United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

News Release

Press Operations Bookmark and Share

News Release


IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 229-13
April 11, 2013

General Officer Announcements

            Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today that the President has made the following nominations: 

            Army Lt. Gen. Daniel B. Allyn for appointment to the rank of general and for assignment as commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.  Allyn is currently serving as commanding general, XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, Fort Bragg, N.C. 

            Army Lt. Gen. James L. Terry for reappointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as commanding general, U.S. Army Central Command/Third Army, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C.  Terry is currently serving as commander, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command/deputy commander, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan. 

            Army Maj. Gen. Perry L. Wiggins for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as commanding general, U.S. Army North/Fifth U.S. Army, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.  Wiggins is currently serving as commanding general, First Army Division West, Fort Hood, Texas.