Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today that the president has made the following nominations:
Army Maj. Gen. Anthony G. Crutchfield, for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as deputy commander, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H. M. Smith, Hawaii. Crutchfield is currently serving as the chief of staff, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H. M. Smith, Hawaii.
Army Col. Thomas R. Tempel Jr., for appointment to the rank of major general. Tempel is currently serving as commander, U.S. Army Dental Command, Joint Base San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas.