Release
Immediate Release

General Officer Announcement

June 4, 2020

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

Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Robert F. Hedelund for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command; and commanding general, Fleet Marine Force Atlantic and U.S. Marine Corps Forces North.  Hedelund is currently serving as commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command; and commanding general, Fleet Marine Force Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia.