New Third Army commander confirmed

04/20/2013 12:18 AM

04/20/2013 12:24 AM

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.

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