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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 232-13
April 11, 2013

General Officer Announcement

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

            Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Richard P. Mills for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, and for assignment as commander, Marine Forces Reserve, commander, Marine Forces North.  Mills is currently serving as deputy commandant for combat development and integration; commanding general, Marine Corps Combat Development Command; commander, U.S. Marine Forces Strategic Command; commanding general, Marine Corps National Capital Region Command; commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces National Capital Region; and commander, U.S. Marine Forces Cyber Command.