Brigadier General William E. Souza III is the Commanding General 4th Marine Logistics Group.
He is a graduate of Central Washington University and was commissioned in 1993.
Brigadier General Souza is a ground combat arms officer. He has commanded Tank, AAV and the Infantry units from the Platoon to the Regiment. He has served in Division staff positions and deployed supporting the GWOT. Brigadier General Souza has also served as Deputy Commander, Marine Forces Reserve, then as the Deputy Commander (Mobilization), Marine Forces Command, Fleet Marine Forces Atlantic, Marine Forces North.
He is a graduate of the Amphibious Warfare School (DEP), the Marine Corps Command and Staff College (DEP), and the Naval War College. He holds a M.A. in National Security & Strategic Studies from the Naval War College and is a graduate of the National Defense University Capstone course and the University of Virginia’s Strategic Thinking Course.