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Glenn Walters Nominated as Marine Corps Assistant Commandant

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Glenn Walters

President Barack Obama has nominated U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Glenn Walters, deputy commandant for programs and resources at the service branch’s headquarters, as the assistant commandant of the Marines.

The Defense Department said Tuesday Walters is also slated for promotion to the rank of general.

He has received training on the AH-1 aircraft, served as an air officer and operations officer with the 1st Reconnaissance Battalion at Camp Pendleton, supported Operation Ernest Will in the Arabian Gulf and graduated from the United States Naval Test Pilot School.

Walters, who has held several aviation leadership posts, was appointed to his current rank in June 2013 and has been awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal and Navy Achievement Medal, among others.

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