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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 309-10
April 19, 2010

General Officer Announcements

           Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President made the following nominations:

           Marine Corps Colonel Brian D. Beaudreault has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Beaudreault is currently serving as the director, Expeditionary Warfare School in Quantico, VA.

           Marine Corps Colonel Vincent A. Coglianese has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Coglianese is currently serving as the commanding officer, Combat Logistics Regiment 27 in Camp Lejeune, NC.

           Marine Corps Colonel Craig C. Crenshaw has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Crenshaw is currently serving as the commanding officer, Combat Logistics Regiment 25 in Camp Lejeune, NC.

           Marine Corps Colonel Francis L. Kelley, Jr. has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Kelley is currently serving as the chief of staff, Marine Corps Systems Command in Quantico, VA.

           Marine Corps Colonel John K. Love has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Love is currently serving as the chief of staff, 2d Marine Division in Camp Lejeune, NC. 

           Marine Corps Colonel James W. Lukeman has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Lukeman is currently serving as the military assistant to the assistant commandant of the Marine Corps in Washington, DC.

           Marine Corps Colonel Carl E. Mundy III has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Mundy is currently serving as the director, Strategic Initiatives Group, Headquarters Marine Corps in Washington, DC.

           Marine Corps Colonel Kevin J. Nally has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Nally is currently serving as the assistant chief of staff, G-6, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, CA.

           Marine Corps Colonel Daniel J. O' Donohue has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  O'Donohue is currently serving as the commanding officer, 1st Marine Regiment in Camp Pendleton, CA. 

           Marine Corps Colonel Steven R. Rudder has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Rudder is currently serving in the Department of Aviation, APX 1, Headquarters, Marine Corps in Washington, DC.

           Marine Corps Colonel John W. Simmons has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Simmons is currently serving as the commanding officer, Combat Logistics Regiment 2 in Camp Lejeune, NC.


Correction:  April 20, 2010 – Col. Love’s name was incorrectly used in the announcement for Col. Lukeman.

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