Leaders
3rd Marine Division Leadership
Sergeant Major
Sergeant Major John E. Bejarano
3d Littoral Anti-Air Battalion

Sergeant Major Bejarano completed recruit training at MCRD Parris Island, SC in July 2003 and was assigned to Camp Geiger, NC for Marine Combat Training followed by Motor Vehicle Operator training at Fort Leonardwood, Missouri obtaining (3531) MOS. 
 
In October 17, 2003, Private First Class Bejarano received orders to 1st Battalion, 10th Marines, Camp Lejeune, NC. Private First Class Bejarano was assigned as Motor Transport Dispatcher and was meritoriously promoted twice to Lance Corporal and Corporal. 
 
In November 2004, Corporal Bejarano was assigned to Regimental Combat Team 2 (RCT2), 2D Marine Regiment, Camp Lejeune, NC where he served as Assistant Motor Transport Chief and Platoon Sergeant and completed a deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. On October 2005 Corporal Bejarano was promoted to Sergeant. Upon completion of TAD assignment, Sergeant Bejarano returned to 1st Battalion, 10th Marines. 
 
In may 2007, Sergeant Bejarano was augmented to Charlie Battery, 10th Marines where he served as Motor Transport Chief and Squad Leader. Sergeant Bejarano deployed in October 2007 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Upon his return from deployment in April 2008, Sergeant Bejarano received orders to School of Infantry (East), Marine Combat Training Battalion, Camp Geiger, NC. In June 2008, Sergeant Bejarano reported to India Company, where he served as Combat Instructor. 
 
In March 2010, Sergeant Bejarano was promoted to Staff Sergeant and was assigned as Chief Combat Instructor for India Company, Marine Combat Training Battalion. In July 2011, Staff Sergeant Bejarano was meritoriously promoted to the rank of Gunnery Sergeant.
 
In January 2012, Gunnery Sergeant Bejarano completed his Combat Instructor duites and received orders to Transportation Support Company, CLB 2, Camp Lejeune, NC where he served as Company Gunnery Sergeant. Gunnery Sergeant Bejarano deployed with CLB 2 in July 2012 to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
On June 2014, Gunnery Sergeant Bejarano received orders, to Marine Air Control Group 18, Okinawa, Japan where he served as Motor Transport Operations Chief. On September 2015, Gunnery Sergeant Bejarano was promoted to First Sergeant and assigned to 3D Transportation Support Battalion, CLR 3, where he served as Company First Sergeant for Landing Support Company and Support Company. 
 
In June 2017, First Sergeant Bejarano received orders to 1st Marine Raider Support Battalion, Camp Pendleton, CA where he served as Headquarters Company First Sergeant. On November 2019, Sergeant Major Bejarano was promoted to his current rank and received orders to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 268.
 
In January 2022, Sergeant Major Bejarano received orders to 3d Littoral Anti-Air Battalion, 3d Marine Littoral Regiment.
 
Sergeant Major Bejarano's personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with 3 gold stars in lieu of 4th award and Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with 2 gold stars in lieu of 3rd award with "V" device and Combat Action Ribbon with 1 gold star.