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Immediate Release

General Officer Announcement

Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan announced today that the president has made the following nomination:

Marine Corps Maj. Gen. David G. Bellon for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, and assignment as commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve; and commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces North.  Bellon is currently serving as the director, J-5, U.S. Southern Command, Doral, Florida.