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Marine Officer Instructor

Shannon Hart

Marine Officer Instructor

First Lieutenant Shannon E. Hart hails from Grand Rapids, Minnesota, and reported to the United States Naval Academy in June 2016. First Lieutenant Hart graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science in May 2020. She completed The Basic School in Quantico, Virginia in April 2021 and Marine Artillery Officer Basic Course in Ft Sill, Oklahoma in September 2021.


First Lieutenant Hart reported to 3d Battalion, 12th Marines (3/12) in September 2021, where she served as a Fire Direction Officer with East Battery Alpha 1st Battalion, 10th Marines for Artillery Relocation Training Program (ARTP) 21.3. In January 2022, she reported to Winter Mountain Leader's Course in Bridgeport, California. Upon WMLC graduation, First Lieutenant Hart returned to 3/12 and reported to East Battery Bravo 1st Battalion, 10th Marines and served as Guns Platoon Commander and executed ARTP 22.1.


In August 2022, First Lieutenant Hart transitioned to Battalion Staff and became 3/12's Battalion Fire Direction Officer and served in this capacity for Resolute Dragon 22. She then deployed with the 31st MEU aboard the USS America as the 31st MEU's HIMARS detachment Fire Direction Officer for the 23.1 deployment. She served as the 31st MEU's lead Fires Planner for Talisman Sabre 23 in April 2023.


Upon returning to 3/12 she resumed duties as the Battalion Fire Direction Officer, serving in this role for ARTP 23.1. First Lieutenant Hart then took over as Headquarters Battery Executive Officer, where she served for ARTP 23.2 in July 2023. She then transitioned to serving as the Battalion's Assistant Logistics Officer and ARTP Coordinator, where she served for ARTP 23.3 in November 2023 and ARTP 23.4 in March of 2024. First Lieutenant Hart reported to University of Idaho in May 2024 to take over as the NROTC unit's Marine Officer Instructor (MOI).

Physical Address:

1212 Blake Ave 
Moscow, ID 83844-3236

Mailing Address:

University of Idaho 
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3236
Moscow, ID 83844-3236

Phone: 208-885-6333

Fax: 208-885-6339

Email: navyrotc@uidaho.edu