Maj. Robert Green, USMC
Director of Player Development
United States Naval Academy
Major Robert B. Green, USMC, is in his second season as the Director of Player Development. He will assist Coach Niumatalolo and the officer representatives with professional development and molding of Navy football players to assume future positions of leadership in the Navy and Marine Corps.
Green is a 1998 graduate of the Naval Academy where he was a four-year letterwinner and three-year starter on the football team as a defensive back. During the 1996 campaign Navy fashioned its best record since 1978 at 9-3 and registered a 42-38 victory over California in the Aloha Bowl. Consequently, Green was named to the Blue-Gray All-Star Football Classic and was an All-Independent selection.
Major Green was born and raised in Atlanta, Ga., where he attended Booker T. Washington High School. After graduation, Major Green attended the Naval Academy Preparatory School in Newport, R.I. before moving on to the Naval Academy. He was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Marine Corps in May 1998, having completed his undergraduate education at the Naval Academy.
Following The Basic School and the Logistics Officer Course, he was assigned to 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group in July 1999. During this tour, Major Green served as the S-4 Alpha, Maintenance Management Officer, and Headquarters Company Commander.
Ordered to Okinawa in June 2002, Major Green was transferred to Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, Camp Futenma, Japan, where he served as the S-4 Officer.
In July 2003, Major Green was reassigned to Recruiting Station Indianapolis. While stationed at RS Indianapolis Maj Green served for two and one-half years as the Operations Officer, and one-half year as the Executive Officer.
In July 2006, Major Green reported to Inspector-Instructor duty serving as Operations Officer and Assistant Inspector and Instructor for Headquarters and Service Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Dobbins ARB; Marietta, Ga. During his tour, Maj Green was deployed to Iraq as a member of the 1st Marine Logistics Group G-3 staff in July 2008. Stationed at Camp Al Taqaddum, he served as the Embarkation and Unit Movement Coordination Center Officer-in-Charge.
Major Green returned from Iraq in February 2009 only to depart Marietta in July 2009 to further his career at the Air Command and Staff College at Maxwell AFB in Montgomery, Al. Earning a Master's Degree in Military Operational Art, Maj Green graduated in June 2010 and was assigned to 2d Marine Division.
Upon arriving to 2d Marine Division Headquarters, Maj Green was immediately deployed to Operation Enduring Freedom and assigned as the Logistics Officer for Regional Support Command - Southwest, NATO Training Mission - Afghanistan at Camp Leatherneck. After the seven month tour, Maj Green returned to Camp Lejeune, and assigned as the S-4 Officer for the 6th Marine Regiment in February 2011.
As a member of 6th Marine Regiment, Maj Green deployed to Afghanistan for a second time in December 2011. After serving a combined 11 months on Camp Delaram and Camp Leatherneck, the Regiment returned home in November 2012. Maj Green continued to serve as the senior Logistics Officer for the command until his transfer to the Naval Academy.
Major Green's personal decorations include Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (2nd award), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (2nd award), Meritorious Service Medal (2nd Award), and Defense Meritorious Service Medal.
Major Green resides in Annapolis with his wife, Robyn and twin boys Garrison and Grant.