Camp Pendleton’s highest-ranking general is slated to serve as the Senior Military Assistant to the Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta, the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force released.
Lt. Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser will relinquish his commands of Marine Forces Central Command and the MEF to two generals Friday.
Waldhaur recently made news when he was picked to lead the investigation into a video appearing to show Marines urinating on Taliban corpses.
Toolan’s latest post was as the commanding general of the 2nd Marine Division in Camp Lejeune, NC. Neller’s was recently the director for operations at the Joint Staff in Washington, D.C.
The change of command will begin at 2 p.m. at Camp Pendleton's 11 Area
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