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II Marine Expeditionary Force Leaders

Lieutenant General David A. Ottignon
Commanding General, II Marine Expeditionary Force

Lieutenant General Ottignon attended Ithaca College, was commissioned through the NROTC program in August 1987 and assigned as a Combat Engineer. He received a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Rochester's Simon School of Business in June 1997 and a Master of Arts Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College in June 1998.

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Brigadier General Drew T. Priddy
Deputy Commanding General, II Marine Expeditionary Force

Brigadier General Drew T. Priddy is currently serving as the Commanding General of 2d Marine Expeditionary Brigade and the Deputy Commanding General of II Marine Expeditionary Force. BGen Priddy received his commission from the United States Naval Academy with a BS in Ocean Engineering.

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Sergeant Major David A. Wilson
Sergeant Major, II Marine Expeditionary Force

Sergeant Major Wilson enlisted in the Marine Corps in June 1994 and conducted Recruit Training at MCRD San Diego. Upon completion, he reported to the School of Infantry where he earned the MOS 0311 and was meritoriously promoted to Private First Class. Upon graduation, he reported to Company K, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines where he served as an

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Command Master Chief (FMF) John Beck
Command Master Chief, II Marine Expeditionary Force

Command Master Chief John Beck reported to Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois, in August 1995. He went on to graduate from Construction Election “A” School at Sheppard AFB, Texas. He was selected for the Command Master Chief Program in 2018.

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