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Release No: NR-063-16
Feb. 23, 2016
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General Officer Announcements

 

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced today that the president has made the following nominations:

Marine Corps Col. Scott F. Benedict has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Benedict is currently serving as the military secretary to the commandant of the Marine Corps, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, District of Columbia.

Marine Corps Col. Jason Q. Bohm has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Bohm is currently serving as the director, Expeditionary Warfare School, Marine Corps University Education Command, Quantico, Virginia.

Marine Corps Col. Brian W. Cavanaugh has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Cavanaugh is currently serving as the Marine military assistant, Office of the Secretary of the Navy, Washington, District of Columbia.

Marine Corps Col. Daniel B. Conley has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Conley is currently serving as the assistant chief of staff, G-4 Logistics, Marine Corps Forces Central Command, Tampa, Florida.

Marine Corps Col. Francis L. Donovan has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Donovan is currently serving as the chief, Trans Regional Threat Division, Headquarters Special Operations Support Team, U.S. Special Operations Command, Washington, District of Columbia. 

Marine Corps Col. Ryan P. Heritage has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Heritage is currently serving as head, Program Analysis and Evaluation Branch, Programs and Resources Department, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, District of Columbia.

Marine Corps Col. Christopher A. McPhillips has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. McPhillips is currently a military fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, New York, New York.

Marine Corps Col. William H. Seely III, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Seely is serving as the chief of staff, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command, Fort Meade, Maryland, and is currently deployed as the J-2 Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command-Iraq.

Marine Corps Col. Robert B. Sofge Jr., has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Sofge is currently serving as head, Aviation Plans, Programs, Joint, Congressional Matters Doctrine and Budget Branch, Department of Aviation, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, District of Columbia. 

Marine Corps Col. Matthew G. Trollinger has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Trollinger is currently serving as the assistant chief of staff, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.