Commanding Officer, 1st Radio Battalion
Lieutenant Colonel Heredia was born in El Paso, Texas and enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1993. Following completion of Recruit Training, Marine Combat Training (MCT), and Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) schooling, he was stationed at Yuma, Arizona with 1st Light Anti-Aircraft Missile Battalion (1st LAAM Battalion) in 1994, where he served as
Sergeant Major, 1st Radio Battalion
Sergeant Major Labaran enlisted into the Marine Corps on 14 September 1998 and completed Recruit Training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, CA. Upon graduation from Recruit Training, Sergeant Major Labaran proceeded to Marine Combat Training at Camp Pendleton, CA for instruction and then to Fort Sill, OK to the Cannon Crewman's Course.