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General Officer Assignments

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley announces the following officer assignments: Maj. Gen. Charles A. Flynn to assistant deputy chief of staff, G-3/5/7, U.S. Army, Washington, District of Columbia.  He most recently served as deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Pacific Command, Fort Shafter, Hawaii.Maj. Gen. Mark W. Gillette, deputy director for strategic planning and [...]

General Officer Assignments 2018-06-16T14:10:30+00:00

Readout of Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis’ Phone Call with Japan’s Minister of Defense Itsunori Onodera

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Operations Release No: NR-191-18June 14, 2018 PRINT | E-MAIL Pentagon Chief Spokesperson Dana W. White provided the following readout: Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis spoke with his Japanese counterpart, Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera today from the Pentagon to discuss the results of the U.S.-North Korea Summit.  The United States reaffirmed its ironclad defense [...]

Readout of Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis’ Phone Call with Japan’s Minister of Defense Itsunori Onodera 2018-06-15T14:10:05+00:00

Readout of Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis’ Phone Call with Republic of Korea Minister of National Defense Song Young-moo

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Operations Release No: NR-192-18June 14, 2018 PRINT | E-MAIL Pentagon Chief Spokesperson Dana W. White provided the following readout: Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis spoke with Republic of Korea (ROK) Minister of National Defense Song Young-moo today from the Pentagon to discuss the results of the U.S.-North Korea Summit.  Secretary Mattis and Minister [...]

Readout of Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis’ Phone Call with Republic of Korea Minister of National Defense Song Young-moo 2018-06-15T14:10:04+00:00

Defense Department Recognizes Exceptional Sexual Assault Response Coordinators

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Operations Release No: NR-190-18June 13, 2018 PRINT | E-MAIL The Department of Defense recognized six sexual assault response coordinators for exceptional service over the past year.   The winners of the 2018 Exceptional SARC of the Year are chosen from each of the four services, the National Guard, and the Coast Guard.  Awardees represent [...]

Defense Department Recognizes Exceptional Sexual Assault Response Coordinators 2018-06-13T13:38:37+00:00

Flag Officer Assignments

Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John M. Richardson announced today the following assignments:Rear Adm. Peter A. Garvin will be assigned as commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Group, Norfolk, Virginia.  Garvin is currently serving as commander, Navy Recruiting Command, Millington, Tennessee.  Capt. Brendan R. McLane, selected for promotion to rear [...]

Flag Officer Assignments 2018-06-13T13:39:00+00:00

Flag Officer Announcements

Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis announced today that the president has made the following nominations:Navy Vice Adm. Andrew L. Lewis for reappointment to the rank of vice admiral, and assignment as commander, Second Fleet, Norfolk, Virginia.  Lewis is currently serving as deputy chief of naval operations for Operations, Plans, and Strategy, N3/N5, Office of [...]

Flag Officer Announcements 2018-06-13T13:39:20+00:00

General Officer Announcements

Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis announced today that the president has made the following nominations:Air Force Lt. Gen. Thomas W. Bergeson for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, and assignment as deputy commander, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.  Bergeson is currently serving as deputy commander, United Nations Command Korea; deputy [...]

General Officer Announcements 2018-06-13T13:39:19+00:00

General Officer Announcement

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Operations Release No: NR-184-18June 12, 2018 PRINT | E-MAIL Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis announced today that the president has made the following nomination:Marine Corps Maj. Gen. John M. Jansen for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, and assignment as deputy commandant for programs and resources, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps.  Jansen is [...]

General Officer Announcement 2018-06-13T13:39:17+00:00

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Octave Shield.Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Conrad, 26, of Chandler, Arizona, died June 8, in Somalia of injuries sustained from enemy indirect fire. The incident is under investigation.Conrad was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.For [...]

DOD Identifies Army Casualty 2018-06-13T13:39:16+00:00