List of United States Marine Corps Four-star Generals

List Of United States Marine Corps Four-star Generals

This is a complete list of four-star generals in the United States Marine Corps. The rank of general (or full general, or four-star general) is the highest rank in the Marine Corps. It ranks above lieutenant general (three-star general).

There have been 65 four-star generals in the history of the United States Marine Corps. Of these, 48 achieved that rank while on active duty, 17 were promoted upon retirement in recognition of combat citations, and one was promoted posthumously. Generals entered the Marine Corps via several paths: 28 via Officer Candidates School (OCS), 20 via Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) at a civilian university, 10 via the United States Naval Academy (USNA), 4 via Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) at a civilian university, and 4 via ROTC at a senior military college.

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