Release
Immediate Release

General Officer Announcements

Jan. 14, 2020

Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper announced today that the president has made the following nominations:

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. David W. Maxwell has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Maxwell is currently serving as the assistant deputy commandant (plans), Department of Installations and Logistics, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, District of Columbia.

Marine Corps Reserve Brig. Gen. Michael S. Martin has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Martin is currently serving as the commanding general, 4th Marine Division, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. James F. Glynn has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Glynn is currently serving as the commanding general, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island/Eastern Recruiting Region, Parris Island, South Carolina.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Roger B. Turner Jr. has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Turner is currently serving as the commanding general, Marine Air-Ground Task Force Training Command/Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Bradford J. Gering has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Gering is currently serving as the deputy director, J-3, U.S. Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Francis L. Donovan has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Donovan is currently serving the assistant commander, operations – Korea, Joint Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. William H. Seely III has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Seely is currently serving as the director, Joint Operations Control Center, Baghdad, Iraq.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Jason Q. Bohm has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Bohm is currently serving as the chief of staff, Naval Striking and Support Forces, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Oeiras, Portugal.

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Scott F. Benedict has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Benedict is currently serving as the deputy director, Politico-Military Affairs (Middle East), J-5, Joint Staff, Washington, District of Columbia.

Marine Corps Reserve Col. John F. Kelliher III has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Kelliher 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. Douglas K. Clark has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.  Clark is currently serving as the Marine detachment commander, Joint Enabling Capabilities Command, U.S. Transportation Command, Norfolk, Virginia.