Jon Davis, currently deputy commander of the U.S. Cyber Command, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as deputy commandant for aviation at the U.S. Marine Corps, the Defense Department announced Monday.
Davis, a Marine Corps lieutenant general, has served as USCYBERCOM deputy head since June 2012.
The 34-year military veteran previously held the positions of commander for the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing and USMC aviation deputy assistant commandant.
He was commissioned in May 1980, received his wings in September 1982 and has taken part in numerousÂ training activities throughout his career.
His personal decorations include the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal, two Legion of Merit awards, two Defense Superior Service Medals, three Navy Commendations and three Meritorious Service Medals.
Davis earned a bachelor’s degree from Allegheny College and holds a master’s degree from Marine Corps University and a master’s in international public policy from Johns Hopkins University.