IMMEDIATE RELEASE

General Officer Announcement


Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan announced today that the president has made the following nomination:

Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Herman S. Clardy III for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, and assignment as commanding general, III Marine Expeditionary Force; and commander, Marine Forces Japan.  Clardy is currently serving as the military deputy to the under secretary of defense for personnel and readiness, Washington, District of Columbia.