Matt, originally from Glenelg, MD, is a 2000 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, where he received a BS in History. While at the Academy, he was a three time letter winner for the Varsity Football team.
Upon graduation, Matt was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Marine Corps and became an Infantry Officer. As an Infantry Officer, he served as an 81mm Mortar Platoon Commander with the 1st Battalion, 6th Marines, a Rifle Company Commander and Battalion Operations Officer with the 2d Battalion, 7th Marines, and a Combat Advisor to foreign units. Additionally, he was an Instructor for the Infantry Officers Course at The Basic School and headed the Instructor group at the Marine Corps Security Cooperation Group. During his career he deployed to Afghanistan four times, the Pacific twice, and Iraqi and the Republic of Georgia once.
Matt transitioned from the Marine Corps in March 2014 and joined Orion in August 2014 as an Officer Recruiter working with Army, USMC, Navy, Coast Guard and Air Force Officers.
If you are an Active Duty Navy Officer located in the Northeast half of the US and would like to learn more about Orion's Career Placement Services, please contact Matt today.
Navy Officers – Southeast and South Central United States
Brett Watson was commissioned into the Marine Corps shortly after he graduated from Troy University in 2010. Brett initially served as an Infantry Platoon Commander for V2/6 and deployed to Afghanistan in 2011. After his return stateside he served as an Afghan National Army Advisor and deployed to Afghanistan again in 2013. His last billet was as the Headquarters Company Executive Officer for the 6th Marine Regiment at Camp Lejeune.
After his separation from the Marine Corps, Brett started his civilian career search with Orion International and transitioned directly to Orion in 2014 as an Officer Recruiter and works with transitioning Navy, Army, USMC, Coast Guard and Air Force Officers.
If you are an Active Duty Navy Officer located in the Southeast or South Central half of the US and would like to learn more about Orion's Career Placement Services, please contact Brett today.
Adam Harrison was commissioned through OCS after graduating from Brigham Young University in 2008. After completing Air Defense Artillery BOLC he was assigned to 5-5 Air Defense Artillery BN (Avenger/C-RAM) at Fort Lewis, WA where he served as an Avenger Platoon Leader and then C-RAM Platoon Leader.
While at 5-5 Adam's Battery won the Henry Knox Award, recognizing them as the best Artillery Battery in the Army. Following a 12 month deployment to Operation Iraqi Freedom, Adam took an assignment at 4/2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team as the Air Defense Air Space Management Cell OIC; an O-4 billet. After being assigned to 4/2 for only a few months Adam was nominated by his branch to serve as an Aide-de-Camp at the U.S. Army Recruiting Command in Fort Knox, KY.
After spending a year as the Aide to BG Henry Huntley and getting pinned a Captain, Adam was assigned to 3/1 Infantry Brigade Combat Team as an S3 Air. Following 3/1 Adam was sent to the Captains Career Course at Fort Sill, OK, graduating in the top of his Class and winning the COL Massello Tactics Award. His follow on assignment was to 5-52 Air Defense Artillery BN (Patriot/THAAD) at Fort Bliss, TX. It was shortly after arriving at 5-52 that Adam chose to separate from active duty. Adam maintains his commission as a drilling member for the Ohio Army National Guard.
Adam came to Orion to act as a liaison with civilian companies and provide exceptional opportunities to transitioning Army, Navy, USMC, Coast Guard and Air Force Officers as they begin their next career.
If you are an Active Duty Navy Officer located in the Midwest half and would like to learn more about Orion's Career Placement Services, please contact Adam today.
David, originally from Arlington, TX, is a 2006 graduate of Naval Academy Prep school and 2010 graduate of US Naval Academy, where he received a BS in English. David played defensive back for the Varsity football team, as well. Upon graduation, he served as the First Lieutenant and Combat Information Center Officer with MCM Crew Conflict. While onboard, David did two deployments to Bahrain where he conducted mine hunting and sweeping exercises in the Persian Gulf.
David's mother is a Vietnam Air Force veteran who served as a medic in the Philippine Islands at Clark Air Base. His grandfather is a World War II Veteran and served in the Army.
David joined Orion in 2013 to work with Navy, Coast Guard and Air Force Officers as they prepare for their transition into Corporate America.
If you are an Active Duty Navy Officer in the Western half of the US and would like to learn more about Orion's Career Placement Services, please contact David today.