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The president has nominated four generals for new assignments, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Tuesday. All four were also nominated for promotion to lieutenant general.
■ Maj. Gen. Kevin W. Mangum was nominated to take the job of deputy commanding general/chief of staff at Army Training and Doctrine Command at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.
Mangum is commanding general at the Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker, Fort Rucker, Ala.
■ Maj. Gen. James C. McConville was tagged for deputy chief of staff, G-1 at the Pentagon.
He is commanding general of 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, Ky., and Combined Joint Task Force-101, Afghanistan.
■ Maj. Gen. Herbert R. McMaster Jr. is up for deputy commanding general, futures/director at Army Capabilities Integration Center, Army Training and Doctrine Command at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.
McMaster is commanding general of the Army’s Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning, Ga.
■ Maj. Gen. Gustave F. Perna was nominated to become deputy chief of staff, G-4 at the Pentagon.
Perna is deputy chief of staff for logistics and operations at Army Materiel Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala.