Chad Ohmer
Wounded Warrior Battalion East- Marine Corps Detachment- Camp Lejeune


Corporal Ohmer currently serves as a patient in, 1st Platoon, Company A, Wounded Warrior Battalion East, Marine Corps Detachment Camp Lejeune. Corporal Ohmer was born to Dave and Lisa Ohmer on August 18, 1987 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has two older siblings, Dave Jr. and Stacie Ohmer. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps on February 9, 2009.  He attended recruit training at MCRD Parris Island, South Carolina.  Upon completion of recruit training, Corporal Ohmer reported to ITB Camp Geiger, North Carolina for Infantry Training Battalion.  There he obtained the MOS of 0311, Rifleman.

Corporal Ohmer reported to MCB Camp Lejeune, North Carolina where he was attached to L Company 3rd Battalion 8th Marines. There he attended DM school and CLS training. February, 2011 Corporal Ohmer was attached to Weapons Company 3rd Battalion 9th Marines where he deployed to Marjah, Afghanistan. After returning from Afghanistan he went back to 3/8 as a squad leader. He was shortly attached to 1st Battalion 8th Marines as a team leader to deploy to Sangin, Afghanistan.  During this tour of duty, Corporal Ohmer was injured in an IED explosion, while trying to pull an injured team mate to safety, which resulted in multiple injuries to include extensive tissue loss. 

In June of 2012, Corporal Ohmer arrived to WRNMMC-Bethesda where he received medical treatment. In February of 2013 Corporal Ohmer returned to Camp Lejeune as patient with WWBn- E to continue his Comprehensive Recovery Plan. 

 



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