IMMEDIATE RELEASE

General Officer Announcements


Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis announced today that the president has made the following nominations:

Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Mark A. Brilakis for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, and for assignment as commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command; and commanding general, Fleet Marine Force Atlantic. Brilakis is currently serving as the deputy commandant for manpower and reserve affairs, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Quantico, Virginia.

Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Michael A. Rocco for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, and for assignment as deputy commandant for manpower and reserve affairs, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps. Rocco is currently serving as the director, Manpower Management Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Quantico, Virginia.

Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Daniel J. O’Donohue for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, and for assignment as deputy commandant for information, Headquarters, U.S.  Marine Corps. O’Donohue is currently serving as the commanding general, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, California.