Release
Immediate Release

General Officer Announcements

Jan. 16, 2019

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

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Julian D. Alford has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Alford is currently serving as the commander, Task Force Southwest - Afghanistan.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Michael S. Cederholm has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Cederholm is currently serving as the deputy commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Dennis A. Crall has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Crall is currently serving as the senior military advisor for Cyber to the Under Secretary of Defense – Policy, Washington, District of Columbia.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Karsten S. Heckl has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Heckl is currently serving as the commanding general, 2d Marine Aircraft Wing, Cherry Point, North Carolina.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. William M. Jurney has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Jurney is currently serving as the commanding general, 3d Marine Division, Okinawa, Japan.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Tracy W. King has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  King is currently serving as the director, J-5, Politico – Military Affairs (Asia), Joint Staff, Washington, District of Columbia.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Christopher J. Mahoney has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Mahoney is currently serving as the deputy commander, U.S. Forces Japan, Yokota, Japan.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Gregory L. Masiello has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Masiello is currently serving as the program executive officer, Air Anti – Submarine Warfare, Assault, and Special Mission, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Stephen M. Neary has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Neary is currently serving as the deputy commanding general, II Marine Expeditionary Force; and commanding general, 2d Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Austin E. Renforth has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Renforth is currently serving as the director, Joint Operations Center - Baghdad, Iraq.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Paul J. Rock Jr. has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Rock is currently serving as the commanding general, Marine Corps Installations – Pacific, Okinawa, Japan.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Joseph F. Shrader has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Shrader is currently serving as the commanding general, U.S. Marine Corps Logistics Command, Albany, Georgia.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Stephen D. Sklenka has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Sklenka is currently serving as the commanding general, 1st Marine Logistics Group, Camp Pendleton, California.

Marine Corps Col. Marcus B. Annibale has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Annibale is currently serving as the head, Aviation Weapons and Programs F-35 Branch, Department of Aviation, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, District of Columbia.

Marine Corps Col. Melvin G. Carter has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Carter is currently serving as the director J-2, Joint Task Force, Marine Corps Augmentation and Training Support Unit, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Marine Corps Col. Robert C. Fulford has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Fulford is currently serving as director, Expeditionary Warfare School, Marine Corps University, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia.

Marine Corps Col. Daniel Q. Greenwood has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Greenwood is currently serving as deputy assistant to the President of the United States, Deputy Director for the White House Office of Legislative Affairs, Washington, District of Columbia.

Marine Corps Col. Joseph A. Matos III has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Matos is currently serving as the assistant chief of staff, Information Environment division, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific, Camp Smith, Hawaii. 

Marine Corps Col. Jason L. Morris has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Morris is currently serving as the assistant chief of staff, G-3, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.

Marine Corps Col. David Nathanson has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Nathanson is currently serving as the assistant chief of staff, G-4, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.

Marine Corps Col. Thomas B. Savage has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Savage is currently serving as the executive assistant to the deputy commandant for Plans, Policies, and Operations Directorate, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, District of Columbia.

Marine Corps Col. Daniel L. Shipley has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Shipley is currently serving as the deputy director, Program Analysis and Evaluation, Department of Programs and Resources, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, District of Columbia.

Marine Corps Col. James B. Wellons has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Wellons is currently serving as the head, Weapons Requirements Branch, Department of Aviation, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, District of Columbia.

Marine Corps Col. Brian N. Wolford has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Wolford is currently serving as the chief of staff, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. 

Marine Corps Reserve Col. Leonard F. Anderson IV has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Anderson is currently serving as the assistant wing commander, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Marine Corps Reserve Col. William E. Souza III has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Souza is currently serving as the deputy commander, Headquarters and Service Company, 23d Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, San Bruno, California.