Eastern Region


Lieutenant Colonel Geter reported to Marine Corps University (MCU) as a Faculty Advisor for Command and Staff College, based at Marine Corps Base Quantico Virginia in June 2020.

Operational assignments include: Executive Officers, 24 th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU); Executive Officer, Aircraft Maintenance Officer, and Director of Safety and Standardization for Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 467; IntraTheater and Future Plans Officer for NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan/Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan (NTM-A/CSTC-A); Assistant Aircraft Maintenance Officer and Ground/Aviation Safety Officer for HMLA-469; Ground Safety Officer for HMLA-267, Future Operations Officer and Assistant Logistics Officer for Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 265 (Reinforced); and Assistant Communications Officer and Quality Assurance Officer for HMLA-169.

Supporting Establishment and Staff assignments include: Air Officer for Marine Corps Forces, South; Ground Safety Officer, Fleet NATOPS Evaluator for UH-1N, and H/UH-1 NATOPS Program Manager for HMLA/T-303; and Legal Officer and Classified Material Control Custodian for Marine Aircraft Group 39.

Lieutenant Colonel Geter’s operational deployments include two deployments to  Afghanistan one tour with HMLA-467 and one tour with NTM-A/CSTC-A in support of OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, one tour to Iraq with HMLA-169 in support of OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, two deployments with the 31st MEU with one tour to Iraq in support of OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM and one tour to the Pacific Command’s Area of Operations, and one tour supporting Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force – Crisis Response – Africa (SPMAGTF-CR-AF) with the 24th MEU.

Lieutenant Colonel Geter graduated from Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and was commissioned through the Platoon Leader’s Course. She completed Naval Aviation Schools Command training and was designated a Naval Aviator in May 2012. She is a graduate of Expeditionary Warfare School (non-res), Command and General Staff College, University of Foreign Military and Cultural Studies – Red Teaming, and the School of Aviation Safety. LtCol Geter has Masters Degrees in Human Resources Administration from Central Michigan University and Supply Chain Management from the University of Kansas.

Her personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal with Gold Star, Air Medal with strike/flight numeral “7”, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation medal with Gold Star, and Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medal with Gold Star