Lieutenant Colonel Rewa Mariger is the assistant commandant of cadets for recruiting.
She is a graduate of Purdue University and served eight years in the U.S. Navy.
Lt Col Mariger received her commission via the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarship Program. Following her commissioning and basic surface warfare training, she served aboard USS Shasta (AE-33) as the combat information center officer and later as the auxiliaries and electrical officer.
For her follow-on sea tour, Lt Col Mariger was one of the first women to serve aboard a Pacific Fleet cruiser USS Port Royal (CG-73). She served as the strike officer and public affairs officer. Her shore duty was as a Naval ROTC Instructor at Virginia Tech.
She earned a Master of Business Administration in marketing and E-commerce from Virginia Tech in 2001 and spent five years conducting research for the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute before joining the commandant’s staff in March 2006.
Lt Col Mariger is married to Dr. S. Christian Mariger of Logan, Utah, and they have two daughters.
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