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LogCom receives new commander

By Compiled by Emblem Staff | | June 19, 2003

The Marine Corps Logistics Command will change hands here in a 10 a.m. ceremony on Schmidt Field Friday.

Maj. Gen. Bradley M. Lott, LogCom commander, will hand the reigns to Maj. Gen. Harold Mashburn, Jr., who is currently serving as the commandant, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington, D.C.

Lott will move on to serve as the deputy commanding general, Marine Combat Development Command in Quantico, Va.

According to his biography, Mashburn has served as a construction officer, engineer platoon leader, executive officer and commanding officer of an engineer company, 1st Engineer Battalion.
He has also served as the aide-de-camp to the commanding general, 1st Marine Division; utilities officer, executive officer and commanding officer, Engineer Support Company, 3rd Engineer Battalion; engineer operations officer, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific; operations officer and executive officer, 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion; G-3 plans officer and commanding officer, 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2d Force Service Support Group; commanding officer, Combat Service Support Group 1; and commanding general, 2d Force Service Support Group.

Mashburn has also served as officer-in-charge, Officer Selection Team, Oklahoma City, Okla; operations officer, Depot Maintenance Activity, Barstow, Calif; chief, Logistics Readiness Center, J-4, the Joint Staff; Director of Logistics, J-4, U.S. Forces, Japan; assistant deputy commandant for Installations and Logistics (Logistics Plans and Policy); and Assistant Deputy Commandant for Installations and Logistics (Facilities and Services).

Mashburn is a graduate of The Basic School, Basic Engineer Officer Course, Engineer Officer Advanced Course, Amphibious Warfare School (non-resident), Marine Corps Command and Staff College (non-resident), and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.

Mashburn received a Bachelor's degree from the U.S. Naval Academy and a Master's degree from the U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology.