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Release No: NR-087-14
February 18, 2014

General Officer Announcements

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today that the president has made the following nominations:
 
Army Maj. Gen. Kevin W. Mangum, for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as deputy commanding general/chief of staff, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.  Mangum is currently serving as the commanding general, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker, Fort Rucker, Ala.  
 
Army Maj. Gen. James C. McConville, for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as deputy chief of staff, G-1, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.  McConville is currently serving as the commanding general, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky., and Combined Joint Task Force-101, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.    
 
Army Maj. Gen. Herbert R. McMaster Jr., for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as deputy commanding general, futures/director, Army Capabilities Integration Center, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.  McMaster is currently serving as the commanding general, U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning, Fort Benning, Ga.
 
Army Maj. Gen. Gustave F. Perna, for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as deputy chief of staff, G-4, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.  Perna is currently serving as the deputy chief of staff for logistics and operations, U.S. Army Materiel Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ill.

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