Recruiting Station Frederick
Major Daniel P. Chamberlin

Maj. Daniel P. Chamberlin currently serves as the Commanding Officer, Recruiting Station Frederick.  He is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and a graduate of Saint Francis University, and Duquesne University. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in History/Secondary Education, and a Master of Science in Instructional Technology.

He commissioned via the United States Marine Corps Officer Candidate School in 2009.  After completing The Basic School and the Basic Communication Officer Course, he joined 1st Marine Aircraft Wing. He served as a Platoon Commander, Detachment Operations Officer, Squadron S3-A, and 1st MAW G-6 Operations Officer. He supported humanitarian operations in the Philippines, and Joint Force operations in South Korea, and Japan. 

In 2012, Maj. Chamberlin joined Marine Forces Central Command Forward (MARCENT FWD) in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) as the MARCENT FWD G-6 Operations Officer, and later the Aide de Camp. He supported exercises and operations in Jordan, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Qatar. 

In 2013, Maj. Chamberlin became the Director of Communication Training Center-2 in Camp Lejeune. He instructed multiple periods of instruction, and managed a staff of Marines, Civilians, and Contractors. His center trained over 3,500 Department of Defense personnel over 3 years in Communications and Cyberspace curriculum for deployments and overseas operations.

After completing Resident Expeditionary Warfare School in May 2017, Maj. Chamberlin joined 8th Communication Battalion. He served as the Alpha Company Commander, the Battalion Operations Officer, and the Battalion Executive Officer. He supported 15 exercises and operations to include North Atlantic Treaty Organization exercise Trident Juncture 2018 in Norway, and Defense Service Civil Authority (DSCA) Hurricane Florence in North Carolina.

Maj. Chamberlin completed Resident Command and Staff College in June 2021. He assumed command of Recruiting Station Frederick in June 2021.

Maj. Chamberlin’s personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (gold star in lieu of second award) and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.