MCAS Sergeant Major


Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay
Sergeant Major Christina Mota
United States Marine Corps


Sergeant Major Christina Mota enlisted in the Marine Corps in Modesto, California and attended recruit training at MCRD Parris Island where she graduated in August 2004.

Private First Class Mota attended Marine Combat Training aboard Camp Geiger, North Carolina in September 2004.  
In October 2004, she transferred to Camp Johnson, North Carolina for Basic Supply Course.  

Upon graduation in November 2004, she received orders to Marine Corps Communications Electronics School as a Supply Clerk. In November of 2006, Corporal Mota received orders to serve as a supply clerk for MWSS-374, 29 Palms California.  In 2007, she was transferred to EWTGPAC in Coronado, California to serve as a Supply Clerk.  In December 2010, Sergeant Mota received orders to Marine Corps Base Okinawa Japan where she served as a Supply Chief for Base food service.

She was selected to serve on the Cultural Support Team with 2d MSOB in 2012 where she deployed to Helmand Province, Afghanistan.  Upon her return, Staff Sergeant Mota returned to Okinawa Japan to complete her tour overseas.  

In 2013, she was transferred to MACS-2, Cherry Point North Carolina where she served as the Supply Admin Chief.  In 2014, she attended Basic Recruiter Course and was selected to serve as a basic recruiter in Los Angeles, California.  In 2015, She was assigned as the Station Commander for RSS Santa Clarita.

Upon completion of a demanding recruiting tour, Gunnery Sergeant Mota was assigned to Combat Logistics Battalion 3 to serve as the Reparable Issue Point SNCOIC.  

Upon her selection to First Sergeant in 2020, she was assigned to Combat Logistics Battalion 3 and served as the H&S Company, Motor Transportation Company and Combat Logistics Company A First Sergeant.  
In 2022, she was selected to attend the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy, upon graduation she was assigned to 3d Littoral Anti-Air Battalion as the H&S Battery Unit Senior Enlisted Advisor.
Sergeant Major Mota was promoted to her current rank December 2023 and currently serves as the Battalion Sergeant Major at Marine Corps Air Station Hawaii.
Sergeant Major Mota's personal awards include Navy Marine Corps Commendation Medal with gold star in lieu of third award, Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medal with gold star, combat action and good conduct.  


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