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Secretary of the Navy (Acting)

THOMAS W. HARKER

Thomas W. Harker assumed duties as the Acting Secretary of the Navy Jan. 20, 2021. Previously, he was performing the duties of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller). Harker was sworn in as Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller) Jan. 2, 2018.Tom Harker graduated...

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Commandant of the Marine Corps

GEN. DAVID H. BERGER

General David H. Berger assumed the duties of Commandant of the Marine Corps on July 11, 2019.A native of Woodbine, Maryland, General Berger graduated from Tulane University and was commissioned in 1981. He commanded at every level – including a Reconnaissance Company; 3d Battalion, 8th Marines in...

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Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps

GEN. GARY L. THOMAS

General Gary L. Thomas is currently serving as the Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps.  A native of Austin, Texas, he graduated from the University of Texas and was commissioned in 1984.  He previously served as the Deputy Commandant for Programs and Resources.General Thomas is a Naval Aviator...

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Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps

SGT. MAJ. TROY E. BLACK

Sergeant Major Black assumed his current post as the 19th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps on July 26, 2019. A native of Louisville, Kentucky, he attended recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., in April of 1988.Throughout his career, Sergeant Major Black has been...

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