Commanding Officer, Combat Logistics Regiment 27
Colonel Daniel H. Coleman

Colonel Daniel H. Coleman was born in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia and raised throughout Southeast Asia. He is a 1990 graduate of Luther College in Decorah, Iowa where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Political Science from Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. He was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in December 1995. Following graduation from The Basic School and the Logistics Officer’s Course, Second Lieutenant Coleman reported to Marine Corps Air Station El Toro, California for duty with Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron 38, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing as the S-4 Officer.


In January 2000, Captain Coleman reported to Manpower and Reserve Affairs Department, Headquarters Marine Corps, Quantico, Virginia where he served as an action officer in the Manpower Plans and Policy Division. In June 2003, Captain Coleman reported for duty with 1st Marine Division where he was assigned as the Logistics Officer for 1st Battalion 5th Marines. During this tour, he deployed twice to Iraq in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, first to Fallujah where the battalion participated in the initial battle for Fallujah. During the second deployment, the battalion served in the city of Ramadi. Major Coleman completed his tour on the Division staff as the G-4 Plans Officer.


In June 2007, Major Coleman reported to the Joint Warfighting Center, U.S. Joint Forces Command in Suffolk, Virginia for duty as the Deputy CENTCOM Desk Officer. From June 2009 to June 2010, Major Coleman deployed to Kabul, Afghanistan in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM where he served as the Aide de Camp to the Commander, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command. In July 2010, Major Coleman reported for duty to Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2d Marine Logistics Group where he served as the Company Commander, General Support Motor Transport Company. In December 2010, Major Coleman was assigned temporary duty with II MEF (FWD) as the G-4 Sustainment Officer. He deployed to Afghanistan in March 2011 in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. Upon returning from deployment in March 2012, he assumed the duties of Executive Officer, Combat Logistics Regiment 2.


In January 2013, Lieutenant Colonel Coleman was assigned as the Commanding Officer, R4 Operations Group (R4OG). In March 2013, he deployed to Afghanistan to oversee the redeployment and retrograde of Marine Corps equipment from theater. Upon returning from deployment in September 2013, Lieutenant Colonel Coleman was assigned to the 2d Marine Logistics Group G-3. In February 2014, Lieutenant Colonel Coleman assumed command of Combat Logistics Battalion 26. From October 2015 to May 2016, Lieutenant Colonel Coleman deployed with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit aboard the KEARSARGE Amphibious Ready Group. Following command, Lieutenant Colonel Coleman attended Top Level School as a Commandant of the Marine Corps Fellow for Academic Year 2016-17 with the Security Studies Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Following school, Lieutenant Colonel Coleman was assigned to Marine Corps Logistics Command, Albany, Georgia. In June 2018, he assumed the duties of the Assistant Chief of Staff, G-3/5. In July 2020, Colonel Coleman assumed command of Combat Logistics Regiment 4, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Kansas City, Missouri. In July 2022, Colonel Coleman reported for duty as the Assistant Chief of Staff, G-4 with 2D Marine Expeditionary Brigade, II MEF, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Colonel Coleman is a graduate of the U.S. Army’s Combined Logistics Captain’s Career Course, a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and the Joint and Combined Warfighting School. He is a Joint Qualified Officer.

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