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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 962-10
October 21, 2010

General Officer Announcement

               Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has nominated Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Kenneth J. Glueck Jr. to serve as the commanding general, III Marine Expeditionary Force; commander, Marine Corps Bases, Japan; and commander, Marine Forces Japan and for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general.  Glueck is currently serving as the director of operations and logistics, U.S. Africa Command in Stuttgart, Germany.