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Immediate Release

General Officer Announcements

April 10, 2018


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

Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Michael G. Dana for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, and assignment as director of the Marine Corps Staff.  Dana is currently serving as the deputy commandant for installations and logistics, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, District of Columbia.

Marine Corps Lt. Gen. David H. Berger for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, and assignment as deputy commandant for combat development and integration, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps; and commanding general, Marine Corps Combat Development Command.  Berger is currently serving as the commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific; and commanding general, Fleet Marine Corps Forces Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Marine Corps Col. Stephen E. Liszewski has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Liszewski is currently serving as the military assistant to the Secretary of the Navy, Washington, District of Columbia.

Marine Corps Col. Lorna M. Mahlock has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Mahlock is currently serving as the deputy director of Operations, Plans, Policies, and Operations Directorate, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, District of Columbia.

Marine Corps Col. David L. Odom has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Odom is currently serving as the chief of staff, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan.

Marine Corps Col. Arthur J. Pasagian has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Pasagian is currently serving as the chief of staff, U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia.

Marine Corps Col. Sean M. Salene has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Salene is currently serving as the assistant chief of staff, G-3, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. 

Marine Corps Col. Kevin J. Stewart has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Stewart is currently serving as the executive assistant to the deputy commandant for installations and logistics, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, District of Columbia.

Marine Corps Col. William H. Swan has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Swan is currently serving as the tactical air section head, Aviation Weapons Systems Requirements Branch, Department of Aviation, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, District of Columbia.

Marine Corps Col. Calvert L. Worth Jr., has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Worth is currently serving as the division chief, U.S. Central Command Division, Regional Operations, J-35, Joint Staff, Washington, District of Columbia