Mike Wood was commissioned through ROTC in 2000, following OCS and graduation from Virginia Tech. Mike initially served at 2nd LAAD Bn, and then with MWSS 271 in the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, deploying during OIF in 2003. Returning stateside, he was selected for Officer Selection Officer duty, where he served as the OSO for Eastern Pennsylvania from 2004 through 2007.
Upon separating from the Marine Corps, Mike Transitioned directly to Orion International, serving as an Internal Recruiter, Northeast/European Recruiter, and currently as an Officer Recruiter. If you are an Active Duty Marine Corps Officer located in the Eastern half of the US and would like to learn more about Orion’s Career Placement Services, please contact Mike today.
Sean Crittenden was commissioned through the Penn State University NROTC in December 1999. After completing The Basic School in Quantico, Va., He attended and subsequently graduated from Naval Flight School as a Naval Flight Officer in Pensacola Fl. He was then assigned to VAQ-129 FRS in Whidbey Island Washington where he was designated as an Electronic Countermeasures Officer (ECMO), flying EA-6B Prowlers.
In 2003, Sean transferred to VMAQ-2 in MCAS Cherry Point, NC where he served as Squadron Legal Officer and Airframes Division Officer. In 2004, Sean deployed with VMAQ-2 as it became the first EA-6B Squadron to conduct combat operations from Iraqi soil. He subsequently amassed more than 429 Flight Hours during 95 combat missions in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom II and 5-07. He additionally served in both Baghdad and Doha, Qatar as the resident USMC EA-6B liaison officer.
After his return from OIF in 2006, he was then assigned as the Marine Det OIC of the US Navy Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape School, Coronado Ca. During this time period he served as Operations Officer, Resistance and Field Survival Department Heads. He also completed his MBA through the University of Southern California, before making the transition into the corporate world in 2010.
Sean then worked in Global Asset Management for UBS from 2010-2012 as a Performance Measurement Analyst.
Sean joined the Orion recruiting team in San Diego where he focuses on working with USMC officers transitioning from bases throughout the West. If you are an Active Duty Marine Corps Officer and would like to learn more about Orion’s Career Placement Services, please contact Sean today.