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Mr. Khari Wright Biography

Mr. Khari Wright

Deputy Director, Administration and Resource Management

A District of Columbia native, Mr. Khari Wright, enlisted in the United States Marine Corps Reserve and served as a Supply Clerk in Supply Company, 4th Fleet Service Support Group (1989-1999). After graduating from Morgan State University with a degree in Elementary Education, he accepted a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps.

Upon completion of The Basic School, he was trained as a communications officer and assigned to 7th Communication Battalion, III Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF), where he served as a platoon commander, company executive officer, and Commander of Headquarters Company.

Other staff assignments include Officer Candidate School (2003); Defense Information Systems Agency (2003 - 2007); II MEF, G-6 (2007 - 2010); Marine Forces Reserves, G-6 (2010 - 2013); and Headquarters & Service Battalion, Headquarters Marine Corps, Henderson Hall (2013 - 2014) where he also served as the Headquarters Company Commander as well as the Battalion Executive Officer.

Upon retirement, after almost 28 years of service, he accepted employment as a Program Analyst in support of Deputy Commandant, Combat Development and Integration (2018 - 2022). He continues his support to the Marine Corps mission as Deputy Director, Administration and Resource Management Division.

He is a graduate of Command and Staff College, Expeditionary Warfare School, Communication Information Systems Officer Course, The Basic School, and Enlisted Supply Basic Course. He is married to Leila Wright, another DC native, with whom he is raising Neila (aged 12), Sekai, (aged 10), and Adira (aged 7).

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