Gen. Paul X. Kelley, center, speaks with Gen. James F. Amos and Amos' wife, Bonnie, following a 2014 ceremony at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C. (Photo by Cpl. Tia Dufour/Marine Corps)
Gen. Paul X. Kelley, the 28th Marine Corps commandant whose 37-year career included two combat tours in Vietnam, has died. He was 91.
“From his service in Vietnam, to leading our Corps through the Beirut bombing aftermath, Gen. Kelley served with honor and distinction,” said Gen. David Berger, commandant of the Marine Corps.
Kelley, a Life Member of MOAA, was truly "a Marine's Marine,” said MOAA Board Member Lt. Gen. Edward Hanlon, Jr., USMC (Ret).
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