The U.S. Senate has confirmed Army Lt. Gen. James L. Terry for reappointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as commanding general, Third Army/ARCENT, at Shaw Air Force Base.
Terry is currently serving as commander, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command/deputy commander, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.
The Senate previously confirmed current Third Army/ARCENT commanding general Lt. Gen. Vincent K. Brooks for appointment to the rank of four-star general and assignment as the commanding general, U.S. Army Pacific, Fort Shafter, Hawaii.
A change of command ceremony is expected to be scheduled for late June at Shaw Air Force Base.
-- Jeff Wilkinson