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USMC Maj. Gen. James Glynn Nominated as Deputy Commandant for Manpower, Reserve Affairs

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U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. James Glynn has been nominated to serve as the service branch’s next deputy commandant for manpower and reserve affairs.

Glynn, the deputy commanding general of Training and Education Command, is also nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, according to a general officer announcement published Friday.

He will take on the role that was previously held by Lt. Gen. David Ottignon, commander general of II Marine Expeditionary Force.

Glynn previously served as the eighth commander of Marine Forces Special Operations Command. He was the deputy commanding general of Special Operations Joint Task Force, Operation Inherent Resolve and director of the Office of U.S. Marine Corps Communication.

His military career started in 1989 after graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.

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