Field Medical Training Battalion-East
Captain J.J. Repass
Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

Captain Repass is a native of Portland, Maine.  He was commissioned in 1999 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  He now calls Chapel Hill, North Carolina home.

After Officer Indoctrination School, pipeline training, and flight school, Captain Repass was assigned as Division Officer at Aviation Survival Training Center (ASTC) Cherry Point, North Carolina where he taught high risk training to all branches of the United States Armed Forces, civilians, foreign military allies, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration personnel.

Following duty at ASTC Cherry Point, Captain Repass assumed duty as Aeromedical Safety Officer and Executive Officer, Headquarters and Service Squadron at Marine Aircraft Group Twelve (MAG-12), Iwakuni, Japan.  After his MAG-12 assignment, he reported to Helicopter Sea Combat Weapons School Pacific (HSCWSP), Naval Air Station (NAS) North Island, California where he served as Instructor, Aeromedical Safety Officer, and Department Head.  Following his HSCWSP tour, Captain Repass reported as Director of ASTC Pensacola, Florida where he was responsible for the largest training facility of its kind in the Fleet.

From 2012 to 2015, Captain Repass served at III Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF), Okinawa, Japan.  At III MEF, he served in G-3 Current Operations, including time as III MEF Deputy Current Operations Officer.  He also served as III MEF Training and Readiness Officer and III MEF Defense Readiness Reporting System (DRRS) Officer.

Following III MEF, Captain Repass reported to Aircrew Systems, Naval Aviation Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), NAS Patuxent River, Maryland where he worked in acquisitions, in-service support, and as product team lead.  Following board selection, Captain Repass reported in 2018 as Executive Officer, 3rd Medical Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, Okinawa, Japan.  In April 2020, he led COVID-19 medical response on Naval Base Guam in support of USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71).

In August 2020, Captain Repass reported as Commanding Officer, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group.  Under his command, 1st Medical Battalion made significant contribution to national COVID-19 mitigation efforts, to include the administration of vaccines to civilian populations across three states.

In August 2022, Captain Repass reported as Commanding Officer, Field Medical Training Battalion East to train Hospital Corpsmen (HM) and Religious Program Specialists (RP) to serve with the Fleet Marine Force.

Captain Repass has had the honor of working with commands that afforded him opportunity to earn personal, service, and campaign awards.