Lt. Col. Stephen ‘Gabe’ Page, a Florida native, attended Officer Candidates School and upon graduation from Florida State University, received his commission in February 2006. After The Basic School and assignment to Logistics Operations School, he attained the Military Occupational Specialty of Logistics Officer.
Lt. Col. Page transferred to 3d Maintenance Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 35, 3d Marine Logistics Group in Okinawa, Japan in May 2007 and served as the Battalion Logistics Officer. In June 2008, he transferred to Combat Logistics Battalion 4, Combat Logistics Regiment 3 where he held the positions of Motor Transport Company Executive Officer and Support Company Commander. During his tour, he participated in off-island exercises and an Operation Iraqi Freedom 09-1 deployment to Al Anbar Province.
In April 2010, Lt. Col. Page transferred to 3d Recruit Training Battalion, Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, CA. From April 2010 to May 2013, he served as Series Commander and Company Commander, and as the Assistant Director of Drill Instructor School. He then attended the Army’s Combined Logistics Captains Career Course at Fort Lee, VA where he was an honor graduate and received the Leadership Award.
In December 2013, Lt. Col. Page reported to the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force and served as the Assistant Logistics Officer during Western Pacific Deployment 15-1. From 2016 to 2017, LtCol Page attended the Naval War College and completed Naval Command and Staff College.
Lt. Col. Page transferred to II Marine Expeditionary Force to serve as the G-4 Operations Officer and the 6th Marine Regiment Logistics Officer in the 2d Marine Division. From June 2019 to February 2020, he deployed to Helmand Province Afghanistan with Task Force Southwest 19.2 as the Logistics Officer. After his tour in the 2d Marine Division, he was assigned to Current Operations at Plans, Policies, and Operations, Headquarters Marine Corps where he worked Global Force Management and emergent requirements matters on July 2020. In June 2022, Lt. Col. Page assumed command of Combat Logistics Battalion 24.
Lt. Col. Page is a graduate of the Army Combined Logistics Captain’s Career Course, Expeditionary Warfare School (DEP), Marine Corps Command and Staff College (DEP), and Naval Command and Staff College. He holds an undergraduate degree from Florida State University and graduate degrees from American Military University and the Naval War College.
Lt. Col. Page is married to the former Leann Welsh of New Smyrna Beach, FL. They currently live in Camp Lejeune, NC with their daughters Julia and Andie.
Lt. Col. Page’s personal decorations include the Bronze Star, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with two gold stars, and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.