Sergeant Major Andres E. Swisher is a native of New Orleans, La. He enlisted in the Marine Corps on 27 January 1999. Upon completion of recruit training, MCRD, San Diego in May of 1999, Private Swisher was assigned to Marine Combat Training, Camp
Pendleton, Ca. After completing MCT in 1999, Private Swisher was assigned the MOS of Supply Administration and Operations Clerk.
After graduating from his MOS school, Private First Class Swisher was assigned to 7th Communications Battalion, Okinawa, Japan
where he performed duties as Supply Admin and Operations Clerk.
In August of 2000, Lance Corporal Swisher was assigned to 2d Marine Air Wing, Cherry Point, North Carolina, where he performed
duties as a Consolidated Issue Facility clerk.
In March of 2002 Corporal Swisher was assigned to Marine Security Guard School, Quantico, Virginia. Upon completion of MSG
school Corporal Swisher was assigned to American Embassy Lima, Peru where he served as a Watch Stander and held the collateral
billet of Bar NCO. In 2003 Sergeant Swisher transferred to American Embassy Riga, Latvia where he held the billet of Assistant
In 2005 Sergeant Swisher reported to Marine Security Company Camp David where he served as the Supply Chief and Company
In 2008 Staff Sergeant Swisher reported to 2d Battalion 1st Marines where he served as the Supply Chief and Headquarters Company
Gunnery Sergeant. While at 2d Battalion 1st Marines Staff Sergeant Swisher completed Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation
Enduring Freedom deployments.
In July of 2011 Gunnery Sergeant Swisher reported to Marine Corps Security Forces Regiment for duties as Regimental Supply Chief
and Headquarters Company Gunnery Sergeant.
In May of 2014 1stSgt Swisher reported to 3d Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion for duty as Dragoons Company 1stSgt. While
in Dragoons Company, 1stSgt Swisher deployed in support of the Unit Deployment Program to Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan. Upon
returning to CONUS, 1stSgt Swisher assumed the duties as the Huron Company 1stSgt.
In May of 2017 1stSgt Swisher reported to the School Of Infantry West where he assumed the duties of India Company 1stSgt at
Marine Combat Training Battalion until his promotion to SgtMaj in April of 2019.
In April of 2019 SgtMaj Swisher assumed the post as the Inspector and Instructor SgtMaj for Combat Logistics Battalion 25 in Red
Bank, NJ until February of 2022.
In March of 2022 SgtMaj Swisher assumed his current post as the Evil Eyes SgtMaj.