Marines


Leaders
Deputy Commanding General, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Brigadier General Andrew T. Priddy
Commanding General, 2d Marine Expeditionary Brigade

Brigadier General Andrew Priddy assumed duties as the Commanding General of 2d Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB) and the Deputy Commanding General of II Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) in June 2022. His previous assignment was in the office of the Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps.


Brigadier General Priddy was commissioned in 1995. A career infantry officer he has served in 2d Battalion, 4th Marines; 3d Battalion, 3d Marines; commanding officer of 2d Battalion, 1st Marines; Deputy CJ3 for Combined Joint Task Force Operation INHERENT RESOLVE; and the commanding officer of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit. He has multiple MEU deployments and tours to the Middle East and Europe.


His staff assignments include Military Assistant to the Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps; Senior Aide to the Commandant of the Marine Corps; Planner and Aide-de-Camp to the Commander U.S. Special Operations Command; Operations Officer and Parade Commander, Marine Barracks Washington D.C.; and Staff Platoon Commander, The Basic School.


Brigadier General Priddy graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with a B.S. in Ocean Engineering in 1995. He is a graduate of the Amphibious Warfare School, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, the Joint Force Staff College, and the U.S. Naval War College. He served as the Commandant’s Fellow to the Center for Strategic and International Studies and has master’s degrees from the College of Naval Warfare and the George Washington University.