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Seven Marine Corps brigadier generals have been nominated to receive second stars, the Defense Department announced Jan. 24. Their promotions require Senate approval. They are:
• Brig. Gen. John J. Broadmeadow, currently commanding general of 1st Marine Logistics Group (Forward) at Camp Pendleton, Calif.
• Brig. Gen. Herman S. Clardy III, currently director of the Operations Division at Plans, Policies and Operations, Headquarters Marine Corps, in Arlington, Va.
• Brig. Gen. Lewis A. Craparotta, currently director of operations at U.S. Northern Command in Colorado Springs, Colo.
• Brig. Gen. Robert F. Hedelund, currently director of Marine and Family Programs in Quantico, Va.
• Brig. Gen. Frederick M. Padilla, currently commanding general of 3rd Marine Division in Okinawa, Japan.
• Brig. Gen. Michael A. Rocco, currently director of the Strategy and Policy Division at PP&O, Headquarters Marine Corps, in Arlington, Va.
• Brig. Gen. Vincent R. Stewart, currently director of intelligence at Headquarters Marine Corps in Arlington, Va.