Maj. Gen. James E. Livingston, USMC (Ret.)
Major General Livingston is a native of Towns, Georgia. He was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps in June 1962, following graduation from Auburn University. He retired on September 1, 1995 following over 33 continuous years on active duty. His last assignment was as the Commander of the Marine Forces Reserve in New Orleans, Louisiana. On May 2, 1968, while serving as the Commanding Officer, Company E, 2d Battalion, 4th Marines, he distinguished himself above and beyond the call of duty in action against enemy forces and earned the Congressional Medal of Honor. He is the author of Noble Warrior: The Story of Maj. Gen. James E. Livingston, USMC (Ret.), Medal of Honor. He earned a master’s degree in Management from Webster University. General Livingston currently resides in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.