Maj. Gen. Carl Mundy III, former deputy commander of the Marine Corps Forces Central Command, has taken a new role as commander of the Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, Military Times reported Wednesday.
Charlsy Panzino writes Mundy took over the post from Maj. Gen. Joseph Osterman, who will serve as deputy commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command, during a ceremony held Tuesday at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.
Mundy, a 33-year Marine Corps veteran and an infantry officer, served as a battalion commander and chief of a Marine expeditionary unit during his deployment to Iraq.
The Defense Superior Service Medal recipient previously worked as deputy commanding general of I Marine expeditionary force in California and commander of the 5th Marine expeditionary brigade at Naval Support Activity Bahrain.
He also served in other staff assignments with the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization, Marine Corps office of legislative affairs and the Marine Corps recruit depot in South Carolina.