Vincent Stewart, a 64-year-old retired Lieutenant General of the United States Marine Corps, passed away on April 28, 2023.
His family members in York, Pennsylvania, announced his death.
Officials expressed their condolences and praised Stewart’s character. They described him as smart, warm, kind, and a trailblazer.
Vincent Stewart Cause of death
There is no information on what exactly led to his death
General David H. Berger, Commandant of the Marine Corps, mourned the loss of his friend and mentor.
Stewart was born on May 11, 1958, in Kingston, Jamaica, and moved to the United States when he was 13 years old. In 1981, he received a commission in the Marine Corps and served for 38 years.
He held positions at various levels of command, including as the first African American to head the Defense Intelligence Agency and the first Marine Corps officer.
Stewart had a remarkable career in the military, during which he held many firsts. In 1982, he commanded Alpha Company, 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, and he retired in 2019 as the deputy commander of United States Cyber Command.
Stewart was not only an exceptional commander but also a caring and compassionate coworker. He was always willing to put others’ needs before his own, making him a beloved friend and mentor to many.