Spencer E. Scott entered the Marine Corps in August 1993 and completed recruit training at MCRD San Diego, California. After completing Marine Combat Training and the School of Infantry, he was assigned the MOS 0311, Rifleman.
In February 1994, Private First Class Scott reported to 1st Battalion 3d Marines located at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, where he served through October 1995. During this tour PFC Scott deployed in support of training to Australia, Tonga, and Japan.
In November 1995, Lance Corporal Scott reported to Marine Security Guard Battalion. He served as a Marine Security Guard in the following countries; Djibouti, Russia, Ukraine, Germany and Albania.
In December 1998, Sergeant Scott reported for duty to 3d Battalion 6th Marines located at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina where he served as a Squad Leader and Guide. In June of 1999 Sgt Scott married Ardiana Hoxholli. As a member of BLT 3/6, 22nd MEU(SOC), he participated in multiple joint exercises in the following countries; Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Greece, Spain, Malta and the Adriatic Sea.
Following that deployment Sergeant Scott was assigned to Small Craft Company, located at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina where he served as Training NCO, Coxswain, Navigator and Section Chief. In January 2001, Staff Sergeant Scott assumed duties as the Small Craft Detachment Staff NCOIC and was attached to 2d Battalion 2d Marines for deployment with the 24th MEU(SOC). SSgt Scott's son, Kenneth was born in August of 2001. SSgt Scott held the billets of Detachment SNCOIC and Platoon Sergeant. He participated in the following Operations; Dynamic Response, Southern Watch and Iraqi Freedom.
In June 2003, SSgt Scott reported to 2nd Battalion 8th Marines located in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, where he served as Platoon Sergeant. Deploying twice, SSgt Scott supported Operation Enduring Freedom, 26th MEU(SOC) Operations, Joint Exercise Caya Green, and Joint Exercise Infinite Moonlight.
In August 2006, Gunnery Sergeant Scott reported to Marine Corps Embassy Security Group, where he served as a Detachment Commander in Kampala, Uganda and The Hague, Netherlands.
Gunnery Sergeant Scott received orders to 2d Battalion 9th Marines in July 2009. GySgt Scott served as Heavy Weapons Platoon Sergeant until he was promoted to the rank of First Sergeant. Following his promotion he served as Headquarters and Service Company First Sergeant, deploying in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from June 2010 to February 2011. Following that deployment First Sergeant Scott was assigned the duty of Weapons Company First Sergeant and deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from December 2011 to June 2012. Following the deployment First Sergeant Scott was assigned to Fox Company where he served until he received orders.
First Sergeant Scott reported to Motor Transport Instruction Company, Marine Corps Detachment Fort Leonard Wood in February 2013 and assumed the duties as the Company First Sergeant. First Sergeant Scott was selected for Sergeant Major and Frocked in January 2015.
Sergeant Major Scott reported to Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training, Marine Unit New River in January 2015 and assumed the role as Squadron Sergeant Major.
April 2017 Sergeant Major Scott reported to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263, Marine Corps Air Station New River and assumed the role of Squadron Sergeant Major. Deploying in support of Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis Response Africa 18.2.
Reporting to 3d Marine Division, Okinawa Japan in October 2018 Sergeant Major Scott assumed his current billet of Headquarters Battalion Sergeant Major.
Sergeant Major Scott's personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and Combat Action ribbon.