IMMEDIATE RELEASE

General Officer Announcement


Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis announced today that the president has made the following nomination:

Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Charles G. Chiarotti for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, and assignment as deputy commandant for installations and logistics, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps.  Chiarotti is currently serving as the deputy commander, U.S. Forces Japan, Yokota Air Base, Fussa, Japan.