Maj. Gen. Loretta Reynolds, commander of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Cyber Command, has been nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as deputy commandant for information and commander of the Marine Corps Forces Strategic Command.
Trump also endorsed Reynolds for promotion to the rank of lieutenant general, Defense Secretary James Mattis announced in a Defense Department news release published Friday.
C4ISRNET reported that Reynolds is set to succeed Lt. Gen. Daniel O’Donohue, who is due to transition to the Joint Staff in a new position.
The Marine Corps formed the deputy commandant for information role in the summer of 2017 in an effort to align cyber, electronic warfare, signals intelligence and other information-related capability through a single structure.
Reynolds previously served as commander of the I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group and commanding general of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot/Eastern Recruiting Region at Parris Island in South Carolina.
The 32-year Marine Corps veteran also served as an acquisition project officer at the Marine Corps Systems Command and principal director under the office of the defense undersecretary for the Asia and Pacific.