October '10: Special Notices

General Officer Announcements

On 4 August the Secretary of Defense announced that the President had made the following nominations:

LtGen Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. was nominated to serve as the Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps and for appointment to the rank of general. LtGen Dunford is currently serving as the CG, I MEF, and Commander, Marine Corps Forces Central Command, Camp Pendleton.

LtGen Thomas D. Waldhauser was nominated to serve as the CG, I MEF, and Commander, Marine Corps Forces Central Command, and for reappointment to the rank of lieutenant general. LtGen Waldhauser is currently serving as the Deputy Commandant, Plans, Policies, and Operations, HQMC.

MajGen Robert B. Neller was nominated to serve as the Director for Operations, J–3, Joint Staff, and for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general. MajGen Neller is currently serving as the President, Marine Corps University, Quantico.

Correction

Errata:  There were changes to Maj Jerome Bryant’s bio (see MCG, Sept10, p. 72) in the September issue that were received after the magazine was sent to the printer. Maj Bryant’s bio should read:  Maj Bryant is a master of business administration student at the Regent University School of Global Leadership and Entreprenuership and a corporate business development executive for CACI Inter-national, Inc. He served as  a CH–46E helicopter pilot and as a public affairs officer (PAO). Maj Bryant supported Operations IRAQI FREEDOM and ENDURING FREEDOM as the first irregular warfare PAO for U.S. Central Command. He currently serves as a member of the board for Tun Tavern Fellowship.

Strategic Landpower Essay Contest

The U.S. Army War College and the U.S. Army War College Foundation are pleased to announce the annual Strategic Landpower Essay Contest. The topic of the essay must relate to the strategic use of landpower. A specific topic of interest for this year’s contest is the application of design in conflict termination.

Anyone is eligible to enter and win except those involved in the judging. The Army War College Foundation will award a prize of $4,000 to the author of the best essay and a prize of $1,000 to the second place winner.

For more information and a copy of the essay contest rules, contact Dr. Michael R. Matheny, U.S. Army War College, Department of Military Strategy, Planning, and Operations, 122 Forbes Avenue, Carlisle, PA 17013–5242; 717–245–3459, DSN: 242–2459; or michael.matheny@us.army.mil.