U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve

 

U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve

Augment. Reinforce. Support.

2000 Opelousas Ave., New Orleans, LA 70114
Commander, Marine Forces Reserve; and Commander, Marine Forces North
Lieutenant General Rex C. McMillian
Commander, Marine Forces Reserve; and Commander, Marine Forces North

Lieutenant General Rex C. McMillian is the 10th Commander of Marine Forces Reserve and Marine Forces North.

Prior to becoming Commander of MarForRes and MarForNorth on 12 Sep 2015, LtGen McMillian served as the Senior Reserve Advisor to the Commander of NORAD and US Northern Command.  He previously served as Director of Reserve Affairs in Manpower and Reserve Affairs, HQMC.  From 2009-2011, he was the Commanding General of the 4th Marine Aircraft Wing.  He also had the pleasure to serve as the Deputy Commander, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force and the Deputy Commander of Marine Forces Pacific.

LtGen McMillian also served as the Chief of Staff for 3d MAW and other billets during multiple tours to Iraq for Operation Iraqi Freedom.  He has also served as the Deputy Commander of MAG-46 and the Commanding Officer of VMFA-134.

A native of Norfolk, VA and raised in Middletown, California, LtGen McMillian graduated from the University of Southern California and was commissioned in January 1980.  He served in multiple Marine Corps and Navy Squadrons flying primarily the F-4J and the F/A-18.  His flight time in various military jets, helicopters, and propeller driven aircraft exceeds 3,800 hours.

LtGen McMillian served nine years of active duty prior to transitioning to the Marine Corps Reserves.  He is a Captain for Delta Airlines when not mobilized.
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