As Assistant Deputy Commandant for Installations and Logistics (LP), Brigadier General Poole oversees the Logistics Division for the United States Marine Corps.
Brigadier General Forrest C. Poole entered the United States Marine Corps in 1993 after graduating from The Citadel.
The commands Brigadier General Poole has served with:
Commanding General, 2nd Marine Logistics Group (MLG)
Motor Transportation Platoon Commander, Truck Company, 1st Marine Division
Motor Transportation Platoon Commander, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division
Motor Transportation Platoon Commander, Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center
Company Commander, Materiel Readiness Company, Combat Service Support Group-1, 1st Marine Logistics Group
Commanding Officer, Recruiting Station Seattle, Washington
3d Maintenance Battalion, 3d Marine Logistics Group
Combat Logistics Regiment-35, 3d Marine Logistics Group
Staff billets include:
Battalion Logistics Officer, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division
Battalion Operations Officer, Combat Service Support Battalion-10 during Operation Iraqi Freedom-1
Regimental Operations Officer, Combat Service Support Group-11 during Operation Iraqi Freedom-2
Joint Staff, J4, Deputy Director, Joint Logistics Operations Center and Strategic Planner
Executive Assistant for the Deputy Commandant for Installations and Logistics
The Basic School
Motor Transportation Officers Course
Naval Command and Staff College, Newport, Rhode Island
School of Advance Warfighting
National War College
Brigadier General Forrest C. Poole is married and he and his wife are blessed with seven children.