Rodney Solorzano
Jr. Vice Commander - Marines

Major Rodney Solórzano was born in Diriamba, Nicaragua.  He enlisted in the Marine Corps in May 1999 and completed Recruit Training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, California in August 1999 as the Platoon Honorman.  After completing Marine Combat Training at Camp Pendleton, Lance Corporal Solórzano attended the Personnel Administrative School in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, where he was trained as an Administrative Personal Clerk. Lance Corporal Solórzano’s first assignment was with Headquarters and Service Company, 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division.
In 2000, newly meritoriously promoted Corporal Solórzano was assigned to 3rd Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company in Terminal Island California. Corporal Solórzano participated in UNITAS 43-02 and was later Involuntary Activated for Operation Iraqi Freedom 1.
From 2003-2005, Sergeant Solórzano served with the H&S Co. 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance in Camp Pendleton, California.
In October 2006, Sergeant Solórzano accepted orders to Officer Candidates School in Quantico Virginia. 2nd Lieutenant Solórzano graduated from Officer Candidate School in December 2006 and reported to The Basic School. After graduation of The Basic School, 2nd Lt Solórzano was assigned as the Detachment OIC/ Military Police Platoon Commander for MWSS 473 in Miramar California. 1st Lieutenant Solórzano attended Military Police Officer’s Course at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.  Upon graduation, 1st Lieutenant Solórzano was once again activated for OIF 9.2. He deployed with MWSS 472 and served as the Executive Officer for the Motor Transportation Company. Upon deactivation, 1st Lieutenant Solórzano returned to MWSS 473, where he continued serving as the Military Police Platoon Commander.
In January 2011, Captain Solórzano joined 2nd Battalion 23rd Marines in Pasadena, California, serving as the Battalion Assistant Operations Officer.  In August 2011, Captain Solórzano assumed command of Headquarters and Service Company. In August 2012, Captain Solorzano deployed to the Republic of Georgia and served as the Anti-Terrorism Force Protection Officer and Military Police advisor to the Georgian Military.
In January 2014, Captain Solorzano Captain Solórzano was assigned to Marine Corps Installations-West and served as a Senior Watch Officer. In February 2017 Captain Solorzano graduated from Expeditionary Warfare School.
In March 2017, Major Solorzano assumed Command of Headquarters and Service Company, 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion.
In November 2019, Major Solórzano was assigned to Marine Corps Logistics Command, 29 Palms as the Military Police Officer Advisor/ Anti-Terrorism Force Protection Advisor.
After 21 years of honorable service, Major Solórzano retired from the Marine Corps reserves on July 1, 2020.
His personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, the Navy Achievement Medal (three stars), the Combat Action Ribbon, the Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (three stars), the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Iraqi Campaign Medal and the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal.


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