In 1999, Aaron enlisted with the Marines, attaining a rank of Staff Sergeant. Serving his country in the military’s most elite division, Aaron developed leadership skills that are second to none.
Aaron won the 2001 1st Marine Division TOW Competition and was the TOW Platoon Section Leader 1st Marine Division, 1st Tank Battalion, TOW Platoon. He led Marines in both peacetime and wartime operations across the globe and was positioned as the leader of 16 Marines for the 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, Anti-Tank Section. In his capacity as a Marine with this illustrious unit, Aaron was responsible for developing and improving the productivity and performance of all the Marines in his charge, as well as for $4.4 million worth of military equipment.
Not satisfied with meeting only the basic military requirements, Aaron made a personal commitment to improving the health and fitness of his entire Battalion. He took charge of multiple training segments for over 100 Marines, and he personally taught over 200 Marines periodically throughout his time within this unit.
In addition to these duties, Aaron was responsible for the logistics of the Marine Corps Ball, an event that coordinated the involvement of over 600 Marines and 15 different organizations. Aaron’s planning extended to security, budgets, marketing, presentations, ceremony planning and sales for the event.
Now SSgt Guyett is the Chief Instructor and Operations Chief for Mobilization Training Battalion, located at School of Infantry – West in Camp Pendleton, California. “As a Marine Forces Reserve (MARFORES) unit permanently assigned to the School of Infantry West, Mobilization Training Battalion (MTB) provides pre-deployment training for Individual Ready Reserve (IRR), Selected Marine Corps Reserve (SMCR) and active duty Marines in order to increase individual war fighting Skills and prepare for future operations.” From Mission of MTB on Unit’s website page www.trngcmd.marines.mil/Units/West/School-of-Infantry-West/Mobilization-Training-Battalion/ As the Chief Instructor and Company Operations Chief, SSgt Guyett is responsible for the assignment, training, performance, and readiness of the Marine Instructors under his charge. He is responsible for upholding the professional standards of MTB through the leadership of his Marines in their delivery of formal instruction, professional interactions with students, and maintaining proficiency in their roles as Instructors.