Kent, Campa and Kate Inc.


Carlton Kent served 36 years as a United States Marine until retiring  as the 16th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps in June 2011. 

In this role, he held responsibilities that included principal advisor to the Commandant of the Marine Corps.  He also served as an advisor

to the Secretary of the Navy, and Secretary of Defense on all Marine Corps matters.  He also testified to Congress on quality of life

issues affecting Marines and their families.  Sergeant Major Kent served at numerous levels as a Non-commissioned Officer and Staff Non-commissioned Officer. 

Some of his billets includes; Drill Instructor, Director at Non-commissioned Officers School, Platoon Sergeant, Company

Gunnery Sergeant, Company First Sergeant, and numerous levels as a Sergeant Major.  Sergeant Major Kent also served at the

American Embassies in Kinshasa, Zaire, and Panama City, Panama Before launching Kent, Campa, and Kate Incorporated, with the 11th

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy, Joe Campa, and Marine and Vietnam Veteran, Bob Turner, Carlton Kent served as Director,

Veteran Support, and Development Office for CACI International


His awards include the Navy Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit with Gold Star in lieu of second award, a Bronze Star,

Meritorious Service Medal with Gold Star in lieu of second award, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with Gold Star in lieu of second award,and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with Gold Star in lieu of second award, and the Combat Action Ribbon.  

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