Recruiting Station Ohio
Major Jon D. Sanko

Maj. Jon D. Sanko currently serves as the Commanding Officer, Recruiting Station Ohio.  He graduated from Waynesburg University in May 2012. He commissioned the same month and checked into The Basic School in April 2013. Upon graduation, he was assigned the Military Occupation Specialty of 0302 Infantry Officer and reported to Infantry Officer Course 2-14. He graduated Infantry Officer Course in March 2014 and reported to 2d Battalion, 2d Marine Regiment at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

From 2014-2015 Sanko served as a platoon commander for Easy Company, 2d Battalion, 2d Marine Regiment during a deployment to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force, Crisis Response, Africa Command as a part of the Security Force and Theater Security Cooperation Company. From 2015-2016, he served as the Combined Anti-Armor Team Platoon Commander for Weapons Company and deployed to United States Pacific Command as part of the Unit Deployment Program-East.

In September 2016 Sanko received orders to The Basic School, Quantico, Virginia. He served as the Weapons Platoon Commander for Combat Instructor Battalion while concurrently executing the duties of a Warfighting Instructor. In September 2017 he was assigned as a Staff Platoon Commander for Company F, Basic Officer Course. In March 2018 he was assigned as an instructor at the Infantry Officer Course. In August 2019 Sanko received orders to Expeditionary Warfare School, Quantico, Virginia.

Following graduation from Expeditionary Warfare School in May of 2020, Sanko received orders to Fox Company, 2d Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment. He served as Fox Company Commander for a deployment in support of Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force, Crisis Response, Central Command as the Security Force Commander at the Baghdad Embassy Compound, Baghdad, Iraq. Following this deployment he served as the Operations Officer, 2d Battalion, 1st Marines.  

In February 2023 Sanko received orders to Recruiting Station Ohio where he is currently serving.

4th Marine Corps District