IMMEDIATE RELEASE

General Officer Announcement



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

Marine Corps Col. Daniel J. Lecce for appointment to the rank of major general and appointment as the staff judge advocate to the commandant of the Marine Corps.  Lecce is currently serving as the assistant judge advocate general for military justice and the officer-in-charge of the Navy-Marine Corps Appellate Review Activity, Office of the Judge Advocate General of the U.S. Navy, Washington, District of Columbia.