About Max

FORMER U.S. MARINE Sergeant Major

former u.s. marine sergeant major

Max Garcia is the only former US Marine Sergeant Major speaking in Australia.

Amazon #1 Best Seller

Amazon #1 best selling author with Joe Vitale who was featured in the movie “The Secret”.

largest operational battalion

Responsible for over 1,500 personnel, Max was in charge of the largest operational battalion worldwide.

Who is

Max Garcia?

Max Garcia is the only US Marine Sergeant Major speaking in Australia and is an Amazon #1 best selling author with Joe Vitale who was featured in the movie “The Secret”.

Having led the largest battalion of Marines worldwide, Max inspires Members of Parliament (Congress), professional athletes, corporations, universities, and radio.

Adopted by two US Marines from an orphanage in Mexico, Max joined the Marines in 1994 and deployed twice to Europe.

He then became a Drill Instructor until deploying twice to Iraq in 2003 and 2004 where he was awarded the combat action ribbon, and a medal for “Valor” from General Mattis, the former Minister of Defense.

From 2006 to 2009 Max taught officers at the University of South Florida and was a Drill Instructor for Officer Candidates before deploying to Afghanistan in 2010.

In 2012 Max served with FAST Company Europe where he collaborated in sending a platoon of elite Marines to Libya when the consulate was attacked and the ambassador was killed in Benghazi.

In 2014 he was selected to Sergeant Major, the top enlisted rank in the Marines.

He then transferred to Japan and deployed to multiple countries in the Pacific.

Max has traveled to all 50 US states, over 70 countries and is married to the former Carolyn Michel of Sydney.

They have one daughter named Coralyn.

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