Chemical Biological Incident Response Force
Commanding Officer

Colonel Beasley was born on 25 January 1978 in Durham, North Carolina. He attended Officer Candidates School and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant following graduation from The Citadel. After completing TBS and Infantry Officer Course in August of 2001, he reported to 3d Bn 8th Marines for duty as a rifle Platoon Commander with India Company. 

He deployed to Afghanistan in May of 2002, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and to Okinawa, Japan in December 2002, as part of a Unit Deployment Program. In April of 2003, 1stLt Beasley assumed duties as India Company Executive Officer. He deployed again in March of 2004 to Haiti in support of Operation Secure Tomorrow. In July of 2004, 1stLt Beasley reported to the School of Infantry for a three-year assignment. 

In June of 2007, Captain Beasley reported to Marine Corps University in Quantico, Va. for duty as a student at Expeditionary Warfare School. Following graduation in May of 2008, Captain Beasley reported to 3d Bn 9th Marines for duty as a Company Commander. While assigned to 3d Bn, 9th Marines, Captain Beasley served as a Company Commander, Battalion Operations Officer, and Battalion Executive Officer and deployed in August 2008 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and in November 2010 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He was promoted to the rank of Major in November 2010. 

From August 2011 to May 2013, Major Beasley attended the Marine Corps Command and Staff College and the School of Advanced Warfighting. From May 2013 to March 2016, Major Beasley served as a Regional Planner and aide-de-camp to the Commander, Marine Corps Forces Command. In March of 2016, Major Beasley reported to 2d Marine Regiment as the Operations Officer and deployed with the Regimental Headquarters to Europe and Africa. 

He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel on October 2017 and took Command of 3d Bn 6th Marines in December 2017. He led the battalion through a Unit Deployment Program to Okinawa, Japan. After relinquishing command in September 2019, he was assigned Executive Officer of 2d Marine Regiment. 

In June of 2021, Lieutenant Colonel Beasley graduated from the National War College and reported to the Joint Staff. He was promoted to the rank of Colonel in December 2022. 

Colonel Beasley’s personal awards include the Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal with Gold Star, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with Gold Star, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and the Combat Action Ribbon. 

Chemical Biological Incident Response Force