Immediate Release

General Officer Announcement

March 27, 2019

Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan announced today that the president made the following nomination:

Marine Corps Lt. Gen. David H. Berger for appointment to the rank of general, and assignment as commandant of the Marine Corps. Berger is currently serving as the deputy commandant for combat development and integration; and commanding general, Marine Corps Combat Development Command, Quantico, Virginia.