I always tried to do right by my Marines. But it wasn’t enough. What could I have done better? Will I ever stop asking that question?
About Lauren Serrano
Lauren Serrano is a Marine intelligence officer and Middle Eastern Foreign Area officer who served as a company commander and operations officer at the Marine Cryptologic Support Battalion from 2019 to 2021. She has been a Junior Officer Strategic Intelligence Program
fellow and intelligence analyst for Marine Forces in Japan and California. She also served as the aide-de-camp to the chief of naval operations. Her duty stations include Washington, D.C.; Camp Pendleton, California; and Okinawa, Japan. She deployed to Iraq for 12 months from 2012-2013.