HMCS Coslett was
born on October 25, 1976 and raised in San Diego, CA. He enlisted in the Navy in July 1995. Following Hospital Corpsman “A” School and
Field Medical Service School, Hospitalman Coslett reported to Marine Corps
Recruit Depot, San Diego, CA in February 1996, where he was assigned as the
Golf Co. Corpsman.
November 1998, he transferred to the USS MCCLUSKY (FFG 41) as a Junior Medical
Department Representative. In December
1998, he was promoted to Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class. He earned his Enlisted Surface Warfare
Specialist Insignia, and was a member of the Visit, Board, Search and Seizure
Team during multiple deployments to the Persian Gulf for Operation Desert Fox. In February 2001, he was meritoriously
advanced to Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class.
November 2001, HM2 Coslett completed the Search and Rescue In-flight Medical
Technician program, earning his Naval Aircrew designation and reported to the Naval
Air Station Corpus Christi Station SAR unit and the Naval Hospital. HM2 Coslett simultaneously filled positions as
the LPO of the Patient Administration Department and as a 2nd
Crewman for the SAR Unit. In January
2003, HM2 Coslett deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom for Marine Air
Group 39 and helped to form the I Marine Expeditionary Force Casualty
Evacuation (CASEVAC) Program. HM2
Coslett earned his Combat Aircrew Designation and Enlisted Fleet Marine Force
Warfare Specialist Insignia.
May 2006, HM2 Coslett completed Surface Force Independent Duty Corpsman School and
graduated with honors. HM1 Coslett
reported to the USS UNDERWOOD (FFG 36) in Mayport, FL as Senior Medical
Department Representative completing multiple deployments in support of the
Global War of Terrorism and Counter Narcotics.
In August 2008, HM1 Coslett was selected to Hospital Corpsman Chief
a successful tour on USS UNDERWOOD, HMC Coslett was selected to teach at
Surface Force Independent Duty Corpsman School, San Diego in July 2009. During his tour, HMC Coslett deployed for an
IA assignment with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 18 in support of
Operation Enduring Freedom from April 2010-2011. While with NMCB-18, he earned his Enlisted
Seabee Combat Warfare Specialist. Upon returning
to SFIDC School, HMC Coslett earned his Master Training Specialist
Qualification and took on the responsibilities as IDC Program manager for Navy
Medicine Operational Training Center where he managed Surface, Sub-surface, and
Special Operations Independent Duty Corpsman assigned to four detachments
across the United States.
Coslett held the position of Naval Special Warfare Unit TEN Department Head and
Senior Medical Department Representative in Stuttgart, Germany from July 2012
to February 2014. There he managed all
NSW Task Unit medical personnel deployed across the continent of Africa in
support of SOF missions through Special Operations Command Africa.
February 2014, Chief Coslett was selected to assume his current position as the
IDC Program Manager and IG Inspector for Headquarters US Marine Corps, where he
manages all Independent Duty Corpsman assigned to Fleet Marine Force billets. In June 2014, he was selected for Senior
Chief Petty Officer.
Chief Coslett received his Associates of Science in Clinical Medicine from
George Washington University in 2012 and is currently pursuing his Bachelors of
Science in Clinical Health Sciences.
Chief Cosletts’ decorations include Strike/Flight Air Medal (two Awards); Navy
and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards); Navy and Marine Corps
Achievement Medal (six awards); Army Achievement Medal as well as other personal,
unit and campaign awards.
Chief Coslett is married to LT Rayma N. Coslett, PA-C. LT Coslett is assigned Branch Health Clinic
Quantico. They have one daughter named Charleston.