Lt. Gen. David Berger nominated as next commandant of the Marine Corps

by Caitlin Kenney
Stars and Stripes

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has nominated Lt. Gen. David Berger to be the next commandant of the Marine Corps, the Pentagon announced Wednesday.

His nomination was submitted Tuesday, according to a Senate notice, and it requests that he be promoted to the rank of general. If his nomination is approved, Berger will be the 38th commandant of the Marine Corps.

Berger has been the commanding general of Marine Corps Combat Development Command and the Deputy Commandant for Combat Development and Integration since August. Prior to his current assignment, Berger commanded I Marine Expeditionary Force and U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific.

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