29 Apr '16, 5am

Brooks to take command of USFK amid heightened tensions with North Korea

Brooks to take command of USFK amid heightened tensions with North Korea

Related Marine 3-star general tapped to lead AFRICOM A three-star Marine Corps general was tapped Thursday to lead U.S. military efforts in Africa, where he must grapple with the growing Islamic State presence in Libya and widespread instability across much of the continent, the Pentagon announced. EUCOM nominee Scaparrotti favors 3rd permanent brigade in Europe U.S. Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, tapped to lead U.S. troops in Europe, said Thursday he favors permanently stationing a heavy-armor brigade on the Continent to deal with the threat posed by a resurgent Russia. GALLERY USS Ronald Reagan’s new commander plans to focus on fundamentals It’s been a good week for the newest commander of the USS Ronald Reagan – the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier. SEOUL, South Korea — Gen. Vincent Brooks will assume command of U.S. Forces in Korea on Saturday, stepping ...

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/news/pacific/brooks-to-take-comman...

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