From 1987 to 2011, Mario Cockrell served in the Army as an Airborne Infantryman. Throughout his career, he served in every duty and leadership positions within an Infantry battalion, on Long Range Surveillance teams, as a Drill Sergeant, Observer Controller, and Deputy Commandant.
The units he served in:
- 5th Infantry Division
- 2nd Infantry Division – with DMZ tour
- 4th Infantry Division Long Range Surveillance Detachment- JTF 6
- 82nd Airborne Division – Panama, Egypt and Iraq tours
- Infantry One Station Unit Training – Drill Sergeant
- Joint Readiness Training Center – Observer/Controller
- 173rd Airborne Brigade – Afghanistan tour
- Fort Bragg Noncommissioned Officer Academy
Mario is Darley Defense point of contact and support for the entire Southeast Region where he supports conventional, special operations, maritime, Federal, training and National Guard organizations. He advises and instructs logisticians and command teams on efficient procurement vehicles to assist them in fulfilling operational requirements with commercial off the shelf (COTS) products or simply to improve the unit’s effectiveness through increased performance.
He currently lives with his family in Fayetteville, NC. To reach Mario use the contact form or information to the right of the photo.