Jeremiah Arbogast

NOVA 44th Annual Training Event Victim Tribute Panelists

 

Jeremiah Arbogast was born and raised in Cumberland, MD and a 1998 graduate of Fort Hill High School. Joined the United States Marine Corps at the age of 17 just 3 weeks out of high school. He attended Marine Corps Recruit Training at Parris Island, SC. After recruit training attended Marine Combat Training at Camp Geiger located in Jacksonville, NC. Then Motor Transport School in Fort Leonardwood, MO.

After Marine Corps Formal Training was stationed at Marine Corps Base Quantico as Base Motors as one of VIP Drivers and was transferred to the Natural Resources Section to assist Base Game Wardens in daily activities as a Wildlife Conservationist.Next, he was transferred to Weapons Training Battalion and assumed billet as the Motor Transport NCO. While stationed there was awarded several commendations and received Marine of Quarter for the entire battalion. Jeremiah Arbogast retired from the Marine Corps in April 2006.

February 2012 he attended Marine Corps Trials for Warrior Game tryouts. While at tryouts received 2 Gold Medals for swimming completion. April 2012 he attended 2012 Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, CO where he medaled in swimming with 2 silver and 1 bronze medals.

Since 2010 Arbogast has been working as a victim advocate for sexual assault, child abuse, domestic violence and campus advocacy. He has been the keynote speaker to various military installations on MST and suicide prevention and awareness. He also testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on the aspects of military sexual assault and the effects of suicide.

Currently, Jeremiah Arbogast works as a Comprehensive Victim Intervention Specialist, for sexual assault, child abuse, domestic violence and campus advocacy with MAVERICK Consulting Group.

Jeremiah was featured in the 2012 Oscar nominated film “the Invisible War.”

Arbogast lives in Fort Ashby, WV with his 3 daughters Brianna, Keyaria and Bri.

 

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