Gerald "Jerry" Sommer
SR Vice Commandant
Home Phone : 410-795-4779
Cell Phone: 443-904-2040
Jerry joined the Marine Corps in 1960. After boot camp in San Diego,, CA. Jerry was assigned to the 11th Marine Battalion as a cook. Jerry spent 18 months at Camp Pendleton then transferred to the Cold Weather Training Center, at Bridgeport, CA. Jerry was discharged, January 1964.
Duties of the Sr Vice Commandant:
The Senior Vice Commandant is second in command of the Detachment. This officer should be a logical successor to the Commandant, and is therefore required to be fully familiar with the Commandant functions through his/her term of office. Many of the duties described below are the same or similar to those of the Commandant.The Senior Vice Commandant should be familiar with the duties of the Commandant, and be prepared to be the senior chairperson for projects/committees deemed important by the Commandant. As second in command, the Senior Vice Commandant’s role is critical to the Detachment in terms of officer support, and in accepting major responsibilities for meeting Detachment objectives.