CBIRF Leaders
Commanding Officer, CBIRF
Col Dean Schulz

Col Schulz currently serves as the Commanding Officer, Chemical and Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF), U.S Marine Corps Forces Command.

He has had a very diverse career with command and staff assignments in infantry, reconnaissance, artillery, intelligence, and attaché billets.  He has served more than half of his career overseas to include contingency operations in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.

Col Schulz is a graduate of the Marine Corps Expeditionary Warfare School, the Collège Interarmées de Defense (France), and the National War College. He holds a Master’s Degree in National Security Strategy.  

His personal awards include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with Combat “V”, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with Combat “V”, and the Combat Action Ribbon.