A native of New Jersey, Major General Coglianese was
commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant upon graduation from Indiana
University South Bend in 1983.
Major General Coglianese's assignments in the Marine Corps'
operating forces include Battalion Motor Transport Officer, 2d
Battalion, 12th Marines; Engineer Officer, Det. B, Marine Wing
Support Group 27; Motor Transport Officer, Marine Wing Support Squadron 273; Group Motor Transport and Engineer Officer, 2nd Surveillance ReconnaissanceIntelligence Group; Company Commander, Headquarters andService Company, deployed to Southwest Asia in support of Operations DESERT SHIELD/DESERT STORM; S-4, 2nd Light Armored Infantry Battalion; Operations and Executive Officer, Combat Service Support Group-3; Commander, Combat Service Support Detachment 78; Commanding Officer, MEU Service Support Group 24, deployed with the 24th MEU to Iraq's Northern Babil Province in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM; First Deputy Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command; Commanding Officer, Combat Logistics Regiment 27; Chief of Staff, 2d Marine Logistics Group (Fwd) and Commanding Officer, Combat Logistics Regiment 27 (Fwd), deployed in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM.
His other assignments include Marine Corps Representative, United States Merchant Marine Academy: Assistant Operations Officer, Joint Security Directorate, CENTCOM, deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM as a part of Task Force Bowie, a Joint Interagency Task Force; First Marine assigned as J-4 for Special Operations Command, Central Command, deployed in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM and served as the J-4 Directorate for Combined Forces Special Operations Component Command.
As a General Officer, he has served as the Deputy Director for Operations, J-3, The Joint Staff;
Commanding General of Marine Corps Installations West - Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton, Commanding General, 1st Marine Logistics Group, Assistant Deputy Commandant,Installations and Logistics (LP), Inspector General for the United States Marine Corps and currently as the Assistant Deputy Commandant for Installations and Logistics (LF)/Commander Marine Corps Installations Command.
Major General Coglianese is a graduate of the Motor Transport Officers' Course, and the U.S. Army Transportation Officers' Advance Course. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Social Public Environmental Affairs from Indiana, and a Master of Arts Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College. Additionally, he attended Penn State University as the Senior Marine Fellow, Supply Chain and Information Systems Program.
Major General Coglianese was promoted to his current rank on 15 August 2014.