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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 312-13
May 08, 2013

General Officer Announcements

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

            Army Lt. Gen. William T. Grisoli for reappointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as director of the Army Staff, Washington, D.C.  Grisoli is currently serving as director of the Office of Business Transformation, Office of the Under Secretary of the Army, Washington, D.C. 

            Army Maj. Gen. Joseph Anderson for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as commanding general, XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, Fort Bragg, N.C.  Anderson most recently served as commanding general, 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson, Fort Carson, Colo. 

            Army Maj. Gen. Raymond A. Thomas III, for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as associate director of the Central Intelligence Agency for Military Affairs, Washington, D.C.  Thomas is currently serving as commander, Special Operations Joint Task Force-Afghanistan/North Atlantic Treaty Organization Special Operations Component Command-Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.

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