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Installations and Logistics

Excellence in Logistics

Major General John J. Broadmeadow

Commanding General, Marine Corps Logistics Command (LOGCOM)

Major General Broadmeadow

Major General Broadmeadow graduated from Norwich University, Northfield, Vermont in May 1983 and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in July 1983. 

As a Company Grade Officer from 1983 to 1995, he served in staff and command billets with 3rd Force Service Support Group, 9th Marine Amphibious Brigade, Facilities Department Camp Pendleton, 1st Marine Corps District, and 1st Force Service Support Group deploying to Somalia for Operation Restore Hope. 

As a Field Grade Officer from 1995 to 2009, he served in the following staff billets; G-4 Operations and Plans Officer, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, Okinawa, Japan; Prepositioning Officer for Deputy Commandant Plans, Policies, and Operations at Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps; Assistant Chief of Staff (AC/S) G-4, 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade; AC/S N-4, Task Force 58 during the amphibious assault and first conventional force operations in Afghanistan at the start of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF); AC/S G-4, 1st Marine Division for the attack to Baghdad during Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) I and the return for stability / counter insurgency operations in Al Anbar, Iraq for OIF II; and AC/S G-4, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing. 

His command billets include Commanding Officer, Marine Wing Support Squadron 371 deploying to Al Anbar, Iraq for OIF 04-06; Commanding Officer, Combat Logistics Regiment 17; and Team Chief and Senior Advisor to the 7th Iraqi Infantry Division in Iraq for OIF–08. 

As a General Officer he was assigned as the Deputy Commanding General, Marine Forces Pacific in August 2009. During this tour he also served as the Combined Force Land Component Commander (CFLCC) for Exercise Rim of the Pacific '10 and as the Deputy Commander for Joint Task Force 505 in Japan for Operations Tomodachi and Pacific Passage. Major General Broadmeadow assumed Command of 1st Marine Logistics Group in June 2011 and deployed to Afghanistan in Feb 2012 for OEF 12. Upon redeploying, in Dec 2012 he assumed the concurrent duty as Commanding General 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade. He was promoted to Major General on 3 July 2013.

Major General Broadmeadow is a graduate of the USMC Amphibious Warfare School and Command and Staff College (non resident programs), a graduate of the U.S. Army War College in 2001, the Joint Forces Staff College in 2008, and the National Defense University’s CAPSTONE Course in 2009. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Norwich University, a dual M.A. in Business Administration and Computer Resources Management from Webster University, and a M.S. in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College.