Sergeant Major Timothy M. Gerlovich is a native of Baltimore, Maryland. He graduated from Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, California; completed the School of Infantry in Camp Pendleton, California; and was assigned the military occupational specialty of 0311.

Sergeant Major Gerlovich reported to Kilo Company 3rd Battalion, 24th Marines and held the billets of Rifleman, Automatic Rifleman, and Team Leader. He served as a Canvassing Recruiter with Recruiting Station Indianapolis in substations East Indy, West Indy, and Columbus.
He participated in combat deployments with 1st Battalion, 7th Marines in support of OIF 2-2 and OIF 5-7 as a Squad Leader and Mobile Assault Platoon Section Leader. He was assigned to the Staff Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, Quantico, Virginia and served as Faculty Advisor, Chief Instructor, and Physical Training Instructor for the Sergeants and Career Courses. He participated in a combat deployment with 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines in support of OEF 2-11 as a Company Gunnery Sergeant. He also served as Battalion Logistics Chief, Assistant Operations Chief, and Company First Sergeant. As a First Sergeant, he served with 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion and participated in a UDP to Camp Schwab, Okinawa. He also served as Company First Sergeant for Bridge Company, Headquarters & Service Company, and Engineer Support Company with 8th Engineer Support Battalion. He is currently assigned to Recruiting Station Des Moines, Iowa, 9th Marine Corps District as the RS Sergeant Major.

Sergeant Major Gerlovich’s personal awards include the Purple Heart Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal w/ Combat Distinguishing Device and three Gold Stars, the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal w/ two Gold Stars, the Combat Action Ribbon w/ Gold Star, and the Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal. 

Sergeant Major Gerlovich is married to the former Tiffany S. Creasey and they reside together with their three children, Kain, Dradin and Mya.

9th Marine Corps District