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  • Height: 1.82 M (6 Ft)
  • Weight: 90.71 Kg (200 Lbs)
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • ATA Gene Status: Positive (Gene Therapy)


  • Secondary Education: Atherton High School
  • University Education: Virginia Military Institute
    • Modern Languages & Cultures - German, Arabic, Spanish (Major)
    • Military History (Minor)
  • Military Education: USMC Officer Candidates School, USA Airborne School


  • Father: Gunnery Sergeant Arthur Eugene Tomkinson, (USMC ret.)
  • Mother: Carrie Anne Estes
  • Brother: Staff Sergeant Harold Arthur Tomkinson
  • Grandfather: Sergeant Major Edmund Wright Tomkinson, (USMC ret.)

Career HistoryEdit

  • Platoon Leader, Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment
    • 05/01/2015- 02/01/2018
  • Executive Officer, Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment
    • 02/01/2018- 05/12/2019
  • Commanding Officer, India Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment
    • 05/12/2019- 11/27/2021
  • Infantry Company Commanding Officer, USS Tria
    • 11/27/2021- Present

Effective Dates of PromotionEdit

  • USMC-O1 - 2nd Lieutenant: 05/01/2015
  • USMC-O2 - 1st Lieutenant: 11/15/2017
  • USMC-O3 - Captain: 02/20/2019

Awards & DecorationsEdit

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  • Silver Star
  • Bronze Star w/ V device
  • Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal
  • Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal
  • Joint Meritorious Unit Award
  • Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation
  • Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal
  • National Defense Medal
  • Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
  • Afghanistan Campaign Medal
  • Iraqi Campaign Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (5)
  • Navy & Marine Corps Overseas Service Ribbon (2)
  • United Nations Medal
  • NATO Medal
  • Certificate of Commendation

Qualifications & SkillsEdit

  • Adept at learning languages on the fly
  • Ground Combat Experience
  • Urban Warfare Experience
  • Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP) 3rd Degree Black Belt


Edmund Tomkinson was born in Burton, Michigan to Gunnery Sergeant Arthur Tomkinson and Carrie Tomkinson. He grew up in the shadow of his grandfather and fathers military careers. His grandfather a retired Marine Sergeant Major severed during the Korean War, Vietnam War, and Grenada. Growing up Ed heard many tells about his grandfathers exploits and how his grandfather won the Congressional Metal of Honor during the Vietnam War. His father also served in the Marine Corps during the Persian Gulf War (1990) and later during Operation Enduring Freedom and Iraq Freedom. Shortly after his birth though his father retired.

Edmund went to High School at Atherton High School in Burton, Michigan where he played Football and ran Track. Upon graduation from High School Ed enrolled in the Virginia Military Institute where he majored in Modern Languages & Cultures - German, Arabic, Spanish and minored in Military History. Upon graduation from VMI he joined the United States Marine Corps and attended the Officer Candidate Course.

Personality TraitsEdit

Tomkinson is always one to follow orders; unless they will endanger his men. He is also one to work out most details before an action happens.