Bush Picks Carl Mundy to Be Marine Commandant
WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Bush today picked Lt. Gen. Carl E. Mundy Jr. to be commandant of the Marine Corps and said he would promote him to four-star rank.
Mundy currently is based in Norfolk, Va., as commanding general of the Fleet Marine Force Atlantic, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Fleet Marine Force Europe.
Previously, he was the Marine’s deputy chief of staff at the Pentagon for plans, policies and operations and the corps’ operations deputy to the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
If confirmed by the Senate, he will succeed Gen. A.M. Gray.