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Camp Pendleton’s Lt. Gen. David Berger, left, has been nominated by U.S. Defense Secretary David Ashcroft for the position of commander of the U.S. Marines Corps Forces in the Pacific. Berger will have to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate for the position. Photo: Courtesy of Lance Cpl. Devan Gowans

San Clemente Times 

Camp Pendleton officials announced on Thursday that Lt. Gen. David H. Berger was nominated by Defense Secretary Ash Carter to be the next U.S. Marines Commander of the Pacific.

Berger is currently the I Marines Expeditionary Force at Camp Pendleton.

According to his bio on the Camp Pendleton website, Lieutenant General Berger was commissioned as an infantry officer in 1981 and graduated from Tulane University. As a Lieutenant and Captain, he has served as a platoon commander in 1st Marine Division and company commander and Battalion Operations Officer in 2d Reconnaissance Battalion during operation Desert Storm in Iraq, the bio stated. Berger also served as Officer Selection Officer in Roanoke, Virginia.
Berger will need to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate for the position.

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