Translate this page

Change of command takes place Friday, Aug. 1 on Camp Pendleton

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
Issue 31, Volume 18.

CAMP PENDLETON - Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton will host a Change of Command Ceremony at the 11 Area Parade Field at 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 1. Brig. Gen. John W. Bullard will relinquish command of Marine Corps Installations West (MCI-W) and Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton to Brig. Gen. Edward D. Banta.

Bullard served as commanding general here since August 2013, acting as both commanding general for Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton as well as commanding general for MCI-W, in which he had regional authority over five Marine Corps installations in California Advertisement
Advertisement for Berry-Bell and Hall Mortuary
[ Berry-Bell and Hall Mortuary ]
and Arizona.

During his tenure, he provided critical service support to more than 50,000 Marines, sailors, civilian employees and family members. Through his emphasis on emergency management and his personal relationship with local, state and federal officials he also facilitated rapid extinguishment and recovery from numerous wild land fires without adverse impact to operational readiness.

Banta previously served as the 2nd Marine Logistics Group commanding general. During Banta's time with 2nd MLG, units under his command conducted logistical support to operations in the Middle East, aboard ships and in multi-national cooperation exercises.



Comment Profile ImageRuth
Comment #1 | Friday, Aug 1, 2014 at 4:57 pm
Why the change of command?

Article Comments are contributed by our readers, and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Fallbrook Village News staff. The name listed as the author for comments cannot be verified; Comment authors are not guaranteed to be who they claim they are.


Add your Comment


Images, Formatting, or HTML is not allowed : plain text only. You may post up to 5 website addresses within your comment.


The Fallbrook Village News has tightened its' policy regarding comments.
While we invite you to contribute your opinions and thoughts, we request that you refrain from using vulgar or obscene words and post only comments that directly pertain to the specific topic of the story or article.
Comments that are derogatory in nature have a high likelihood for editing or non-approval if they carry the possibility of being libelous.
The comment system is not intended as a forum for individuals or groups to air personal grievances against other individuals or groups.
Please, no advertising or trolling.
In posting a comment for consideration, users understand that their posts may be edited as necessary to meet system parameters, or the post may not be approved at all. By submitting a comment, you agree to all the rules and guidelines described here.
Most comments are approved or disregarded within one business day.

RSS FeedFacebookTwitter

Advertisement for Stellar Solar


Most Commented

Reach Local Customers

The Fallbrook Village News The Fallbrook Village News
760-723-7319 - 1588 S. Mission Rd. Suite 200, Fallbrook CA 92028
All contents copyright ©2015
About Us
Earthquake Information
Business Listings
Contact Us
Letter to the Editor
Report a website error
Online Digital Edition
RSS Feeds