The move follows a host of new restrictions placed on foreign troops, including limiting their access to bases.
Qassim al-Rimi is believed to have died as a result of the attack but his death has not been confirmed.
The top U.S. commander in the Middle East spent a few hours meeting with his commanders and troops in Saudi Arabia.
Operational training for the approximately 850 Saudis at multiple U.S bases was suspended on Dec. 10.
Saudi trainees were found to have connections to extremist movements or be in possession of child pornography.
Some 850 Saudi students were subject to additional screenings after a deadly mass shooting.
It's perhaps unsurprising that the dominant themes have been turnover and conflict -- internal as well as external.
About a dozen Saudi students who were acquaintances of the shooter are currently confined to the base.
About a "dozen or so" Saudi nationals are under the control of the FBI amid an ongoing investigation, DefSec Esper said.
The Pentagon has paused its training in the U.S. with Saudi nationals until officials conduct a thorough review.