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Maj. General Bradley Becker


With the official release of General Officer Assignments as of Jan. 24, 2017, the service members and civilians of the Military District of Washington would like to congratulate Maj. Gen. Bradley A. Becker on this next chapter in an honorable and faithful career of service:

Maj. Gen. Bradley A. Becker, commanding general, U.S. Army Military District of Washington; and commander, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region, Washington, District of Columbia, to chief, Office of Security Cooperation-Iraq, U.S. Central Command, Iraq.


            Maj. Gen. Bradley A. Becker poses with President Donald J. Trump at the White House


Maj. Gen. Bradley A. Becker, commanding general, US Army Military District of Washington, escorts President-Elect Donald J. Trump and Vice President-Elect Mike Pence during an inaugural wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery,

Jan. 19, 2017.

Judy Sprague Becker(MHS"58") and Don Becker's(MHS"57") son Major General Bradley A. Becker

Maj. Gen. Bradley Becker, center, son of Marietta High School graduates, stands with President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen Pence, as they review troops on the East Front of the Capitol in Washington, Friday during the presidential inauguration ceremony.

Accompanying Trump down the Capitol steps and providing the first military salute to the new commander-in-chief was the son of two Marietta High School graduates.

Maj. Gen. Bradley Becker, 53, son of Judith Sprague Becker, and Donald Becker, graduates of the classes of 1958 and 1957, has spent the past two years serving as the commanding general for the military district of Washington D.C.

“I don’t think when he started out that he thought he would make a career of the Army but to see him today on the Capitol steps in between the Trumps and Pence family was very exciting,” said Judy. “And when he gave President Trump the first official military salute, I couldn’t have been more proud of him.”

               The two Marietta graduates now live in Sacramento, Calif.

Major General Becker and Sherri Becker before they head to the Capital for the inauguration