Brigadier General Carl E. Mundy, III
Commanding General, 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade
BGen Mundy received a commission after graduating from Auburn University in August 1983. An infantry officer, he has commanded at the platoon, company, battalion, Marine Expeditionary Unit, and Marine Expeditionary Brigade levels. He deployed twice to Iraq, first as a battalion commander and later as a Marine Expeditionary Unit commander during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
He also served in several staff assignments beginning with the Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island, South Carolina; The Basic School in Quantico, Virginia; the I Marine Expeditionary Force headquarters at Camp Pendleton, California; the Marine Corps’ Office of Legislative Affairs; the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization in Washington D.C.; Headquarters US Marine Corps; and US Central Command Headquarters.
Between these assignments he attended the United States Army Armor Officer Advanced Course and Cavalry Leaders Course at Ft Knox, Kentucky; the Marine Corps Command and Staff College and School of Advanced Warfighting at Quantico, Virginia; the Joint Forces Staff College in Norfolk, Virginia; and he studied foreign policy at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.
In July 2013, BGen Mundy assumed his present duties as Deputy Commanding General, I Marine Expeditionary Force and Commanding General, 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade at Camp Pendleton, California.
His personal decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal; Legion of Merit with “V” device; Bronze Star; and the Combat Action Ribbon.