Leaders
Sergeant Major, Marine Wing Support Squadron 371
Sergeant Major Yancey E. Paschall

Sergeant Major Paschall reported to Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina for recruit training in November 1997. Upon completion of Recruit Training, in February 1998 he reported to Marine Corps Infantry Training Battalion-East, where he received the MOS of 0351, Assault Man. 

In April 1998, he was assigned to Kilo Company, 3d Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division and participated in two Unit Deployment Programs to Okinawa, Japan. While assigned to Kilo Company, he was promoted to the ranks of Lance Corporal, Corporal and Sergeant. In January 2001, he reported to Weapons & Field Training Battalion-West, where he served in the billets of Range Coach, Block Non Commissioned Officer and Line Staff Non Commissioned Officer. In January 2004, he reported to Fox Company, 2d Battalion 4th Marines, 1st Marine Division where he was assigned as the Mortar Section Leader and deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom II, 31st MEU and promoted to the rank of Staff Sergeant.

In June 2006 he reported to Drill Instructor School, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, California and served as Drill Instructor, Experienced Drill Instructor, Senior Drill Instructor, and Chief Drill Instructor at Company M.  In April 2009, he was promoted to the rank of Gunnery Sergeant and reported to Fox Company 2d Battalion 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division.  He served as Weapons Platoon Sergeant and Company Gunnery Sergeant for two 31st MEU deployments. In December 2012 he reported to Weapons & Field Training Battalion-East where he served in the billets of Staff Non Commissioned Officer of Table II Field Fire, Company First Sergeant and Battalion Operations Chief.

 In April 2015 he was promoted to the rank of First Sergeant and assumed the duty of Company First Sergeant for Golf Company, 2d Battalion 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division and deployed in support of 13th MEU.  In December 2016 he was assigned to Weapons Company, 2d Battalion 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division, and in April 2018 he complete one Unit Deployment Program to Okinawa, Japan. In February 2019, he reported to Combat Logistic Battalion 5, where he served as Headquarters and Service Company First Sergeant.

In February, 2020 he received orders to serve as the command Sergeant Major for MWSS-371 in Yuma, AZ where he is presently stationed.    

Sergeant Major Paschall personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation medal with two gold stars (in lieu of 3rd award), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with Combat Distinguishing devise, one gold stars (in lieu of 2nd award) and Combat Action Ribbon. 

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