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LA 2016 - MEET THE CLASS: HAL GOBIN

 | Published on 8/19/2015

Hal Gobin

Director of Command, Control, Communications, & Computers - Marine Corps Logistics Command

Whether it was during his tenure as an active duty Marine or in his current role on the civilian side of the corps, Hal Gobin takes deep pride in serving his country. Gobin says that it excites him that he and his team has a direct impact on the quality of life and safety of the Marines.


When he’s not bragging about his kids – a daughter that is finishing up a doctorate in pharmacology and a son who has a degree in computer engineering and a great job working for the U.S. Department of Energy – Gobin is usually talking about his Tennessee Walkers (his prized horses.)

When he’s not making sure Marines around the globe have the support they need, Gobin is usually working on his own property; tending to the needs of his horses and partaking of trail rides.


A native of McConnellsburg, Penn., Gobin said the small, yet historic town, had a graduating class of 78 when he finished high school.


Competitive by nature, Gobin says that he loves living the country life and, despite the fact that he’s lived all over the country, loves living in a rural setting.