Colonel Jim Caley

Colonel Jim Caley

Director, Expeditionary Energy Office
U.S. Marine Corps

Colonel Caley graduated from The Basic School in April of 1990 and was assigned to Headquarters Battery, 11th Marine Regiment, as a Motor Transportation Officer and later as the Battery Executive Officer. He then deployed to Somalia as the Motor Transport Officer with 3d Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment. Upon his return, Colonel Caley was transferred to Marine Wing Support Squadron 272 where he served as the Motor Transport Division Officer in Charge and then the Squadron Logistics Officer.

Following a school assignment, Colonel Caley served on Inspector-Instructor duty with Marine Wing Support Squadron 472. He was transferred to Taegu, Republic of Korea in 1999 where he served as the 3d FSSG Liaison Officer to 19th Theater Support Command. Upon return from Korea, Colonel Caley served as the Operations Officer and Executive Officer for Brigade Service Support Group-1 at Camp Pendleton. From there he deployed as the Executive Officer of Combat Service Support Group-11 to Kuwait and Iraq.

In September of 2004, after attending the School of Advanced Warfare, Colonel Caley served as the Deputy A/CS G-5, USMARFORK. In June 2006, he was transferred back to Camp Pendleton where he served as the Commanding Officer, Combat Logistics Battalion 13, and deployed to Iraq with 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit. Following a year at the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Colonel Caley was assigned to the Pakistan Afghanistan Coordination Cell on the Joint Staff.

In July of 2011, Colonel Caley was assigned ad the Commanding Officer of Combat Logistics Regiment 1, 1st Marine Logistics Group, Camp Pendleton. In July of 2013, he was reassigned as the Director of Expeditionary Energy, Headquarters Marine Corps.

Colonel Caley is married to the former Barbara Williams of Kingston, Washington. They have two children, Liam and Kylie.