H. Ripley Rawlings IVLt. Col. Hunter Ripley “Rip” Rawlings IV (Ret.) is an active duty Marine and a veteran of combat with over ten tours to Afghanistan (OEF), Iraq (OIF), Saudi Arabia, and Northern Africa (OEF,) to name a few. He is an Infantry and LAV Reconnaissance Officer by trade. A former company commander, FAST det. Commander, and an infantry battalion commander of the 3d Battalion, 5th Marines, Rawlings’s service to the Nation spanned more than twenty-two years of active duty. His last assignment was in Quantico Marine Base as the Warfighting Department Head for Marine Corps Command & Staff College. In his spare time, Lt. Col. Rawlings is an avid scuba diver, hunter, motorcyclist, rock drummer, small-craft sailor, and microbrewer of fine beer.
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