps in 1999. His first assignment as an officer was with the US Special Operations Support Command, where he served as Supply and Services Platoon Leader in Bravo Forward Support Company, 528th Special Operations Support Battalion and Assistant Comptroller, S8, for the Special Operations Support Command.
Upon completion of the Captains Career Course, Colonel Fleurant served as the Assistant S4 for the 7th Signal Brigade, Mannheim, Germany and deployed to Kuwait in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He later assumed Company Command of HHC, 173rd Brigade Support Battalion, Bamberg, Germany and deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan. Upon redeployment he served as the S3 Air Officer for the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. His next assignment was in Kaiserslautern, Germany where he served as Chief, Supply and Services Division of the 21st Theater Sustainment Commands Support Operations Directorate. Colonel Fleurant later served as the S3/Support Operations Officer and Executive Officer for the 39th Transportation Battalion (Movement Control) in Kleber Kaserne, Kaiserslautern, Germany.
Following the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, Colonel Fleurant was assigned to the G4, Army Central Command, Patton’s Own, where he served as Material Management Officer, Plans Officer and Chief of Operations, and deployed in support of the Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve where he served as the Joint Logistics Lead Planner. Colonel Fleurant was then assigned to be the Executive Officer of the 3rd Recruiting Brigade, Fort Knox, KY. He then served as the Deputy Support Operations Officer, 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Fort Bragg, NC and later commanded the 330th Transportation Battalion where he deployed in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve in Eastern Europe, supported the 59th Presidential Inauguration and provided support for COVID Response.
Colonel Fleurant’s awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with six Oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Commendation Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, the Joint Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, other various unit and individual awards/certificates, the Combat Action Badge, Senior Parachutist Badge and Rigger Badge.
Colonel Fleurant has seven children, SFC Sheldon Fleurant, Jared, Ashley, Rachelle, Gabrielle, Travis, and Mavis and two grandchildren Hayden and Wesley and a Daughter-in Law, Natosha Fleurant.