Garret Nelson of Los Alamos Promoted to Captain in United States Marine Corps

Garret Nelson with his father Lew Nelson, mother Lori Nelson and grandmother Nina Laird. Courtesy photo


Garret Nelson of Los Alamos was promoted June 6 to the rank of Captain in the United State Marine Corps.

Capt. Nelson is a 2004 graduate of Los Alamos High School. He received his bachelor degree in mechanical engineering from the United States Naval Academy in 2010.  

Cap. Nelson is currently stationed at Marine Air Corp New River, N.C. He is assigned to Squadron HMLA 167, where he pilots the AH-1W Super Cobra.

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