19 Feb '14, 9pm

General Officer Announcements: News Releases are official statements of the Department of Defense.

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today that the president made the following nominations: Marine Corps Col. Julian D. Alford has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Alford is currently serving as the head of Current Operations Branch, Plans, Policy and Operations, Headquarters Marine Corps, Washington, D.C. Marine Corps Col. Norman L. Cooling has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Cooling is currently serving as the chief of staff, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Marine Corps Col. Karsten S. Heckl been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Heckl is currently serving as the military assistant to the secretary of the Navy, Washington, D.C. Marine Corps Col. William M. Jurney has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Jurney is currently servi...

Full article: http://www.defense.gov/releases/release.aspx?releaseid=16546

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