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Marine Corps general to take over at SOUTHCOM - Marine Corps News | News from Afghanistan & Iraq - Marine Corps Times

Marine Corps general to take over at SOUTHCOM - Marine Corps News | News from Afghanistan & Iraq - Marine Corps Times

http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2012/07/marine-corps-general-john-kelly-takes-command-southcom-072912/ Marine Corps general to take over at SOUTHCOM By Dan Lamothe - Staff writer Posted : Sunday Jul 29, 2012 11:02:41 EDT The nomination of Lt. Gen. John Kelly to become the next head of U.S. Southern Command — and pin on another star — was approved by the Senate Armed Services Committee on July 25. SOUTHCOM oversees U.S. operations in the Caribbean, Central America and South America from its headquarters in Miami. As a result of the confirmation, the U.S. military will now have five Marine general officers wearing four stars. Kelly, who had been serving as Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s top military adviser, testified before the Senate committee July 19, a necessary step in the nomination process. During that testimony, Kelly offered a blunt assessment of his new area...

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