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​Maor Walter Suarez, USMC
Military Faculty Advisor
Expeditionary Warfare Schnool, Quantico, VA 22134 Phone: 703-432-0751 Email:
EWS | Major Walter Suarez
Major Walter Suarez enlisted in the Marine Corps 1992 and served as an Assault Amphibian Crewman with 3d AABn.  During this time, he was selected for the Marine Enlisted Commissioning Education Program (MECEP).  Once he completed The Basic School in 2000, he reported to Naval Air Station Pensacola, FL for flight training and was designated a Naval Flight Officer with follow on training as a F/A-18D Weapons and Sensors Officer.

Major Suarez reported to MCAS Beaufort, SC for duty with VMFA (AW)-533. Upon check in, Major Suarez was assigned as the squadron S-1 Officer. While serving with the Hawks, Major Suarez held additional billets as the Avionics Officer, Scheduling Officer and Airframes Division Officer.  He deployed twice with the squadron, first to Iwakuni, Japan in 2003, then to Al Asad, Iraq in 2006 in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. 

In 2008 Major Suarez reported to II MEF Camp Lejeune, NC and deployed with 2D MEB Command Element to Helmand Province, Afghanistan in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM as the Deputy Information Operations Officer from 2009 to 2010.  Major Suarez returned to MCAS Beaufort, SC and served as the NATOPs Officer and as the MAG-31 Director of Safety and Standardization.  In 2012, Major Suarez reported for duty at the Marine Corps Information Operations Center (MCIOC) and deployed to Helmand Province, Afghanistan as the RC-SW Information Operations Officer.  Upon returning, he served as the Information Operations Force Development Company Commander for the MCIOC.

Major Suarez holds a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology from Texas A&M University and Master of Military Studies (MMS) degree from the Marine Corps University.  He is a graduate of Expeditionary Warfare School in 2008 and the Marine Corps Command and Staff College in 2012.​

Areas of Interest:

  • ​Leadership
  • Aviation
  • Cyber
  • Athletics